The National Catholic Review

April 16, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 13Whole No. 4525


Easter Joy

J. R. R. Tolkien, the Oxford professor of Anglo-Saxon who became famous by inventing the Hobbits, once pointed out that the Gospel story begins and ends on a note of joy.


A Matter of Justice
Ladislas Orsy
Assessing the Value of the Tax Plan
Patricia Ann Lamoureux
God's Beloved Creation
Elizabeth A. Johnson

Books and Culture

Why We Believe
Denise Lardner Carmody

I do not know William O’Malley, S.J. but I wish I did.

A Sensual, Spiritual Feast
Terrence E. Dempsey

For those interested in the role that the visual arts have played in the Christian faith, these two books are major contributions.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Apostle From Missouri

John R. Donahue

Writing Blindly

Valerie Schultz

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson

Coming Back to the World

Jerry Harp


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