2003-10-24

Date: 
Friday, October 24, 2003

The Meaning of Marriage

Forty years ago, most Americans considered homosexual activity an abomination and homosexual marriage an impossibility. Now a wide range of U.S. and Canadian...

A Gay Parent Looks at His Church

Novelist Gregory Maguire is a prominent figure in the world of children’s literature. Best known as a fantasy writer, Maguire, forty-nine, has written more than a...

Under God?

Michael Perry’s new book is a refreshing contribution to the often overwrought debate about the role of religion in American democracy. Perry offers hope for...

The ‘Govinator'

Assessing the long-term implications for American politics of California’s recall election is not without risk. Conventional wisdom got trashed about...

Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

The question of the proper legal status of same-sex partnerships is at the moment lively. On June 10, the Court of Appeal in Ontario defined marriage as “the...

That's entertainment

Although much of the country was mystified by, even aghast at, California’s recall election, Californians appear to have enjoyed the spectacle immensely...

From Sex to Sect

The Catholic Church speaks clearly and succinctly of marriage. Marriage is “a covenant by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of...