The National Catholic Review

May 12, 2008

Vol. 198 No. 16Whole No. 4815 Download PDF


Peace in the 21st Century

As we have learned in both Iraq and Afghanistan, security in the 21st century will demand a comprehensive response that uses a full spectrum of resources.


Benedict in America
The Editors
What was the legacy of the pope's visit? Six of our writers weighed in.
Teaching the Faith in a Postmodern World
Carlo Maria Martini
The challenge and opportunity of preaching the Gospel to a contemporary audience
Partners in Ministry
Amalee Meehan
The Jesuit partnership with women goes back to the earliest days of the order.

Books and Culture

Life After Life After Death
William Reiser
A review of N.T. Wright's Surprised by Hope.
Did They Die in Vain?
Peter Heinegg
The dramatic question in the headline above was asked by—among many others—the Rev. John L.
His Life So Far
James S. Torrens

Columns and Departments

The Word
Who Is God for You?
Daniel J. Harrington
Cicero and Jesus in the United States
John F. Kavanaugh
'Ultimately, truth is a person.'
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson