The National Catholic Review

October 17, 2011

Vol. 205 No. 11Whole No. 4948 Download PDF


Current Comment
Promise of the Sea; Making the Grade; Fiscal Follies
Let Others Lead
The U.S. government no longer serves as the world's negotiator in chief.


Raised on Faith
Valerie Schultz
My adult children are kind, smart and justice-oriented. But they are not practicing Catholics.
Just Parenting
Richard K. Cross
Raising children in the Christian Family Movement

Books and Culture

A Family Man
Karen Sue Smith
The Polish artist Stanislaw Wyspianski was grounded in the private, personal world of family.
Ritual and Myth
Pheme Perkins
Robert Bellah has shaped the way in which we think of the roles of religion in modern society.
Peggy Rosenthal
Angela ODonnells new collection of poems is a lives of the saintsof a sort.
The Scientific Mysteries
Jim Conlon
A fresh and dynamic integration of the Catholic tradition and the amazing insights of science.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Love Says It All
Barbara E. Reid
Faith in Focus
A Mother's Blessing
Sara McGinnis Lee
The Unkindest Cuts
Thomas J. Massaro
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Maurice Timothy Reidy