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No Longer Neutral

From the May 2005 Print Edition

God on the Quad: How Religious Colleges and the Missionary Generation are Changing America by Naomi Schaefer Riley St. Martin’s. 288 pp. $24.95 Is there a God on the quad? Does American higher education have any chance of acknowledging, or even accommodating, religion? The young author Naomi . . . . Continue Reading »

Faithful for Life

From the March 1996 Print Edition

Shortly before his death in 1963 Pope John XXIII issued an encyclical with a novel distribution.Originally, encyclicals were circular letters sent to allbishops. In modern times the addressees came toinclude priests and “all the faithful.” But John sent Pacem in Terris much further. He . . . . Continue Reading »