The National Catholic Review

November 14, 2005

Vol. 193 No. 15Whole No. 4711

Editorials

No Stunt
The Senate majority leader, Bill Frist, Republican of Tennessee, complained bitterly that it was a political stunt.

Articles

Taxing Work
Edward M. Welch
Jesus did not have much to say about tax policy. He brushed off questions, saying, Render to Caesar what is Caesar’s.
Evangelism of Presence
Robert Ellsberg
By any conventional standard, the life of Charles de Foucauld (1858-1916)soldier, explorer, monk and ultimately desert hermitended in failure.

Books and Culture

Books
Continuity and Change
Charles R. Morris
Voltaire loved to mock the pretensions of scholastic philosophythe notion that some grand, intellectualist construction would explain any fa
Books
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
Letters
Letters