The National Catholic Review

February 23, 2004

Vol. 190 No. 6Whole No. 4641

Editorials

Numbers Count

In the contest for the dullest book published by the federal government, the annual budget would appear in almost everyone’s top 10 list. Most Americans are numerically challenged, except when it comes to sports statistics.

Articles

United in Happiness
Lawrence S. Cunningham
The Real Agenda
Robert M. Rowden

Books and Culture

Books
Ten Times Over
Gerald T. Cobb

If war is hell, a literary corollary might be that every society touched by warfare needs its own version of Virgil or Dante to journey t

Books
Dysfunktionelles Deutschland
Peter Heinegg

George Santayana should have warned us: those who can remember the past, but do so obsessively, are just as condemned to repeat it as tho

Books
God's Kingdom Is A-Changing
Michael J. Lacey

Randy Newman has a tune called God’s Song (That’s Why I Love Mankind) that can send a shiver down the spine of all believers, even those

Columns and Departments

The Word
Salvation Is a Gift

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
A Gate Opened, and It Was Golden

Adele Azar-Rucquoi

Columns
Thanking God for Ordinary Time

Lorraine V. Murray

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Thomas J. Reese

Poem
What I Pray For

Dennis O'Donnell

Letters
Letters

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