The National Catholic Review

December 9, 2002

Vol. 187 No. 19Whole No. 4592


Prisoners and the Right to Vote

Whether they exercised it in the fall elections or not, most citizens of the United States took it for granted that they had the right to cast a vote on Nov. 5.


Presence, Not Presents
Ronald Landfair

The fluorescent pink parking ticket lay on the seat between us.

Crossing the Border
Donald Kerwin

Yolanda González and Hermilo Hernández Velasco grew up in families of subsistence-level farmers in the Mexican state of Oaxaca.

The Religious Dimensions of Life
Randall S. Rosenberg

An important debate carried on among 20th-century Catholic theologians, from Henri de Lubac and Reginald Garrigou-LaGrange to Karl Rahner and Hans Urs von Balthasar, concerned the relationship betw

Books and Culture

Resurrection in a Small Town
Ed Block
For those familiar with the novels of Jon Hassler, coming to his newest novel, The Staggerford Flood, will be a series of surprise
Look and See!
John A. Coleman
Six years ago the dominant mantra sounded, “End welfare as we have known it.” Progressive and religious voices, however, challenged this
Denying Mistakes
Thomas R. Murphy
There are not many memoirs available from people who work beneath the surface of the executive branch of the federal government.
Richard A. Blake
The rituals of the suburban cocktail party play out predictably.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The People Who Walk Upside Down
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Waiting on Church Street
Joanna M. Shea
True Detachment
Thomas J. McCarthy
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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