The National Catholic Review

December 11, 2006

Vol. 195 No. 19Whole No. 4756


Current Comment

Intolerant Secularism

Out of the Tar Pit

"We can’t pull out; we can’t win. Like a tar pit, Iraq has trapped the United States. If American troops remain there, few observers expect things to get better; and they may well grow worse.


All Heated Up
Elizabeth Kolbert

An Interview With Elizabeth Kolbert

The New Nuclear Danger
David Cortright

Books and Culture

'A Dispiriting Tale'
John F. Haught

The cosmos of natural science today moves on a scale unimaginable to ancient prophets, evangelists and makers of creeds.

'Patterns of Relationship'
Lisa Sowle Cahill

This long-awaited work by America’s leading Catholic feminist theological ethicist, Margaret A.

A Birth for All Seasons
John P. McCarthy

The idea that Hollywood has found religion gets a boost from The Nativity Story, touted by its distributor, New Line Cinema, as th

Columns and Departments

The Word
Joy in the Lord

Daniel J. Harrington

The Word
Fidelity to God

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Bea Broder-Oldach

Faith in Focus
Living Between Memory and Longing

John R. Donahue

Kneeling at the Cradle

Maryann Cusimano Love

The Titans Speak

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James Martin, SJ


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