The National Catholic Review

May 28, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 18Whole No. 4530


The Hidden Holocaust

The statistics from Sudan appall any decent observer. In the last 17 years, two million persons have been killed, four million have been internally displaced and hundreds of thousands made refugees.

Books and Culture

Turning the Table$
Niall Ferguson

Niall Ferguson is one of the leading—and almost certainly the most controversial—historian in contemporary Britain.

Rethinking New Thinking
Elaine McClarnand MacKinnon

Historians and political scientists endlessly debate the sources of change in human societies.

Minuet for Mannequins
Richard A. Blake

As you might have suspected, neurosis plagues columnists and reviewers.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Like a Strong, Driving Wind

John R. Donahue

Faith in Focus
Heaven and Earth Are Full...

Alma Roberts Giordan

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ


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