The National Catholic Review

November 4, 2013

Vol. 209 No. 5 028Whole No. 5028 Download PDF


Our Sacred Dead

Killing civilians is not only immoral but also strategically counterproductive.

Current Comment

The editors on European populism, 'Anonymous' justice and Maickel Melamed's marathon spirit.


Why Mystery Matters
John Savant

Martha, Mary and the gap between economics and theology

Can This City Be Saved?
Kevin Clarke

Reconstructing Detroit after bankruptcy

Are We Winning?
John J. McLain

Coming to terms with the fog of war

Love of the Person
Jeanne Schuler

John F. Kavanaugh’s liberation philosophy

Books and Culture

Academia Nuts
Patricia McGuire

A college president who is not already a wee bit nuts might easily become so when exposed to the competi

Getting Beyond Doubt
William Rehg, S.J.

Demonstrations of God’s existence have long been a staple in philosophy courses taught at Catholic colle

A Political Club Soda
Peter Reichard

In The City of God, St.

Porn and Penance
John Anderson

Joseph Gordon Levitt's 'Don Jon' is an Augustinian journey through cinematic excess.