The National Catholic Review

March 14, 2005

Vol. 192 No. 9Whole No. 4684

Editorials

Take Out the Garbage

Glaciers are disappearing; Antarctic ice shelves are collapsing; the Greenland ice cap is eroding; the Arctic winter has grown shorter; and polar sea ice is thinner. Penguins are deprived of nesting areas, and polar bears are losing breeding grounds.

Articles

A Tale of Two Ships
Denis Murphy

Church and State in the Philippines

Books and Culture

Culture
The Bible and History
Daniel J. Harrington

Modern biblical study is not only a literary and theological enterprise but also a historical discipline.

Portfolio
The Illustrated Word
James Martin, SJ

By any measure, it is a stunning achievement.

Columns and Departments

The Word
True to Himself

Dianne Bergant

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ

Poem
Exquisite Corpse

Scott Dalgarno

Letters
Letters