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December 22, 2008

Vol.199 / No.21
The Word
Barbara E. ReidDecember 22, 2008

Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph (B), Dec. 28, 2008

Columns
Margaret SilfDecember 22, 2008

'We are called to let God's love become incarnate in our own lives.'

Emily BrennanDecember 22, 2008

An alcoholic’s life never takes him farther than within reach of his booze. The set of Conor McPherson’s new drama, The Seafarer, playing at the Steppenwolf in Chicago from December 4 to February 8

Current Comment
The EditorsDecember 22, 2008

Restoring the Balance with Iran; A Dark Christmas

Faith in Focus
Carolyn Whitney-BrownDecember 22, 2008

The founder of L'Arche is not easily categorized

Books
William ReiserDecember 22, 2008

Richard Swinburne is a British philosopher who has specialized in defending theism and Christian truth claims Appealing to common human experience biblical writings and the church rsquo s tradition Swinburne argues that it is more likely that God exists than that he does not more likely than not

Editorials
The EditorsDecember 22, 2008

Each member of the Holy Family offers a distinct lesson for Christmas.