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December 22, 2008

Vol.199 / No.21
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.

Culture
Michael TimkoDecember 22, 2008

The Christianity of Charles Dickens

The Word
Barbara E. ReidDecember 22, 2008

For those who live in the Northern Hemisphere today rsquo s celebration of divine light glory and shining radiance comes in the darkest time of the year Isaiah exults in God rsquo s brilliance which bursts forth for the returning exiles as Jerusalem rises up in splendor once again The prophet e

Nancy NeedhamDecember 22, 2008

A Nativity encounter in the Deep South