Book Review

'Honest Rituals' argues for sacrament update

Book Review: Given that centuries have passed since the schoolmen fashioned the interpretation of the sacraments, it is time for the church, the author argues, to reimagine and redesign the sacraments so that they once again express the genuine spiritual experiences of the Christian community.

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Author argues connection between Christian theology, white supremacy

Book Review: How do we follow Jesus when our very relationship to him is haunted by the history of white Christian racism? In the body of the Crucified One, we encounter the other bodies throughout history who were tortured, oppressed and murdered by the powerful of the world. 

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Deep incarnation liberates all creation

Book Review: In her splendid new book, Creation and the Cross, theologian St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson takes on the notion that salvation is an exclusively human matter, having nothing to do with the rest of creation. 

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Author argues Catholic Church taking lead on global political stage

Book Review: Only the Roman Catholic Church, because of its size, its centralized structure and its centuries of experience, is able to bring together an alliance of world civilizations. The church is a complex of opposites that uniquely positions it to lead such an alliance.