The National Catholic Review

December 23, 2002

Vol. 187 No. 21Whole No. 4594

Editorials

Light in the Darkness

The Christmas celebration in Bethlehem will be muted this year. Few pilgrims are expected.

Articles

Living Stones of the Holy Land
Drew Christiansen

Books and Culture

Books
Depicting Mother and Son
Terrence E. Dempsey

The exhibition “Icons or Portraits?

Books
All in the Family
John B. Breslin

Sebastian Barry first made his mark as a writer with The Steward of Christendom, a play about his grandfather, who rose from the

Columns and Departments

The Word
Return to Family Values

Dianne Bergant

The Word
Amazing Tales

Dianne Bergant

The Word
More Light, Please

Dianne Bergant

Columns
An S.U.V. on Steroids

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ

Poem
Shadow of the Father

Paul Mariani

Letters
Letters

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