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Marshall McLuhan

Herbert Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), author of "Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man" (1964), coined the prescient phrase: "The medium is the message."

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Grace under pressure

A chapter in a remarkable American and Catholic life will close on June 6, when Abbot Thomas Frerking, OSB, concludes more than two decades of service as leader of the monastic community at St. Louis Abbey.

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In a Rearview Mirror

Like his father before him, Eric McLuhan had to deal with the tsunami of "information" generated in what has become a seven-billion-channel media universe.

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