Category: Reviews

Simplifying the Sources by Julie A. Ferraro

Though it contains many valuable insights, a new book on lectio divina may have benefited from a simpler approach.
August 31, 2022/by tac

Summer Reading Series: Kathryn Sadakierski on David Craig

We conclude our Summer Reading Series with a collection of poems that "deftly balances the tension between being and becoming, the state of striving to forge new paths while seeking to appreciate the current moment."
July 15, 2022/by tac

Summer Reading Series: Frank Freeman on Richard Rodriguez

In the fourth installment of our Summer Reading Series, Frank Freeman considers a landmark essay collection by the Mexican-American writer Richard Rodriguez.
July 14, 2022/by tac

Summer Reading Series: Julie A. Ferraro on Michael Patrick O’Brien

Day 3 of our Summer Reading Series takes a look at a memoir about growing up among a Trappist community in Utah.
July 13, 2022/by tac

Summer Reading Series: Patrick Henry on the Work of Eva Fleischner

Our Summer Reading Series continues with Patrick Henry's review of a collection of essays from a scholar of the Shoah and pioneer of modern Jewish-Christian dialogue.
July 12, 2022/by tac

She’s the Inspiration by Kathryn Sadakierski

A new book of Marian meditations is meant to inspire creativity and deepen one's prayer life.
June 17, 2022/by tac

Compassion and Connection by Chris Byrd

A new documentary follows Fr. James Martin as he initiates connections between the church and the LGBTQ community.
June 13, 2022/by tac

Art, Rebellion, Humility, and Friendship by Frank Freeman

A new biography of Albert Camus shows the writer as a prophet and a humanist.
May 27, 2022/by tac

Writing, Running, Representations of Mary: Vanessa R. Corcoran on Her New Memoir

Vanessa R. Corcoran discusses her new book, "It's a Marathon, Not a Sprint: My Road to the Marathon and Ph.D.," in a video interview.
May 18, 2022/by tac

For the Sake of the World by Julie A. Ferraro

A new book brings the Rule of St. Benedict into dialogue with the modern world, offering a corrective to isolationist interpretations of monasticism.
May 15, 2022/by tac

Pivotal Moments by Kathryn Sadakierski

A new memoir by German writer Esther Maria Magnis explores questions of faith, loss, and grief.
May 2, 2022/by tac

Shapers of the World by Beverly Brazauskas

Joan Chittister's "The Time Is Now" issues an urgent call to each of us to become a prophet in our own world.
March 29, 2022/by tac

“We Cannot Remain Silent” by Rosalie G. Riegle

Carole Sargent's new book tells the story of the Transform Now Plowshares participants "who pray with their bodies as well as their hearts."
March 17, 2022/by tac

Foundational Change by Frank Freeman

Exposing "the root of the evil" of race-based social and economic stratification in America.
March 7, 2022/by tac

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