The National Catholic Review

August 13, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 4Whole No. 4536


Foreign Aid and World Hunger

However generous individual Americans may be toward those in need, as a nation we do not rank high when it comes to providing development assistance to poor and hungry people in other lands.

Books and Culture

The Good Life
James F. Keenan
In preparation for his work, Alan Wolfe, the director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College, helped
How We Get There
Paul Mariani
We know Kathleen Norris now by three books, all of them well received, all published in the last eight years.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Adult Baptism for All Christians
John R. Donahue
The Word
A Gated Community?
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
Why I Won't Cope
Michael Heher
Spiritually Topping Out
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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