In This Issue
Charles Trueheart, “Welcome to the Next Church”; Jonathan Schell, “The Uncertain Leviathan”; Robert D. Kaplan, “Proportionalism”; Jack Beatty, “A Race Too Far”; Ralph Lombreglia, “The Only People for Him”; and much more.
Throwing Like a Girl
Throwing style is not determined by biology—anyone can learn to throw like an athlete.
The Only People for Him
In Lionel Trilling's distinction, Jack Kerouac is more than a writer; he has become a "figure" in our culture
The Next Church
Seamless multimedia worship, round-the-clock niches of work and service, spiritual guidance, and a place to belong: in communities around the country the old order gives way to the new
The Uncertain Leviathan
Spectators, pulse-takers, anger, and frustration--a look into the void of American politics
A horticulturist and the landscape at Monticellothat he has brought back to life
What should the United States do in the Third World, where there's too much to do and too much that can't be done?
A Race Too Far?
"A pillow fight at the Somerset Club," one local wag calls the Senate contest betweensons of prominent Brahmin families in Massachusetts. Meanwhile, the son of its most famous Irish family watches and smiles.
A five-year-old child had been lost; the menof the town had gotten together a search; they'dfound the boy and he was fine. Why not celebrate?
Abloom with Art
Works by renowned modern sculptors can be viewedoutdoors in the New York area--and across America
The Last Roundup
Merle Haggard's sandblasted truthhas been eclipsed by the twinkly perfectionof today's country music.
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