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  • Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader

    Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader
    In a sermon some years ago, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Harvard University's longtime spiritual leader, offered a precise, if unconventional, definition of hell. He said hell is "being defined by your circumstances, and believing that definition." Gomes,...
  • Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'

    Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'
    Preaching With Sacred Fire An Anthology of African American Sermons, 1750 to the Present Edited by Martha Simmons and Frank A. Thomas W.W. Norton: 976 pp., $45 The Anthology of Rap Edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois Yale University Press:...
  • Political Heavyweights Weigh In On Ground Zero Mosque Debate

    Political Heavyweights Weigh In On Ground Zero Mosque Debate
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is the latest politician to weigh in on plans to build a mosque near Ground Zero, a debate that has polarized New Yorkers for several weeks. Reid says the Muslim community center and mosque should not be built near the...
  • 'Faces of America'

    'Faces of America'
    Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. - who was in the headlines last year when he was arrested for trying to get into his own house - helps a number of familiar faces, from Meryl Streep and director Mike Nichols to Eva Longoria and figure-skating...
  • Book Review: 'The "I" Diet' by Susan B. Roberts and Betty Kelly Sargent

     
    "The 'I' Diet" is a diet book with a difference. Like many other books in the weight-loss genre, it features eating plans, nutritional advice and recipes. But the new paperback -- previously published in 2008 as "The Instinct Diet" and......
  • White House's Canadian/U.S. beer run

     
    by Mark Silva This is a White House that knows a little -- Okay, maybe very little -- about beer diplomacy. But it knows this: Why send one case of brews, when two will do? President Barack Obama owed the......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Solving History' recalls the Nazi era

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 21 - 27 in PDF format This week's TV Movies REMEMBRANCE: Olly Steeds visits the grave site of diarist and Holocaust victim Anne Frank on "Solving History With Olly......
  • TV This Week: Feb. 21 - 27

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 21 - 27 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Prime viewing SUNDAY Monica Parales, Jacque Nimble and Mandy Rain are plaid-skirted "School Gyrls" who meet in detention and......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Chance has a plan to rescue a computer genius on 'Human Target'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 14 - 20 in PDF format This week's TV Movies CAPTIVE: Chance (Mark Valley, left) tries to rescue a genius (Kevin Weisman) on 'Human Target' at 8 p.m. Fox.......
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: Juliet asks Gus for help on 'Psych'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies MANHUNT: Juliet (Maggie Lawson) asks for help tracking down an old boyfriend on a new episode of "Psych," at......
  • TV This Week for February 7-13: The Super Bowl, the Winter Olympics, and so on

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies PRIME CHOICES SUNDAY The Saints, led by quarterback Drew Brees, make their first ever appearance on pro football's biggest......