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