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This compendium of the best articles which have appeared in one of this country's most widely read and respected weekly journals of opinion -- America, the National Catholic Weekly Review, -- represents a cross section of contemporary problems affecting mankind as seen from a responsible Christian point of view. Subtitled God And Man In America, this is the first collection in 53 years of publishing to be made from this medium of public opinion edited by the Jesuit Fathers of United States and Canada. Three of the 12 editors who staff America have made a careful selection of what lay and clerical contributors have had to say in the past three years about the traffic between St. Augustine's Cities of God and Man. A listing of some of the titles suggest the variety of the volume's coverage: The Culture Explosion by C. J. McNaspy, S.J., Recognition of Shock by Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Morality and Foreign Policy by John Courtney Murray, S.J., The Death of a Dog by Joel Wells, The John Birch Society, by Robert A. Graham, S.J., The American Way by Walter Ong, S.J., and Should Men Hang by Donald R. Campion, S.J. There is truly something for everyone's taste and interest in this well produced, handsome and large book. Between Two Cities rescues from the limbo of a library's reference room what is excellent testimony to the values a Christian view can bring to bear on the problems afflicting the contemporary world.

Pub Date: Feb. 28th, 1962
Publisher: Loyola University Press