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The George WBush Presidency | America Unbound | Imperial America

Books Reviewed in This Essay The George W. Bush Presidency An Early Assessment Edited by Fred I. Greenstein Johns Hopkins University...

Children's books

One of the greatest stories of friendship and loss (in fact the world’s oldest story, period) has just been translated for children: Gilgamesh the Hero...

This old house

The yard when we moved here was a tangle of phlox and ferns, a garden reluctantly abandoned by the old woman who lived here before us. Like neighbors who turn...

Robert Bresson

A consumptive priest drags himself down a country road and the autumn-stripped trees seem to murmur their kinship with the dying man. A bride joyfully jumps up...

Religion Booknotes

The Spirit of Early Christian Thought: Seeking the Face of God Robert L. Wilken Yale University Press, $29.95, 368 pp....

The American Spiritual Culture

The study of the nation’s character is a genre of American writing older than the nation itself, tracing its origins as least as far back as Crèvecoeur...

Religion booknotes

Owen Chadwick’s history of Christianity is an old-fashioned, straightforward narrative, but it is never a lockstep chronological series of Great Events...

Honoring the Dead

Only time will give us the words and images that evoke September 11, in the way that Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage evokes the Civil War or the...

The Next Generation: A Diagnosis

"In the not too distant past, the backbone of Catholic Church life, from parishes and organizations to ordained and professed religious, was people twenty-five...

Theology at the barricades

Catholic scholars have taken the dynamite of the church, have wrapped it up in nice phraseology, placed it in an hermetic container and sat on the lid...
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Undomesticated

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True West

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Through a Glass Darkly

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Robert Bresson

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