The National Catholic Review

November 8, 2004

Vol. 191 No. 14Whole No. 4669


Toward Visible Unity

Like yeast in dough, for 40 years ecumenism has been quietly leavening the life of the churches. It is so much taken for granted that we often do not recognize how different the shape of Christian life is today from 50 years ago and how close the churches have grown.

Books and Culture

If You Can Make It Here...
Cecilio Morales

Back when President Bill Clinton’s pledge to “end welfare as we know it” was known in White House corridors as “EWAWKI” (pronounced to rh

State-ly Intrigue
Jose M. Sanchez

In light of the present worldwide prestige of the papacy, it comes as a shock to realize that less than a century and a quarter ago an an

America Needs Revival!
Daniel Levine

Cornel West’s Democracy Matters is a fervent, heartfelt and angry jeremiad about the current state of American society.

Beginning Again
Mary A. McCay

Cynthia Ozick is a storyteller with an acute sense of the world.

A Global Gospel of Freedom
Alan Wolfe

I do not often agree with Michael Novak, but the subtitle of his new book attracted me; anyone willing to show that Samuel Huntington’s d

Columns and Departments

The Word
The End of Days

Dianne Bergant


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