The National Catholic Review

December 16, 2000

Vol. 183 No. 20Whole No. 4511

Editorials

Earned Income Tax Credits

The percentage of Americans living in poverty is the lowest it has been in over 20 years. Nevertheless, over against this positive news is the fact that a sixth of the nation’s children remain poor.

Articles

Putting Christ Back Into Chri$tmas
John F. Kavanaugh
What no money can buy.
Angry and Alienated
Michael Hout
Divorced and Remarried Catholics in the United States

Books and Culture

Books
Urging a Civil Conversation
John A. Coleman
Martin Marty, the church historian and trusted commentator on American religious life, has recently spearheaded a three-year, multi-pronged
Books
Statues Aside
Kathy O'Connell
What really got under my skin about Beverly Donofrio’s Looking for Mary came toward the end.
Books
Humanism or Formalism?
Aldo Scaglione
This volume presents the lectures of a seminar held at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education in 1999, a year that spawned severa

Columns and Departments

The Word
I Sing of a Maiden
John R. Donahue
The Word
Poetry
John R. Donahue
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
James Martin, SJ
Letters
Letters