The National Catholic Review

February 12, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 4Whole No. 4516


Disarming Russia

One might hope that 10 years after the end of the cold war, a policy of mutual assured destruction would have been relegated to the dustbin of history. But cold war mental habits die hard.


Ethical Issues in Cybermedicine
John J. Paris

Arlo Guthries classic 1960s folk song, which told us you could get anything you want at Alices Restaurant, has its 90s counterpart on the Internet.

Christians, Christmas and the Intifada
Drew Christiansen

For Palestinians, Christmas 2000 was to have been a celebration not only of the second millennium of Jesus’ birth, in which they would play host to the Christian world.

How Could a Catholic Vote That Way?
Charles E. Bouchard

Just before the November election, I gave a lecture in a parish on Christian responsibility in an election year.

Books and Culture

A Laureate's Garden
Gerald T. Cobb
Saul Bellow’s literary career has stretched over so many years that at least one commentator has distinguished Late Bellow from Even Late
Marketing Medicine
Dr. Daniel P. Sulmasy
Richard Epstein, the James Parker Hall Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, is a notable member of the so-called
Making a Difference
Donald P. Kommers
We are witnessing another world war. This is the message of Deliver Us From Evil.

Columns and Departments

The Word
A World Without Enemies?
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
Preaching Social Justice in Homilies
Robert F. Drinan
The Christian Imperative
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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