The National Catholic Review

March 15, 2010

Vol. 202 No. 8Whole No. 4886 Download PDF

Editorials

Administering Justice
Recession-driven prison closings may provide state lawmakers an opportunity to promote a more rational approach to criminal justice.
Current Comment
The Urgency of Now; The Cost of Uranium; Descartes in Pennsylvania

Articles

Flying Blind
Mary Ellen O'Connell
U.S. combat drones operate outside international law.
A Troubling Disconnection
Maryann Cusimano Love
Drone operators suffer high rates of post traumatic stress disorder.

Books and Culture

Books
A Window to the Divine
Ilia Delio
John Haught on Darwin, God and the drama of life
Books
Playing God
Olga Bonfiglio
T. Walter Herbert argues that the Iraq war was undertaken with ardent devotion to a misplaced faith.
Books
Gods Creatures on the March
Aaron Kheriaty
Unlike the prose of some childrens books, 'The Purples are Coming!' has a spritely, imaginative style.
Books
America's Book Club
Maurice Timothy Reidy
Usually a novel, the books are chosen based their artistry and the ways in which they address Catholic themes. 
Television
Women's Work
Regina Nigro
Two television series, "Damages" and "The Good Wife," grapple with the interplay of strength and femininity.