Books

Renée Darline Roden July 12, 2019
Pete Holmes discovers a new meaning to Christ’s words “Go and do likewise,” not as a moralistic command, but as a call to an awakening, a conversion, the practice Catholic tradition calls the “imitation of Christ.”
Tim Dulle July 12, 2019
Catherine Osborne has produced a significant study of changing tastes in the construction of American Catholic churches between 1925 and 1975.
Joseph McAuley July 12, 2019
The lunar landing was the seminal event of a decade that began with promise and ended with sorrow.
Zac Davis July 12, 2019
Kristen Arnett’s novel is about intimacy and wanting what is forbidden, about childhood and family, about absent parents and absent lovers, and about the secondhand self-destruction that can be wrought by ignoring cries of the heart.
Author James Lee Burke stands in Lolo, Mont., July 7, 2005.(AP Photo/The Missoulian, Linda Thompson)
In 37 novels and two short story collections, Burke writes about characters who struggle to do good in a context of pervasive evil.
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Christine E. McCarthy June 28, 2019
As the multicultural educator Robin DiAngelo points out in her recent book, "White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism," many white people fail even to recognize racism for what it really is.