The National Catholic Review

October 4, 2010

Vol. 203 No. 8Whole No. 4906 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
The New Mass; Who Is Not Coming?; Developing Obesity
Truly Catholic
How to preserve the rich patrimony of the Eastern churches?

Articles

Appalachia's Wounds
Kyle T. Kramer

The biblical injustice of mountaintop removal

Books and Culture

Books
A Grim, Vast Expanse
Robert F. Walch

Ian Frazier surveys the rigors of Siberia.

Books
Disappearing Act
George W. Hunt

Peter Quinn investigates the mystery of Judge Crater.

Books
She Cast a Spell
Richard A. Blake

The outlandish, out-sized life of Sarah Bernhardt

Books
Job Redux
Daniel J. Harrington

Terence Fretheim forces us to rethink who God is and how God relates to our world.

Books
With God in China
Kelly Cherry

Bo Caldwell's new novel is ultimately about goodness.

Books
Marys Place
Franco Mormando

A guide to the politics and folklore of the Virgin of Chartres

Ideas
The Saint and the NGO
David Van Biema

What Unicef can learn from Mother Teresa's method of serving the poor

Columns and Departments

The Word
Saving Gratitude

Barbara E. Reid

Columns
Urban Renewal

Thomas J. Massaro

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Patricia A. Kossmann

Poem
The Windows

Leonard J. Cirino

Letters
Letters