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TheArt of Political Murder

Late one night in April 1998, just two days after Guatemalan bishop Juan Gerardi released a report about who was responsible for what during his country’s recently terminated civil war, someone smashed in Bishop Gerardi’s head.

TheDrama ofDoctrine

You might suppose that a book about the nature and purpose of doctrine would be dull. If so, then you may be assuming that there is a dichotomy between doctrine and life. In The Drama of Doctrine, Kevin J.

BookMarks

Teenagers are often a mysterious mix of impulsiveness and inertia, which makes it difficult to recognize in them the signs of depression. Many people find it hard to believe that adolescents can be clinically depressed.

Failing America’s Faithful

There are now scores of books dealing with the right-wing takeover of the church in the United States—enough that my editor suggests that they form an identifiable genre.

Separate and unequal

Jonathan Kozol has made a career of documenting in book after heartbreaking book what poor children of color are asked to endure in school.