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October 1, 2007

Vol.197 / No.9
The Word
Daniel J. HarringtonOctober 01, 2007

Perhaps the most obvious component of Christian spirituality is faith In general the virtue of faith refers to considering something to be true and therefore worthy of trust In the Christian tradition faith is a theological virtue because it has its origin and object in God We believe and trust

Faith in Focus
David Mark NeuhausOctober 01, 2007

Philosopher, theologian, teacher, spiritual director, custodian of souls, man of God— Marcel Dubois, O.P., was all of these. Of the Christians living in the State of Israel, he was one of those best known to Jews. By the time of his death last June, Father Dubois had taught philosophy to gener

Tom DeignanOctober 01, 2007

Late in Joseph O 8217 Connor 8217 s sprawling dazzling new novel Redemption Falls an elderly Columbia University professor watches a procession of aged Civil War veterans march down New York 8217 s Fifth Avenue seven decades after the War Between the States For all the rich history gathered d

The EditorsOctober 01, 2007

Addressing a humanitarian crisis

Carol NackenoffOctober 01, 2007

With books and documentary films on environmental degradation appearing at a fast pace what particular niche does Taking Action Saving Lives designed to reach a broad audience fill Shrader-Frechette O 8217 Neill Family Professor of Philosophy and professor of biological sciences at the Univer

Barbara E. JoeOctober 01, 2007

South-central Sudan is the last place on earth I would have envisioned spending an Easter Sunday. Skirting the equator, the region is accessible only by cargo flight under U.N. or other auspices and is closed to outsiders except as authorized by the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement and Sudan People

Of Many Things
Patricia A. KossmannOctober 01, 2007

Caring for all God's creatures