Gary Kern

Gary Kern is a specialist in Soviet subjects. His translations from Russian include books by Mikhail Zoshchenko, the Strugatsky brothers, and Lev Kopelev. He is the author of Can Pope Francis Save the World?: A Commentary on the Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ – On Care of Our Common Home & other religious questions of our day, and other books.

Latest by Gary Kern in Chronicles

  • The Iron Man of Human Rights
    October 1988

    The Iron Man of Human Rights

    "We don't like it when someone from outside teaches us how to live." Thus spake Soviet spokesman Gennady Gerasimov in reaction to President Reagan's emphasis on human rights this summer in Moscow.

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