The National Catholic Review

November 14, 2005

Vol. 193 No. 15Whole No. 4711


No Stunt

The Senate majority leader, Bill Frist, Republican of Tennessee, complained bitterly that it was a political stunt.


Taxing Work
Edward M. Welch
Evangelism of Presence
Robert Ellsberg

Books and Culture

Continuity and Change
Charles R. Morris

Voltaire loved to mock the pretensions of scholastic philosophythe notion that some grand, intellectualist construction would explain any

To the Heart of Modernity
Philip Clayton

Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it. Or, in Woody Allen’s more memorable paraphrase: History repeats itself. It has to.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Let All Be at Peace!

Dianne Bergant

Faith in Focus
Obedient Unto Death

Margaret Roche Macey

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson