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September 12, 2011

Vol.205 / No.6
Signs Of the Times
September 12, 2011

“The economic recession of the past few years effectively wiped out all of the gains we made in cutting child poverty in the late 1990s.”

Brian B. Pinter September 12, 2011

Three ways to combat biblical literalism

Susan Lang Abbott September 12, 2011

The Jesuit priest and educator William O rsquo Malley has long poked prodded cajoled and inspired his readers The Wow Factor is vintage O rsquo Malley but also new and timely It offers challenges and caveats as well as inspiration and hope His initial challenge ldquo We rsquo re educated And

Signs Of the Times

The National Cathedral in Washington and St. Patrick’s Church in Baltimore, Md., were among the structures left with the most serious damage after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Virginia on Aug. 23. • Church leaders in southern India who hoped to “curb the flow of liquor in Keral

Current Comment
The Editors September 12, 2011

Art and Toil; Time of the Preacher; Competitive Conservatism

Signs Of the Times

“People were angry at God [after 9/11] and they had every right to be, but that was not my experience,” said Chief Joseph W. Pfeifer of the NYFD.

Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen September 12, 2011

Muslim hip-hop artists are using the music to spread a message of nonviolence.