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November 5, 2012

Vol.207 / No.13
Letters
November 05, 2012

Time to Draw the Curtain I admit to a certain wistfulness on the part of those of us old enough to remember photos like the one on the cover of the Oct. 8 issue showing Good Pope John. I felt I was in a time warp, again viewing this scene, replete with the copes and a retinue of clerics that charac

Signs Of the Times

Some of Egypt’s Christians are concerned about Islamists in power, but there is greater freedom of speech than before the revolution.

Editorials
The EditorsNovember 05, 2012

The world wounds itself in its suppression of girls.

Books
George Dennis O'BrienNovember 05, 2012

Reinhold Niebuhr in conversation Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Adams and Walter Lippmann.

Signs Of the Times

Western nations must resist the pressure to “scapegoat, abandon, even kill, the elderly as a cost-cutting measure,” an Australian bishop said.

How a new generation of theologians is reshaping the church

Art
Michael Anthony NovakNovember 05, 2012

Salvador Dali’s 'The Sacrament of the Last Supper'