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2011 December

Deaths in the Family

EDITORIAL

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Letter to the Editor: December 2011

Welcome to the Age of Sentiment... Karl Adam: The Good & the Bad... Creepy Sheep Dog... You Send Me... My Polish-Catholic Experience... Over-the-Top Accusations... Bursting the Inflatable Bubble ... Reconquering Córdoba?... It's Time to Foster Peace, Not Perpetuate War... and more

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The News You May Have Missed

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Close But No Cigar... California Conundrum... Banned in Quebec... The Cross of Love... We've Got Jesus!... A Place to Enjoy a Smoke?... True Conviction... Ready for Bodily Resurrection... Unfit for the NFL... and more

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New Oxford Notes: December 2011

Behind the Mask... Incredible Shrinking Churches... The "Super Catholic" Syndrome

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Catholic Science Textbooks Swept Away

CAN SCIENCE & PHILOSOPHY BE SEPARATED?

Murray S. Daw

Any approach to teaching science must begin with certain attitudes and assumptions about the nature of the world around us.

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Who Can Be Called "The Greatest"?

ON MAKING CATEGORICAL AFFIRMATIONS

Alice von Hildebrand

In order to declare someone “the greatest,” one must stay in the domain of his competence and be acquainted with all ‘competing’ works. This is no easy task.

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Saints of Social Revolution

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #27

Christopher Gawley

Tolstoy was a world-class novelist and a great and influential heretic: His avant-garde views heralded today’s liberal and relativistic Christians.

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Time & Certainty: Jane Austen & René Descartes Have Tea

GUEST COLUMN

Joseph T. Stuart

Had they met, the English writer and the French philosopher would have had an interesting exchange of ideas over a nice cup of tea.

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Is the Papacy in Need of Structural Reform?

William J. Tighe

To advance unity between the Catholic and Orthodox churches, their leaders discuss how papal primacy could be exercised in a mutually acceptable way.

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Briefly: December 2011

The Fathers of the Church: From Clement of Rome to Augustine of Hippo. By Pope Benedict XVI... The Loser Letters... Toward the Gleam

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