The National Catholic Review

March 24, 2008

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

Editorials

Current Comment
Inhuman conditions in Gaza; a change, and a chance, in Russia
Christians in Flight
Christians had been fleeing Iraq for years before the U.S. invasion in 2003. The ancient Assyrian Church of the East saw four-fifths of its members emigrate before 2000 and its ancient patriarchate transferred to Chicago.

Articles

Easter Herald
Gerald O'Collins

Pope Benedict and Peter's proclamation

To Sacrifice an Only Son
Patrick J. Ryan

A reflection on three Abrahams

Books and Culture

Books
No Evidence?
Daniel J. Harrington

Geza Vermes' 'The Resurrection,' reviewed

Books
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.

Books
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.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Coming to Believe

Daniel J. Harrington

Faith in Focus
A Renewed Challenge

Peter Henriot

Columns
A Plea for Civility

Terry Golway

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Maurice Timothy Reidy

Poem
Old Age

Patricia Schnapp

Letters
Letters

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