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1986 January-February

Letters to the Editor: January-February 1986

Neither a Broken Raft nor the Lusitania... Cort Alone... Derrick/Nouwen... Food for Thought... Nouwen’s Call

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Seams in the Seamless Garment?

DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN INNOCENT & GUILTY HUMAN LIFE

Sheldon Vanauken

If the Seamless Garment links the sparing of innocent human life with the sparing of guilty human life (the murderer or invader of the household or the invader of the country) then the Garment is full of seams.

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The Seamless Garment in a Fragmented World

WHAT THE CONSISTENT ETHIC OF LIFE IS & IS NOT

Richard Doerflinger

The consistent ethic does not demand that everyone become a dilettante who dabbles a bit in every political issue involving human life.

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The Spiritual Life of Children — Part III

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

In my field-work I found people of stoic dignity, often enough making do rather shrewdly, patiently, and thoughtfully against great odds.

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Billy Graham to the Rescue?

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

I fantasize that some contemporary Nathan the Prophet might chat with the President, not about sins like adultery and murder but about social sins. I’m afraid a Catholic bishop would not be right for the part.

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Clerical Complicity

A CINEMATIC VIEW

Robert E. Lauder

"The Official Story" explores the conversion of an upper-class Argentinian interested only in the happiness of her own family into a deeply caring, unselfish woman ready to perform heroic acts of justice and charity.

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“Trilogy”

A POEM

Timothy Trainor

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Christopher Lasch: A Fellow Traveler with Christianity?

James J. Thompson Jr.

Lasch’s views on feminism, environmentalism, and the peace movement illustrate his expressed intention to transcend the regnant political ideologies of both Left and Right.

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Searching for the Real Ratzinger

Dale Vree

He is a man of extraordinary intellectual and spiritual depth, and when he says that the thing we need is more holiness he does not sound hollow or platitudinous.

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Briefly Reviewed

Worker Cooperatives in America... Woman in the Bible: An Overview of all the Crucial Passages on Women’s Roles... The Summit Choirbook... Death By Choice... God’s Revolution: The Witness of Eberhard Arnold... Theology of the Priesthood... What I Believe: Thirteen Eminent People of Our Time Argue for Their Philosophy of Life

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