The National Catholic Review

October 8, 2001

Vol. 185 No. 10Whole No. 4542


A Just War?

The United States is going to wage a war against terrorists, says President George W. Bush. Is this a just war according to the principles of the Catholic just war theory?


Preaching Faith in the Midst of Tragedy
Robert P. Waznak

Sept. 11, 2001, drove preachers of the Good News to tackle the classic questions of theodicy.

After September 11
George A. Lopez

Tuesday, Sept. 11, may have changed everything. The unprecedented violence perpetrated against the United States now demands, many claim, an unprecedented response.

Osama bin Laden and the Just Conduct of War
John Kelsay

In the language of the Western just war tradition, the attacks of Sept.

From Ends to Means
John Langan

On Tuesday, Sept.

What Can Be Done? What Should Be Done?
J. Bryan Hehir

To write about Sept. 11, 2001, is to know the paucity of one’s vocabulary and literary skill. The words are so disproportionate to the tragedy that the temptation is to stop trying to describe it.

Books and Culture

The Nun Study
Myles N. Sheehan
In the first years of the 20th century, Alois Alzheimer, a German neurologist, cared for a middle-aged woman with a marked personality ch
Spirit Versus Nature
Anthony Egan, S.J.
Combining archetypal psychology, ecclesiology and ethics, Eugene Kennedy, in his latest book, The Unhealed Wound, sets out a distu
The Wrong' Rebecca
John C. Hawley
When Virginia Woolf published Mrs.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Hope Amid the Ruins
John R. Donahue
Faith in Focus
World Trade Center Journal
James Martin, SJ
Don't Worry, Mohammed
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Thomas J. Reese
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