The National Catholic Review

March 7, 2005

Vol. 192 No. 8Whole No. 4683


Jail Without End
The United States today can be likened to a party of travelers in dangerin the path of a forest fire, for instance, or tossed about in a stormy sea.


Faith Like a Seed
Valerie Schultz

My youngest daughter is two weeks shy of 13.

Working for Peace
John Dear

What drew you to work for Gospel-based nonviolence? 


The Tomb of Christ
Jerry Ryan
The Church of the Holy Sepulcher is brown. Outside and inside the bricks are varying shades of brown, the color of impurity and ruin. The whole atmosphere is messy, anarchic brown.
Meeting Jesus Again
Ann Naffziger
"I must have heard my grandmother tell my grandfather a thousand times, Get behind me, Satan,’ but I thought she made up that phrase. I didn’t know it was in the Bible!

Books and Culture

How We Express Faith
Claire Hoertz Badaracco
At the Church of Saint Ignatius Loyola on Park Avenue in Manhattan between mid-summer of 1896 and June of the following year, the seven Jes
Make No Mistake About It
George M. Anderson
It is rare that the author of one extraordinary book should follow it a decade later with another of almost equal power.
What Are You Looking For?'
Ellen Lucey Prozeller
This book applies a singular approach to the study of the Gospel.

Columns and Departments

The Word
I Believe; Help My Unbelief!
Dianne Bergant
Faith in Focus
The Father of Mercies
Matt Malone, S.J.