The National Catholic Review

September 15, 2008

Vol. 199 No. 7Whole No. 4826 Download PDF


Current Comment
Young Politicians, Risky Business, The U.N.'s Agenda


Christians Who Can Breathe and Laugh
William Thompson-Uberuaga

The life and work of Jean-Jacques Olier

Teaching Evolution
Paul Cottle

A Catholic scientist frames a national debate.

A Space for Inquiry
Terrance W. Klein

Catholic universities and the search for meaning

An Unusual Partnership
Thomas Michel

Islamic scholars at Jesuit universities

Steps Toward Justice
Vincent J. Genovesi

What is the purpose of charitable works?

The Faith of a Child
Ann M. Garrido

An increasingly popular approach to teaching young people the faith

Learning Alone
William P. George

Solitude and undergraduate education

Books and Culture

Away From the Pulpit, Into the Pews
Kathleen Sprows Cummings

James O'Toole's 'The Faithful,' reviewed

Seeing With New Eyes
Richard J. Hauser

Like many of my contemporaries, I eagerly read The Divine Milieu in the early 1960s, as soon as it was translated into English.

Two Billion Strong
Luke Timothy Johnson

Columns and Departments

The Word
Both Just and Merciful

Daniel J. Harrington

Back to the Future

Maryann Cusimano Love

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Luke Hansen, S.J.


Brian Doyle


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  The Florida Debate
Paul Cottle
The controversy over teaching evolution spread to Florida in late 2007 as a committee of 61 people—nearly all scientists and science educ