The National Catholic Review

November 24, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 17Whole No. 4631


Staying the Course in Iraq

As U.S. casualties mount and stories of military funerals compete for front-page attention with positive Pentagon assessments, the future of U.S.


Spirituality on the Western Front
Daniel G. Groody

He was standing on the side of a rural road in Southern Arizona, about 50 miles from the Mexican border, where the Sonoran desert is dry, desolate and deadly.

Waters of Life
William S. Skylstad

Throughout Scripture we encounter references to flowing water and its power to renew life. John baptized Jesus in the waters of the River Jordan, where Jesus began his own public ministry.

Indonesia's Buddhist Heritage
David Pinault

A fascination with ancient Buddhist temples led me in August 2003 to visit Borobudur, an eighth-century monument located on the Indonesian island of Java.

Food for Terri Schiavo
John F. Kavanaugh

The story of Terri Schiavo is probably known to most Americans.

Books and Culture

Alma Mater Inc.
Peter Heinegg
Many academics seem to have the paranoid conviction that, like Rodney Dangerfield, they get no respect: surrounded as they are by yahoo s
A Hard-Fought Battle
Janice Farnham
“You will suffer for this.” With that ominous quotation, Anita Caspary begins a tragic and potent narrative of the 1967 crisis that led h
Be a Partner'
Donald P. Kommers
A Declaration of Interdependence was published originally in England as The World We’re In.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Reading the Signs of the Times
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
La Esperanza
George M. Anderson
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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