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1. Thought: Volume > 45 > Issue: 4
Avery Dulles Faith, Reason, and the Logic of Discovery
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The logic of discovery, accepting the seriousness of ultimate questions, ends in faith with an answer which, for the Christian, is not a statement but a person.
2. Thought: Volume > 45 > Issue: 4
Robert J. Roth The Puritan Backgrounds of American Naturalism
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In addition to the vast influence of science, American naturalism owes its origins in large part to a reaction against elements in traditional American religion.
3. Thought: Volume > 45 > Issue: 4
Edward George Bozzo Mutuality and Normative Ethics
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Mutuality, the defining relationship of personal life, provides a meaningful context for unifying and clarifying three facets of personal existence: self-identity, rationality, and freedom.
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Fred R. Mabbutt Federalism, Democracy, and the Electoral College
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On the whole, the Electoral College, with all its deficiencies, has served us well, providing leadership and decent representation. Therefore it should not be abolished.
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William R. Mueller Man and Nature in Conrad's "Nostromo"
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In "Nostromo," Conrad is proffering an ontological comment on the universe's structural economy involving the motions and counter-motions of the human and natural orders of creation.
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John N. Pappas Science versus Poetry: An Eighteenth-Century Dilemma
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For Diderot, the man who discovers significant truths not through the experimental method but through global intuition is a genius, a kind of visionary poet.
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Max I. Baym Science Is Poetry: A Modern Resolution
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Diderot's dream of a rapprochement between the fragments of reality, between existence and thought, and over the abyss between them, was essentially that of the poet.
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Frederick D. Wilhelmsen Reasoning and Computers
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The "quick wit" of integration is mankind's best hope for mastering and ordering the new electronic revolution threatening to drown us in a sea of information.
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Sister Maura Unelegiac Remembrance of the Desert of Love: François Mauriac 1885–1970
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Literature
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Theology, Religion, Scripture
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History
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John C. Holden Correspondence: Third International Theological Seminar
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Index to Volume XLV
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Quentin Lauer Authority in the Contemporary World
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Authority is a moral power of the community in whose service it is exercised through constitutive consent for coordinating its functions and achieving its purpose.
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James Ward, Bertil Ghezzi Pius IX's Voltaire: Louis Veuillot and Vatican I
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The lively and colorful story of the important role played by a curioously neglected French journalist in the First Vatican Council (December 1869–July 1870).
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Friedrich Baerwald Problems of Professionalism
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The crisis of the contemporary world is also a crisis of professionalism, the inevitable growth of which has created new problems both international and domestic.
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Roland J. Faley End Time and Christian Social Action
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The eschaton, or the future of the Kingdom, profoundly affects the Christian stance in ethics, especially when applied to the complex problems of the modern world.
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Gerard Reedy The Christology of Hans Urs von Balthasar
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An introduction to one aspect of the work of a major contemporary theologian whose full contribution will perhaps only be recognized in a more irenic age.
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William Cenkner Gandhi and Creative Conflict
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Gandhi's vision for permanent and substantial change in society through nonviolence involves first the transformation of man himself through the creative building of human relationships.