Nbr. 236, October 2013
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- Every last detail.
- The new orthodoxy.
- The possibility of holiness.
- Stopping speech.
- Spiritual freedom.
- The Wood Duck.
- Our lady of Wheaton.
- How fares religious freedom?
- China's new Christians.
- The impossibility of secular society: without a transcendent horizon, Remi Brague argues, society cannot endure.
- 2013 Supreme Court roundup: Michael W. McConnell tells a tale of two Courts.
- The theologian's ecclesial vocation: Bruce D. Marshall explains the difference between loyal and disloyal dissent.
- No happy harmony: career and motherhood will always tragically conflict, Elizabeth Corey argues.
- Matthew Milliner, whose "Our Lady of Wheaton" appears in the Opinion section, writes of our founder: "Following Richard John Neuhaus' funeral, it was impossible to process out of the Church of the Immaculate Conception without noticing the delightfully tacky Lourdes grotto in the back.
- On the corresponding corner one block west, Capucine's is also closed, with the windows papered over and sounds of a gut rehab coming from inside.
- The loss of the shops is related, of course, to the decline of the city (this one and others) as a place in which one can raise a family.
- New York City councilman Fernando Cabrera represents a poor part of the Bronx.
- Speaking to Harvard's graduating class, Oprah Winfrey explained that there was no such thing as failure--'Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction,' she said--giving as an example the initial failure of her television network.
- The novelist Richard Ford's first two tips for writing: "1) Marry somebody you love and who thinks you being a writer's a good idea; 2) Don't have children.".