Voices
James T. Keane is a senior editor at America.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Mary Gordon is one of America's greatest Catholic writers—just don't ask her why she stayed.
FaithShort Take
Joe Hoover, S.J.James T. Keane
Many topics of great import were discussed at the meeting of the U.S. bishops. But they missed the mark on bingo, confession and whether cats possess prevenient grace.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
In almost 20 books published over half a century, Barry Lopez always maintained a tight focus on the interconnectedness—and spiritual value—of all life, from the smallest mushroom to the largest forest.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Willie James Jennings belongs to a guild in which he never felt he belonged. How do we remake the world of theological education when it still holds up what Jennings calls "white self-sufficient masculinity" as the ideal?
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
With the World Series upon us, a look back at some of America's finest coverage of baseball.
FaithExplainer
James T. Keane
When Pope Francis welcomes U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to the Vatican tomorrow, it will mark the 31st meeting between a sitting pope and a sitting U.S. president.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Phil Klay is part of a new generation of authors who are putting to rest the overwrought claims about the death of modern Catholic fiction.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Is Sally Rooney the millennial generation's great Catholic writer?
FaithExplainer
James T. Keane
Is St. Irenaeus really a doctor, or does he just play one on TV? Does he rush to someone’s aid on an airplane? Might he collaborate with Dr. Dre?
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Jonathan Franzen remains among the select few novelists who can vie for a Pulitzer Prize and the top spot on best-seller lists every time out of the gate. His new novel might win him both.