The National Catholic Review

September 24, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 8Whole No. 4540


Terror Attack

Shock, denial, anger and depression swept the country on Sept. 11 as the nation watched thousands of civilians and military people viciously murdered by terrorists.


Practical Prayer
Julie A. Collins

This month 12 Georgetown Prep seniors, some still damp from post-game showers, will gather at dusk in the school chapel to begin a semester-long journey with St. Ignatius Loyola.

Of Myths And Mermaids
Janet Clausen

Once upon a time.... With these words, the power of story comes alive for children whose imaginations are the doorway to identity and meaning in life.

Liturgy in Media Culture
Tom Beaudoin

I used to think it was arrogant of the church not explicitly to include symbols from popular media culture in liturgy.

Books and Culture

Heady Love
John B. Breslin
David Lodge holds a special place among British novelists.
More Than Bible-Thumping
Anthony Egan, S.J.
With their eyes so set on heaven, Protestant Evangelicals either are unconcerned about such earthly matters as politics, or their vision
Identity Crisis
Karen A. Barta
Books on Jesus continue to sell. In particuclar, books on Jesus as a historical person have attracted a wide readership.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Time for a Vision Check
John R. Donahue
Courting the Catholic Vote
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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