The National Catholic Review

November 25, 2000

Vol. 183 No. 17Whole No. 4508


Election Day Shocks

Nearly a half century ago, an anthropologist named Cora Du Bois analyzed the values of U.S. society and concluded that Americans are optimistic activists. They expect that they and their institutions will succeed and succeed quickly.


In Dialogue
Avery Dulles, Ladislas Orsy

Books and Culture

The Big Green Book
James J. Conn
The United States has but one graduate program in canon law, and many seminaries and theologates do not have a full-time canonist among t
The Buck Stops Here
Tom OBrien
I once had a close encounter with Alan Greenspan, chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, in a ritzy restaurant in Washington named Galile
Chernobyl's Faces
Emilie Griffin
Before you begin to read The Sky Unwashed, you think you know what you are in for.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Beginning of the End
John R. Donahue
The Word
Graced And Gracious
John R. Donahue
The Walker
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Cloned Child
J. M. Phillips
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