November 13, 2017

Vol.217 / No.11

November 13, 2017

Jason Isbell performs during the Americana Honors and Awards show Wednesday, Sept. 13, in Nashville, Tenn (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski).
Arts & Culture Ideas
David E. Nantais October 05, 2017

Jason Isbell wants to be a better man and he uses his songs as a road map to get there.

Arts & Culture Ideas
Nadra Nittle November 03, 2017

This year, Toni Morrison's "Beloved" and "Song of Solomon" turn 30 and 40, respectively. What role did the author's conversion to Catholicism play in her writing?

U.S. President Barack Obama waves at the conclusion of his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in Washington on January 12, 2016. (CNS photo/Evan Vucci, Pool via Reuters)
Arts & Culture Books
Antonio De Loera-Brust October 12, 2017

‘We Were Eight Years in Power’ is a sort of “I told you so,” though Coates takes little pleasure in having to say it.

Politics & Society Books
Robert M. Shrum October 19, 2017

This is a real book, written by a real person, suffused with the raw wounds of her defeat.

Faith Books
Patrick Gilger, S.J. October 27, 2017

From the open arms of “Who am I to judge?” to the strict boundaries of the Benedict Option, the question of how to be a church community is a prominent one for Christians in our secular age.

Arts & Culture Books
Diane Scharper November 01, 2017

Daniel Berrigan, S.J., went from a poet to an activist, and turned activism into poetry.

Arts & Culture Film
Eloise Blondiau October 26, 2017

Greta Gerwig is not a Catholic, but she did attend Catholic school and wanted to make a film that reflected her joyful experience there.