Robert Coles first met Dorothy Day over 35 years ago when, as a medical student, he worked in one of her Catholic Worker soup kitchens. He remained close to this inspiring and controversial woman until her death in 1980. His book, an intellectual and psychological portrait, confronts candidly the central puzzles of her life.
"complex portrait of a complex woman"
The screams...the grisly sound effects...the rumbling organ music. Sounds in the dark come strange, mysterious, and terrifying in 21 episodes of such classic series as Lights Out, Inner Sanctum, Suspense, and many more. Spine-chilling tales by Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, Arch Oboler, Robert A. Arthur, David Kogan, and Alonzo Deen Cole dabble in dark realms. Boris Karloff, Maurice Tarplin, Paul McGrath, and Bernard Lenrow deliver pulse-pounding performances.
"Good for nostalgia, I suppose."
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.
Child psychiatrist and best-selling author Robert Coles offers a profound meditation on how secular culture has settled into the hearts and minds of Americans. This book is a sweeping essay on the shift from religious control over Western society to the scientific dominance of the mind.
In this rich and illuminating book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author Robert Coles creates a portrait of moral leadership - what it is, and how it is achieved - through stories of people who have led and inspired him: Robert Kennedy; Dorothy Day; Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Erik Erikson; a Boston bus driver; and teachers in college, medical school, and elementary school, among others. Coles tells how to be a moral leader and shows how the intervention of one person can change the course of history.
In a sincere account of daily struggles, Mary offers a firsthand account of a devoted wife forced into a life of solitude too soon. Learning to cope with bereavement, comforting the grief of others, and surviving as a widow are all described in Mary's honest and passionate poems. Here you will find encouragement, hope, and instruction as Mary paves the unknown path to a "new normal", a life without her husband.
This September 2004 edition of CatoAudio features West Point historian Robert McDonald on the long struggle for equal rights in America; Charles Peña and Timothy Lynch on the 9/11 attacks, three years later; Jack Valenti on the moral significance of intellectual property; Ted Galen Carpenter on the looming danger of war with China over Taiwan; Stanford's Marcus Cole on successful schools and charities that were crowded out by the welfare state; and more.