[Dana Greene's latest book is Denise Levertov: A Poet's Life. She serves on the board of the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation.

Show full bio ↓
Book Review

Carolyn Forché brings us back to pre-war El Salvador in new memoir

Book review: She started writing it 23 years after leaving, and it took 15 years to complete. As a 27-year-old recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Forché traveled to El Salvador in 1978, an unlikely candidate to tell this gripping story of atrocity.

Book Review

Richard Rohr synthesizes his lifetime work of 'alternative orthodoxy'

Book Review: The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe is the summation of the lifetime work of Richard Rohr, the result of his 75 years of experience and reflection.

Book Review

Joan Chittister's book calls up prophets, the truth-tellers

Book review: Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister is one of the most influential voices in American Catholicism. Her latest book, "The Time Is Now," is an oratorical and inspirational book meant to call all those who claim to be Christian.

Book Review

Contemplation reveals our grounding in God

Augustinian Fr. Martin Laird's message is summarized in the book's subtitle: The practice of contemplation with all of its challenges can lead to transformation and liberation.

Book Review

Faith in the streets