Book Review: For those who know the martyr mostly by name and reputation, the 250 pages are a primer on the man and his ministry.
Book Review: The author, Janine Di Giovanni, would be the first to argue that when the full history of Syria is written, it is Syrians’ accounts and not those of outsiders that should take pride of place.
Book review: Building The Human City should bring renewed attention to an unjustly neglected 20th-century Jesuit scholar, Fr. William Lynch, and to his insights for public life today.
Book Review: Too many church leaders cause harm because Catholic programs of formation have stifled education about the erotic.
Book review: What is missing, the author argues, is the message Jesus preached about the kingdom of God. It was not a political institution or a theocracy, but a spiritual kingdom.
NCR Book Club: Demographic forces have been reshaping the Catholic landscape for decades. Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century gathers the data and provides an outline of a new reality.
NCR Book Club: John T. McGreevy writes about the path to settle the issues that isolated the Society of Jesus from large parts of the American public.
NCR Book Club: Fair's spare memoir of his time as a contractor in Iraq conveys his bewilderment, his fumbling through life, his fight to retain his principles.
NCR Book Club: Carol P. Christ and Judith Plaskow's Goddess and God in the World, with its conversation about the divine, is timely and compelling.
NCR Book Club. In Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World, Timothy Garton Ash says the biggest problem the world faces is how to agree to disagree.