The National Catholic Review

February 16, 2009

Vol. 200 No. 5Whole No. 4845 Download PDF


Updike at Rest
An appreciation of a Christian man of letters
Current Comment
The duty to protect and the perils of Vitamin Water


Real Americans, Real Catholics
Vincent D. Rougeau

Race, religion and the 2008 election

Finding Renewal
James R. Kelly

Why the pro-life movement should return to its roots

A Tragic Inheritance
Steven C. Moore

A personal perspective on the abortion debate

That Motown Sound
David E. Nantais

Berry Gordy, Jr. and the African-American experience

Books and Culture

Suppressing All Jewishness
Daniel J. Harrington

'The Aryan Jesus,' reviewed

Brahmin Isolato
Peter Heinegg

They were nearly all Islanders on the Pequod,” Herman Melville famously wrote, “Isolatoes too, I call such, not acknowledging the common

Columns and Departments

The Word
Agents of Forgiveness

Barbara E. Reid

The Common Ground

Maryann Cusimano Love

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James T. Keane