The National Catholic Review

September 12, 2005

Vol. 193 No. 6Whole No. 4702

Editorials

Meeting the Millennium Development Goals
When world leaders gathered at the United Nations five years ago to promulgate their Millennium Declaration, they pledged their nations to a global partnership aimed at cutting extreme poverty in half by 2015.

Books and Culture

Books
Can We Justify God's Ways?
Daniel J. Harrington
In the aftermath of the great tsunami of late December 2004, there emerged a lively public philosophical and theological debate in the po
Books
Politics Over Policy
Carol Nackenoff
With the publication of One Nation, Uninsured, the Florida State University sociologist Jill Quadagno joins an array of scholars who
Books
Deconstructing Reality
Cecilio Morales
Thomas Carlyle might not have called the study of economic matters dismal if, instead of debating the gloomy Thomas Malthus on population gr
Television
Fear and Trembling in Oceania
Jim McDermott
A commercial plane traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles has communication problems six hours into the flight.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Is Our Generous God Fair?
Dianne Bergant
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
Poem
Beatification
Gillian Devereux
Letters
Letters