The National Catholic Review

January 29, 2007

Vol. 196 No. 3Whole No. 4760 Download PDF


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The Baghdad ExecutionsThe execution of Saddam Hussein by hanging on Dec.
All the President's Men
Many nursery rhymes began as coded verse that once circulated among the dissenting populace under autocratic rulers. A number of famous verses date to the Tudor monarchy.


A Soldier's Decision
Michael Griffin
Jesuit Journeys
The Editors

The Great Divorce, Posada, Xavier: Missionary and Saint

Books and Culture

From These Ashes
John B. Breslin

Postapocalyptic novels were once popular, back in the last millennium, when we all worried about the Bomb and what it might do to us.

Forever Deadlocked?
Edward McGlynn Gaffney, Jr.

Two societiesIsraeli and Palestiniancoexist in one land.

Incredible Hulk
George W. Hunt

Michael Lewis is a splendid and exceptional writer.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Dynamics of Discipleship

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
I Need a JobAny Job!

Stephanie Ratcliffe

Everyday Epiphanies

Margaret Silf

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

George M. Anderson

Massage Therapist

Kathy Coffey