Voices

James T. Keane is a Senior Editor at America.  

In All Things
James T. KeaneFebruary 29, 2008
Jesuit scholastic Ryan Duns SJ recently read Anne Rice s new book on the life of Jesus Christ the Lord The Road to Cana and found much to praise in a review on his blog A sequel to Rice s Christ the Lord Out of Egypt it suggests this famous author and recent convert has found Jesus
Of Many Things
James T. KeaneFebruary 18, 2008
Who is America's patron saint?
In All Things
James T. KeaneFebruary 10, 2008
The disappointing news from Britain in the article linked here is unfortunately just the first in a number of such political compromises we will see in coming months as the world amps up for this summer s Beijing Olympics British athletes going to China CNN reports will have to sign a contr
James T. KeaneFebruary 04, 2008
The night before my sister’s wedding five summers ago, my family and our new in-laws gathered for dinner at an Italian restaurant in the suburbs of Los Angeles. Because mine is a big family—I am the sixth of eight children, and my siblings have among them 14 offspring—we chose this
In All Things
James T. KeaneFebruary 01, 2008
To accompany America editor Tim Reidy s profile of Brooklyn-based painter Alfonse Borysewicz America is also offering an online slide show in which Borysewicz comments on his own religious art Finding new ways to present the Gospel story may be a rare artistic endeavor today Reidy comments
In All Things
James T. KeaneJanuary 23, 2008
America has a new online article by Jesuit scholastic Sean Dempsey S J who was recently ordained a deacon and will be ordained a Catholic priest this coming June Dempsey is a pop-culture aficionado extraordinaire a vocation not often found among religious but crucial in my opinion for evang
Books
James T. KeaneJanuary 21, 2008
Mary Gordon's 'Circling My Mother,' reviewed
In All Things
James T. KeaneJanuary 14, 2008
As I ve been preparing for a new semester of teaching at Fordham a course on Catholic novels I ve been rereading Flannery O Connor s brilliant essay collection Mystery and Manners One of the essays included in that volume edited by Sally and Robert Fitzgerald was originally published