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In a recent novel, Anita Brookner tells the story of a 70-something widow named Dorothea May. Dorothea lives by herself in a comfortable flat in London. Materially she wants for little, but emotionally her life is not so rich.
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When I was 18, while playing soccer at the seminary, I injured one of my knees rather seriously. The injury required a week-long stay in a local hospital.
In her recent book For The Time Being, Annie Dillard, although herself a woman of mature faith, raises a series of hard questions about faith. For example, at one point, she asks whether what is expressed in Mary's Magnificat is in fact true:
It only happens every 1,000 years. Millennium clocks are already ticking down to zero time, midnight, Dec. 31, 1999, the end of one millennium and the start of another. Celebrations will break out around the world.