Book review: Through embellished stories of Junípero Serra's virtue, the author drains Serra's story of any substantive examination of the real harms that accrued to California's indigenous peoples.
STRUGGLE, CONDEMNATION, VINDICATION: JOHN COURTNEY MURRAY’S JOURNEY TOWARD VATICAN II
By Barry Hudock
Published by Liturgical Press, $19.95
Book Review: While leafing through a catalog of remaindered books, I spotted a book titled “You Might Remember Me: The Life and Times of Phil Hartman,” by journalist Mike Thomas.
COWARDICE: A BRIEF HISTORY
By Chris Walsh
Published by Princeton University Press, $27.95
DISTANT NEIGHBORS: THE SELECTED LETTERS OF WENDELL BERRY AND GARY SNYDER
Edited by Chad Wriglesworth
Published by Counterpoint, $16.95
Book Review: Jon Krakauer's compelling new book offers an account of five rape cases in the college football town of Missoula, Montana.
Book review: David Brooks says he is often struck by the difference between the self-promoting things we say about ourselves and the qualities praised at the time of our passing.
Book review: Guantánamo Diary is a hallucinatory read that is paradoxically undergirded by religious earnestness.
BORDERLINE: REFLECTIONS ON WAR, SEX, AND CHURCH
By Stan Goff
Published by Cascade Books, $52
Book review: Beyond Apathy: A Theology for Bystanders makes the case that all Christians, wittingly or not, are often a silent party to violence.