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1989 April

Letter to the Editor: April 1989

Unworthy of Intelligent Discussion... Reading Andrew Greeley's Statistics... Uneasy With Avery Dulles

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The Obsolescence of Left & Right

ON THE EXHAUSTION OF THE IDEA OF PROGRESS

Christopher Lasch

The “crisis of modernity” remains unresolved by a “sham conservatism” that merely sanctions the unbridled pursuit of worldly success.

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Capital Punishment in Historical Perspective (Not Being yet Another Argument Pro or Con)

LOOKING BEYOND THE USUAL POINTS OF DEBATE

Robert Kirtland

The criminal-justice system awkwardly carried into the 20th century vestiges of the remote, far less complex society in and for which it was conceived.

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Teaching Fourth Grade

HARVARD DIARY

Robert Coles

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An Odd Couple: Galbraith & Waugh

CHRIST AND NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

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Pros & Cons of Pentecostalism & Charismatic Catholicism

James J. Thompson Jr.

Having banished one strange tongue — Latin — the Catholic Church witnessed an odd phenomenon in the 1960s: an out­break of “unknown tongues” or glossolalia.

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The Pope Confounds the Neoconservatives

Dale Vree

Review of Aspiring to Freedom: Commen­taries on John Paul II's Encycli­cal "The Social Concerns of the Church"

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