2001-01-16

Date: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2001

Dismantling the Cross

Novelist and National Book Award winner James Carroll claims that Constantine’s Sword is a work of history, and he even uses the term in his subtitle. But it is...

A Disembodied 'Theology of the Body'

Papal teaching on human sexuality has received some positive reviews recently. A number of these have appeared in the journal First Things. In "Contraception: A...

The fullness of football

Commonweal’s coverage of the Super Bowl has been, er, spotty over the years. That is about to change. This year’s game, to be played on January 28...

The chickens come home

Columnist, polemicist, and anti-union ideologue, Linda Chavez withdrew her nomination for secretary of labor in Bush II on January 10 when it became public...

Abstinence, anyone?

Strange things do happen. Earlier this month Senator Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, relented after years of...