March 23, 2009

Vol. 200 No. 10Whole No. 4850 Download PDF

Editorials

Power in The Present
Hope for the Future
A spiritual challenge for tough economic times
Truth and Prosecution
Congress should strive to bring to light the Bush administration's crimes against liberty.

Articles

Animal Welfare
Kate Blake
Our Responsibility to All Creation
Tushar Gandhi's Nonviolent Path
Robert Hirschfield
in India in the 21st century there are few true Gandhians left.
A Little Patience
Patricia A. Kossmann
The fifth in a series for Lent

Books and Culture

Art
The Everyday Cross
Leo J. O'Donovan
In this Lenten season, Stanley Spencer's Christ Carrying the Cross seems to transcend its time.
Books
Two Poles of Western Civilization
Gerald P. Fogarty
Massimo Franco, a distinguished columnist for the Corriere della Sera of Milan, presents an interesting thesis in this book, which he sta
Books
Can Prayer Trump Pain?
Myles N. Sheehan
Where science and spirituality meet
Books
Hating Frank
Angela ODonnell
T. C. Boyle’s big, brilliant novel The Women tells the story of a larger-than-life man’s larger-than-life loves.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Made Perfect
Barbara E. Reid
Columns
A Covenant to Serve
John J. DiIulio, Jr.
'New Orleans' inimitable civic spirit has been revived.'
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
Letters
Letters

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  Lenten & Easter Reflections
The Editors
Essays, slideshows and art reviews marking the celebration of Holy Week