Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
Kevin Spinale
The latest selection of the Catholic Book Club, this novel by Niall Williams is full of lively, dancing imagery sure to bring glee to the reader.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
Kevin Spinale
Peter Manseau, the curator of American religious history at the Smithsonian, offers his definitive description of Thomas Jefferson's eclectic efforts to remake the Bible in the Catholic Book Club's latest selection.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Over the summer the Catholic Book Club read John Kennedy Toole’s darkly comic novel, 'A Confederacy of Dunces,' and this fall we are finishing up our discussion of John Howard Griffin’s 'Black Like Me.'
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
Kevin Spinale
Kevin Spinale, S.J., offers his initial thoughts on John Howard Griffin's ‘Black Like Me,’ the latest selection of the Catholic Book Club.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
Kevin Spinale
Among the many clichés operative in Covid-time (“in these uncertain times,” “the new normal”), there is the sturdy cliché, “now more than ever.” Well, I think we need comedy now more than ever.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
Kevin Spinale
Another look at the story of Mary Magdalene and interpretations of her throughout history.