The National Catholic Review

October 10, 2005

Vol. 193 No. 10Whole No. 4706


In Search of Consensus

As the U.S. Senate began its confirmation debate on President Bush’s nomination of Judge John G. Roberts Jr.


Unfinished Work
Drew Christiansen
Thoughts on Yom Kippur
Rabbi Michael Lerner
Rituals at Auschwitz-Birkenau
Robert E. Kennedy
A War on Children
Donald H. Dunson
The New Name for Peace
G. Jefferson Price, III

Books and Culture

Reflective Pluralism
John A. Coleman
Has the pluribus in the vaunted boast begun to submerge, even eradicate, the unum?
Together, in Faith
Jonh T. Noonan
Jacques Maritain was the incarnation of Catholic intellectual lifea spirit alive with ideas, supremely sensitive to other persons, filled
The Ground of Our Being
Lawrence S. Cunningham
In 1918, the German religion scholar Friedrich Heiler published his great phenomenological study of prayer, which, for all its merits and
A Complex Experience
Jay P. Dolan
Most Irish Americans have the impression that the history of Irish America began in the 19th century, when over three million Irish, most
A Movable Feast
Bill Gunlocke
Notre Dame is a world unto itself - a place apart.

Columns and Departments

The Word
How Does God Work?
Dianne Bergant
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Burning Bush
Barbara Crooker