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