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The Rockford Raid

From the April 2009 Print Edition

Longtime First Things readers have heard, no doubt, about the “Rockford Raid.” How, on the morning of May 5, 1989, when Richard Neuhaus was head of the Rockford Institute’s New York Center on Religion and Society, he and his staff of four were ambushed at their offices, fired, and forced out . . . . Continue Reading »

Feminist Theodicy

From the June/July 1990 Print Edition

Women and Evil by nell noddings university of california press, 284 pages, $25  For centuries theologians and philosophers have been struggling with the agonizing and bewildering problem of evil. Believing Jews and Christians cannot escape the perennial dilemma of reconciling the existence of . . . . Continue Reading »