2003-01-17

Date: 
Friday, January 17, 2003

The Shade of Swords

Muslim Indian journalist M. J. Akbar sets out to chronicle the history of "jihad" (popularly but sometimes misleadingly translated as "holy war") from the...

My Husband, the Priest

In a way, ours is like any other marriage, a union of souls, raising children, paying the bills. In a way, too, it is like any other second marriage embarked...

Prolife Democrats

  Paul Wellstone was my friend and mentor, but he was not my candidate in Minnesota’s 2002 senatorial campaign that brought about his tragic death. I supported...

A Word from the Editor

I began subscribing to Commonweal and submitted my first article to the magazine as a student at Yale Divinity School twenty-three years ago. That piece was...

Raëlpolitik

A long year for U.S. Catholics ended with the belated resignation of Boston’s Cardinal Bernard Law. Law’s departure seems to promise a new beginning, at least in...