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1989 November

On Not Burying Our Talent

EDITORIAL

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Letter to the Editor: November 1989

Timely, Factual... A Jewish View... Nose Against the Windowpane

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The Conspiratorial World View of Whittaker Chambers

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #1

John Lukacs

The road from the Hiss-Chambers case to an American president’s advocacy of the idea of the Evil Empire was straight, though slow.

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Reading as Sacrament

GUEST COLUMN

Will Hoyt

Good books aren’t highways or avenues of mass transport. They’re foot trails, the kind that are traveled single file or not at all.

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Consensus: The Romantic's "Robert's"

CHRIST & NEIGHBOR

John C. Cort

The popular consensus method, like so much of modern life and culture, has its roots in 18th-century romanticism, and in Rousseau.

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The Intellectual Battle over the Puritan Legacy

James J. Thompson Jr

The founders of Massachusetts believed, Miller says, “that ultimately all the world would imitate New England.”

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Central America

James G. Hanink

Throughout Central America the Church is a voice of the simple people. Often it is hemmed in by at best suspicious regimes, of the Right or the Left.

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War's Challenge to the Christian Conscience

William D. Miller

To what extent can a political or value system “have its way” when confronted by an informed and resolute Catholic conscience?

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A Poet under the Mercy

James E. Person Jr

Many of Vanauken’s poems are reminiscent of Browning, Donne, the early Charles Williams, and others, in style, tone, and theme.

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Briefly: November 1989

Review of Diary 1964/65... Butler's Lives of the Saints: Complete Edition... Be Reconciled to God: A Family Guide to Confession... El Infierno... Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements... The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Correspond­ence between Thomas Jeffer­son and Abigail and John Adams... The Woman of the Pharisees

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