Arts & Culture Books
Claire Schaeffer-DuffyDecember 06, 2016
This is not a history we Americans like to ponder.
Claire Schaeffer-DuffyNovember 24, 2015
'We Are All Children of God,' by Zacharie Bukuru
Claire Schaeffer-DuffyFebruary 17, 2015
'Mercy in the City,' by Kerry Weber, and 'The Many Sides of Peace,' by Brayton Shanley
Claire Schaeffer-DuffyMarch 12, 2014
Edna O rsquo Brien had a dream In it she is a very young girl on her way to school when she trips and falls on the road gashing her forehead open Out spills her brain which becomes a spinning top that passers-by young and old dance and trample upon Reality for O rsquo Brien has proved far les
Claire Schaeffer-DuffyNovember 12, 2012
What more can be said about the nine American Catholics who on a May afternoon 44 years ago stormed a Selective Service office in Catonsville Md seized draft files and burned them in a parking lot while praying the Our Father Their exploits have been memorialized in songs poetry literature fi
Claire Schaeffer-DuffyMay 25, 2009
A review of Matt Beynon Rees's "The Samaritan's Secret"
Claire Schaeffer-DuffyDecember 08, 2008
Even in the best of times American popular understanding of Muslims has been informed more by stereotype and suspicion than reality But since the terrorist attacks on Sept 11 2001 many perceive the divide between ldquo us rdquo and ldquo them rdquo as a chasm too wide to cross Anti-America
Claire Schaeffer-DuffySeptember 22, 2008
The French writer Guy Sorman has taught economics served in public office traveled widely and authored numerous books on contemporary affairs But he is first and foremost a devout democrat His firm belief in the universality of democracy shines through in The Empire of Lies a book that challeng
Claire Schaeffer-DuffyJune 09, 2008
A Palestinian mystery, reviewed
Claire Schaeffer-DuffyOctober 15, 2007
A Middle Eastern murder mystery, reviewed