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"Pantoum for East Fifty-First"—a poem from our August issue:
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Sister Joan Chittister and others have recently accused pro-lifers of hypocrisy. But their argument doesn't hold:
Since Cardinal Bernardin's death in 1996, his consistent life ethic has been (ab)used more often to . . . .
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"Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. But with the 2016 elections just over a year away, the passing of the VRA has taken on new meaning."
In 1965, the U.S. Congress made a seismic decision. Faced with the disenfranchisement of black voters on the one hand, and a Constitutional . . . .
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On one day this past week, nearly a hundred endangered elephants were killed and around 3,000 abortions were performed in the United States alone, and we were unfazed—but the killing of Cecil the lion broke our hearts.
It’s amazing the difference a name makes. On one day this past week, nearly a hundred endangered elephants were killed and around 3,000 . . . .
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A review of "The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions"—a free article from our August issue:
The Paradox of Liberation: Secular Revolutions and Religious Counterrevolutions by michael walzer yale, 192 pages, $26 Michael Walzer’s . . . .
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The creation-and-fall myth of the Basari of Northern Togo and Ghana conflates Babel and the fall. It also is a version of Genesis that is told from the perspective of the serpent. So, quite different:
An African myth of the fall.
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Part cultural analysis and part parenting handbook, Laura Choate's forthcoming "Swimming Upstream" is about caring for girls in today's "toxic culture":
The challenges of parenting girls.
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Paul isn't proposing an "egalitarian" vision, and he's not talking about "inclusion." Instead, he's offering a kind of realized utopianism: The community that mystics had dreamed of has now come into historical expression in Jesus.
What did “neither Jew nor Greek, neither slave nor free, neither male nor female” mean in the . . . .
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Donald Trump and Cecil the lion are not the real stories of the summer—the real story is the horror of the Planned Parenthood videos, and the reaction they elicited from liberal elites.
The Planned Parenthood videos are a far more important story than the Donald Trump nonsense. Whether by Columbus Day, or Thanksgiving, or . . . .
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Why even refer to the video at all? You could simply just pull shit out of the air, since you are clearly uninterested in actual facts and rules of evidence

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In what is being hailed as a revolutionary solution to the overpopulation problem of adjuncts in higher education, the Bench Foundation has announced a multi-year program called Aid-for-Adjuncts.
In what is being hailed as a revolutionary solution to the overpopulation problem of adjuncts in . . . .
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Picture looks like Haydn Hall at Case Western Reserve University.
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Take a look at our editors' reading suggestions for the day:
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