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.
Eileen Markey’s A Radical Faith follows the human and spiritual journey of Maryknoll Sr. Maura Clarke, from her Irish-American childhood to her murder by security forces in El Salvador.
All too many Catholics may be uninformed about, as well as unformed by, the criteria and practices of the just war tradition. Here is a refresher.
In The Valiant Woman, readers come to see that well before the contemporary women’s movement, images of Mary had a complex and sometimes liberating impact.
THE HUMANE ECONOMY: HOW INNOVATORS AND ENLIGHTENED CONSUMERS ARE TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF ANIMALS
By Wayne Pacelle
Published by William Morrow, 368 pages, $26.99
NCR Book Club: Brendan Walsh and Scott Schaeffer-Duffy bring us literate and uplifting books that combine reportage, spirituality and heartfelt revelations.