Voices
James T. Keane is a senior editor at America.
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.
Arts & CultureShort Take
James T. Keane
Yes, the Fighting Irish are undefeated. Yes, they have beaten several very good teams. Yes, their opponent this weekend, Cincinnati, is the only currently nationally-ranked team left on their schedule. Who are we kidding? Notre Dame is doomed.
Arts & CultureOf Many Things
James T. Keane
Twice a year we publish an extra issue of America dedicated to books and all things literary; one in planting season and one at harvest time.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
The two most recent selections for the Catholic Book Club were novels that originally began as short stories.
Arts & CultureIdeas
James T. Keane
It’s time to bust out that old glove—the one you rubbed with neatsfoot oil and wrapped a rubber band around as a kid—and make sure there’s a hanky or two nearby: “Field of Dreams” is back!
Arts & CultureShort Take
James T. Keane
I know what you’re thinking. Joseph Ratzinger would have made an amazing host of “Jeopardy!” I don’t disagree.
FaithExplainer
James T. Keane
What exactly are we talking about when we talk about “the Latin Mass”?
Arts & CultureMusic
James T. KeaneJoe Hoover, S.J.
Did the singer-songwriter era come about specifically to fill a demand by retreat directors for a poignant soundtrack to accompany the spiritual epiphanies of 16-year-olds?