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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