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2003 February

Letter to the Editor: February 2003

Knocking Out Home Runs... Criticism Will Come... As Sublime as Newman... The (Lite) Catholic Moment?...

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New Oxford Notes: February 2003

Funerals in the Free Market... Hocus-Pocus Catholicism?... Mental Illness as a Family Value... Beware of Ronitis, The Latest Deadly Disease... Is It Time for Co-ed Rectories and Religious Communities?... What Psychologists "Know"

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Christian/Jewish Marriages: Recipes for Disaster

A RABBI'S WARNING

Allen S. Maller

The divorce rate for couples in mixed marriages spikes in the second five years of marriage, especially with the advent of children.

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Israeli Exceptionalism: An Obstacle to Peace in the Middle East

DON'T CONFUSE AN ISRAELI WITH AN ISRAELITE

Vincent A. Droddy

Christians who accept Israeli Exceptionalism are making the same error as the Jewish leaders of Jesus' day made. The cure for such false notions is found in the Bible.

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The Church in Crisis

TWO HUNDRED YEARS AGO

Kenneth D. Whitehead

When the Church is in crisis we do not always fully understand what is happening while it is happening. Nor do we see where it is all leading.

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An Anglo-Catholic Tale

MAY WE LEARN, SOONER RATHER THAN LATER

Charles A. Coulombe

For many a Protestant who would never have been able to make the jump to Rome immediately, Anglo-Catholicism has served as a halfway house.

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The Neo-Pagans Are Giving Ancient Paganism a Bad Name

SEND AWAY THE CLOWNS

Terence Gallagher

The rise of para-pagan cults is related to the demise of the classical basis of liberal education, and the loss of a common sense of what the pagans were.

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The Weaker Sex

GUEST COLUMN

Lisa Lavadores

Many Catholics march in lockstep so as to support the fragile female and her vulnerability to the dread Generic Masculine.

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The Christian Basher's Quiz

GUEST COLUMN

Brent T. Zeringue

Put on your thinking caps. Cover the Answer Key at the end.

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What Is Happiness?

Christopher Kaczor

Spitzer's genius lies in showing, in so many ways, the links between one's chosen "level of happiness" and one's view of the contentious life issues.

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Briefly: February 2003

Review of Religion and Public Life: The Legacy of Monsignor John A. Ryan edited by Robert G. Kennedy... Moral Darwinism by Benjamin Wiker...

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