The National Catholic Review

January 15, 2007

Vol. 196 No. 2Whole No. 4759


Current Comment
New Years Resolutions for the EnvironmentHelp protect the earth by subscribing to some of Conservation International’s 10 New Year’s resolutions. Several strike at the heart of our consumerist society’s most ingrained habits.
North Korea's Other Problem
International alarm over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions skyrocketed after that country’s nuclear test last fall. Given the rapid increase in nuclear aspirations among so-called rogue nations, the alarm is warranted.


Books and Culture

Higher Learning
Robert K. Vischer

Notwithstanding the widely publicized campus ruckuses that have sprung up annually over performance of The Vagina Monologues, Catholic unive

You Want Gloomy? He Delivers
Peter Heinegg

The poet-novelist-playwright Thomas Bernhard (1931-89) had much to be miserable about.

To Be Revised
Donald P. Kommers

The British statesman William E. Gladstone, reading the U.S.

Richard A. Blake

Thirty-plus years of doing this column have given me quite a high tolerance for awful stuff, but Apocalypto nearly beat

Columns and Departments

The Word
Jesus the Prophet

Daniel J. Harrington

The Word
The Rejected Prophet

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
Mommy Math

Therese J. Borchard

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Drew Christiansen