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1986 March

Letters to the Editor: March 1986

Ed. Note: New Book Review Editor... Raymond Brown Revisited... Good News, Bad News... Word-of-Mouth... Nuclear Weapons & Abortion: Not Comparable... Infuriated, but Addicted... Unique... Disappointed & Disturbed... Abortion Trauma... Keep Government Out of Abortion

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The Renewed Interest in the Thought of Christopher Dawson

RECOVERING A CHRISTIAN HUMANISM

Glenn W. Olsen

Dawson himself did not fear the machine or technological civilization as such, but rather a world from which the spiritual dimension has been eliminated.

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The Sanctity of Life & the Right to Adequate Health Care

DETERIORATING HEALTH CARE IN AMERICA

John O’Connor

Infant mortality, life expectancy, and disability rates confirm that the poor and uninsured permanently suffer the consequences of our broken healthcare system.

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Don’t Worry, Dad

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

To be a father is to love the children enough to give them boosts, examples, and assistance but also to stumble with them, before them, on their account.

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Bad Things & Good People Revisited

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

Vertical religion and horizontal religion are parts of an integral whole. You go up by going sideways, and you go best sideways by focusing upward.

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Thaws

A POEM

Susan Bergman

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Out of Africa

A CINEMATIC VIEW

Robert E Lauder

It was from her 17-year experience in Africa that Karen Blixen, under the pen name of Isak Dinesen, wrote her highly acclaimed stories of Africa.

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Mother Teresa: Guided by Those She Guides

Robert Coles

Mother Teresa started as her own version of a street person, so to speak, and the vision she had was as simple as Christ’s vision has always been.

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Who Taught You?

A POEM

Lorraine Bochler Eshleman

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Insatiable Love

Eileen Egan

Gandhi, after an early distaste for Christianity because of its relationship to imperialism and aggressive “soul-savers,” came to a deep identification with the message of Jesus.

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Briefly Reviewed: March 1986

The House of Wisdom... Basic Communities: A Practical Guide to Renewing Neighborhood Churches... Freedom with Justice: Catholic Social Thought and Liberal Institutions... De Lubac: A Theologian Speaks... J.R.R. Tolkien: Myth, Morality, and Religion

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