The essays in this excellent book are written by scholars from the Americas and Europe, Catholics, Protestants, Jews and Muslims, reflecting on interreligious dialogue in our time and honor one of the great theologians of social ethics and pioneers of Catholic-Jewish relations.
“The Chicken Runs at Midnight” tells the wildly improbable story of the strong-willed coach, Rich Donnelly, and his equally strong-willed teenage daughter Amy as she was battling brain cancer while her dad’s team was making a playoff push.
“On the Ignatian Way” is a hybrid of prayers for pilgrims, testimonies and word pictures that put you on a pilgrimage itself.
“‘A Bloody Habit’ is a straightforward Gothic vampire story, but with a particular twist in that I’m pitting Dominican friars against the vampires and presenting it through the eyes of a nonbeliever,” said author, Eleanor Bourg Nicholson.
Based on extensive research across a wide swath of religious perspectives, the book, “Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think,” shows that the relationship between religion and science is much friendlier — and also more complex — than one might have imagined.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Tyler’s ability to tell a great story using ordinary characters with flaws and doubts endears her to many readers.
Jim Forest has given us an extraordinary biography and memoir of Father Dan Berrigan (1921-2016), the Jesuit priest, poet and peace activist who sometimes went to jail for his convictions.
If you’ve ever wanted to sit down and pick the mind of a monk — a man or woman steeped in the church’s monastic tradition stretching back to the desert fathers and mothers — then this is the book for you.
This book tells one of the most remarkable and astonishing true stories ever to come out of the Vatican.
A new book titled “Pope Francis: Deacons — Servants of Charity” available from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops “draws the reader into the sacred ministry of the diaconate.”
Two excellent books, “Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World” and “I’ve Been Thinking: Reflections, Prayers and Meditations for a Meaningful Life,” are best read together, starting with McNamara’s insightful page-turner history of the struggles and accomplishments of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, which also includes the achievements of her husband, Sarge Shriver.