The National Catholic Review

November 10, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 15Whole No. 4629


Low-Income Housing Crisis

Affordable housing for low-income families—seldom in the past few decades has this essential aspect of American life been harder to come by. Construction of new government-subsidized housing remains at a virtual standstill.


Pilgrimage of Forgiveness
Charles M. Sennott
Immigrants and Inculturation
Deborah A. Organ

Important steps for implementing an intercultural vision

Books and Culture

Right or Wrong?
John Langan

About 10 years ago, the U.S. circuit court Judge John T.

Doctor to the Poor
Myles N. Sheehan

The take-home message from this review is similar to the line I wrote on my book reports in elementary school: I would recommend this boo

A New National Faith?
Carol K. Coburn

Preaching to huge crowds in the 18th century, the highly popular theologian Jonathan Edwards did not soften his rhetoric when it came tim

You Gotta Believe
Peter Heinegg

Maybe you don’t have to believe.

A Portrait of the Artist as a Papist?
Tom O

A professor I knew used to say Hamlet seems befuddled at times because he is a Renaissance man in a medieval world.

Halfway to Heaven
Lawrence S. Cunningham

Karl Rahner famously observed that the saints teach us that it is possible to live the Christian life in this particular way.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Traditional New Age Theology

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
Growing Old Behind Bars

Jens Söring


Ellen Rufft

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ


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