March 31, 2014
Southeast Asia is a geographer’s term of convenience (like “Europe”) that conceals a fascinating mix of cultures and history. To an American the region may seem far away: Singapore lies more than 8,400 watery miles from San Francisco; it is over 10,000 miles and 12 time zones from
John C. Ford, S.J., (1902-89) has the rather dubious distinction of being one of the most eminent theologians of the 20th century and one of the least remembered in the 21st. Writing in the year of Father Ford’s death, Richard McCormick, S.J., could still vividly recall a time when Father Ford
As memory of Fukushima dimmed, the antinuclear movement lost some momentum.
Not Bound to ItPlease, dear editors of America, rummage around in the newsroom and find your style guide. Insert a blank sheet of paper and write on it, with a big black Sharpie, “Do not use the expression wheelchair-bound to describe individuals who use wheelchairs.”I had a hard time fi