Book Review

Book explores the theology of the holy yet sinful church

Review: For theologian Brian Flanagan, the paradox of the relationship between holiness and sin in the church reflects the utter mystery of the relationship between God and all of Creation.

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'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.