Church in Tension

A Pope for a Globalized World

“Methinks that this polished bow does not lightly yield itself to be strung.”
—Odyssey
, XXI

Departing for his epic voyage, the mythic hero Odysseus left his storied bow in his wife’s care. During his absence, it served as an identity test to ward off suitors, for it was so large and difficult to handle only Odysseus, with his almost superhuman strength, could...

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About the Author

Amy Uelmen is director of the Fordham University School of Law Institute on Religion, Law, and Lawyer’s Work.

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