Category: Reviews

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

Divine Correspondences by Amy Nicholson

An epistolary novella tells the tale of a 20th-century spiritual quest.
March 3, 2022/by tac

Desolation Angels by Michael Centore

A new book traces the history of California's New Camaldoli Hermitage from its origins through the present day.
February 7, 2022/by tac

Starving for Some Deep Mystery by Frank Freeman

An intense, otherworldly, idea-driven novel from the Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard.
January 26, 2022/by tac

Supernatural Superserious by Frank Freeman

A new edition of Ray Bradbury's novels and stories shows the prophetic gifts of this unclassifiable writer.
December 8, 2021/by tac

Becoming All Flame by Frank Freeman

An in-depth look at the new biography of D. H. Lawrence and his lifelong spiritual quest.
October 22, 2021/by tac

Remembrance Institutions by William Droel

The Irish Catholic church attempts to confront the abuse scandals of its past, with lessons for American Catholics.
October 11, 2021/by tac

In the Vineyard of the Text by Adam Fleming Petty

Nick Ripatrazone's "Longing for an Absent God" is a deft critical assessment of Catholic American fiction from the era of Vatican II through the present day.
October 5, 2021/by tac

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