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March 17, 2008

Vol.198 / No.9

March 17, 2008

Roger Haight, S.J.March 17, 2008

Catholics should be amazed by how theology has developed over the past 40 years. From Karl Rahner to Jon Sobrino, from Edward Schillebeeckx to Elizabeth Johnson, the expanded territory covered by the theologians of our era bears comparison to the transition from the monastery to the university in th

Of Many Things
Joseph A. OHareMarch 17, 2008

Preparing for the pope's visit

Letters
March 17, 2008

Further Questions Thank you for Gerard F. Powerss Our Moral Duty in Iraq (2/18). It would be worthwhile for leaders of our country and our military first to reconcile with those people whose loved ones we violated. This would, Ihope, lead to some real discussion about Iraqi autonomy over its resourc

Editorials
The EditorsMarch 17, 2008

A religious seeker who found her home in the Catholic Church, Flannery OConnor once noted that stories are considered not quite as satisfying as statements, and statements not quite as satisfying as statistics; but in the long run, a people is known, not by its statements or its statistics, but by t

Faith in Focus

No book of the Hebrew Scriptures is more beloved than the Psalms. Many Christians carry with them a book containing the four Gospels and the Book of Psalms. But no book of the Hebrew Bible is regularly bound by itself, except the Psalms. The psalter is treasured. Pious Jews often carry a small volum

Books
William J. CollingeMarch 17, 2008

Ghislain Lafont is a Benedictine monk of la Pierre-qui-Vire in France and formerly professor of theology at the Ateneo Sant 8217 Anselmo in Rome Born in 1928 he has had a long theological career in Europe but has received little attention in the United States A Theological Journey Promenade en

Books
Tom DeignanMarch 17, 2008

'The Deportees,' reviewed