The National Catholic Review

September 17, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 7Whole No. 4539


A Voice Against the Flames
Robert W. Snyder
Stem Cell Challenges
John F. Kavanaugh

Books and Culture

Agnes and Beyond
John J. Savant
The more particular the focus, goes one literary axiom, the more universal its resonance.
Answering the Call
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.
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
The Soft Allegorical Woods
Chris Anderson
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