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

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Book Review

Ronald Rolheiser's 'Essential Spiritual Writing' presents Christian message in all its vibrancy

Book Review: Ron Rolheiser is one of America's most important spiritual writers. He is clear that spirituality must be based on theology lest it become unhealthy.

Book Review

What can Catholics learn from Muslims about encountering God?

Book review: The author's intent is not to collapse Islam into Christianity or vice versa, but rather to appreciate that Muslims too encounter God, and like Christians their naming is a way to enter into the nameless origin of all.

Book Review

'Pelosi' biography chronicles wins and losses, not her inner workings

Book review: NCR readers who might be eager to know how House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's faith — Pelosi is a committed Catholic — and actions intersect, will be disappointed, but Molly Ball's Pelosi confirms the speaker's contribution to American history.

Book Review

On Flannery O'Connor's birthday, two books to celebrate her life, work

Book review: For the many who consider this Southern Catholic one of the best fiction writers of 20th-century America, Good Things Out of Nazareth and Andalusian Hours commemorate her in very different ways.