The National Catholic Review

October 18, 2004

Vol. 191 No. 11Whole No. 4666


The Catholic Mind

In a famous essay published in Thought in 1955, Msgr. John Tracy Ellis lamented the lack of intellectual achievement on the part of second- and third-generation American Catholics.


Where Do We Go From Here?
Thomas P. Rausch

The scandal caused by the sexual abuse of young people by members of the Catholic clergy has made the laity take a new and critical look at the way their church operates.

The Deep Mystery of God
Michael McCauley

The Hubble Telescope recently peered as deep into space as humans have ever looked.

What Has the Charter Accomplished?
Harry J. Flynn

When the Catholic Bishops of the United States adopted the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People in June 2002, they included a provision calling for a review of the chart

Books and Culture

The Great Western Upheaval
John W. OMalley
“In its field it is the best book ever written.” That was the most enthusiastic of the many enthusiastic assessments that greeted MacCull
Through Nature and Spirituality
Joseph J. Feeney
Diamonds and dross compete in this book, all for a good cause.
Fervent Servant
Daniel J. Harrington
Now that the recent flood of books about the quest of the historical Jesus has subsided somewhat, it seems inevitable that New Testament

Columns and Departments

The Word
God, Am I Good!
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
Wise, Healthy and, Yes, Wealthy
Adele Azar-Rucquoi
Immoral Bingeing
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
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