The National Catholic Review

March 24, 2008

Vol. 198 No. 10Whole No. 4809 Download PDF


Christians in Flight
Christians had been fleeing Iraq for years before the U.S. invasion in 2003.
Current Comment
Inhuman conditions in Gaza; a change, and a chance, in Russia


To Sacrifice an Only Son
Patrick J. Ryan
I know several Abrahams. Let me mention three, two living and one dead. Ibrahim A. works on the maintenance staff of Loyola Jesuit College on the outskirts of Abuja in Nigeria.
Easter Herald
Gerald O'Collins
Pope Benedict and Peter's proclamation

Books and Culture

Earth Ethics
Kristin Shrader-Frechette
Why did terrorists attack the United States? The Kentucky farmer and writer Wendell Berry believes they were responding to U.S.
A Dead Tongues Many Lives
Peter Heinegg
Primum omnium (first of all) monita quaedam (a few words of warning): this book is not for the completely Latinless reader.
No Evidence?
Daniel J. Harrington
Geza Vermes' 'The Resurrection,' reviewed

Columns and Departments

The Word
Coming to Believe
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
A Renewed Challenge
Peter Henriot
Assessing Paul VI's 'Progress of Peoples'
A Plea for Civility
Terry Golway
'Cheapening political discourse'
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Maurice Timothy Reidy
Old Age
Patricia Schnapp

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  A Man for All Seasons
Matt Malone, S.J.
Part VI: An Unnecessary War Part VII: Peacefield