Creighton University Magazine Winter 1999
Swanson, Sheila L.
Zacharias, Greg W.
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CREIGHTON STUDY SHEDS LIGHT ON INTERCHURCH MARRIAGES / INTERCHURCH MARRIAGES: A Creighton study finds that sharing religious activities and managing religious differences play a vital role in marital success. Page 8.GAMELAN: THE SOUND MOONLIGHT / THE SOUND OF MOONLIGHT: Creighton's Lied Education Center for the Arts is home to a 71-piece Javanese gamelan. Page 12.AT THE END OF A MISSION: MICHAEL G. MORRISON, S.J. / AT THE END OF A MISSION: The Rev. Michael G. Morrison, S.J., tells writer Bob Reilly that life as Creighton's 22nd president has been more than a job - it's been a mission. Fr. Morrison has announced he will step down as the University's chief executive on or before June 30, 2000. Now in his 19th year, Creighton's longest-serving president will leave behind a legacy of accomplishments. Page 14.ETCHED IN STONE? TWO TABLETS, 10 COMMANDMENTS, A MULTITUDE OF MEANINGS / EXPLORING THE TEN COMMANDMENTS: Are the Ten Commandments etched in stone? Biblical scholar Leonard Greenspoon, Ph.D., Creighton's Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization, provides insights into how changes in cultural, social and historical circumstances have shaped one of the most recognizable of Old Testament doctrines. Page 22.THE MILLENNIUM IN WESTERN SOCIETY: History professor Eileen Dugan, Ph.D., investigates how people have viewed the millennium and the end of time. She writes that while millennialism has its roots in the Judeo-Christian anticipation of a Messiah, it has evolved over time to a more secular celebration. Page 30.SILAS HAS CHARLOTTE BUZZING / HOOP DREAMS: The NBAs Charlotte Hornets name Creighton alumnus Paul Silas, BSBA64, as the franchises fifth head coach. Page 36.ORGAN DONORS: Creighton alumnus Robert Metzger, MD'64, serves on two national committees within the transplant field. Article Not Included.A VOICE FOR THE HILLS: CU alumna Janice Marcantonio, BSN'83, works to preserve a unique land formation shaped by the runoff from ancient glaciers. Article Not Included.LETTERS REVEAL THE OTHER SIDE OF HENRY JAMES / THE OTHER SIDE OF HENRY JAMES: Usually depicted as an ultra-proper, uptight, reclusive and elitist writer, renowned American author Henry James reveals a warm, tender, informal side in his personal letters. Page 51.