February 4, 2013

Vol.208 / No.3
Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.January 23, 2013

To “think with the church” is to inhabit her memory.

Books
T. Frank KennedyJanuary 24, 2013

Reinventing Bach is a curious and wonderful book delightful and challenging at the same time Among musicologists and classical music lovers Johann Sebastian Bach rsquo s place in the canon of western music is secure but what Paul Elie demonstrates is that Bach has a place much bigger than that

The Word
John W. MartensJanuary 23, 2013

God’s “otherness” is not intended to drive us away from him but to draw us near to him.

President Barack Obama signs executive orders on Jan. 16.
Signs Of the Times

An ecumenical campaign to halt gun violence issued a call for background checks.

Signs Of the Times

Among the disasters that mark the war can be added the destruction of the environment.

Ronald D. WitherupJanuary 23, 2013

Here is some good news regarding the Good News: Since the Second Vatican Council, Catholics have made enormous progress in our appreciation of the Bible. Catholic scholars are equals with their Protestant, Jewish and Orthodox counterparts, participating in scholarly discussions together. Moreover, C