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May 18, 2009

Vol.200 / No.16
Books
Peter Heinegg May 18, 2009

Covering this topic is like writing about the 1936 Berlin Olympics by now the participants are all dead and anyhow none but a handful of stars Jesse Owens Pablo Picasso are known outside the fan base rdquo Like track and field events the doings of painters actors and writers seem rather tri

Film
Richard Leonard May 18, 2009

In "Angels & Demons," the church is on the side of the good guys.

The Word
Barbara E. Reid May 18, 2009

Seventh Sunday of Easter (B), May 24, 2009

Letters
May 18, 2009

Some, But Not All   A correspondent in a recent issue (Letters, 4/20) wrote that "it is a great pity that the American bishops do not choose to lead by recognizing the complexity of the issue on which they are called to teach, and then teaching in a way that produces more light and less heat.&r

Ideas
Robet E. Lauder May 18, 2009

When a revival of Robert Bolt’s marvelous play “A Man for All Seasons” opened on Broadway last October, the New York Times critic Ben Brantley, usually reliable for intelligent insights into theater and serious reflection on dramatic themes, wrote a strange review. Brantley seemed

Signs Of the Times
May 18, 2009

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja has said that the so-called religious violence between Muslims and Christians in Nigeria is not about religion.

Editorials
The Editors May 18, 2009

Assessing President Obama's first 100 days