Page 6, 16th August 1974

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Women Once Had Church Status

by CHRISTOPHER HOLLIS Women in Stuart England and America by Roger Thompson (Roulledge and Kogan Paul £4.25) Mr Thompson confines his study of the status of women in England and......

Legacy Of Noah's Curse Persists

by NEIL CALVERT Slavery and Race by Henry Marsh (David & Charles, £3.25) General Amin by David ' Martin (Faber & Faber, £3.50) Henry Marsh has attempted to . test the hypothesis......

The Remaking Of An American President

by CLAIRE O'BRIEN Joshua Son of None by Nancy Freedman (Granada Publishing, £2.95) A single cell taken from the dying President Kennedy (although his name is never mentioned) is......

Fr Martindale On Saints 40years Ago

by Fr P. KITCHEN What Are Saints? by C. C. Martindale (Sheed & Ward, 80p His Presence in the World by Nicholas Lash (Sheed & Ward, £1.50) Fr Martindale will be well known by......

Brother Roger Was Ahead Of His Time

by SR MICHAEL Festival by Brother Roger, Prior of Taize (Sheldon Press (SPCK) LI .20) This is, ostensibly, another fanfare for youth. But Brother Roger's intimate journal is......

How Clergy Can Help In Crises

by ROBERT BOGAN Breaking Point and How the Christian Ministry Can Help by David K. Switzer (Geoffrey Chapman £3.50) Priests and ministers are becoming increasingly aware of the......

Aquinas On Christ's Knowledge And Power

by CANON F. H. DRINKWATER St Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologies: Latin text and English translation. Vol 49 (Pars Tertia QQ 7-15). Edited with introduction by Liam G. Walsh, OP......

Celticana

by KAY CALDWELL Scottish Short Stories, 1974 (Collins £2) Collins' anthology of Scottish short stories for this year is, if possible, even better than last year's. The 17......

Peeping At Power With Polanski

In many ways Chinatown ("X", Empire) is Roman Polanski's best film since the brilliant "Knife on the Water" made in Poland. Polanski's, triumphs since then havelaeen many and......

Television By Mary Craig

Reflections on the unmaking of a President An event as traumatic as the resignation of an American President couldn't fail to dominate the week's television. The denouement and......