The National Catholic Review

October 14, 2002

Vol. 187 No. 11Whole No. 4584


Crisis in Housing

With rents soaring, low-income renters face harsher struggles in their efforts to find a place to live. In its recently released report, Out of Reach 2002, the National Low Income Housing Coalition compares wages and rents throughout the country.


Another Generation Gap
Thomas P. Rausch
The Abuse of Power
Edward Foley, Don Shan

Books and Culture

The Coolest Edwardian
Peter Heinegg

Well, he was also a late Victorian (born in 1872).

Out of This World
Mary E. Giles

This book blends several stories into a rich tapestry.

Half a Look at Our Cultural Predicament
Edward Curtin

Deviance, by definition, presupposes a society’s way of life bounded by norms and values that justify institutions and induce people to e

She Said, She Said
John W. OMalley

If you are interested in the Vatican and its workings, you will find this a good read.

Moving Ahead in Unity
Paul Wilkes

When The Changing Face of the Priesthood was published two years ago, it created a virtual firestorm in the church. The Rev.

Rock-Solid American
Timothy Dugan

The following expropriation of Walt Whitman’s Song of Myself appears in The Partly Cloudy Patriot, a collection of 19 reflective, often witty essays by Sara Vowell, author, radio artist, editor, literary critic, presidential essayist and self-admitted Clinton apologist: “The best description of you [President Clinton] I’ve ever read was published in 1855: Do I contradict myself?

Columns and Departments

The Word
Tax Time in Autumn

John R. Donahue

Faith in Focus

James Rucquoi

How Will I Be Remembered?

Thomas J. McCarthy

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ


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