Marian Ronan is research professor of Catholic studies at New York Theological Seminary in Manhattan and is the author or co-author of seven books.

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Book Review

Histories of colonialism give wider context to Indigenous deaths at boarding schools

Book review: When I read the news of the hundreds upon hundreds of unmarked graves discovered at formerly Catholic Indigenous boarding schools in Canada, I was reminded of my recent reading about "settler colonialism."

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Book interweaves eucharistic practice with social, economic and ecological realities

Book review: The broken food system and the environmental crisis require us to reembrace the Eucharist as a vital meal fellowship. This includes recognizing ourselves as a community, called together to act against the world's political and social evils. 

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Ecological theology meets theological response to suffering in Edwards' book

Review: Denis Edwards draws on the insights of five contemporary theologians — Niels Gregersen, Elizabeth Johnson, Celia Deane Drummond, Christopher Southgate and Richard Bauckham — to propose a contemporary theory of deep incarnation in which the cross is the "sacrament of God's redemptive suffering with creatures."

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New biography of Thomas Berry reasserts importance of his work

Book review: The authors — Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim and Andrew Angyal — show that along with his massive contributions to our comprehension of this cosmic intercommunion, Berry impacted the wider society in other significant ways.