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1984 July-August

Letters to the Editor: July-August 1984

Christianity & Economics... Want to Trade Places?... Response from Opus Dei... Germ-Laden Bandage... Class & “Quality of Life”... Quite Competent

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Evangelical Television

BORN-AGAIN CHIC

Bruce L. Edwards Jr.

The current identification of the Christian life with consumerism, suburban as­pirations, and a gamut of other materialistic concerns denies the incarna­tion — makes it incredible.

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An Apostrophe to Wordsworth’s Period

A POEM

Laurie Hibbett

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What Will World War III Be About?

LETTER FROM ENGLAND

Christopher Derrick

There are many ways to cut this world’s cake in half, to dichotomize and then take sides. A Christian should presumably think primarily in terms of the Church vs. the world.

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Failed Species?

A POEM

Ralph Wright, O.S.B.

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What Does Rome Have to do with Paris?

LETTER FROM ROME

Lucio Brunelli

The Pari­sian Church under Cardinal Lustiger’s guidance became more “orthodox” and many lapsed believers frequented the church­es.

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Teenage Pregnancy: A Moral Matter

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

Young women also are spiritually hungry for a sense of purpose and meaning in life, for something or someone to believe in, for moral direction.

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Considering the Lilies of the Field

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

Jesus tells us to be anxious about others, and he promises that if we are anxious about others first, then we need not be anxious about ourselves, for all these things will be added unto us.

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Edwin O’Connor’s The Edge of Sadness

CHRISTIAN CLASSICS REVISITED

James J. Thompson Jr.

Fr. Hugh Kennedy, the narrator and protagonist, lacks gla­mor, jets to no international colloquia on Third World grievances, and worries not a whit over his sexuality.

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Briefly Reviewed: July-August 1984

Psychological Seduction: The Failure of Modern Psychology... Upon This Rock... The Liturgy Explained... Crux et Cithara... The Restoration of Christian Culture

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