BOOKS: Chapels on campus seen from religious, architectural perspectives
Chapels at Princeton, Harvard, Yale and the University of Chicago are explored in Margaret M. Grubiak's "White Elephants on Campus," which provides readers with two history lessons. One is about religion's role on campuses of private, nondenominational U.S. universities; the other is about the architecture of these chapels.
Love of reading, God and puppies leads to ‘pawsome’ achievement
Her second chapter book should be ready for "tween" readers this spring, particularly for those who enjoy dog characters.
Author addresses challenging truth of dangers of pornography
As long as we understand Catholic teaching on this issue, we will find Fradd’s book to be informative and well worth the read.
Books: ‘Lily’ trilogy author releases new novel about the mercy of God
The Holy Father has said that the New Evangelization “begins in the confessional.” It is in that setting that much of the story unfolds...
BOOKS: ‘Evangelical Catholicism’: Pathway back to vibrancy of early Church
I met George Weigel last year when he came to the Valley to speak about how the KGB tried to suborn John Paul II, if that were even possible. I told him that I read his book, “Against the Grain,” and it totally revolutionized my view of Just War Theory. He seemed surprised that someone had actually read, and, understood a book of his. I read another one that he released in 2013 (our review schedule is full, but I insisted anyway), “Evangelical Catholicism,” and decided that this one simply blew me away, as the old cliché goes.
BOOKS: ‘Rekindling the Christic Imagination’ calls us to the New Evangelization
“Rekindling the Christic Imagination: Theological Meditations for the New Evangelization” is a book that takes us to a place where we should be and where we should have been all along.
Theologian shares how understanding Eucharist led to own conversion
For this Easter, Hahn tackles the mysteries of the Last Supper and the Cross so that we may better immerse ourselves in the most holy of seasons.
BOOKS: Behold the Mystery: A Deeper Understanding of the Catholic Mass
Mark Hart of Life Teen wastes no time getting to the heart of the matter in his new book, “Behold the Mystery: A Deeper Understanding of the Catholic Mass,” when he illustrates the lengths to which people will go to obtain something upon which they place great value — camping out for days for movie tickets, new products, lotteries, silly game shows, etc.
‘Simple, not silly’: Children’s questions become book by Pope Francis
In the end, 259 children in 26 countries submitted questions in 14 languages. They come from children in wealthy cities, poor rural areas and even refugee centers.
BOOKS: ‘Forming Intentional Disciples’: Deep personal encounter with Christ essential to building up Church
If we’ve been paying attention as Catholics, we’ve heard or read the figures: Catholicism is bleeding like a ripe tomato in a meat grinder;...