The National Catholic Review

March 5, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 7Whole No. 4519


Saying No to Israel

President George W. Bush came to office promising to keep his distance from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in which his predecessor, Bill Clinton, was so visibly engaged.


Reason, Faith and Theology
James Martin, SJ

Widely regarded as the dean of American Catholic theologians, Avery Dulles, S.J., was created a cardinal by Pope John Paul II at a consistory in Rome on Feb. 21. He is the first U.S.

From Genome to Galaxy
John F. Kavanaugh

On the day the most complete mapping of the human genome was announced, a human-made spacecraft landed on an asteroid named Eros, almost 200 million miles away from earth.

A Harvest of Justice
Genevieve Cassani

It was hot standing outside the row of one-room wooden “houses,” and I could not keep the mosquitoes and gnats away from my face and arms as we spoke.

Books and Culture

A Prophetic Vocation
Marie Anne Mayeski
Sandra Schneiders’ new book on religious life in the Catholic community is a veritable buffet feast of data, reflection, analysis and opi
Playing by Its Rule
Peter R. Beckman
What to do about China?
Two Millennia of Catholic-Jewish Relations
Eugene J. Fisher
At this writing, I have read five reviews of Carroll’s book and participated in a daylong conference at Brandeis occasioned by its public

Columns and Departments

The Word
A View From the Mountain Top
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
Lessons Learned
Patrick J. Malone
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
David S. Toolan
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