Chronicles Magazine October 2012


    One City, Three Faiths

    Simon Sebag Montefiore’s latest book is an ambitious yet incomplete survey of Jerusalem’s history. It begins with the Exodus from Egypt and concludes with the reunification of the Holy City under Israeli rule in 1967.

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    Homage to Gaudi

    Barcelona is one of the great cities of the Mediterranean, and Barcelona’s most noted architect is Antoni Gaudí i Cornet. It is worth visiting Catalonia and the cities of Barcelona and Reus just to see Gaudí’s work.

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  • American Proscenium

    It's Ryan

    As a Catholic from the Midwest, Ryan embodies the type of voters the GOP ticket must win to capture the White House. It is difficult to see how Romney wins if he fails to gain the Catholic vote or to win a number of major Midwestern states.

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