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July 1, 2004
The New British Artist movement first made headlines this side of the Atlantic with the arrival of the "Sensation" show at the Brooklyn Museum of Art in October 1999.

Author: Spencer Dew
June 28, 2004
I usually hesitate to double back and revisit a just-visited theme, especially when there are so many other religion-in-culture events to sight, but last week's column prompted so many good responses that we wanted to note them. (As often mentioned, editor Elizabeth Hayes Alvarez and your Monday columnist are not able to respond to all responses.
June 24, 2004
A minister who is licensed by the state of Texas as a mental-health professional cannot claim First Amendment protections for a breach of confidentiality, a Texas appeals court has ruled.
June 21, 2004
—Martin E. Marty
June 14, 2004
American law and politics remain governed by the antiquated notion of secularity. Consider the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Locke v.
June 14, 2004
Friday at 4:44, four papers on our porch sometimes provide editorial-opinion texts for Sightings on deadline day. This past Friday (June 11), President Reagan's funeral gave a theme to several, but not all.
June 10, 2004
Traditionally, Christian observation of Pentecost has recalled and celebrated the conversion of diverse peoples. The apostles preached to "devout Jews from every nation under heaven," and "each one heard them speaking in the native language of each" (Acts 2:5-6). Beginning in Australia in 1997, and in the U.S.
June 7, 2004
In Cappadocia, Istanbul, and Ephesus two weeks ago, we visited the sites (ancient "Asia Minor") where Christian creeds were shaped. On a pleasure trip with friends, I did not work hard enough to claim a tax deduction, but I did work some.
June 1, 2004
Those of us who find intercession ("prayer for others") to be a high point in worship have something new about which to be concerned. Lifting up the names of service people in danger, collegians away from home, and people traveling is an act that usually culminates with mention of the seriously ill.
May 27, 2004
Where are the Muslim moderates, abroad and at home? Let's leave the problem of the hidden Muslim moderate in Egypt or Indonesia or, for that matter, Iraq for another day. Complaints are regularly made that spokespersons for moderates in our domestic Muslim communities are not sufficiently heard.

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