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1984 May

Letters to the Editor: May 1984

Squeaking Eyeballs... Like the Kaiser... Voices Crying in the Wilderness... Intellectual Give-and-Take... Literary References to Abortion... Abortion: A Different View... and more

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Socrates on Communism & Capitalism

WHAT, THEN, IS THE DIFFERENCE?

Peter Kreeft

Socrates asks, What do you think would happen to a capitalist nation if everyone practiced the greedlessness of Jesus, or Buddha, or even Thoreau?

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Country House Party

IN THE WORLD, BUT NOT OF IT

Edward O’Brien Jr.

A chasm separates the supernaturalist be­liever from unbelievers. He lives in a different world from them.

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Impressions of Nicaragua — Part II

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

In the well-to-do sections of Managua, the Pope’s picture may be seen displayed proudly on the doors of houses, in any number of windows.

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The Relevance of Riches & Poverty

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

The question remains for us, how do we obey the precept, the commandment to share our superfluous goods with the poor?

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Ronald Knox’s The Belief of Catholics

CHRISTIAN CLASSICS REVISITED

James J. Thompson Jr.

As Knox saw it, one believes first of all because the fundamental truths of Christianity satisfy the intellect.

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Schillebeeckx

John F. Maguire

Since 1966 Edward Schillebeeckx promoted a heterodox (the so-called “new Dutch”) Christology, which excludes the divinity of Jesus.

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Slouching Toward Suburbia

S.L. Varnado

Cheever is a melioristic figure in contemporary literature. But whether such a tatterdemalion figure can be “baptized” is another matter.

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Unity & Community

Greg Erlandson

Focolare is “a small community of celibate and mar­ried men or women whose first aim is to achieve among themselves the unity Jesus prayed for, through the constant practice of mutual love.”

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Song of God’s Body

A POEM

Oliver Barres

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Herring Gulls

A POEM

Oliver Barres

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Briefly Reviewed: May 1984

Here we review The Novels of Charles Williams

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