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

The trial (yes, trial in the full legal sense) of Jacques Dupuis, S.J., has been concluded, and the author of a pioneering work,

Assessing the Value of the Tax Plan
Patricia Ann Lamoureux

Tax season is upon us once again. For many it is a time of dread, not only because of the complexity of the task, but also because of the likelihood of paying more taxes.

God's Beloved Creation
Elizabeth A. Johnson

At the start of this third millennium, a new awareness of the magnificence and uniqueness of Earth as one intertwined community of life is growing among people everywhere.

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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