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Spring 98
Contents
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Editorial

The Matter of Matter
WILLIAM BIRMINGHAM

Articles

Divine Action: An Interview with John Polkinghorne
LYNDON F. HARRIS

Consciousness and Reality: Our Entry into Creation
JAMES N. STUDER

Theology and Science without Dualism
ELIZABETH NEWMAN

The Ambiguity of Matter
HUSTON SMITH

Rooted Hearts/Playful Minds:
Catholic Intellectual Life at Its Best
MARY JO WEAVER

Repentance and Forgiveness
DAVID R. BLUMENTHAL

Perspectives

Hindu Spirituality
ARVIND SHARMA

Lena Ekblom: The Folly of the Beatitudes
JERRY RYAN

Poetry

Material for Allegories
JOHN TAGLIABUE

Mrs. Johnson's Barn
EVA HOOKER

Checkmate
BRIDGET ELLEN MULLER

Books

William Greider, One World, Ready or Not; Lester Thurow,
The Future of Capitalism; Robert Kuttner, Everything for Sale;
Robert B. Reich, The Work of Nations; Daniel Bell,
The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism; George Soros,
"The Capitalist Threat," Atlantic Monthly,
October 1997

M. D. LITONJUA

Thomas A. Tweed, ed., Retelling U.S. Religious
History
STEVE McKINZIE

W. Mark Richardson and Wesley J. Wildman, eds.,
Religion and Science: History, Method, Dialogue
NANCY R. HOWELL

Adrian Thatcher and Elizabeth Stuart, eds.,
Christian Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender
JANE KOPAS

Michael A. Sells, The Bridge Betrayed
JOSEPH E. O'CONNOR

Martin Marty, The One and the Many
LINELL E. CADY

Marc H. Ellis, Unholy Alliance
CATHERINE MADSEN

Geoffrey Wheatcroft, The Controversy of Zion
STUART Z. CHARMÉ

Robert A. Orsi, Thank You, St. Jude
WILLIAM L. PORTIER

Patricia Liggens Hill, ed., Call and Response;
Henry Louis Gates and Nellie Y. McKay, eds.,
African American Literature

ALFRED E. PRETTYMAN

Genevieve Lloyd, Spinoza and the Ethics
MICHAEL JORDAN

Lee Rust Brown, The Emerson Museum
MARK BAUERLEIN

William V. D'Antonio, James D. Davidson,
Dean R. Hoge, and Ruth A. Wallace,
Laity American and Catholic
RONALD BURKE

James Huff, Allen Tate and the Catholic Revival
MARIAN RONAN

Laurent A. Parks Daloz, Cheryl H. Keen,
James P. Keen, Sharon Daloz Parks,
Common Fire

CHARLES P. HENDERSON

Briefly Noted

Dana Greene, The Living of Maisie Ward
DAVID K. REEVES

Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition
WILLIAM EGELMAN

Correspondence

Religion and Politics in India
HALLELOHIM GHONGLAH and ARVIND SHARMA