The National Catholic Review

November 22, 2010

Vol. 203 No. 15Whole No. 4913 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
A Campaign Worth Waging; Who Will Speak for Us?; Owls Under Seige
Savor the Gifts
Catholics are called to relish God's gifts, and to savor the sparks that illumine the dark.

Articles

Separation Anxiety
Thomas J. Curry

Church, state and the survival of Catholic schools

All God's Creatures
George M. Anderson

Deborah M. Jones argues for a theology of animal rights.

Books and Culture

Art
An Artist Outraged
Karen Sue Smith

How is it that Fernando Botero has produced a major commentary on Abu Ghraib, while U.S. artists have remained largely silent?

Books
Faith Matters
John J. DiIulio, Jr.

A funny thing happened on the way to religions prophesied demise.

Books
Eccentric Showman
Franco Mormando

A survey of Salvador Dali's Catholic period

Books
The Corresponding Life
J. Robert Baker

Saul Bellow's letters convey his essential optimism

Theater
Mining Talent
Karen Sue Smith

In "The Pitmen Painters" a group of men take up a cultural pursuit uncommon to their class.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Preparing to Wage Peace

Barbara E. Reid

Faith in Focus
Losing My Religion

Anna Keating

Columns
Little Seeds, Little Deeds

Margaret Silf

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Drew Christiansen

Poem
Seeds

Courtney Kampa

Letters
Letters

Web Only

  A Memo to the Bishops
Vincent J. Miller
A call to preach the fullness of Catholic doctrine