Book Review

Clearer Vatican II vision

Book Review: This book is recommended to anyone who struggles to understand the meaning of the Second Vatican Council and who is not enlightened by the polarized antagonisms of recent decades. 

Book Review

Book explores how poetry scratches at the door of transcendence

Review: At the heart of Christian Wiman's He Held Radical Light: The Art of Faith, the Faith of Art is neither memoir nor poems, but rather an exploration of the possible relationships between poetry and faith.

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Catholics live in age of interpretive autonomy

Book Review: We live in a world where the secular and the religious exist side by side, where they might and should dialogue, and indeed where the denizens of a religious worldview also inhabit the saeculum.  

Book Review

The fortunes of papal power: Two centuries that led us to Francis

Book Review: With the election of Pope Francis, author Paul Collins evidently thinks that the time is right for a fairly trenchant review of two centuries of the papacy and that the papacy of Francis is illuminated by the historical discussion.