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Christ & Neighbor by John C. Cort

Agreeing & Disagreeing With Lester Thurow

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John C. Cort

September 1991

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Optimism of the Will

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John C. Cort

July-August 1991

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European Journal of an American Christian Socialist

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John C. Cort

April 1991

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Medjugorje: True or False?

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John C. Cort

December 1990

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An Apostle of Black Fatherhood

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John C. Cort

October 1990

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If Not Communism or Capitalism, What?

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John C. Cort

September 1990

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The Gospel & Co-operatives

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John C. Cort

June 1990

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Abortion & Hell-Fire

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John C. Cort

May 1990

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Shame and Pride in Being "an American"

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John C. Cort

April 1990

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Report from the Holy land

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John C. Cort

March 1990

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Those Sad & Innocent Eyes

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John C. Cort

January-February 1990

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The Piper Must be Paid — and Other Bad News

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John C. Cort

December 1989

You can’t go on forever piling up budget deficits, corporate indebtedness, trade deficits, Third World debt. We are living in a fool’s paradise.

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Consensus: The Romantic's "Robert's"

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John C. Cort

November 1989

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 Death of a "Catholic Atheist"

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John C. Cort

October 1989

Michael Harrington was an eloquent, attractive leader and lucid thinker. Even those who disagreed with him found it almost impossible not to love him.

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Behind the Tempting Grape

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John C.Cort

September 1989

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Leonardo Boff, Harvey Cox & Liberation Theology

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John C.Cort

July-August 1989

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Two Kinds of Christian Radicalism in Nicaragua

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John C. Cort

May 1989

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An Odd Couple: Galbraith & Waugh

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John C. Cort

April 1989

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Corporate Worship, Christian Community & Social Action

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John C. Cort

March 1989

Good congregational singing and good homilies are important to the quality of the church service. Protestants are way ahead of Catholics on these.

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Democracy in the Catholic Church

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John C. Cort

January-February 1989

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Abortion & Last Month's Election

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John C. Cort

December 1988

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Fathers, Mothers, and Children

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John C. Cort

October 1988

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Shame on You, Harvard!

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John C. Cort

September 1988

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The Rich & the Miserable

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John C. Cort

June 1988

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Cafeteria Catholicism & the Pope's Encyclical

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John C. Cort

May 1988

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Feeling Good About Greed?

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John C. Cort

March 1988

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Democracy in the Church & the Lay Apostolate

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John C. Cort

December 1987

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Homosexuality Again

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John C. Cort

September 1987

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A Religious Revival?

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John C. Cort

July-August 1987

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The Triumph of Lust

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John C. Cort

June 1987

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The Redistribution of Wealth: A Christian Imperative

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John C. Cort

May 1987

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Did Novak Intimidate the Bishops?

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John C. Cort

March 1987

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Neither Karl Marx Nor Adam Smith

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John C. Cort

January-February 1987

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The Sins of the Right & the Left

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John C. Cort

December 1986

In decades past there was a reluctance on the part of Latin American Christians committed to “a preferential option for the poor" to criticize the Soviet Union.

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The Soviet Union & Gorki’s God

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John C. Cort

October 1986

A people, such as the Russians, who have produced and who still honor writers like Gorki, Dostoyevsky, and Tolstoy deserve to be regarded with respect.

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The Weak Shame the Strong

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John C. Cort

September 1986

The events of the Philippine Revolution of 1986 show that nonviolence, powered by prayer, can work and should be given every opportunity to work.

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Base Communities

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John C. Cort

July August 1986

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A Critique of the Second Draft

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John C. Cort

May 1986

The people of the USA are unwilling to make the right to a job a top priority and to get up the money to pay for it, even though they can easily afford to do so.

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The Arrogance of the Columnist

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John C. Cort

April 1986

There’s something about writing a column that leads to arrogance. The temptation is strong and few resist it.

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Bad Things & Good People Revisited

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John C. Cort

March 1986

Vertical religion and horizontal religion are parts of an integral whole. You go up by going sideways, and you go best sideways by focusing upward.

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Billy Graham to the Rescue?

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John C. Cort

January-February 1986

I fantasize that some contemporary Nathan the Prophet might chat with the President, not about sins like adultery and murder but about social sins. I’m afraid a Catholic bishop would not be right for the part.

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Is a Union Good or Bad?

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John C. Cort

September 1985

Don’t believe the talk that unions have had their day, that the trend from blue-collar to more white-collar and service jobs has spelled their doom in the U.S.

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Physician, Heal Thyself

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John C. Cort

July-August 1985

A curious schizophrenia afflicts the corporate body of American Cath­olic institutions when it comes to the question of how to deal with a trade union.

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Nicaragua & Neighborliness

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John C. Cort

May 1985

The U.S. could have weaned Nicaragua away from the Soviets by the exercise of a little good neighborliness and the avoidance of a large amount of international immorality.

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The Truth About the A.C.T.U.

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John C. Cort

April 1985

The resistance of American workers to communist domination of their trade unions was based on something far more solid than anti-communist hysteria.

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Did the Bishops Strike Out in Pawtucket?

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John C. Cort

March 1985

A real difficulty with the bishops’ pastoral letter on the U.S. economy is the ignorance and apathy of both laity and clergy.

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The Vatican & Liberation Theology

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John C. Cort

January-February 1985

Liberation theologians, Catholic and Protestant but mostly Catholic, have been a major factor in struggling against poverty in Latin America.

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