The National Catholic Review

May 5, 2008

Vol. 198 No. 15Whole No. 4814 Download PDF

Editorials

Pastor and Prophet

The enduring impression Pope Benedict XVI left with most Americans following his recent visit to Washington, D.C., and New York was of a pastor ministering to his flock.

Articles

Called to Love
Stephen J. Pope

Christian witness can be the best response to atheist polemics.

The Madman And the Crowd
Michael J. Buckley

For the new atheists, God is not worth a decent argument.

The New Atheism
Drew Christiansen
Catholicism and The New Atheism
Richard R. Gaillardetz
True Believers
John F. Haught

Have the new atheists adopted a faith of their own?

An Evangelical Moment?
Richard J. Mouw

To combat the rise of atheism, Christians must first look to themselves.

Books and Culture

Books
Their Return to Grace
Michael Sean Winters

Attention, all Democratic candidates, campaign managers, media consultants and constituency organizers: If there is not a dog-eared, freq

Books
Bipolar Disorder
Harry S. Stout

Garry Wills's 'Head and Heart," reviewed

Books
A Grueling Test
Peter McDermott

There are millions of immigrant stories in the naked city.

Columns and Departments

The Word
The Challenge of Pentecost

Daniel J. Harrington

Columns
Against All Odds

Maryann Cusimano Love

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

James T. Keane

Letters
Letters

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