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1986 November

Not So Lonely Anymore

EDITORIAL

Dale Vree

Both the NOR and Tikkun magazine, launched when the NOR was ten years old, proclaim that theological and ethical assimilation are to be resisted.

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Letters to the Editor: November 1986

Nouwen’s Honesty... Norman Lear’s Surprise

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Orthodox Downward Mobility or Secularist Prosperity?

THE TRAGEDY OF DUTCH CATHOLICISM

Henri J.M. Nouwen

Holland changed from a very pious to a very secular country in one generation. From just meeting and speaking to people, it seems busy-ness and pros­perity are two obvious reasons.

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Kurt Waldheim & Franz Jägerstätter: Contrasting Austrian Responses to the Unjust War

ON SPIRITUAL HEROISM

Gordon C. Zahn

If we need heroes to honor, let them earn that designation by virtue of true sacrifice based on personal moral commitment and not by mere wearing of the uniform and obedience.

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Heinrich Pesch & the Economics of Solidarism

NEITHER LAISSEZ-FAIRE CAPITALISM NOR STATE SOCIALISM

Rupert J. Ederer

Pesch designed an economic system that is opposed to both liberal capitalism and state socialism and is based instead on Aristotelian-Thomistic philosophical premises.

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Physician, Heal Thyself

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

An enormous irony shadows us throughout life: our capacity, our willingness even, to talk one line and live another — like the policeman caught stealing, the lawyer who breaks the law.

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Respect (Rev. 3:20)

A POEM

Lorraine Bochler Eshleman

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After the Fall of Richmond, What?

James J. Thompson Jr.

For Allen Tate, Caroline Gordon, and Walker Percy, neither tradition nor wealth-getting nor Protestantism answered the question of the meaning of existence. Their answer was in the Church.

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Briefly Reviewed: November 1986

The Emperor’s New Clothes: The Naked Truth About the New Psychology... The Now and Future Church: The Psychology of Being an American Catholic... The Moral Life of Children... The Political Life of Children... Marxist Analysis and Christian Faith

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