The National Catholic Review

September 17, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 7Whole No. 4539

Articles

Stem Cell Challenges
John F. Kavanaugh

A friend recently asked me whether the Catholic Church, in its opposition to embryonic stem cell research, is committing a folly equal to its condemnation of Galileo.

Dominus Iesus and the Jews
David Berger

The Declaration Dominus Iesus, issued in September 2000 by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, aroused deep concern among many Jews and not a few Catholics.

A Voice Against the Flames
Robert W. Snyder

In an age when the Taliban invoke religion to justify demolishing statues of Buddha, it is heartening to learn of a Catholic jurist who used all of his powers of argument to prevent the burning of

Books and Culture

Books
Agnes and Beyond
John J. Savant
The more particular the focus, goes one literary axiom, the more universal its resonance.
Books
Agnes and Beyond Justice' Demands It
Robert Durback
The Jesuit John Dear once asked God for a sign. Not only did he ask for a sign, he gave God a timetable: right now.
Books
Justice Demands It
John Langan
One of the more interesting and paradoxical characters in the debate over capital punishment is the person on the political right who att

Columns and Departments

The Word
Balancing the Books
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
A Hospital Sabbath
Clare Guzzo Robert
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Poem
The Soft Allegorical Woods
Chris Anderson
Letters
Letters
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