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2014 December

Letter to the Editor: December 2014

The Indoctrination of the American Masses... The Apotheosis of Entertainment... A Model of Modern-Day Martyrdom... Who Is Responsible for Our Failures in Iraq?... Those Catholic "Privileges"... A Magazine Writer Cannot Revoke a Magisterial Ruling... The Popes on Capitalism... Why Faulty?... and more

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The News You May Have Missed

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Nightmare at 20,000 Feet... Harder Than It Looks... Fun with Crystal Meth... Calling All Purple Penguins... Wasting Time at College... Loving the Christmas Creep... Bride for a Day, Groom Not Included... Three-Minute Mourning... more

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New Oxford Notes: December 2014

Aberrations, Confusion, Synodal Machinations... The Heavyweight Prelate Debate

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Through a Lens, Darkly

VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #39

Stanley T. Grip Jr.

Excessive confidence in the supposedly foolproof technical quality of America’s nuclear-weapon system is the subject of the classic thriller "Fail-Safe."

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Newman in Italy: From Tourist to Pilgrim

WALKING BAREFOOT TO ST. PETER'S

Clara Sarrocco

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The Crisis in Biblical Scholarship

SCRIPTURE STRIPPED OF DOGMA

Hurd Baruch

Just as historians crank out “revisionist” history, theologians remake the image of Jesus in order to reshape everything from doctrine to architecture.

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The Catholic Dramatist in a Protestant Land

ALL THE CHURCH'S A STAGE

Kenneth Colston

Macbeth, Lear, Othello, Hamlet, Falstaff, Henry IV — are these immortal portraits of sinful humanity not the very crucible of Shakespeare’s art?

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Enjoy Christmas -- While It Lasts

GUEST COLUMN

John F. Gaski

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Briefly: December 2014

Bountiful Goodness: A Little Garden of Roses and the Valley of Lilies... A Prayer Journal

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