Category: Reviews

Schools of Holiness by Kathryn Sadakierski

A new translation of the Regulations of the Ursuline nuns reveals theories of education far ahead of their time.
September 7, 2023/by tac

Reading without Words by Nicole d’Entremont

A "wordless picture book for adults" tells the story of a struggle with depression.
August 29, 2023/by tac

Something Sacred Defiled: The Ecological Ethics of “First Reformed” by Walker Storz

A meditation on religion and environmental illness, inspired by a viewing of the 2018 film.
August 9, 2023/by tac

Threshold Questions by Richard Lehan

A recent novel by a Spanish priest depicts the desert as a place of encounter with God.
August 4, 2023/by tac

A Rhythm Runs Through It by Kathryn Sadakierski

Angela Alaimo O’Donnell’s poetic conception of “holy land” is a place unbounded by latitude and longitude, encompassing a beatific vision of home.
July 28, 2023/by tac

Feminine Examples by Julie A. Ferraro

Two UK-based scholars show how men disregarded feminine examples of generosity, kindness, and perseverance in establishing the early church.
July 26, 2023/by tac

Holiness Is a Byproduct of Action by William Droel

A contemporary spirituality means alertness to the extraordinary amid the ordinary, God in the here and now.
June 28, 2023/by tac

Eternity Is Made of Days: The Poetic Lives of Ann Manganaro SL by Michael Centore

The life's work of a Sister of Loretto who served as a physician in the Salvadoran Civil War.
June 16, 2023/by tac

Slow Christianity by Megan Ulrich

If Jesus didn’t lead a hurried life, why do we? And more importantly, how can we stop?
April 24, 2023/by tac

In the Shadow of Your Wings by Julie A. Ferraro

Two new films, one documentary and one narrative, offer viewers perspectives on faith in crisis.
April 19, 2023/by tac

Mass Media by William Droel

How digital communication is changing our experience of liturgical and parish life.
March 24, 2023/by tac

Breaking the Silence by Julie A. Ferraro

A new collection of homilies written by women touches the heart and fires the soul.
March 20, 2023/by tac

Mother of Sorrows by Chris Byrd

The important and timely film "Till" recounts a mother’s pursuit of justice for her son.
March 16, 2023/by tac

For the Lives of the World by Frank Freeman

Simon Van Booy's latest novel moves into metaphysical territory.
February 10, 2023/by tac

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