Neuhaus, Richard John
June 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1996, Issue 64, p68
Presents news related to religion and philosophy as of June 1996. Release of a statement on religious persecution by the National Association of Evangelicals; Ways in which several factions in the Catholic Church exploited the scandal of clerical sex abuse to their own advantage; Comment on the book "Antisemitism: World Report 1995."


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