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Where are the theologians?

In an age where religious motivations can cause people to do great harm or great good, and where every idea–good and bad–has equal weight, where are the theologians who can help ground us and guide our reflections?

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Dear Gloria Steinem with a PS to Madeleine Albright

Sarah Condon, writing in Mockingbird, writes to Gloria Steinem and Madeline Albright, asking them to “stop trash-talking young women,” and describes how she was mentored in her faith and as a feminist by a woman priest of their generation.

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John Updike and the art of faith

Alex Beam, writing in the Boston Globe, writes with both admiration and wonder at the faith of John Updike. Or more accurately, about Updike’s decision not to make “the leap of unfaith.”

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