2000-11-17

Date: 
Friday, November 17, 2000

Big Questions for Small Readers

Philipa Pearce’s 1958 Tom’s Midnight Garden (Harper Trophy, $5.95, 229 pp., ages 10 and up) is considered one of the finest novels written for...

Nearly Good as Gould

Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations (1741) has rightly entered the domain of musical myth. By all evidence Bach believed that music was essential...

A Case for Doctrinal Development

From his own desk, law clerk Samir Bukhari can’t see John T. Noonan Jr. at work. Yet each day, through the wall, he hears what Bukhari calls the "ripping...

Go in Peace

Eileen Egan, the irenic, indomitable Catholic pacifist who first coined the term "seamless garment" to describe the unity of Catholic teaching on "life" issues...

In need of clarification

The recent Vatican document Dominus Iesus, released on September 5, has whipped up a storm of controversy that has not yet subsided (see "Rome...

Hot water

Of the 118 dead sailors aboard Russia’s Kursk submarine, 12 have finally been brought to the surface. On the body of one was an officer’s report...