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Commonweal july 12, 2013  •  volume 140  •  Number 12






editorial Securing Our Liberty


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A Good Gatsby


Baz Luhrmann undomesticates Fitzgerald Paul Giles


‘Like a Shadow’ Jo McGowan


Wedding Crashers Fr. Nonomen

short take 10

Lawyer Up the Prey

How to stop predatory banking Eduardo M. Peñalver

fiction 16

Children of Night

Valerie Sayers

screen 22 Deceptive Practice Now You See Me Richard Alleva

Books 24 Academic Freedom and the Telos of the Catholic University by Kenneth Garcia R. Scott Appleby 26 America’s Unwritten Constitution by Akhil Reed Amar Kent Greenawalt 28 Catholics in the American Century edited by R. Scott Appleby and Kathleen Sprows Cummings David J. O’Brien

Poetry 14

Sacraments in the Field Timothy Murphy

summit entertainment

The Last Word 31

Take & Eat Harold Bordwell

Jesse Eisenberg in Now You See Me


Commonweal Magazine - July 12th, 2013