Books

Haley Stewart September 20, 2019
Colleen Carroll Campbell's new book is full of insight into what motivates us to attempt to reach holiness through our own strength and how this obsession holds us back from spiritual progress.
Benjamin Ivry September 20, 2019
The Life of Saint Teresa of Ávila is termed an “autohagiography,” a self-justification of saintliness, by Carlos Eire, a professor of history and religious studies at Yale University.
Megan K. McCabe September 16, 2019
Karen O'Donnell writes her own trauma theology as a “survivor’s gift that is offered as both a comfort and a challenge.”
Olga Segura September 13, 2019
"Dominicana" tells the story of 15-year-old Ana Canción.
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Christopher Pramuk September 13, 2019
Published in 1953, the children’s book can act a parable for coming to grips with climate change.
Oakes Fegley in "The Goldfinch." (CNS photo/Warner Bros.)
Brandon Sanchez September 13, 2019
Some things you just need to read.