The National Catholic Review

October 1, 2007

Vol. 197 No. 9Whole No. 4787 Download PDF


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Jailhouse Blues

Iraqs Abandoned Refugees
Addressing a humanitarian crisis


Template for a Post-Treaty Darfur?
Barbara E. Joe

Southern Sudan may show the way.

Searching for Bernard Lonergan
Mary Ann Glendon

The man behind 'Insight'

Books and Culture

Left, Right or Rome?
Denise Lardner Carmody

The aim of this book is to rephrase Christian doctrine in nonstandard ways with the hope that these variants will either hit the target o

Of War and Forgiveness
Tom Deignan

Late in Joseph O’Connor’s sprawling, dazzling new novel, Redemption Falls, an elderly Columbia University professor wat

Going Home Again
Sally Cunneen

As its title suggests, The Florist’s Daughter, the fifth memoir by Patricia Hampl, centers on her own life.

Body and Soul
Michael V. Tueth

A media professor at Marquette University, Claire Hoertz Badaracco has already provided a valuable study of the interaction of media and

Become the Change We Seek!
Carol Nackenoff

With books and documentary films on environmental degradation appearing at a fast pace, what particular niche does Taking Action, S

'Dramatic Confrontations' Unveiled
John A. Coleman

This book is sure to garner much attention from professional sociologists of religion and, probably, historians of the Second Vatican Cou

Columns and Departments

The Word
Two Dimensions of Faith

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
A Righteous Gentile

David Mark Neuhaus


John F. Kavanaugh

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Patricia A. Kossmann