God, Samuel Beckett and the 'Theater of the Absurd'
Christian and Muslim leaders called two bomb blasts in Jakarta on July 17 "uncivilized acts" and urged the police to apprehend the culprits.
This is shaping up as the season of “kindness.” I’ll cite only three book examples. First, there is On Kindness, by Adam Phillips and Barbara Taylor (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $20 hardcover). Phillips is a psychoanalyst who has written 12 other books. Taylor has written acclaime
The Catholic social tradition, President Obama said, still impresses me, and it can be a powerful force still in American society.
Pope Benedict XVI underwent a procedure under local anesthesia to repair a fractured right wrist.