Books

Emma Winters March 22, 2019
Colm Tóibín may have you reaching for your abandoned copy of "The Importance of Being Earnest" or "Dubliners," even if you have not touched those books since high school.
Daniel Luzer March 22, 2019

“No sooner had Jesus knocked over the dragon of superstition,” wrote George Bernard Shaw in ”Androcles and the Lion,” “than Paul boldly set it on its legs again in the name of Jesus.” Shaw’s line captures the outsize and frankly uneasy influence that St. Paul had on the early church.

Brandon Sanchez March 19, 2019
Are conspiracy theorists just trying to maintain their empires and hawk merchandise? Am I a conspiracy theorist about conspiracy theorists?
Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman in ‘The Bells of St. Mary‘s’ (photo: Alamy)
John Anderson March 08, 2019
Crosby was the most Catholic superstar the United States has ever seen.
Sean Dempsey, S.J. March 08, 2019
California governors Pat and Jerry Brown played pivotal roles in a startling array of events in the state's history.
Mary Gibbons March 06, 2019
Gary Pomerantz's detailed exploration of Bob Cousy's career touches on the heroic moments and the bitter failures of the Boston Celtics, including a shameful history of racial prejudice.