The National Catholic Review

April 29, 2000

Vol. 182 No. 15Whole No. 4485


Gun Control

The shooting of a 6-year old girl by a 6-year-old classmate in Flint, Mich., was followed a few weeks later by a 12-year-old’s holding his class hostage with a loaded semiautomatic pistol in Lisbon, Ohio.

Books and Culture

Reconstructing Christian Revelation
Peter C. Phan

Though the title might lead one to dismiss this book as just another in the swarm of apocalyptic writings like those by Tim LaHaye, Jerry

Setting the Record Straight
Elaine McClarnand MacKinnon

What do you do when you are the ex-president of a country that no longer exists, with a majority of your countrymen bitterly blaming you

Columns and Departments

The Easter Anomaly

Thomas J. McCarthy

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

David S. Toolan


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