November 17, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 16Whole No. 4630

Editorials

The Pilgrim City En Route

During the 19th century, Irish immigrants settled in Glens Falls, a small city along the upper reaches of the Hudson River in east central New York.

Articles

Love Your Enemies
John F. X. Sheehan

In the early 1950’s I mentioned to my Jesuit superiors that I would like to study clinical psychology. Their response (I paraphrase a bit) went something like this: “Good grief!

Obstacles to Peace
George M. Anderson

As secretary general of Caritas Jerusalem, Claudette Habesch sees first hand the impact of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the lives of individual Palestinians and their families.

Dealing With the Pain
Agostino Bono

As the bishops of the United States design new programs to prevent sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy, they also are seeking ways to deal with the human pain of victims.

Books and Culture

Books
God Revealing, A World Becoming
Elizabeth A. Johnson
A recent poll of the 1,800 members of the National Academy of Sciences found that over 90 percent profess to being atheists or agnostics.
Books
New And Improved
Richard Fusco
In her preface to Critical Essays on Joyce Carol Oates, published 24 years ago, the author wrote: Once a literary work is publishe
Books
Amo, Ergo Sum
Edward Collins Vacek
If we want to know whether a person is good, we should ask neither what his or her beliefs are nor what he or she hopes for.
Film
Two Rivers
Richard A. Blake
The Charles River is English tweed and cappuccino from Starbucks.

Columns and Departments

The Word
What a Vision!
Dianne Bergant
Columns
Getting to Know the Neighbors
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Poem
Circumstance
Hope Smith
Letters
Letters
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