The National Catholic Review

February 19, 2000

Vol. 182 No. 5Whole No. 4475

Editorials

Survey From a Mountaintop

President Clinton’s State of the Union address on Jan. 27 left Republicans and Democrats in agreement on at least two points: The speech was very long, and its delivery was a great performance. It was bound to be a long speech, because in pursuit of his two main purposes Mr.

Books and Culture

Books
Searching for Salvation
James S. Torrens

The T. S.

Books
Smart Rebel
John B. Breslin

With his latest novel, Roddy Doyle, the laureate of Dublin’s present "lower middle classes," moves down the social ladder a notch or two

Books
Behold the Mother
James Martin, SJ

Is there a more remarkable spiritual writer today than Kathleen Norris?

Television
A Wasteland Less Vast
James Martin, SJ

Not long ago I came across an article about one Mr.

Columns and Departments

The Word
A Wedding Invitation: Please Respond!

John R. Donahue

Columns
Not Born to Do Evil

Robert Coles

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson

Letters
Letters

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