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November Letters

From the November 2009 Print Edition

Notre Dame, Again I find myself in substantial agreement with Joseph Bottum’s central thesis(“And the War Came,” June/July 2009): There is indeed a split happening in American Catholicism, and its fault lines are becoming more and more publicly evident”the Notre Dame . . . . Continue Reading »

Aug/Sep Letters

From the Aug/Sept 2009 Print Edition

A Green Thought in a Green Shade Alan Jacobs’ critique of The Green Bible (“Blessed Are the Green of Heart,” May 2009) was not only insightful but written with cleverness and wit. Far be it from me to respond to the article. His critique is worthy of consideration even if one does . . . . Continue Reading »

June/July Letters

From the June/July 2009 Print Edition

Choose Your Own Narrative The main problem with George Weigel’s evaluation (“A Campaign of Narratives,” March 2009) of the recent presidential election”besides the blindness due to his own involvement in supporting and rationalizing Bush’s tragic, do-it-on-the-cheap war in . . . . Continue Reading »