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2024 May

Letters to the Editor: May 2024

A “Divided” Saint?... The (Disappearing) Sound of Silence... A Poor Substitute... The Most Perplexing Social Disorder... Problems Beneath the Surface... and more

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The News You May Have Missed: May 2024

To Jupiter & Beyond... Ratting Out the Cops... Extreme Nasal Congestion... My Mom, the Criminal Mastermind... Processed-Meat Projectiles... and more

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Junkspace: The Empty Slogans of Our Politicized Linguistic Regime

PURIFYING THE DIALECT OF THE TRIBE

Randall B. Smith

To live in the truth, we must want the truth. That means doing what we can to get at the reality hidden behind the empty slogans of partisan ideology.

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Waiting for Water

A BLOOM IN AN ARID DESERT

Bob Filoramo

The theological virtues are permanently ours, though they may become buried deep in our souls, beneath the grime of the world and the many layers of sin’s effects.

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How Cowardice, the Herd Mind & Twitter Mobs Threaten Academia

A CONVERSATION ABOUT THE CLANNISH INQUISITION

Jason M. Morgan & J. Mark Ramseyer

A university education should be about learning to think. It will be disquieting, perhaps troubling. It might even be infuriating. And that’s as it should be.

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Jesus Christ, Our God of Surprises

AMAZING BUT TRUE

Frederick W. Marks

The mathematical probability of one person in the first century fulfilling just eight of the most straightforward Messianic prophecies is one in 100,000,000,000,000,000.

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Was Pope Benedict XVI Holding Back the Destroying Flood?

LITURGY & THE CHURCH'S DESTINY

Pieter Vree

Key to the great apostasy is the liturgy. “The way we treat the liturgy,” Benedict said, “determines the destiny of the faith and the Church.”

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Jack Kerouac’s Creedal Moment

GUEST COLUMN

James K. Hanna

Jack Kerouac should be remembered as an artist, specifically a Catholic artist. This is what he asked of us in front of Bill Buckley and the world, a year before his death.

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The Gospel of Greed

Barbara E. Rose

What began as a removal of religious questions from the public square morphed into a draining of religion and practically all virtue from Americans’ purview.

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Briefly Reviewed: May 2024

What Is Christianity?: The Last Writings... The 21: A Journey into the Land of Coptic Martyrs... God Loves the Autistic Mind: Prayer Guide for Those on the Spectrum and Those Who Love Us.

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