The National Catholic Review

August 30, 2004

Vol. 191 No. 5Whole No. 4660


Citizens, Not Spectators

The American story has been the “story of flawed and fallible people united across the generations by grand and enduring ideals,” said President George W. Bush in his inaugural address of Jan. 20, 2001.


Books and Culture

Whose Reform'?
Lawrence S. Cunningham

Invariably, reviewers of writings by the Rev. Andrew Greeley feel obliged to mention how much he writes, which is a lot.

Irresponsible Hyperpower
William J. Byron

This book takes its title from an observation made by Thomas Jefferson in 1816: “Old Europe will have to lean on our shoulders, and to ho

The First Anti-hero?
Peter Heinegg

The insufferable, anonymous narrator of Notes From Underground (1864) is the first great example of Dostoyevsky’s genius for creat

Columns and Departments

The Word
Decisions, Decisions

Dianne Bergant

The Word
We Don't Get What We Deserve

Dianne Bergatn

Faith in Focus
Into the High Country

Drew Christiansen

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Patricia A. Kossmann


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