The National Catholic Review

November 17, 2003

Vol. 189 No. 16Whole No. 4630


The Pilgrim City En Route

During the 19th century, Irish immigrants settled in Glens Falls, a small city along the upper reaches of the Hudson River in east central New York. The men supported their families by working in the city’s paper and textile mills.


Love Your Enemies
John F. X. Sheehan
Obstacles to Peace
George M. Anderson
Dealing With the Pain
Agostino Bono

Books and Culture

God Revealing, A World Becoming
Elizabeth A. Johnson
A recent poll of the 1,800 members of the National Academy of Sciences found that over 90 percent profess to being atheists or agnostics.
New And Improved
Richard Fusco
In her preface to Critical Essays on Joyce Carol Oates, published 24 years ago, the author wrote: Once a literary work is publishe
Amo, Ergo Sum
Edward Collins Vacek
If we want to know whether a person is good, we should ask neither what his or her beliefs are nor what he or she hopes for.
Two Rivers
Richard A. Blake
The Charles River is English tweed and cappuccino from Starbucks.

Columns and Departments

The Word
What a Vision!
Dianne Bergant
Getting to Know the Neighbors
Terry Golway
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
George M. Anderson
Hope Smith
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