The National Catholic Review

November 13, 2006

Vol. 195 No. 15Whole No. 4752

Editorials

Current Comment

Going Down to the Sea

Landmines: A New Threat

Antipersonnel landmines that tear bodies apart are a problem now resolved, right? Wrong.

Articles

Writing Warriors
Rick Curry
A Hopeful People
Joseph J. Fahey
Leaving Hunger Behind
David Beckmann
The Stem Cell Debate
John W. Donohue

Books and Culture

Books
Resting Places
Thomas R. Murphy
In 1969 the Apollo astronaut Edwin Aldrin described the “magnificent desolation” of the moon.
Books
A Rich Banquet'
David G. Hunter
Imagine a feasta symposium really, in the ancient Greek sense of the wordin which the aim is not merely to enjoy good food and drink, but
Books
Not Done Yet
Peter Heinegg
If you wanted to explain to a visiting Martian what the old American WASP aristocracy was all about, you could find worse examples than R
Film
Gods Lonely Men
Richard A. Blake
The Departed is a puzzling name for Martin Scorsese’s remake of the Hong Kong crime action movie “Infernal Affairs” (Lau

Columns and Departments

The Word
Already and Not Yet
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
The Best and the Worst
Tom Beaudoin
Columns
Wrongly Convicted
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
Poem
To-Do List for My 37th Wedding Anniversary
Susan Luckstone Jaffer
Letters
Letters