The National Catholic Review

January 29, 2000

Vol. 182 No. 3Whole No. 4473


Homeless and Hungry

How can it be that in this time of unprecedented prosperity for many in the United States, between 600,000 and 700,000 Americans are homeless on any given night?


Undergraduates and Theology: Why Bother?
Denise Lardner Carmody

The invitation to spell out what I see happening today in theological education for undergraduates is too good to pass up. I’ve been teaching undergraduates for nearly 30 years.

Theology for Teens
James J. DiGiacomo

Europeans tell the story of a young man who was disturbed by the antireligious skepticism prevalent at his university and decided to strike a blow for faith.

The State of Theological Education in Seminaries
Katarina M. Schuth

Tell me what seminaries and schools of theology are really like these days. How many students attend? Who are the faculty members, and do they enjoy their work?

Books and Culture

Moving With the Spirit
Joan Chittister
Some books merit reading because they explain the past unusually well.
One Body, Many Activities
Paul J. Fitzgerald
Sixteen years after the well received first edition of this book appeared, Thomas F. O’Meara, O.P. (the William K.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Compassionate in Word and Deed
John R. Donahue
American Sport
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Dennis M. Linehan
Deer at the Garden
Robert Pack
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