The National Catholic Review

December 15, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 20Whole No. 4634


Campaign Casualties

Presidential election campaigns in the United States have become trials for the long-distance runner, increasingly extended and increasingly expensive.


El Camino Speaks
Kevin A. Codd
Helping the Healing
Agostino Bono

Books and Culture

Sensational Secrets
Gerald OCollins
Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code is a fast-paced, well-plotted murder mystery that takes the reader through the Louvre, a
No Velvet Curtains for Them
Claire Schaeffer-Duffy
Carol Bergman’s Another Day in Paradise is a slim, deeply moving anthology of stories by 15 international humanitarian workers, wh
Freud Was a Fan
Peter Heinegg
The vagaries of Arthur Schnitzler’s reputation in the English-speaking world have been curious.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Standing on the Threshold
Dianne Bergant
The Word
Our Savior, Christ the Lord
Dianne Bergant
Down and Dumber
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Patricia A. Kossmann
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