The National Catholic Review

December 17, 2007

Vol. 197 No. 20Whole No. 4798 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
Summit in Annapolis, McCain's immigration wisdom, Housing crisis in New Orleans
Myanmars Anguish
The struggle of the people of Myanmar for justice in the face of an iron-fisted military junta (which changed the country’s name from Burma to Myanmar in 1989) that tolerates no dissent continues unabated.

Articles

God and Politics
Matt Malone, S.J.

A look at the 2007 presidential debates

I Need Your Help
George B. Wilson

An imagined bishop asks for advice.

Books and Culture

Books
What a Difference a Generation Makes
John A. Coleman

There has been a great deal of anecdotal speculation about religious proclivities and spiritual seeking among so-called Generation X, the ch

Books
Madam, Im Adam and So On
Peter Heinegg

Of all the dizzying questions devised, “How did language begin?” has to rank near the top.

Books
A Radical Act
Olga Bonfiglio

Forgiveness & the Nickel Mines school shooting: 'Amish Grace,' reviewed

Columns and Departments

The Word
Emmanuel

Daniel J. Harrington

The Word
A Motley Crew

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
Matthews Story

Karen Sue Smith

Faith in Focus
The Genealogy of Jesus

Robert P. Maloney

Columns
Remembering a Darker Christmas Story

Maryann Cusimano Love

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Dennis M. Linehan

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