The National Catholic Review

April 17, 2006

Vol. 194 No. 14Whole No. 4730

Editorials

Current Comment
Reality CheckIn recent weeks, plans for school and parish reconfigurations have been disclosed in a number of dioceses. It is reality-check time across much of the Northeast, where changing demographics have occasioned these realignments.
The Promise of Resurrection
For Christians throughout the world the dawn of Easter morning marks the celebration of the triumph of life over death, as we affirm our faith in the resurrection of Jesus.

Articles

Beyond Morality
John F. Kavanaugh
From Calvary to Galilee
Roberto S. Goizueta
Dont Try This at Home
Gary M. Bretton-Granatoor
From Nothing Comes Everything
Robert Alison Foor

Books and Culture

Culture
How to/Not to Novelize Jesus
John B. Breslin
Writing a novel based on the Gospels is a tricky business, not only because the Gospels themselves are such special documents, but becaus
Books
At the Brink of Disaster
Olga Bonfiglio
Some people would characterize the past five years of the Bush administration as inconceivably distasteful and disastrous.

Columns and Departments

Faith in Focus
Hope
Emilie Griffin
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
Poem
Sister Prudentia's Pilgrimage
Nancy G. Westerfield
Letters
Letters