The National Catholic Review

March 24, 2003

Vol. 188 No. 10Whole No. 4604


War and the Economy

The economy continues to slump, and business commentators point to fears of war as the cause of depressed stock prices and lower consumer confidence. This must be disconcerting to Marxist theorists, who claim that all wars are started by capitalists seeking profits.


William Griffin

Contemporary Catholics on Traditional Devotions

Kevin White

Contemporary Catholics on Traditional Devotions

Whither the Just War?
Drew Christiansen

Books and Culture

Excavating Plato
Gerald T. Cobb

The comedian Steve Martin once quipped that the problem with studying philosophy in college is that later in life one always remembers ju

What London Fog?
Kristin Shrader-Frechette

If you like mysteries, read this book. Even if you don’t like mysteries, read itbecause it may save your life.

While Warsaw Burns
Richard A. Blake

Imagine one of those unspeakably beautiful September mornings in New York, with sunlight shouldering its way across the East River, nudgi

Columns and Departments

The Word
How Do I Love Thee?

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
A Fly on the Wall at America

David D. Myers

The Desire for an American Empire

Thomas J. McCarthy

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Dennis M. Linehan


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