The National Catholic Review

July 7, 2008

Vol. 199 No. 1Whole No. 4820 Download PDF


Synod on the Word of God
The Bible still does not figure at the center of Catholic life the way the Eucharist does.
Current Comment
Tim Russert, Man for Others; Compassion for Refugees


Religious Life in the Age of Facebook
Richard G. Malloy
Where have all the young people gone?
A Sexual Revolution
Jennifer Fulwiler
The story of one woman's journey from pro-choice atheist to pro-life Catholic

Books and Culture

Post-Western Awakening
Wayne A. Holst
A skilled author can introduce ideas that change a reader’s consciousness.
The Rhetoric of Racism
Kevin M. Doyle
'The Race Card,'reviewed
Christ, Come Quickly
James T. Keane
A review of Ron Hansen's novel about Gerard Manley Hopkins

Columns and Departments

The Word
Mustard, Wheat and Weeds
Daniel J. Harrington
The Word
The Prodigal Sower
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
Cheering for Change
Shannon Crounse
A young feminist embraces the pro-life cause.
Mind Where You Go
Margaret Silf
Every square mile of this planet is holy ground.
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Maurice Timothy Reidy