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Monthly Archives: December 2005

Adeste Fideles

December 23, 2005 - Everybody knows certain phrases, songs, scents that evoke memories that grow even more powerful with the years. For me, the strains of Adeste Fideles mingling with the incense and overheated wool coats of Midnight Mass has just that effect. (Adeste… Continue reading
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Spies Among Us

December 18, 2005 - Friday’s news that President Bush had authorized the National Security Agency to conduct electronic surveillance in the United States reminded me of one of my earliest academic arguments at Trinity. In 1971, in the spring semester of my freshman year,… Continue reading
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Peace on Earth

December 11, 2005 - The death yesterday of former Senator Eugene McCarthy seems especially poignant in this time of suspense as the world waits to learn the fate of four international humanitarian workers held hostage in Iraq. The kidnappings and threats to murder the… Continue reading
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Festival of Lights

December 1, 2005 - Last night, a group of students, faculty and staff gathered in Social Hall for Trinity’s annual Festival of Lights. During the ceremony, so ably led by Campus Minister Barbara Humphrey McCrabb, the four candles on the Advent wreath were lit,… Continue reading
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