The National Catholic Review

August 4, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 3Whole No. 4617

Editorials

AIDS: The Ever-Growing Scourge

President Bush has signed into law a measure that will allocate $15 billion to fight AIDS in the poorest countries of Africa and the Caribbean. This is a hopeful sign.

Books and Culture

Books
Imperial Tradition
Victor Ferkiss

Empire looks like a coffee-table book.

Books
Sound Science'?
Kristin Shrader-Frechette

Promoting the largest deregulation campaign in the last half century, the Bush administration says deregulation will bring prosperity and

Books
Between Universalism and Relativism
William ONeill

To its “cultured despisers” (Schleiermacher’s felicitous term), Christianity might well seem occupied with turning guile into guilt.

Columns and Departments

The Word
I Doubt It!

Dianne Bergant

The Word
The Son's Mother

Dianne Bergant

The Word
You Are Warmly Invited...

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
A Dancing Baby and Other Notes From the Choir

Lorraine V. Murray

Columns
Bush's Nuclear Folly

Ronald E. Powaski

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Dennis M. Linehan

Letters
Letters

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