Category: Reviews

Heaven’s Door by Fran Salone-Pelletier

A biographical portrait of a modern-day saint, an enduring marriage, and a lived experience of mercy.
May 15, 2020/by tac

A Modern-Day Morality Play: On The Irishman by Leonard Engel

The Irishman as Everyman: The filmmaker Martin Scorsese draws on the themes of medieval morality plays in his latest work.
April 8, 2020/by tac

A Man Alone: Reflections on A Hidden Life by Robert C. Broker

Further reflections on Terrence Malick's film about the life of Blessed Franz Jägerstätter.
April 8, 2020/by tac

A Personal Mission: A Review by Amy Nicholson

A classic spiritual work by a renowned mystic and inspiration to Hans Urs von Balthasar.
April 8, 2020/by tac

Arguing over Salvation: A Reading of David Bentley Hart by Colin Petramale

In his new book, David Bentley Hart moves beyond our collective jousting for the righteous position and attempts to answer the question all theologians should ask: What has gotten in the way of love?
March 15, 2020/by tac

The Cost of Discipleship: A Review by Chris Byrd

Exquisitely rendered, the new film from writer and director Terrence Malick recalls recalls Austrian martyr Blessed Franz Jägerstätter’s exceptional gospel witness.
March 15, 2020/by tac

The Choice Ahead: A Review by Bill Williams

How might we overcome a half century of policies that have resulted in higher levels of homelessness, overdose deaths, and inequality?
March 15, 2020/by tac

The World’s Parish Priest: A Review by Dale P. Faulkner

An eyewitness account of the conclave that elected Pope Francis in 2013.
February 15, 2020/by tac

Songs of Intense Listening: A Review by Michael Centore

A mystical, celebratory, and deeply attentive collection from a major American voice.
February 15, 2020/by tac

Religious Reeducation: A Review by Beverly Brazauskas

A leading religious educator provides guidance for spiritual renewal.
February 15, 2020/by tac

Misadaptation by Walker Storz

The film version of Madeline L'Engle's beloved novel does not do justice to its source material.
July 15, 2018/by tac

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