Arts & Culture BooksJon M. SweeneyDecember 01, 2017
Every now and then, one comes across a book that seems unique. Its authors, editors and publisher are not so much meeting an already-expressed need as they are anticipating (or creating) one.
Faith FeaturesJon M. SweeneyOctober 01, 2017
Sainthood for Black Elk could help the inclusion of indigenous Americans within the Catholic Church, but it also raises questions about the church's role in erasing Lakota culture.
Arts & Culture BooksJon M. SweeneyJune 02, 2017
Jon Sweeney reviews "Lessons in Hope: My Life with John Paul II," "Milosz: A Biography," and "This Long Pursuit: Reflections of a Romantic Biographer."
Arts & Culture BooksJon M. SweeneyFebruary 16, 2017
Very few professors become best-selling authors, but it happens.
Arts & Culture BooksJon M. SweeneyOctober 27, 2016
So what defines a Catholic novel? I am still struggling with that question. But I know that that which asks most of us is most worthy of us.
IdeasJon M. SweeneyFebruary 11, 2015
St. Francis of Assisi visits New York