2003-03-14

Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2003

The Hours

I belatedly went to see The Hours, the Virginia Woolf biopic that figures to dominate Oscar night with its trifecta of female stars. The Hours is based on...

Bush's 'Iraq Project'

Jesus tells us to judge a tree by its fruits-advice that is not easy to apply when the tree is growing and the fruits have yet to appear. The tree that is the...

As War Looms

So now America waits and the world waits, as the Bush administration moves perhaps inexorably toward war with Iraq. Yet the executive branch is not solely...

The Church in a Postliberal Age

In 1984, Lutheran theologian George Lindbeck published The Nature of Doctrine. In this new book he admits that he had conceived the earlier book as a slim...

Big Ideas

When President George W. Bush announced his $2.23 trillion budget for fiscal year 2004, Budget Director Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. remarked that "this is a...

What Is To Be Done

What is to be done? On my third reading of "What the Church Needs Now" (February 14, 2003), I calculated that I agreed with 98 percent of David O’Brien...

Catholics & Politics

Sacramento Bishop William Weigand recently admonished Gray Davis, the Democratic governor of California, for his outspoken prochoice position. During a January...