November 17, 2008

Vol. 199 No. 16Whole No. 4835 Download PDF

Editorials

The Living Gospel

It is one of the most vivid and reassuring images in the Scriptures: the Word of God compared to the rain and snow that give life to the earth:

For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven,

Current Comment
Recruiting Chaplains, Mad Men's Catholic Sensibility

Articles

Showing God's Face on the Battlefield
John J. McLain
A chaplain explains why he served.
The Chaplain's Dilemma
Tom Cornell

Can pastors in the military serve God and government?

One War at a Time
Gregory D. Foster
The case for selective conscientious objection

Books and Culture

Culture
Mystery Man
Gale Swiontkowski
Two new books set out to find Gerard Manley Hopkins.
Books
Unmasking the Truth
George M. Anderson
Searching for reasons for the assassination of JFK
Books
No Plaster Here
Keith J. Egan
Doña Teresa de Ahumada y Cepeda, who became simply Teresa de Jesús following her midlife conversion, had a personality so large and intri
Theater
Today's Man
Michael V. Tueth
Thomas More returns to Broadway

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Last Judgment
Daniel J. Harrington
Columns
Campaign Illnesses
John F. Kavanaugh
'My afflictions are newsrosis, hypolitichondria and eccleseitis.'
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.
Poem
Notes on a Shameful Usage
Art Schwartz
Letters
Letters

Web Only

  The Art of Georges Rouault
Franco Mormando
A video and a slideshow