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Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 3.4 (2000) 217-220

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Michael J. Baxter, C.S.C., is a member of the department of theology at the University of Notre Dame. He has published articles in the DePaul Law Review, Communio, Pro Ecclesia, and The Thomist. He is currently working on a collection of essays, tentatively entitled American Catholics To the Rescue.

Philip Gleason is professor emeritus of history at the University of Notre Dame. He served as president of the American Catholic Historical Association and is currently president of the Immigration and Ethnic History Society. He has written or edited seven books, among them: The Conservative Reformers: German-American Catholics and the Social Order; Keeping the Faith: American Catholicism Past and Present; and Contending with Modernity: Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century. His articles have appeared in leading scholarly journals, including American Historical Review, Catholic Historical Review, and American Quarterly.

John Haldane is professor of philosophy at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland (where he is also Senior Fellow in the Centre for Philosophy and Public Affairs), and Stanton Lecturer in Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He writes widely in philosophy, religion, and art. He is coauthor with J. J. C. Smart of Atheism and Theism (Blackwell), coeditor with Crispin Wright of Reality, Representation and Projection (Oxford University Press), and editor of Philosophy and Public Affairs (Cambridge University Press). Two volumes of his own are due out in 2001: Faithful Reason (Routledge) and An Intelligent Person's Guide to Religion (Duckworth).

Vilma Hidalgo, Ph.D., is professor of macroeconomics at the University of Havana and has published various articles on the Cuban economy. She has taught at several universities and is the head of a team that studies the Cuban economy.

David Hollenbach, S.J., is the Margaret O'Brien Flatley Professor of Catholic Theology at Boston College. His interests are in the foundations of Christian social ethics, particularly in the areas of human rights, theory of justice, the common good, and the role of religion in political life. His publications include Catholicism and Liberalism: Contributions to American Public Philosophy and Justice, Peace, and Human Rights: American Catholic Social Ethics in a Pluralistic World. In 1998 he received the John Courtney Murray Award for distinguished achievement in theology from the Catholic Theological Society of America.

John F. X. Knasas is professor of philosophy in the Center for Thomistic Studies at the University of St. Thomas, Houston. He is the author of The Preface to Thomistic Metaphysics: A Contribution to the Neo-Thomist Debate on the Start of Metaphysics, and he is currently working on a monograph, Being and Some 20th-Century Thomists. In addition, he is a frequent contributor to The Thomist and the American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly.

Milagros Martínez is a Research Fellow at the University of Havana, working with the Centro de Estudios sobre Estados Unidos (CESEU). Economist and political scientist, she studies the Cuban migration and also the United States policy toward Cuba. She is co-author of Los balseros cubanos, Cuba: Cultura e identidad nacional, and Cuba en el período especial, published in Cuba and the United States. Martinez is a member of the Executive Board of the Cuba Section of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA).

Michael Novak currently holds the George Frederick Jewett Chair in Religion and Public Policy at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington D.C., where he also serves as director of Social and Political Studies. He was cofounder of This World, Crisis, and First Things, and was publisher/editor of Crisis until 1996. He has written some twenty-five books on the philosophy and theology of culture, including The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism, Business as a Calling, and The Fire of Invention.

Patrick F. O'Connell is associate professor in the departments of English and theology at Gannon University. He has published extensively on the work of Thomas Merton and other topics in Christian spirituality, as well as on English and American literature. He is past president of the International Thomas Merton Society, current...


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