The National Catholic Review

March 24, 2008

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


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.


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

No Evidence?
Daniel J. Harrington
Geza Vermes' 'The Resurrection,' reviewed
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.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Coming to Believe
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
A Renewed Challenge
Peter Henriot
A Plea for Civility
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Maurice Timothy Reidy
Old Age
Patricia Schnapp

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