The National Catholic Review

January 15, 2007

Vol. 196 No. 2Whole No. 4759

Editorials

Current Comment
New Years Resolutions for the EnvironmentHelp protect the earth by subscribing to some of Conservation International’s 10 New Year’s resolutions. Several strike at the heart of our consumerist society’s most ingrained habits.
North Korea's Other Problem
International alarm over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions skyrocketed after that country’s nuclear test last fall. Given the rapid increase in nuclear aspirations among so-called rogue nations, the alarm is warranted.

Articles

Books and Culture

Books
Higher Learning
Robert K. Vischer
Notwithstanding the widely publicized campus ruckuses that have sprung up annually over performance of The Vagina Monologues, Catholic unive
Books
You Want Gloomy? He Delivers
Peter Heinegg
The poet-novelist-playwright Thomas Bernhard (1931-89) had much to be miserable about.
Books
To Be Revised
Donald P. Kommers
The British statesman William E. Gladstone, reading the U.S.
Film
Apocalunacy
Richard A. Blake
Thirty-plus years of doing this column have given me quite a high tolerance for awful stuff, but Apocalypto nearly beat

Columns and Departments

The Word
Jesus the Prophet
Daniel J. Harrington
The Word
The Rejected Prophet
Daniel J. Harrington
Faith in Focus
Mommy Math
Therese J. Borchard
Of Many Things
Of Many Things
Drew Christiansen
Letters
Letters