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July 2, 2007

Vol.197 / No.1

July 2, 2007

The congregational council of Detroits Bethel Evangelical Church appropriated $5 in the spring of 1918 for the purchase of an American flag to be displayed in the church sanctuary. Meanwhile, its young pastor encouraged the German immigrant church to adopt English as its language for worship. That p

In wrestling with the moral challenge presented by the conflict in Iraq, those who invoke the principles of just-war theory should also consider the landmark encyclical of John XXIII, Pacem in Terris, with its recognition of international moral responsibility. Judging the Occupation: Before, During,

July 02, 2007

Extended through August!

William BoleJuly 02, 2007

A few clicks into a Google search of “Professor David J. O’Brien,” someone not entirely in the know could wonder just how many contemporary American intellectuals there are by that name, surfacing in venues within and beyond the academic world. There is David J. O’Brien the C

July 02, 2007

James Martin, S.J., Associate Editor In a way, both of my summertime recommendations are about searching for something precious. A few months ago I picked up a book about a big bird that read like a thriller. The Grail Bird (Houghton Mifflin, 304p, $14.95) is the riveting story of the hunt for th

Of Many Things
Dennis M. LinehanJuly 02, 2007

Two exemplary priests and their parishes

Letters
July 02, 2007

Speak Up

I have now received many positive responses to my article, How Accessible Are the New Mass Translations? (5/21). I am truly edified by these letter writers who have had to look up my address or locate my e-mail to communicate with me. There are obviously strong feelings