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April 22, 2000

Vol.182 / No.14
Poetry
Chris AndersonApril 22, 2000

What I saw on the flushed

 

and sweaty face of my son

Books
Lawrence G. MullerApril 22, 2000

The Mystic Heart is as an excellent survey and overview of the present state of interfaith or multifaith spirituality at the end of the 20th century Wayne Teasdale the author of several books and many articles on interreligious topics and co-editor with George F Cairns of the recent The Communit

Of Many Things
James Martin, SJApril 22, 2000

Channel surfing a few months ago, I was mildly astonished to come across a rerun of Davey and Goliath, the Eisenhower-era claymation series produced, as I recall, under the auspices of the Lutheran Church. For those of you who weren’t TV-addicted children in the 1960’s, Davey and Goliath

George M. AndersonApril 22, 2000

Despite the strong economy that has been a boon for millions of Americans, many others remain locked in a poverty that includes hunger. All but ignored in the current political debate, this dark reality served as the background of a three-day conference held in Washington, D.C., in late February. Ca

Books
Donald P. KommersApril 22, 2000

After World War I the victorious powers cobbled together a new kingdoma constitutional monarchyout of the collapsed Austro-Hungarian Empire It would later be known as Yugoslavia or Land of the South Slavs The new polity was a multi-ethnic state made up of subnational units of Serbs Croats and S

Faith in Focus
Lorraine V. MurrayApril 22, 2000

A woman is hidden behind the white shower curtain. Judging by the sounds, I assume she’s soaping herself. Today is my first day volunteering at the Gift of Grace, a home where Mother Teresa’s nuns and volunteers care for poor women with AIDS. When I arrived earlier this morning, I asked

The Word
John R. DonahueApril 22, 2000

In his important work The Sunday Lectionary 1998 Normand Bonneau sketches the architecture of the readings for the Easter season the 50 days from Easter to Pentecost which focus on mystagogy by which the newly baptized are led into a deeper understanding of their baptismal incorporation into