The National Catholic Review

May 10, 2010

Vol. 202 No. 15Whole No. 4893 Download PDF

Editorials

Current Comment
Beating Back the Squid; New Eyes on the Prize; African Beliefs
Pilgrim People, Part I
Even in high places we Catholics are in the company of sinners as well as saints.

Articles

When West Met East
Jeremy Clarke

Matteo Ricci's cross-cultural mission to China

Quantum Spirituality
William J. O'Malley

Books and Culture

Books
Hitlers Calculus
Thomas R. Murphy

A wise historians synthesis of his career work on World War II

Books
Parables of Redemption
Richard A. Blake

Robert Bresson's films explore the mysteries of grace.

Books
Mistaken Identity
Elias D. Mallon

John L. Esposito's new book deals not so much with the future of Islam as with its present.

Film
Boys and Girls in America
Jim McDermott

At the heart of “Kick-Ass” lies a fulsome rage directed at apathy and cowardice.

Ideas
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Robert E. Lauder

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Columns and Departments

The Word
A Uniting Love

Barbara E. Reid

Faith in Focus
Seeding Cyberspace

Lori Erickson

Columns
Of Many Things

Peter Schineller

Columns
Resurrection Redux

Kyle T. Kramer

Poem
A Land Before Time

Bonnie J. Manion

Letters
Letters

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  Twelve Things the Bishops Have Learned From the Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis
Blase J. Cupich
The Catholic bishops of the United States have learned many lessons from the sex abuse crisis. These twelve are among the most important.