The National Catholic Review

June 5, 2006

Vol. 194 No. 20Whole No. 4736


Truth From Surprising Places

The recent letter from Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to President George W. Bush raises an important question: Does an interlocutor have to have clean hands in order for his or her words to be worthy of consideration?

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The Commencement Season


Saints or Assassins?
James Martin, SJ
The Schwenkfelder Code
Peter C. Erb
Fiction Trumps Fact
Maurice Timothy Reidy

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He Believes
Franco Mormando

A memoir written by someone not quite a public figure and still a rather young man may not seem compelling to the general population, but

The Shame of France
Peter Heinegg

As an émigrée born in Kiev (1903), one of the world epicenters of Jew-hatred, Irène Némirovsky may have been a fatalist about the rising

Pass It On
Denise Lardner Carmody

I like this book. And this troubles me.

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Daniel J. Harrington

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Daniel J. Harrington

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Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

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