Selected Readings

Selected Readings

by Robin Lovin, Southern Methodist University

This is an edited transcript of one of a series of thirteen Mike Wallace Interviews, produced by the American Broadcasting Company in association with the Fund for the Republic for the purpose of stimulating public discussion of the basic issues of survival and freedom in America during the 1950s and 1960s.

L'Arche began in 1964 when Jean Vanier and Father Thomas Philippe, in response to a call from God, invited Raphael Simi and Philippe Seux, two men with mental handicaps, to come and share their life in the spirit of the Gospel and of the Beatitudes that Jesus preached.

In this essay, theologian Don Richter notes that the practice nature of sports can be just as fruitful in teaching moral values as attending church services.

Read Joe Price's thoughts on the Super Bowl phenomenon and how it serves as a point of pilgrimage and spiritual experience.

Read a column by Rosabeth Moss Kanter reflecting on the subtle, but important, points she discovered while attending the 2005 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

In this essay, sociologist Peter Berger presents a picture of the cultural dynamics of globalization that are often driven by varied religious and ethical traditions.