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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