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1984 September

Journalism, Theology, & History

EDITORIAL

George William Rutler

Newspapers, confined to messages in black and white, often think in black and white and do not perceive true, profound traditionalism.

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Letters to the Editor: September 1984

Losing Your Life to Find It... Unfair to Schillebeeckx... Misconstrued... Infant Doe & God’s Judgment... Am I Odd?

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Fleeing from the Whore of Babylon

GROWING UP “ANTI-CATHOLIC”

James J. Thompson Jr.

Flesh-and-blood Cath­olics I met proved to be generous and kind people who had no desire to gobble up little Prot­estant boys.

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On Sin

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

Today we act as if the only kind of re­morse we really know is unconscious, a re­sponse of the imagination.

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The Seamless Garment

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

How can good-hearted people, whose hearts bleed for peace and for poor people, not feel the excruciating pain of the child who is de­stroyed in the womb?

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Price Markups & Moral Decline

John F. Maguire

The circulation of goods and ser­vices is a good. What is bad is the disorder that is introduced into this circulation by acts of injustice.

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“Americanist” Permissivism

Juli Loesch

In principle, swatting down missiles before they explode and hurt somebody is morally permissible, even obligatory, if it can be done without violating moral norms.

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Autobiography of a Creature from Deep Heaven

A POEM

E. O’Brien Jr.

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The Shaping of Anglican Spiritual Expression

Isabel Anders

Moor­man covers development of the Book of Common Prayer, the place of the English Bible in the Church, hymnody and its influence on worship, and more.

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Selling Neoconservatism

Arthur F. McGovern

Kristol argues that American democracy was born as a capitalist democracy and that the destiny of democra­cy is closely intertwined with that of capitalism.

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The Chain

A POEM

James Jacob Hege

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Talking God by Metaphor

S.L. Varnado

Derrick says “being a Catholic” and “being at the Cross” are aspects of the same divine mystery. “We see God at the re­ceiving end of all the world’s grief and misery."

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The Pope’s Troubles with America

Robert Coles

Are we only drive-bound or are we at the constant call of drives yet able to be their sovereign: moral and spiritual masters of our particular lives?

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Parting

A POEM

Charles R. Fink

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Briefly Reviewed: September 1984

Common Sense Christian Living... Christian Classics Revisited... The Bishops and the Bomb: Waging Peace in a Nuclear Age

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On the Trinity

A POEM

Sallie Odum

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The Hidden Years

A POEM

Pat Marchulones

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Possessed

A POEM

Charles R. Fink

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