May 12, 2008

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.

Amalee MeehanMay 12, 2008

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

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
James S. TorrensMay 12, 2008

Edward Hirsch president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foun-dation has contributed mightily to our appreciation of poetry How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love With Poetry 1999 discourses on all the aspects of poetry drawing widely on what the poets themselves have had to say about it Po