The National Catholic Review

September 23, 2002

Vol. 187 No. 8Whole No. 4581

Editorials

The Innocence Protection Act

Even death penalty proponents do not want to see innocent people executed. In recent times, though, a number of prisoners have come within minutes of a walk to the death chamber before being exonerated of a capital crime.

Articles

Books and Culture

Books
Ambitious Prophet?
Franco Mormando

On Nov.

Books
Unearthing a Fascinating History
Daniel J. Harrington

The Dead Sea scrolls have fascinated the general public for over 50 years.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Good Son

John R. Donahue

Faith in Focus
Let the Children Come to Me

Julie Donovan Massey

Columns
Daughter of Doubt

Valerie Schultz

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ

Letters
Letters