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May 12, 2008

Vol.198 / No.16

May 12, 2008

Amalee MeehanMay 12, 2008

The Jesuit partnership with women goes back to the earliest days of the order.

The challenge and opportunity of preaching the Gospel to a contemporary audience

The EditorsMay 12, 2008

What was the legacy of the pope's visit? Six of our writers weighed in.

Of Many Things
George M. AndersonMay 12, 2008

A move from Manhattan to Brooklyn, and getting to know a new parish

Letters
May 12, 2008

Dumb Brutes

Regarding Stafford Betty’s “Letter to a Reluctant Atheist” (4/14): It is very difficult to conceive of contemplative experience divorced from any theological construct. After all, human nature is rational. We strive to find answers to our fundamental

Editorials
The EditorsMay 12, 2008

As we have learned in both Iraq and Afghanistan, security in the 21st century will demand a comprehensive response that uses a full spectrum of resources. “Soft power,” in the form of diplomacy, economic development and human rights enforcement, will be more in evidence than military for

Books
Peter HeineggMay 12, 2008

The dramatic question in the headline above was asked by mdash among many others mdash the Rev John L Girardeau a Presbyterian theologian at a ceremony honoring the Confederate dead from Gettysburg being re-interred in Charleston rsquo s Magnolia Cemetery in 1871 The question was meant rhetori