The National Catholic Review

December 9, 2000

Vol. 183 No. 19Whole No. 4510


Living Stones

Envision, if you will, the perfect Catholic church building. For some this would be an exercise of the imagination, one that takes into account the person’s idea of the sacred, of beauty, of practicality.


Law, Morality and Common Ground
M. Cathleen Kaveny
Catholics and Jews
Philip Perlmutter

From Alienation to Dialogue to Reconciliation

Out of Sight, Out of Mind
G. Wayne Barr

There is a kinder, gentler, subtler discrimination these days.

A Nightmarish Existence
George M. Anderson

The number of internally displaced persons has risen to 21 million worldwidetwice the number of refugees.

Madness? Hardly
Terry Golway

The proceedings have been more like a civics lesson...a glimpse into what goes on behind the scenes.

Books and Culture

United Under the Same Spirit
Richard J. Hauser

Ecumenism in spiritual book publishing is alive and well.

In the Beginning
David S. Toolan

Michael Ruse, a professor of philosophy and zoology at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, is that rare bird, a theologically li

Agnes at Rest
Andrew M. Greeley

In this, the third and presumably final volume of his Agnes Browne trilogy, Brendan O’Carroll sends poor Agnes off to heaven at the relat

Moving On
Richard A. Blake

Road maps provide a wonderful metaphor for life.

Mother of Consolation
William Hart McNichols, Paul Mariani

What you look hard at looks back hard at you.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Waiting for the Good News

John R. Donahue

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson


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