The National Catholic Review

November 4, 2000

Vol. 183 No. 14Whole No. 4505


Lessons From Charter Schools

Do Americans think their public schools are in what Gov. George W. Bush has been calling an education recession? It depends. Which Americans and which schools?


The Church and the Homosexual Priest
James Martin, SJ
Facing the challenges and accepting the gifts offered by homosexual priests in the Catholic Church.
The Shrinking Supply of Priests
Joseph Claude Harris
The number of ordinations is not keeping up.

Books and Culture

The Savior in Word and Image
Joseph J. Feeney
Last spring I ran a seminar on the contemporary Catholic imagination in America, and at the end I asked my students to write about their
Holy Enchantment!
Peter Heinegg
In 1976 Bruno Bettelheim caused a stir with The Uses of Enchantment, arguing that Grimms’ fairy tales could be read as Freudian fa
An Affirming Theological Synthesis
William J. Collinge
Avery Dulles’s first article for America appeared in the issue of May 5, 1951.

Columns and Departments

The Word
You'll Never Walk AloneWe Hope
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
A Revolution in American Fathering
Jeff Gillenkirk
Faith in Focus
Finding God's Grace in Kosovo
John J. McLain
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
David S. Toolan
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