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November 5, 2012

Vol.207 / No.13
Editorials
The Editors November 05, 2012

The world wounds itself in its suppression of girls.

Books
George Dennis O'Brien November 05, 2012

Reinhold Niebuhr in conversation Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Adams and Walter Lippmann.

Signs Of the Times

Western nations must resist the pressure to “scapegoat, abandon, even kill, the elderly as a cost-cutting measure,” an Australian bishop said.

Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator November 05, 2012

How a new generation of theologians is reshaping the church

Art
Michael Anthony Novak November 05, 2012

Salvador Dali’s 'The Sacrament of the Last Supper'

The Word
Peter Feldmeier November 05, 2012

Have you ever wondered what the Bible meant by scribe Minimally scribes were educated people who read and wrote for a living Scribes could be hired by illiterate people the vast majority for legal and financial matters More typically scribes were also experts in Torah the Mosaic law and th

Books
Stephen Zunes November 05, 2012

The unfinished revolutions of the new Middle East