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September 8, 2008

Vol.199 / No.6
Editorials
The EditorsSeptember 08, 2008

The difficult lessons of the Georgian conflict

Current Comment
The EditorsSeptember 08, 2008

A New Blessed Couple, Record Time in Beijing

Read Part I and II of this discussion.

Dear Kathleen:

This has been quite a week for American politics—from Denver to the Twin Cities. As you pointed out in your

Books
Robert P. ImbelliSeptember 08, 2008

I am always intrigued by the epigraph an author uses to set the thematic mood for his or her work Gerald O rsquo Collins is prodigal with epigraphs often providing one or two to introduce each chapter Perhaps most telling is the one with which he prefaces the last chapter of his latest book Jesu

Columns
Terry GolwaySeptember 08, 2008

We have reached that stage of the election cycle when travel-weary commentators direct their ire at a hardy artifact of the old millennium, the national political convention. As thousands of delegates prepare for a few days of around-the-clock socializing and caucusing, their Boswells in the politic

The Word
Daniel J. HarringtonSeptember 08, 2008

Today we step aside from the usual sequence of readings for the Sundays in Ordinary Time to celebrate the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Since many Catholic institutions schools churches religious communities etc bear the name of ldquo Holy Cross rdquo the expression may be so f