April 13, 2009
Reminiscenses of America's editors and staff
A post-Enlightenment future
In 1938, America’s comparison of the terrors of Nazism with those in Spain was probably accurate. Fulton J. Sheen estimated that 12,000 clerics and 200,000 noncombatants had been murdered by the Spanish Republicans. Those numbers are too high, but not wildly so. Hugh Thomas, in
Charles Morris chronicles the first 50 years of America.
Ecumenical conversations and encounters