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April 21, 2003

Vol.188 / No.14
Books
John R. DonahueApril 21, 2003

From the time of the Devotio Moderna to the present books offering guided meditations on Jesus have been a staple of Christian spirituality Anselm Gr n a Benedictine monk and best-selling spiritual writer in Germany and throughout Europe offers 50 short vignettes of the life and teaching of Jes

Editorials
The EditorsApril 21, 2003

Let him easter in us, be a dayspring to the dimness of us, be a crimson-cresseted east,

Patrick J. RyanApril 21, 2003

Tensions between Jews and Christians and Muslims in Israel-Palestine and the Middle East more generally, as well as violent Christian-Muslim clashes in Indonesia, Pakistan, Sudan and Nigeria in recent months, to say nothing of the war with Iraq, have led to some disturbing stereotyping of the Islami

Paul MarianiApril 21, 2003

My fascination with St. Joseph begins with a story my wife told me 40 years ago. It’s the story of our first meeting, in a bar off Jericho Turnpike in Mineola, Long Island. She had gone there as a member of a St. John’s University sorority, and I too had gone, a recent initiate into Manh

Books
Tom DeignanApril 21, 2003

During an interview several years ago Edna O rsquo Brien told me a story about an appearance of hers in the 1960 rsquo s on an Irish television program during which the host said to the studio audience Hands up all of you who think Edna O rsquo Brien has shamed her country Most hands of course

Letters
Our readersApril 21, 2003

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Since Cardinal Avery Dulles mentioned me in his article Vatican II: Substantive Teaching (3/31), I would like to make it clear that I also understand the Second Vatican Council to mean that it is only in the Catholic Church that the church of Christ continues to

Poetry
Sandra DugruidApril 21, 2003

There have been crucifixions, too,