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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos
by Jordan Peterson 
Reviewed by Christopher Kaczor  Angelus

33 Days to Greater Glory
by Michael E. Gaitley
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

40 Women: Unseen Women of the Bible from Eden to Easter
by Ros Clarke
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

99 Names of God

by Br. David Steindl-Rast

Reviewed by Dana Greene National Catholic Reporter

1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows
by Ai Weiwei
Reviewed by Jordan Riefe Los Angeles Times/Microsoft News

1054 and All That: A Lighthearted History of the Catholic Church 
by Karl Keating
Commentary by Kathy Schiffer National Catholic Register

100,000 Little Stalinists
Reviewed by David Mikics Tablet Magazine

100 Ways John Paul II Changed the World
by Patrick Novecosky
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

A Burning in My Bones
by Winn Collier
Reviewed by Jonathan Merritt Religion News Service

A Bridge with China - The Pope and the Apostolic Delegation in Peking (1919-1939)
by Fr. Adel Afif Nasr
Reviewed by Vatican News Staff Writer  Vatican News

A Busy Parent's Guide to a Meaningful Lent
by Maria C. Morrow 
Reviewed by Charles C. Camosy Crux

A Call to Mission: A History of the Jesuits in China 1842-1954
by Father David Strong SJ,
Commentary by Father Michael Kelly SJ,   UCANews.com

A Catechism of the Heart: A Jesuit Missioned to the Laity
by Bejamin James Brenkert
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

A Catholic Response to Gender Identity Theory 
by Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon 
Reviewed by Jim Graves The Catholic World Report

A Confederacy of Dunces
by John Kennedy Toole Commentary
Reviewed by James T. Keane America

A Cop’s Son: One G-Man’s Fight against Jihad, Global Fraud and the Cartels by Ken Strange

by Ken Strange

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

A cena con i papi: Storie e ricetter dalle cucine dei pontefici (“At Dinner with the Popes: Stories and Recipes from the Kitchens of the Pontiffs”)
by Fiorenza Cilli
Reviewed by John L. Allen Jr. Crux

A Church in Crisis: Pathways Forward
by Ralph Martin
Reviewed by Eduardo Echeverria The Catholic Thing

A Day in the Bleachers
by Arnold Hano Reviewed by Brothers Judd

A Disarming Spirit the life of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen

by Frank Fromherz

Reviewed by Gordon Nary  Profiles in Catholicism

A Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare: Strategies for Deliverance and Healing.
by Kathleen Beckman 
Commentary by Jim Graves The Catholics World Report   

A Friendship Like No Other Experiencing God's Amazing Embrace

by William A. Barry, SJ

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

A History of the Popes
by John O’Malley
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

A Holy Hour with Mother Angelica
by Mother Angelica
Reviewed by Joseph Pronechen National Catholic Register

A Lesson Before Dying
by Ernest J. Gaines
Reviewed by Chad Heeren Goodreads

A Letter to the Pope: The Keeper of the Nest
by Jennifer Wortham, Dr.PH.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

A Life in Dialogue: Building Bridges between Catholics and Jews

by Dr Eugene Fisher

Reviewed by Rabbi Dr. Ronald KronishThe Huffington Post

A Little Guide for Your Last Days
by Jeffry Hendrix

Reviewed by William Doino Jr. The Weekly Standard Magazine

 

A Living Tradition
by A. Alexander Stummvoll

Reviewed by Drew Christiansen, S.J. America

A Love Supreme

By John O’Brien, Frater, OFM (Franciscan)

Reviewed by Francis Etheredge Profiles in Catholicism

A Love Supreme

by Father John O'Brien, OFM

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus 
by John P. Meier

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn-KnightProfiles in Catholicism

A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers
by Andy Greenberg
Reviewed by Sue Halpern New York Review of Books

A New Vision of Family Life: A Reflection on Amoris Laetiti|a

by Father Louis Cameli

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Review

A Man And His Presidents

by Alvin S. Felzenberg

Reviewed by Dominic Lynch America

A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus

by John P. Meier

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

A Perfect Peace, Newman, A Saint for our Time
by Bishop Fintan Monahan
Reviewed by Francis Etheredge  Profiles in Catholicism

A Pilgrim’s Testament: The Memoirs of Saint Ignatius of Loyola

edited by Barton T. Geger, S.J.

Reviewed by  Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism

A Poetic Christ: Thomist Reflections on Scripture, Language and Reality

by Olivier-Thomas Venard

Reviewed by Tracey Rowland The Catholic World Report

A Printer’s Choice
by W. L. Patenaude
Reviewed by Charles C. Camosy Crux

A Promised Land
by Barack Obama
Reviewed by Rabbi Ron Kronish  The Jerusalem Post

A Saint of Our Own: How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American.
Reviewed by Mary Beth Fraser Connolly National Catholic Reporter

A Shimmer of Something: Lean Stories of Spiritual Substance
by Brian Doyle
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

A Spirituality of Fundraising

by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Reviewed by Susana L. Vasquez Profiles in Catholicism

A Sword Over the Nile: A Brief History of the Copts Under Islamic Rule
by Adel Guindy
Reviewed by David Alton Independent Catholic News

A Theologian’s Journey
by Thomas F. O’Meara, O.P.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

A Thousand Moons
by Sebastian Barry
Commentary by Cahir O'Doherty Irish Central

A Walk to the End of the Earth
by Jeffrey Kendall
Reviewed by Jason Koon The News Herald

A World after Liberalism: Philosophers of the Radical Right
by Matthew Rose
Reviewed by Jeet Heer Commonweal

A World Such as Heaven Intended
by Amanda Lauer
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times
by David S. Reynolds
Commentary by Sean Wilentz The New York Review

Abraham Joshua Heschel
by Edward K. Kaplan
Reviewed by Jennifer MacNeil America

Abraham Joshua Heschel Today: Voices from Warsaw and Jerusalem

by Harold Kasimow

Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

Abuse of Sexuality in the Catholic Church
by Gabriele Kuby and Michael D. O’Brien
Reviewed by Timothy D. Lusch The Catholic World Report

Accidental Gods
by Anna Della Subin
Reviewed by Nate Klug Commonweal

Accidental Czar; The Life and Lies of Vladimir Putin 
by Andrew S. Weiss
Reviewed by Paul Goldberg The Jerusalem Post

Acts of Cruelty
by Sr Aileen Crowe FMM
Commentary by Dr. Aileen Crowe CathNews

Acts of the Apostles
by Fr Tom O'Reilly
Reviewed by Sarah MacDonald Independent Catholic News

Adoption: Should you, Could you, And then what?          
by Dr. Ray Guarendi
by Alejandro Bermudez Catholic News Agency

Addiction: Recovery from Addiction Through Faith and Prayer          
by Bobbie Parsons, Jr.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Addiction Treatment
by Michael Weaver MD
Reviewed by Claire Nana Psych Central

Advancing Nonviolence and Just Peace in the Church and the World
by Pax Christi International
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

Adverse Events: Race, Inequality, and the Testing of New Pharmaceuticals
by Jill A. Fisher
Reviewed by Carl Elliott The New York Review of Books

Africa: Mother of Western Civilization
by Dr. Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

African Catholic
by Elizabeth A Foster,
Reviewed by Fr John Buckley Independent Catholic News

Afterlife 
by Julia Alvarez
Reviewed by Mike Mastromatteo U.S. Catholic

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After Ten Years: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Our Times
Edited by Victoria H. Barnett
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

Aging Behind Prison Walls: Studies in Trauma and Resilience 

by  Tina Maschi, Ph.D. and Keith Morgen, Ph.D.
Commentary by Tom Stoelker Fordham News

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

Age of Anger

by Pankaj Mishra

Reviewed by Chris Chatteris SJ Spotlight. Africa

Air Miles
by Motor Miles
Reviewed by Alison Flood The Guardian

Alive in God: A Christian Imagination
by Timothy Radcliffe
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

All God's Animals

by Christopher Steck, S.J.

Reviewed by Benjamin Ivry America

All In Driven By Passion, Energy, and Purpose
by Porter Moses
Forward by Sister Jean Schmidt, BVM

All In Driven By Passion, Energy, and Purpose
by Porter Moses

Forward by Sister Jean Schmidt, BVM
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

All One in Christ: A Catholic Critique of Racism and Critical Race Theory
by  Edward Feser
Reviewed by Carl E. Olson The Catholic World Report

All the Light We Cannot See 
by Anthony Doerr
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

All The Very Best!

by Vin Garbutt

Commentary by Michael McGeary Independent Catholic News

All That Will Be New: Poems
by Paul Mariani
Reviewed by James Matthew Wilson The Catholic World Report

Always Discerning
by Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

American Catholics: A History

by Leslie Woodcook Tentler 
Commentary by Bishop Accountability

American Harvest

by Marie Mutsuki Mockett

Commentary by Rebecca Bratten Weiss U.S. Catholic

America Is Not The Heart: Filipino life in America

by Elaine Castillo

Reviewed by Jenny Shank

America on Trial”: A Catholic World Report Symposium
by Robert R. Reilly
Commentary by Carl Olson The Catholic World Report

American Catholic: the politics of faith during the cold war
by D.G. Hart
Reviewed by Daniel Brown Profiles in Catholicism

American Catholics
by Leslie Woodcock Tentler

Reviewed by Patrick Gilger, S.J.  America

American Catholics: A History
by Leslie Woodcock Tentler
Reviewed by Paul Lakeland National Catholic Reporter

American Prophets
by Jack Jenkins
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country

by Jack Jenkins

Reviewed by Timothy Kelly National Catholic Reporter

Amidst Mass Atrocity and the Rubble of Theology         
by Peter Admirand
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Amistad 
Commentary by Gabriel Sanders Tablet

Among the Mosques: A Journey Across Muslim Britain

by Ed Husain

by Rebecca Tinsley Independent Catholic News

Analyzing the Secret Code of the Bible, Myth or Reality?
by Rolando Jose Olivo
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Angela’s Ashes

by Frank McCourt

Commentary by Irish Central Book Club

Angel Mountain
by Christine Sunderland
Reviewed by Francis Etheredge  Profiles in Catholicism

Anglicans and the Reunion of Christendom
by Charles Chapman Crafton
Commentary by Thomas Plant First Things

Anne Hope: The Struggle for Freedom

by Stephanie Kilroe

Reviewed by Mary E. Hunt National Catholic Reporter

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
by Hank Green
Reviewed by Vivian Cabrera  America

An Altar in the World
by Barbara Brown Taylor

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

An Indigenous Voice to Parliament: Considering a Constitutional Bridge
by Fr Frank Brennan SJ
Reviewed by David McMahon Society of Jesus in Australia

An Ignatian Book of Days

by Jim Manney

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

An Introduction to Catholic Ethics
by Lucien F. Longtin, SJ and Andrew J. P.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

An Unlikely Gardener: A Collection of Prose and Poetry See the extract from Christine Sunderland's "Foreword"

by Francis Etheredge LinkedIn

An Unsuspecting Child: Coming to Grips with Childhood Abuse 
by Marylee Martin
Author interview by Mackenzie Littledale Psychology Today/Bishop Accountability

And Finally … A Journalist’s Life in 250 Stories
by Paddy Murray
Reviewed by John Horgan Dublin Reviews

And You Will Find Rest
by Fr. Wayne Sattler
Reviewed by  Patti McGuire Armstrong  Profiles in Catholicism

 

Anjonius: The Celebration of Life and the Reality of Death

by Rev. Msgr. Dr. Theophilus A. Joseph

Reviewed by Barbara Bamberger Scot US Review of Books

Anne Hope: The Struggle for Freedom 
by Stephanie Kilroe
Reviewed by Mary E. Hunt National Catholic Reporter

Annunciation: A Call to Faith in a Broken World
by Sally Read
Reviewed by Claire Giangravé Religion News Service

Apeirogon
by Colum McCann
Reviewed by Jonathan Harounoff Religion News Service

Antisemitism Here and Now
by Deborah E. Lipstadt
Commentary by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

Are We Together?: A Roman Catholic Analyzes Evangelical Protestants
by Eduardo Echeverria
Reviewed by Casey Chalk The Catholic World Report

Art & Prayer: The Beauty of Turning to God

by Msgr. Timothy Verdon

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

At Eternity’s Gate: Artists of the Infinite
by Father John O'Brien, OFM
Reviewed by Francis Etheredge Profiles in Catholicism

At Eternity’s Gate: Artists of the Infinite

by Father John O'Brien, OFM

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

At His Feet

by Derya Little

Reviewed by Clare Walker National Catholic Register

Avenue of Mysteries

by John Irving

Reviewed by James T. Keane America

Ballina & Area People
by Terry Reilly
Commentary by Matt Moran Independent Catholic News

Ballpark: Baseball In The American City

by Paul Goldberger

Reviewed by  Dominic Lynch  America

Bangladeshey Christodhormo and Christomondolir Etikotha (Christian Religion and Christianity in Bangladesh)

by Father Albert Thomas Rozario

Reviewed by Stephan Uttom UCA News

 

Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship
by Gregory Boyle
Reviewed by Lucas Sharma, SJ The Jesuit Post

 

Because God is Real (Sixteen Questions, One Answer)

by Peter Kreeft

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Because of Our Fathers
by Tyler Rowley
Reviewed by Casey Chalk The Catholic World Report

Become What You Receive

by John H. McKenna, CM

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Becoming a Pastoral Parish Council
by Patricia Carroll
Reviewed by Independent Catholic News

Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples
by Sherry A. Weddell (editor)
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Becoming Brave: Finding the Courage to Pursue Racial Justice
by Brenda Salter McNeil
Reviewed by Diana L. Hayes National Catholic Reporter

Becoming Eucharistic People: the Hope and Promise of Parish Life
by Timothy P. O’Malley
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Becoming Who You Are: Insights on the True Self from Thomas Merton and Other Saints
by Father James Martin. S.J. 

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Bedtime Not Playtime
by Lawrence Schime
Reviewed by Alison Flood The Guardian

Begin The Begin
by Robert Dean Lurie”
Reviewed by Father Jake Martin, SJ  America

Believe in People
by Charles Koch and Brian Hooks
Reviewed by Tim Busch National Catholic Register

Believe in People: Bottom-Up Solutions for a Top-Down World
by Charles Koch
Reviewed by Tim Busch  National Catholic Register

Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence
by Anita Hill
Reviewed by Michelle Ruiz Vogue

Belonging: One Catholic's Journey
by Frank Butler
Reviewed by Thomas C. Fox  National Catholic Reporter

 

Benedict XVI: The First Emeritus Pope in History
by Rosario Vitale
Reviewed by Claire Giangravè Crux

Benedict XVI, The Biography: Volume One

by Peter Seewald

Reviewed by CNA Staff Catholic News Agency

Benedict XVI: The Biography

by Peter Seewald

Reviewed by Edward Pentin National Catholic Register

Benefits On Trial
by Neil Carpenter
Reviewed by Bernadette Meaden Independent Catholic News

Bernard of Clairvaux: An Inner Life
by Brian Patrick McGuire
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Beyond the Bars: From Prison to the Podium

by Chris “Tatted Strength” Luera and Michael Oropollo

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Beyond Valor: A World War II Story of Extraordinary Heroism, Sacrificial Love and a Race Against Time
by William Doyle
Commentary by  Mark Pattison Catholic News Service/Crux

Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star
by Gary Giddins

Reviewed by Kurt Jensen Catholic News Service/America

Birth of a Movement. Black Lives Matter and the Catholic Church
by Olga  M Sebura
Reviewed by Brian Prega Patheos

Black Catholics on the Road to Sainthood
Edited by Michael R. Heinlein 
Commentary by Carl E. Olson The Catholic World Report

Black Power, Jewish Politics
by Marc Dollinger
Commentary by Ari Feldman The Forward

Bleeding for Jesus: John Smyth and the Cult of Iwerne Camps           

by Andrew Graystone            
Reviewed by Harriet Sherwood The Guardian

Blessed Are the Bored in Spirit: A Young Catholic’s Search for Meaning
by Mark Hart
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Blessed Carlo Acutis: A Saint in Sneakers by Courtney Mares Reviewed by Claire Giangravé Religion News Service

Carlo Acutis: The First Millennial Saint
by Nicola Gori
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Bloody Sunday - The Nun the Defiance Campaign and South Africa's Secret Massacre
by Mignonne Breier
Reviewed by Sally Roper Independent Catholic News

Blue Sky

by Ed and Janice Hird

Reviewed by Francis Etheredge Profiles in Catholicism

Bluey 
Reviewed by John Christman U.S. Catholic

Body Leaping Backward

by Maureen Stanton

Reviewed by Jenny Shank  America

Book Announcement Holy, not Worldly 
by Pope Francis

Boomers: The Men and Women Who Promised Freedom and Delivered Disaster
by Helen Andrews
Reviewed by Joseph M. Keegin  The Tablet

Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom
by Katherine Eban
Reviewed by Daniel J. Kevles New York Review of Books

Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography
by Patrick Radden Keefe
Commentary by Laurie Woolever Vanity Fair

Bournville by Jonathan Coe 
Author interview by Nick Duerden The Independent

Bread of Life: Exploring the Presence of Eucharist in Our Lives

by Father Louis J. Cameli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Breathed into Wholeness: Catholicity and Life in the Spirit

by Mary Frohlich

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Britain’s Colonial Legacy on Trial
by Philippe Sands
Commentary by Matt Seaton NYR Daily

Broken Bodies
by Karen O'Donnell
Reviewed by Megan K. McCabe  America

Broken Silence
by Craig Shepard
Commentary by Maggi Van Dorn America

Boundaries of Eden
by Glenn Arbery
Reviewed by Chilton Williamson, Jr. The Catholic World Report

Bounce: Learning to Thrive through Loss, Tragedy, and Heartache
by Aaron Fruh
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Bugsy Siegel:The Dark Side of the American Dream
by Michael Shnayerson
Reviewed by Jenna Weissman Joselit The New York Times   

Building a Bridge
by Father James Martin. S.J.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect
by James Martin
Reviewed by Michael Leach Commonweal

Burglar for Peace
by Ted Glick
Reviewed by Marie Dennis National Catholic Reporter

Cane Boy: A Wonderful Discovery
by Peter Tassi
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. and Maeve Quinn Knight Profiles in Catholicism.

Canto Divina – Singing Psalms for Transformation
by Deborah Ann Keefe
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Cardinal Mindszenty’s Memoirs 
by Cardinal József Mindszenty
Reviewed by Paul Senz The Catholic World Report

Cardinal Sin: Challenging power abuse in the Catholic Church
by Brian Devlin
Reviewed by Sara Scarlett Willson Where Peter Is

Carpenters: The Musical Legacy
by Richard Carpenter, Mike Cidoni Lennox, and Chris May.
Reviewed by Andrew Dalton The Associated Press

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
by Isabel Wilkerson
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism.

Catch And Kill
by Ronan Farrow
Reviewer by  Megan K. McCabe  America

Catechesis for Teens
by Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández
Commentary by Hannah Brockhaus National Catholic Register

Catechetics & Prejudice: How Catholic teaching materials view Jews, Protestants, and racial minorities
by Father John Pawlikowski
Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism

Catholic Art Appreciation for Little Ones
by Nicole M. McGinnis

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Catholic Christianity and Mental Health: Beliefs, Research and Applications

by Harold G. Koenig, M.D.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Catholic Economics

by Angus Sibley
Reviewed by Father John A Coleman, SJ Profiles in Catholicism

Catholic Guide to Mindfulness

by Susan Brinkmann

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Catholic Leadership for Civic Society
by Cristofer Pereyra and Erin Monnin

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality Part I

by Louis J. Cameli

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Reporter

 

Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality Part II

by Louis J. Cameli

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Reporter

Catholicity and Emerging Personhood

by Father Daniel P Horan, OFM

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Catholicism & Citizenship: Political Cultures of the Church in The Twenty‐First Century
by Massimo Faggioli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Cathonomics: How Catholic Tradition Can Create a More Just Economy
by Anthony M Annett

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Cathonomics: How Catholic Tradition Can Create a More Just Economy

by Anthony Annett 

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Reporter

Carlo Acutis: The First Millennial Saint
by Nicola Gori
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Central America's Forgotten History: Revolution, Violence, and the Roots of Migration
by Aviva Chomsky
Reviewed by Marian Ronan National Catholic Reporter

 

Challenged to Grow: A Catholic Parent's Journey Through an Evangelical World
by Richard L. Akins

Reviewed by Mike Poglitsch Acclaim Media Productions, Inc.

 

Chances Are…
by Richard Russo
Reviewed by Maurice Timothy Reidy America

Chanting on Our Behalf: a Pastoral Guide to Presidential Chanting and Musical Leadership

by Ricky Manalo, CSP Reviewed

by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican
by Deborah E. Kante
Reviewed by Milton Javier Bravo Commonweal

Children of the Alley
by Naguib Mahfouz
Reviewed by Amelia Smith Middle East Monitor

Child of Light: A Biography of Robert Stone
by Madison Smartt Bell
Reviewed by Anthony Domestico Commonweal

Children and the Great Hunger: old and new perspectives on the Famine

Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King and Gerard Moran,

Commentary by Christopher Cusack The Irish Times

China’s Last Jesuit: Charles H. McCarthy and the End of the Mission in Catholic Shanghai
by Amanda C.R .Clark

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

Chokehold: Policing Black Men
by Paul Butler
Commentary by Georgetown University

Choosing Forgiveness: Unleash the Power of God’s Grace
by Fr. Thomas Berg and  Dr. Timothy Lock
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Christians, Muslims, and Mary: A History
by Rita George Tvrtkovic
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Church, Faith, Future
by Father Louis J. Cameli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Church. Faith, and Future

by Louis Cameli
Reviewed by Father Joseph Chamblain, O.S.M. Profiles in Catholicism

Church, Interrupted: Havoc & Hope: The Tender Revolt of Pope Francis
by John Cornwell
Reviewed by Claire Giangravé Religion News Service

City of a Million Dreams: Parading for the Dead in New Orleans 
Commentary by Jon Garelick Boston Globe

Climate, Catastrophe and Faith: How Changes in Climate Drive Religious Upheaval
by Philip Jenkins
Reviewed by Jon Magnuson EarthBeat

Climate Crisis: the Challenge to the Church
by David Rhodes
Reviewed by Anne O'Connor Independent Catholic News

Close to the Soul
by Carolyn Fande
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy.
Commentary by Scott McKnight Christianity Today

Reviewed by  Frederic Martel

Come Forth
by James Martin. S.J.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Communion Of Radicals

by Jonathan McGregor

Reviewed by Terence Sweeney America

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Confronting Hate: The Untold Story of the Rabbi Who Stood Up for Human Rights, Racial Justice
by Deborah Hart StroberGerald S. Strober
Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America
by Maggie Haberman
Commentary by Jeremy Herb CNN

Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father

by Father Donald Calloway

Reviewed by Joseph Pronechen National Catholic Reporter

Connecting Young Adults to Catholic Parishes. Best Practices in Catholic Young Adult Ministry
by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Consent A Memoir
by Vanessa Springora
Reviewed by Hannah Gold Commonweal

Consider Jesus: Waves of Renewal in Christology
by Elizabeth A. Johnson
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Constantine’s Sword: The Church and the Jews
by James Carroll
Reviewed by Fr. David C. Michael Boston Catholic

Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968

by Jim Bowman

Reviewed by David H Werning

Conception

by Francis Etheredge

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism  

Conception: An Icon of the Beginning
by Francis Etheredge
Interviewed by Dr. Cynthia Toolin-Wilson  Speaker

Conscience and Catholic Education
Edited by Kevin Baxter and David DeCosse
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Cosella Wayne
by Cora Wilburn

Commentary by Cora Wilburn Tablet Magazine

Counsels of the Holy Spirit: A Reading of St Ignatius's Letters
by Patrick Goujon SJ and translated by Joseph Munitiz SJ
Reviewed by Carolanne Henry Independent Catholic News

Counsels of the Holy Spirit: A Reading of Saint Ignatius’s Letters
by Patrick C. Goujon, SJ Translated by Joseph Munitiz, SJ
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Courageous, Bold & Free: How to release your fears, follow your heart, and pursue your dreams

by Mary Morrissey

Reviewed by Elizabeth Torres

Creation: A Catholic’s Guide to God and the Universe
by Christopher T. Baglow

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Creation and Cosmology: Attempt at sketching a modern Christian Theology of Nature

by Rudolph B. Brun

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Crispina and her Sisters: Women in Authority in Early Christianity

by Christine Schenk, CSJ

Reviewed by Laurie Brinkjul National Catholic Reporter

Dearest Sister Wendy… A Surprising Story of Faith and Friendship 
by Sister Wendy Beckett
Reviewed by Yonat Shimron Religion News Service

Dear Evan Hansen
by Carl Kozlowski
Reviewed by Carl Kozlowski The Catholic World Report

Death of an Altar boy
by E.J. Fleming
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Death in Hamburg: Society and Politics in the Cholera Years, 1830–1910

by Richard Evans

Reviewed by Gordon A. Craig The New York Review of Books

Death, Where is Thy Sting? A Meditation on Suffering
by Joe Hoover
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Defenders of the Unborn
by Daniel K. Williams
Commentary by Emma Green The Atlantic

Delightful People
by Stephen Schmalhofer
Commentary by Conor Dugan Catholic World Report

Demonic Foes
by Richard Gallagher. M.D.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Depression, Anxiety, and Other Things We Don’t Want to Talk About
by Ryan Casey Waller
Commentary by Team Busted Halo

Depression, Anxiety, and Other Things We Don’t Want to Talk About 
by Ryan Casey Waller
Commentary by Busted Halo

Desire, Darkness, and Hope: Theology in a Time of Impasse
Edited by Laurie Cassidy and M. Shawn Copeland
Reviewed by Sr. Nancy Sylvester National Catholic Reporter

Desmond Tutu: A Spiritual Biography of South Africa’s Confessor
by Michael Battle
Reviewed by Yonat Shimron  Religion News Service

Des prêtres et des scandales
by Anne Philibert
Interview by La Croix International

Developmental Disabilities and Sacramental Access
Edited by Edward Foley, Capuchin
Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism

Divine Therapy Addiction: Centering Prayer and the Twelve Steps
by Thomas Keating
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Diaries of a Terrorist
by Christopher Soto
Reviewed by Cane Lopez them

Diary of an Exorcist: Demons, Possessions, and the Modern-Day Battle Against Ancient Evil

by Monsignor Stephen Rosetti

Author interview by Patti Maguire Armstrong National Catholic Register

Link to Exorcism and Satanism

Diary of a Lonely Girl

by Miriam Karpilove

Reviewed by Dara Horn  Tablet

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
by Cal Newport

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Dignity, Agency, Power
by Church Action on Poverty

Reviewed by Ellen Teague Independent Catholic News

Dirtbag, Massachusetts: A Confessional
by Isaac Fitzgerald
Reviewed by Michael J. O’Loughlin America

Discipleship For the Future
by Frank P. Desiano, CSP
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Dominicana
by Angie Cruz
Reviewed by Stephen G. Adubato National Catholic Reporter

Dominion
by Tom Holland
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird  Patheos

Don Amorth — La biografia ufficiale (Fr. Amorth — The Official Biography)
by Domenico Agasso
Reviewed by Gelsomino Del Guercio Aleteia

Dorothy Day. An intimate portrait of my grandmother
by Kate Hennessy
Reviewed by Sean Finlay Independent Catholic News

Dorothy Day: An Introduction to Her Life and Thought

by Terrence C. Wright

Reviewed by Rachelle Linner The Pilot

Dorothy Day: Dissenting Voice of American Century

by John Loughery and Blythe Randolph

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Dorothy Day — Dissenting Voice of the American Century
by John Loughery and Blythe Randolph
Reviewed by Father John Gribowich The Tablet

Duty and Destiny
by Gary Scott Smith
Reviewed by Dr. Paul Kengor The Catholic World Report

Dying to Live: Stories From Refugees on the Road to Freedom.
by Danielle Vella
Reviewed by Mark Pattison America

 

Eating Disorders: caring for yourself and others

by Julie Jeffs
Reviewed by Denis Blackledge SJ Independent Catholic News

Eat the Apple

by Matt Young

Reviewed by Andrew J. Bacevich Commonweal

East Winds: A Global Quest to Reckon With Marriage, 
by Rachel Ruecker
Reviewed by Jana Riess Religion News Service

Ecumenical and Interreligious Guidebook: Care for Our Common Home
Jointly published by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Catholic Association of Diocesan Ecumenical and Interreligious Officers, and Catholic Climate Covenant Commentary by Brian Roewe EarthBeat

Eight Ways of Loving God

by Jeanette Flood

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

El Pastor 
by Francesca Ambrogetti and Sergio Rubin
Reviewed by Benedetta Capelli Vatican News

El Via Crucis: The Migrant’s Way of the Cross
Compiled by Fr. Simon C. Kim, PhD
Reviewed by Susana L. Vasquez Profiles in Catholicism

Empath: A Complete Guide for Developing Your Gift and Finding Your Sense of Self
by Judy Dyer
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Enchantments of Mammon
by Eugene McCarraher
Reviewed by David Bentley Hart Commonweal

Entering the Twofold Mystery
by Erik Varden
Reviewed by Robert P. Imbelli America

Environmental Thought
by Robin Attfield
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Environmental Thought: A Short History
by Robin Attfield
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Ethics at the Edges of Law,' Part 1
by Cathleen Kaveny
Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Reporter

Eucharistic Miracles and Eucharistic Phenomena in the Lives of the Saints
by Joan Carroll Cruz
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Ever Closer Union?          
by Perry Anderson           
Reviewed by James J. Sheehan Commonweal

Everyone Belongs

by Bishop Shelton J. Fabre

Commentary by Contributor Catholic News Service/Crux

Everyday Hate: How Antisemitism Is Built Into Our World – and How You Can Change It 
by Dave Rich
Reviewed by Natasha Walter The Guardian

 

Every Day Is Extra
by John Kerry
Commentary by Mark Sullivan  America

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in The American City
by Matthew Bowman
Reviewed by Father John A Coleman, SJ Box

Exorcism: The Battle Against Satan and His Demons
by Fr. Vincent Lampert
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Exploring Ignatian Spirituality
by Brian O’Leary SJ’
Reviewed by Jesuits in Ireland

Facing the Mountain
by Daniel James Brown
Reviewed by David Kindy Smithsonian Magazine

Faith & the LGBTQ Community
by the Editors of Commonweal

Faith for Earth: A Call for Action
by United Nations Environment Programme
Commentary by  Brian Roewe National Catholic Reporter

Faith for Exiles
by David Kinnaman and Mark Matlock
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Faith Without Prejudice: Rebuilding Christian Attitudes Toward Judaism, Summary and Update of My Book

by Eugene Fisher 
Commentary by Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

Fake Invisible Catastrophes and Threats of Doom
by Patrick Moore
Reviewed  by Dr. Jay Lehr: CFact

Farming and Homesteading with the Saints
by Andie Andrews Eisenberg
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Fascinating Fascism
by  Susan Sontag
Reviewed by The New York Review of Books

 

FASCISM A Warning

by Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

Commentary by Sheri Berman The New York Times

Faith for Earth: A Call for Action
by United Nations Environment Programme
Commentary by  Brian Roewe National Catholic Reporter

Fatima for Today: The Urgent Marian Message of Hope
by Fr. Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Father Luis Olivares: Faith Politics and the Origins of the Sanctuary Movement in Los Angeles

by Mario Garcia

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Fertile Ground: A Pilgrimage through Pregnancy
by Laura S. Jansson
Reviewed by Frederick Frost Commonweal

Fetal Tissue Research and Christian Bioethics: A Review of the Scientific Developments, Policy Landscape, and Ethical Considerations
by Edward R. Grant, Edward R. Grant, Heather Zeiger. and Michael J. Sleasman The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity Book Announcement

Fifty Catholic Churches to See Before You Die
by Elena Curti
Commentary by Charles Collins  Crux

Fighting Cancer: with the Help of Your Catholic Faith
by Lorene Hanley Duquin

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Fighting for Life: Becoming a Force for Change in a Wounded World
by Lila Rose 
Commentary/Interview by Autumn Jones The Catholic News Agency The Catholic World Report

Finding Christ in the Crisis
by Father Harrison Ayre
Commentary by Kate Olivera Catholic News Agency

 

Finding God in the Mess

by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Fix Yourself Handbook
by Faust Ruggiero, M.S
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Floating in a Most Peculiar Age; A Memoir
by Louis Chude-Sokei
Reviewed by Diana L. Hayes National Catholic Reporter

Fludd
by Hilary Mantel
Reviewed by Paul Baumann Commonweal

Following Padre Pio: A Journey of Discovery from Pietrelcina to San Giovanni Rotondo 
by Bret Thoman, OFS
Commentary by Bret Thoman, OFS Aleteia

 

Food Most Royal
by Nora McNamara and Stephen Morse
Reviewed by Matt Moran Independent Catholic News

 

For Love of Animals
by Charles C. Camosy
Reviewed by Sarah Lyon Profiles in Catholicism

For Love of Life and the Family
by  Richard P. Delaney, M.D.,
Reviewed by Russell Shaw The Catholic World Report

For Love of My People I Will Not Remain Silent
by Cardinal Zen
Commentary by Joseph Pearce The Catholic World Report

Forbidden Fruit: Life and Catholicism in Contemporary Ireland
by Declan Henry

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Forbidden Grief - The Unspoken Pain of Abortion

by Theresa Burke with David C. Reardon

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Forgotten Healers: Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance Italy.

by Sharon T. Strocchia

Reviewed by Melissa Jones National Catholic Reporter

Four Hundred Souls
Edited by Ibram X. Kendi
Commentary by Alicia Pender National Catholic Reporter

Françoise Gilot: The Years in France
by Elisa Farran, Annie Maïllis, et al.
Commentary by Amy Crawford Smithsonian Magazine

Free to Be Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Story of Women and Law
by Teri Kanefield
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Freedom, True and False
by Andrea Wulf
Reviewed by Naomi Fisher Commonweal

Frida Kahlo: The Complete Paintings

by Luis-Martín Lozano & Andrea Kettenmann & Marina Vázquez Ramos

Reviewed by Holly Williams BBC

Friendship and the Fathers: How the Early Church Evangelized
by Mike Aquilina
Reviewed by Dr. Jeff Mirus Catholic Culture

Friendship and the Fathers: How the Early Church Evangelized

by Mike Aquilina
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

From Benedict’s Peace to Francis’s War: Catholics Respond to the Motu Proprio
by Peter A. Kwasniewski
Reviewed by Massimo Faggioli  Commonweal

From Prison to Purpose
by Jimmy McGill
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

From the Depths of Our Hearts: Priesthood, Celibacy and the Crisis of the Catholic Church
by Pope Benedict XVI and Robert Cardinal Sarah
Reviewed by Steven R. McEvoy Book Reviews and More

From the Underground Church to Religious Freedom
by Tomáš Halík
translated by Gerald Turner
Reviewed by John M. Grondelski  National Catholic Register

Fulfilled: Let Go of Shame, Embrace Your Body, and Eat the Food You Love
by Alexandra MacKillop
Reviewed by Vanessa Zuleta Goldberg National Catholic Reporter

‘Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living My Faith
by Eve Tushnet
Reviewed by David Laidlaw The Catholic World Report

 

GeoCatholicism And American Borders In The Gothic Literary Imagination

by Farrell O'Gormanrge Lensing

Reviewed by George Lensing  America

German, Jew, Muslim, Gay

by Marc David Baer

Reviewed by Marc David Baer Tablet

Ghosts of the Orphanage 
by Christine Kenneally
Reviewed by Laurie Hertzel StarTribune

Giovanni’s Room
by James Baldwin
Reviewed by Jordan E. DeSanto National Catholic Reporter

Giraffes on Horseback Salad’

by Josh Frank and Tim Heidecke

Reviewed by J. Hoberman Tablet

Girl, Arise!
by  Claire Swinarski
Reviewed by Elizabeth Pardi National Catholic Register

Glimmers of Grace
by Faith Halsley
Reviewed by Sara Larson In Spirit and Truth

Glimmers of Grace: Moments of Peace and Healing Following Sexual Abuse
by Faith Hakesley

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Glory in All Things: Saint Benedict & Catholic Education Today
by André Gushurst-Moore
Reviewed by Brian Welter The Catholic World Report

"Giudizio Universale" ("Universal Judgment")
by Gianluigi Nuzzi
Commentary byJunno Arocho Esteves The Pilot

God: the Oldest Question

by William J. O’Malley, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

God vs. Aliens

by Rolando Jose Olivo

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

God and Guns in America
by Michael Austin
Reviewed by Dr. Patrick Toner The Catholic World Report

God and the Secular Legal System
by Rafael Domingo
Reviewed by James Campbell SJ  Independent Catholic News

 

God Isn’t Finished With Me Yet
by Barbara Lee
Reviewed by James T. Keane America

God loves us as we are
by Russell Moore
Reviewed by Bob Smietana Religion News Service

 

God on the Streets of Gotham
by Paul Asay
Reviewed by Jacob J. Prahlow  Pursuing Veritas

God is in the Crowd: Twenty-First Century Judaism
by Tal Keinan
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

God's Call is Everywhere 
by Fr. Robert A. Sirico 
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

God's Carpenter

by Father Simon Cleary, LC

Commentary by Legionnaires of Christ

God's Diplomats
by Victor Gaetan
Reviewed by Colleen Dulle America

God’s Diplomats: Pope Francis, Vatican Diplomacy and America’s Armageddon
by Victor Gaetan          
Reviewed by Claire Giangravé Religion News Service

God's Great Story and You

by William A. Barry, SJ

Reviewed by Brenda McLaughlin  National Catholic Reporter

God’s Journey to Bethlehem: God’s Way of Alluring You to Enter into Your Heart
by Fr. C. George Mary Claret
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

God’s Patient Pursuit of My Soul
by Chris Manion
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

God's Voice Within: An Ignatian Way to determine God's will.

by Mark Thibodeaux

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D Profiles in Catholicism

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger

by Rebecca Traister’

Reviewed by Rachel Cooke  The Guardian

Gospel Women at the United Nations.
by Sr. Margaret Scott
Reviewed by Chris Herlinger Global Sisters Report

Grace

by Paul Lynch

Reviewed by Christopher Cusack The Irish Times

Grace Can Lead Us Home: A Christian Call to End Homelessness
by Kevin Nye
Commentary by Kathryn Post Religion News Service

 

Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness

by Jennifer Berry Hawes

Reviewed by  Diana L. Hayes National Catholic Reporter

Greatest Fraud Never Told: False Accusations, Phony Grand Jury Reports. And the Assault on the Catholic Church
by David F. Pierre Jr 
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism 

Green Burial

by Martin Hayden

Reviewed by Bernadette Meaden Independent Catholic News

Greener Pastures and Brown Blazers
by Edna Hunneysett
Reviewed by Independent Catholic News

Growing into Autism
by Sandra Thom-Jones
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Growing up Disabled in Australia
Edited by Carly Findlay OAM
Reviewed by Fr Justin Glyn SJ Australian Jesuits

Guard Your Heart
by Sue Divin
Reviewed by Charles Collins Crux

Handbook to guide practitioners and policymakers in reception, transit, and destination countries to better prevent and protect children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse.
by the Lanzarote Committee Secretariat

Handing Down the Faith: How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation
by Christian Smith and Amy Adamczyk
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

Hansel and Gretel’ in LA County
by Melissa Chadburn
Commentary by Matt Seaton The New York Review of Books

Heroes with Chutzpah: 101 Tales of Jewish Trailblazers, Changemakers, and Rebels. 
by Kerry Olitzky and Deborah Bodin Cohen
Commentary by Jeffrey Salkin Religion News Service

Here and Now

by Henri Nouwen

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Hell: A Guide
by  Anthony DeStefano
Reviewed by Patti Armstrong National Catholic Reporter

Heal Me with Your Mouth. The Art of Kissing
by Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández
Commentary by Almudena Calatrava The Associated Press

 

Healing Racial Trauma – The Road to Resilience
by Sheila Wise Rowe Patheos
Commentary by Redbud Writers Guild Patheos

Healing the Wound of Sexual Abuse: Reading the Bible with Survivors
by Elaine A. Heath
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Healthy Leadership in Healthcare: The Pope Francis Formula

by Erny Gillen

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Hell Spawn is coming
by Declan Finn
Commentary by Declan Finn Catholic Geeks

Help the Homeless of the Streets: One Person at a Time
by Deacon Michael J. Oles
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Henri de Lubac: The shaping of Modern Theology (A Reader)
by David Grumet
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
by Kansan Sarah Smarsh
Reviewed by Terrance Klein  America

 

Hell: Dante’s Divine Trilogy Decorated and Englished in Prosaic Verse
by Alasdair Gray

Reviewed by Joseph Farrell The Herald

Hermits of Big Sur
by Paula Huston
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Hidden Mercy
by Michael O’Loughlin
Commentary by Claire Giangravé  Religion News Service

Hidden Mercy: AIDS, Catholics, and the Untold Stories of Compassion in the Face of Fear
by Michael O'Loughlin
Reviewed by Michael Vazquez National Catholic Reporter

Hillbilly Elegy
by J.D. Vance
Commentary by Joan Frawley Desmond  National Catholic Register

History’s Queen: Exploring Mary’s Pivotal Role from Age to Age

by Mike Aquilina

Reviewed by Dr. Jeff Mirus Catholic Culture

Holy Week Voices from the Holy Land
by Fr Richard Nesbitt
Reviewed by Independent Catholic News

Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration.

by Alfredo Corchado

Reviewed by Vivian Cabrera America

Homewreckers
by Aaron Glantz  
Reviewed by Francesca Mari The New York Review of Books

Honest Rust and Gold: A Second Collection of Prose and Poetry
by Francis Etheredge

Interviewed by Dr. Cynthia Toolin-Wilson on Speaker

Honest Rust and Gold, a Second Collection of Prose and Poetry

by Francis Etheredge

Reviewed by Christine Sunderland  Profiles in Catholicism

Honorable Peace: How Can Lasting Peace be Secured between the Muslim World and Israel
by Gottfried Hutter
Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

Hope Always. Our Anchor in Life’s Storms
by Kris Frank
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Hospital by the Hill
by Chris Connaughton
Commentary by Danika Kirka The Associated Press

How Baseball Happened

by Thomas W. Gilbert

Reviewed by Fred Hofstetter Screwball Times

 

How Did Lubitsch Do It?
by John Anderson
Commentary by Joseph McBride America

How the Church has changed the world

by Anthony Esolen

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

How the Mothers of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation
by Anna Malaika Tubbs
Commentary by Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service

How to Grow in Faith          
by Michel Remery
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

How to Respond to an Overdose
by Granite Recovery Centers Clinically
Reviewed by Cheryl Smith MS,MLADC Granite Recovery Centers

 

How to survive a plague
by David France
Reviewed by Rebecca Tinsley Independent Catholic News

Human Anguish and God’s Power
by David H. Kelsey
Reviewed by Daniel Brown Profiles in Catholicism

Human Trafficking 101: Stories, Stats, and Solutions

by Amy Joy BSW MPA

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Hurting in the Church: A Way Forward for Wounded Catholics

by Father Thomas Berg

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight   Profiles in Catholicism

I Am Reading This Book About Porn Addiction for a Friend
by Joshua Shea
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

I Am Third
by Gale Sayers and Al Silverman
Reviewed by John W. Miller America

I am With You: Lessons of Hope and Courage in Times of Crisis
by Timothy M. Dolan 
Commentary/Interview by Charles C. Camosy Crux

I and Thou
by Martin Buber
Reviewed by Paul Mendes-Flohr  Commonweal

I Believe in You: Wisdom from community with persons with disabilities on believing in ourselves and the other
by Luca Badetti  
Reviewed by Father Matthew P. Schneider, LC Patheos

I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyoncé

by Michael Arceneaux.

Commentary by Tre'vell Anderson The New York Times

I Kissed Dating Goodbye
Commentary by Michial Farmer  America

Ignatian Humanism: A Dynamic Spirituality for the 21st Century

by Ronald Modras

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight  Profiles in Catholicism

Ignatian Spirituality and Interreligious Dialogue: Reading Love’s Mystery

by Michael Barnes, SJ
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Ignatian Wisdom for Daily Life in Priesthood

by Timothy M Gallagher, OMV

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

I’ll Take Your Questions Now: What I Saw at the Trump White House
by Stephanie Grisham
Commentary by Kristyn Burtt Microsoft News

Illness, Disability, and Caring
by Bernadette Meaden
Reviewed by Jill Segger  Independent Catholic News

Inner Compass an Invitation to Ignatian Spirituality
by Margaret Silf
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What We Can Do to Stop It
by Nita Belles
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Integralism: A Manual of Political Philosophy
by Fr. Thomas Crean O.P. and Dr. Alan Fimister
Reviewed by Derya M. Little The Dispatch/Catholic World Report

Integrity Restored: Helping Catholic Families win the Battle Against Pornography
by Peter Kleponis
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Interreligious Heroes

by Rabbi David Rosen 

Commentary by Alon Goshen-Gottstein Interfaith Youth Corps

Invisible Americans: the cost of childhood poverty
by Jeff Madrick

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Invisible Americans: The Tragic Cost of Child Poverty
by Jeff Madrick
Reviewed by Jason DeParle The New York Review of Books

In Light of Women: One Woman’s Journey with Icons 
by Mary Jane Miller 
Reviewed by The Right Reverend William O. Gregg, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What We Can Do to Stop It
by Nita Belles
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

In Praise Of The Useless Life

by Paul Quenon, O.C.S.O.

Reviewed by Gregory Hillis America

In Praise of Our Seven First Fathers

by Commissio liturgica Internationalis OSM
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy

by Frederic Martel

Commentary by Colleen Dulle America

In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy

by Frédéric Martel

Excerpt by National Catholic Reporter

In the Name of the Lord
by Sister Lucy Kalapura
Commentary by Sister Lucy Kalapura The Print

In the Midst of Plenty: Homelessness and What to do About it
by Drs. Marybeth Shinn and Jill Kaddurl
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

In The Shadow Of The Bridge
by Joseph Caldwell
Reviewed by Michael J. O’Loughlin America

In the Shadow of the Red Brick Building
by Raymond Tony Charlie
Commentary by Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

 

Invest Yourself: Daring to be Catholic In Today’s Business World
by John Abbate
Reviewed by Pete Socks Patheos

 

Investigating Vatican II: Its Theologians, Ecumenical Turn and Biblical Commitment
by Fr. Jared Wicks. S.J.

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Review

 

Il giorno del giudizio (The Day of Judgment)

by Andrea Tornielli and Gianni Valente

Reviewed by Massimo Faggioli  Commonweal

Inheritance
by Christine Sunderland
Reviewed by Francis Etheridge Profiles in Catholicism

Ireland and the Magdalene Laundries: A Campaign for Justice: 
by Claire McGettrick, Katherine O'Donnell, Maeve O'Rourke, James M. Smith and Mari Steed Reviewed by René Ostberg National Catholic Reporter

Inside the Hospice
by Fr Peter Michael Scot
Reviewed by Marie Saba Independent Catholic News

Institutional Racism and the Catholic Church
by Dolores Foster Williams
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Interrupting Capitalism

by Matthew A. Shadle

Reviewed by Daniel K. Finn La Croix International

Islam, Science Fiction and Extraterrestrial Life: The Culture of Astrobiology in the Muslim World
by Jörg Matthias Determann
Commentary by  Christopher M. Graney Vatican Observatory Foundation

Israelism 
Commentary by David Suissa Jewish Journal

James Martin in the Company of Jesus

by Jon M Sweeney

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Jenny Saville
by Richard Calvocoressi and Mark Steven
Reviewed by Ciaran Freeman America

Jérôme Lejeune, a Man of Science and Conscience
by Aude Dugast
Reviewed by Alejandro Bermudez Catholic News Agency

Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation
by Kristin Kobes Du Mez
Reviewed by Alan Bean  Baptist News

Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist: Unlocking the Secrets of the Last Supper
by Brant Pitre

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Jesuit at Large
Edited by George Weigal
Reviewed by Paul Senz The Catholic World Report

 

Jesuits Telling Jokes: A (Serious) Introduction to Ignatian Spirituality
by Nikolaas Sintobin, SJ
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Jesus the Healer: St. Peregrine. OSM, the Helper

by Father Christopher Krymski, O.S.M.
Reviewed by, Gordon Nary  Profiles in Catholicism

Jesus: A Pilgrimage
by James Martin, S.J.
Reviewed by Dennis Waldeck

Jesus: Engaging Theology
by Gerard S. Sloyan, STD, Ph.D
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Jesus: An Historical Approximation

by Jose A. Pagola

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Jesus Revolution 
Reviewed by Kristina Cooper Independent Catholic News

Jesus the Healer: St. Peregrine. OSM, the Helper
by Father Christopher Krymski, O.S.M.
Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism

Jesus Social Revolutionary?
by Father Peter McVerry SJ
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Jewish Sunday Schools 
by Laura Yares
Reviewed by Andrew Silow-Carroll Jewish Telegraphic Agency

JFK Volume One 1917-1956
by Fredrik Logevall
Reviewed by Rebecca Tinsley Independent Catholic News

Joe Biden and Catholicism in the United States
by Massimo Faggioli
Reviewed by John Lavenburg Crux

John XXIII. Vatican II a Council for the world
by Fr. Ettore Malnati and Marco Roncalli
Commentary by Linda Bordoni Vatican News

Journey Into Light
by Roderick Strange
Reviewed by Frank Regan Independent Catholic News

Joy in God: Rekindling an Inner Fire
by Joachim Hartmann and Annette Clara Unkelhauber
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
by Bryan Stevenson
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Keisha the Sket
by Jade LB 
Reviewed by Kadish Morris The Guardian

Kristin Lavransdatter
by Sigrid Undset
Commentary by Russell Shaw The Catholic World Report

La Trahison des pères (The Betrayal of the Fathers)
by Céline Hoyeau
Reviewed by Inés San Martín Crux​

Land of the Homeless Brave
by Aleda J. Marshall
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Leadership for Catholic Youth Ministry: A Comprehensive Resource
by Thomas East with Alejandra Agiolera-Titus, Carolyn Coll, RSM, Ann Marie Eckert, Leif Kehrwald, Sean T. Lanning, Mariette Martineau, Hohm Roberto, Cheryl M. Tholeke
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Learning to Pray
by Father James Martin. S.J.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Lessons and Beliefs: Learning to Love

by Mark Tedesco

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Letters Between a Catholic and an Evangelical
by Father John R. Waiss and James G. McCarthy
Reviewed by Susan Jones Profiles in Catholicism

Letter to a Suffering Church: a bishop speaks on the sexual abuse crisis
by Bishop Robert Barron
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back)

by Jeff TweedyReviewed

by Austin Meek Commonweal

Let Us Dream: The Path to a Better Future
by Pope Francis and Austen Ivereigh
Commentary by Inés San Martín Crux

Leven Met Euthanasie (“Living with Euthanasia”)

by Theo Boer and Stef Groenewoud

Reviewed by Francesco Paloni and Katholiek Nieuwsblad Crux

Liberalism and Its Discontents 
by Francis Fukuyama
Reviewed by Nicholas Misukanis Commonweal

Liberator of Asia 
by Geoffrey Sha
Reviewed by Jerry Salyer The Catholic World Report

Liberty for All: Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Pluralistic Age.
by Andrew T. Walker 
Commentary/Interview by Charles C. Camosy  Crux

Light of Assisi: The Story of Saint Clare
by Margaret Carney, OSB
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

Little Lessons from the Saints: Simple and Surprising Ways to See the Saint in You
by Bob Burnham
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Live Not By Lies
by Rod Dreher
Reviewed by Francis X. Maier The Catholic World Report

Live Not by Lies
by Rod Dreher
Reviewed by Joan Frawley Desmond National Catholic Register

Living Brave: Lessons From Hurt, Lighting the Way to Hope

by Shannon Dingle

Reviewed by Yonat Shimron Religion News Service

Living with the Gods
by Neil MacGregor
Reviewed by Mphuthumi Ntabeni  Spotlight Africa

Lodging in Italy’s Monasteries
by Eileen Barish
Reviewed by Mark Tedesco Profiles in Catholicism

Looking Ahead with Hope - Stories of Humanity, Wonder and Gratitude in a Time of Uncertainty
by Eddie Gilmore
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

Loneliness Insights for Healing in a Fragmented World
by Father Gerald Arbuckle
Commentary by Cath News New Zealand

Lord, Do You Mean Me? A father-Catechist!

by Francis Etheredge

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Losing Our Dignity. How Secularized Medicine Is Undermining Human Equality
by Charles C. Camosy
Reviewed by Joan Frawley Desmond National Catholic Register

Losing Our Religion
by Russell Moore
Reviewed by Bob Smietana Religion News Service

Loss and Hope: Global Interreligious and Interdisciplinary Perspectives 
Edited by Peter Admirand
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Lost & Found. A Memoir
by Kathryn Schulz
Reviewed by Katherine Lucky  Commonweal

Lourdes Diary: Seven Days at the Grotto of Massabieille

by Father James Martin. S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Love Prevails: One Couiple's Story of Faith and Survival in the Rwandan Genocide
by Jean Bosco Rutagengwa with Daniel G. Groody
Reviewed by Bill Tammeus National Catholic Reporter

 

Love: Same-Sex Attractions and the Catholic Church

by Father Mike Schmitz

Reviewed by Daniel Mattson National Catholic Register

Love Tenderly: Sacred Stories of Lesbian and Queer Religious

by Grace Surdovel IHM and Jeannine Gramick SL

Commentary by Claire Giangravé  Religion News Service

Love in the Ruins
by Walker Percy
Commentary by Jonathan Liedl National Catholic Register

 

Lovely

by Amanda Martinez Beck

Reviewed by Joanna Wahlund Patheos

Madonnas of Color
by Mickey McGrath
Reviewed by Laryssa Herrington U .S .Catholic

Machiavelli: The art of teaching People what to Fear

by Patrick Boucheron

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Making Missionary Disciples

by Curtis Martin

Reviewed by Kathryn Mihaliak Wallice National Catholic Register

Making Senses Out of Scripture: Reading the Bible as the First Christians Did (Basilica) By What Authority? An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition
by Mark P. Shea
Commentary by Charles Camosy  Crux

Mafia Madness and ‘The Miracle of Castel di Sangro’
by Tom Bogert Football Madness

Man of Dialogue: Thomas Merton’s Catholic Vision
by Gregory K. Hillis
Reviewed by Judith Valente America

Man Enough: Undefining My Masculinity
by Justin Baldoni Reviewed by Paul O'Donnell Religion News Service

Man in the Middle: A Memoir
by Father Fidelis Mukonori, SJ
Reviewed by Festo Mkenda, SJ Spotlight. Africa

Manifesto
by Bernardine Evaristo
Reviewed by Valerie Sayers Commonweal

Manufacturing the Clerical Predator 
by Sarah Pearson
Commentary by David Luhrssen Shepherd Express

 

Mariette in Ecstasy
by Ron Hansnn
Reviewed by Sofia Carozza  Patheos

Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration
by Nicole R. Fleetwood
Commentary by Heather King Angelus

Mary and Bioethics

by Francis Etheredge

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Mary and Early Christian Women: Hidden Leadership
by Ally Kateusz
Reviewed by Christine Schenk National Catholic Reporter

Mary and the Fathers of the Church

by Luigi Gambero

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholcism

 

Mary and the Incarnation
by Christine Granger
Reviewed by  Maria Di Paoli, Catholic Register

Mary Magdalene: A Visual History
by Diane Apostolos-Cappadona|
Reviewed by David Paul Deavel The Catholic World Report

Mary’s Journey

by Father Louis J. Cameli

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Mass Class: Your Questions Answered
by Fr. Dave Dwyer, CSP

Book Excerpt by Fr. Dave Dwyer, CSP Busted Halo

Mass Exodus
by Stephen Bullivant
Reviewed by Timothy P. O'Malley  America

 

Medical Care at the End of Life: A Catholic Perspective
by David E. Kelly
Reviewed by Rev. Ramil Fajardo Profiles in Catholicism

Meditations on the Way of the Cross
by Mary Pezzulo
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job by Kerry Weber
Reviewed by Holy Name Cathedral Catechumens with an Introduction and Commentary
Also reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D Profiles in Catholicism

Michelangelo, God’s Architect: The Story of His Final Years and Greatest Masterpiece
by William E. Wallace
Commentary by Ingrid D. Rowland The New York Review of Books

Miles to Go Before I Sleep

by Jackie Nink Pflug

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Memento Mori
by Sister Theresa Aletheia Noble
Reviewed by Charles P, Camosy Crux

Miracles
by Sono Ayako
Reviewed by John Tuttle The Catholic World Report

Miracles on the Hardwood
by John Gasaway
Reviewed by Jenny Shank America

 

Miscarriage and Early Baby Loss
by Breda Theakston
Reviewed by Helen Berry  Independent Catholic News

Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women's Digital Resistance
by Moya Bailey          
Reviewed by Amber D. Dodd National Catholic Reporter

Missing Priest found Dead - RIP Fr. José Manuel Rondón Molina at Age 47 who Ministered to Cloister

by Jesus Caritas Est - Catholic News World

Missionaries

by Phil Klay

Reviewed by Zac Davis America

 

Models of the Eucharist
by Kevin W. Irwin

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Model of Faith: Reflecting on the Litany of Saint Joseph

by Leonard J. DeLorenzo, Ph.D.
Commentary/Interview by  Charlie Camosy Crux

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking 
Edited by Carole Murphy and Runa Lazzarino. Karen Anstiss
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

Modernity as Apocalypse: Sacred Nihilism and the Counterfeits of Logos

by Thaddeus H. Kozinski

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Mom Genes: Inside the New Science of Our Ancient Maternal Instinct
by Abigail Tucker 
Reviewed by Kate Scanlon Catholic News Agency/The Catholic World Report

Moment of Truth
Reviewed by Tyler P. Tynes CondeNast Spotlight

More Than I Imagined
by John Nowak
Reviewed By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service

Mother Earth: A Christian Reading of the Challenge of the Environment
by Pope Francis
with a preface by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.Profiles in Catholicism

Music Has Legs
by David Haznaw and Marlene Byrne
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Music: Through The Eyes Of Faith

by Harold M. Best

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

My Battle Against Hitler: Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich
by Dietrich Von Hildebrand
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

My Body 
by Emily Ratajkowski
Reviewed by Martin Chilton The Independent

My Friend Anne Frank 
by Hannah Pick-Goslar and Dina Kraft
Commentary by Shira Li Bartok Jewish Telegraphic Agency

My Hollywood and Other Poems
by Boris Dralyuk
Reviewed by Jane Greer Angelus

My Road Goes Ever On: A Timeless Journey
by A. K. Frailey
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Mychal Judge - 'Take Me Where You Want Me to Go'
by Francis DeBernardo
Announcement by Independent Catholic News

Nature Praising God 
by Dermot A. Lane 
Reviewed by Fr John Buckley Independent Catholic News

Navalny
by Matti Dollbaum, Morvan Lallouet and Ben Noble
Reviewed  by Luke Harding The Guardian

Never Doubt Thomas: The Catholic Aquinas as Evangelical and Protestant
by Francis Beckwith

Commentary by Francis Beckwith Patheos

New earth: Justine Awakens
by A.K.Frailey
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Newman on Doctrinal Corruption 
by Matthew Levering
Reviewed by Casey Chalk The Catholic World Report

No Apologies
by Anthony Esolen
Reviewed by Brian Welter The Catholic World Report

No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison
by Behrouz Boochani
Reviewed by Andrew Hamilton La Croix International

No Guilty Bystander: Life of Bishop Thomas Gumbleton 
by Frank Fromherz and Suzanne Sattler, IHM
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

No Longer Strangers
by Gregory Cole
Reviewed by Gabriel Blanxhard Patheos

No One Is Talking About This

by Patricia Lockwood

Reviewed by Kaya Oakes National Catholic Reporter

No Visible Bruises 
by Rachel Louise Snyder
Reviewed by Parul Sehgal The New York Times

Not "A Nation Of Immigrants"
by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Reviewed by Tom Deignan America

Not Forgotten
by George Weigel
Reviewed by Paul Senz The Catholic World Report

Not Forgotten: Elegies For, and Reminiscences Of, a Diverse Cast of Characters, Most of Them Admirable
by George Weigel
Commentary by Catholic News Agency/Catholic World Report

Not One Inch
by M. E. Sarotte
Reviewed by James Sheehan Commonweal

Nonni in America: Around the World at 80 Years Old!
by Jon Svensson, S.J.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Nourishing Love: A Franciscan Celebration of Mary
by Murray Bodo, OFM
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness
by Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler Reviewed by Michael Lind Tablet

On Bloody Sunday, A New History Of The Day And Its Aftermath By Those Who Were There

by Julieann Campbell

Reviewed by Cahir O'Doherty IrishCentral

On Faith

by Pope Francis

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal

by Naomi Klein

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

On Hope
by Pope Francis
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

On Love
by Pope Francis
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

On the House: A Washington Memoir

by John Boehner

Commentary by Maggie Haberman The New York Times

Offerings (A Novel)
by Christine Sunderland
Reviewed by Francis Etheredge Profiles in Catholicism

Old God’s Time
by Sebastian Barry
Reviewed by Michael McGirr Sydney Morning Herald

Old Man on a Bicycle
by Don Petterson
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multiracial Jewish Family
by Laura Arnold Leibman
Commentary by Yonat Shimron Religion News Service

One Day at a Time and Other Stories It Might Have Been and Other Stories
by A. K. Frailey
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

One Hundred Saturdays: Stella Levi and the Search for a Lost World 
by Michael Frank
Reviewed by Carol Ungar Tablet

Our Dear-Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Toleration in Early America
by Michael Breidenbach
Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Reporter

Our Dear-Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Toleration in Early America
by Fr. John Courtney Murray
Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Reporter

Our Lady Under of Knots
by Sylvia Dorham
Reviewed by Zoey Maraist Crux

Our Mother Earth: A Christian Reading of the Challenge of the Environment
by Pope Francis with a preface by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Our Wives Under the Sea
by Julia Armfield
Reviewed by Sam Manzella them

Padre Pio 
Reviewed by Catholic Culture

Padra Pio
Commentary by Joe Bukuras Catholic News Agency

Parable of the Sower
by Octavia E. Butler
Reviewed by Jonathan Rayson-Locke National Catholic Reporter

Palaces of Stone
by Tom Huffman and Mike Main,
Reviewed by Sally Roper Independent Catholic News

Papi, Vaticano, Communicazione (translated as “Popes, Vatican Communications”)
by Father Federico Lombardi SJ
Reviewed by Fr. Benedict Mayaki, SJ Vatican News

Passionate Uncertainty: Inside the American Jesuits
by Peter McDonough and Eugene C. Bianchi
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D Profiles in Catholicism

Pauline Mysticism: Christ in the Mystical Teaching of St. Paul
by Alfred Wikenhauser
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Pedro Arrupe: Witness of the Twentieth Century, Prophet of the Twenty-First.
by Father Pedro Miguel Lamet 
Commentary by Institute of Jesuit Sources Crux

Pell Contra Mundum by Cardinal Pell 
Commentary by Fr. Robert A. Sirico The Catholic World Report

Peppa Pig: Peppa Goes to Ireland

by Peppa Pig

Commentary by IrishCentral

Peril 
by Bob Woodward
Reviewed by Alex Henderson AlterNet

 

Pilgrimage (A Novel)
by Christine Sunderland
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Philosophizing in Faith: Essays on the Beginning and End of Wisdom
by Réginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P
Commentary by Joseph G. Trabbic The Catholic World Report

Political Action. A Practical Guide to Movement Politics 
by Michael Walzer 
Commentary by The New York Review of Books

Pope Francis: Why He Leads the Way He Leads
by Chris Lowney

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Post Christendom: Church and Mission in a Strange New World
by Stuart Murray
Reviewed by Kristina Cooper Independent Catholic News

Power Born of Dreams: My Story is Palestine
by Omar Ahmed
Reviewed by Omar Ahmed Middle East Monitor

Pray Your Way Through Forgivingness: Reflections, Prayers and Actions for Healing
by Nicole Sotelo

Reviewed by Alexandra Greenwald National Catholic Reporter

Praying Through Pain: A Scripture-Based Journey
by Barbara Lee
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

Praying with Saint Paul Using Lectio Divina: Acts of the Apostles New American Bible
by Paulist Press
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Predict and Surveil: Data, Discretion, and the Future of Policing
by Sarah Brayne
Reviewed by Ken Klippenstein The Intercept

Priest and Beggar: The Heroic Life of Venerable Aloysius Schwartz          

by Kevin Wells          
Reviewed by Alejandro Bermude Catholic News Agency

Priests de la Resistance! Loose Canons who fought Fascism in the Twentieth Century
by Revd Fergus Butler-Gaille
Reviewed by James Campbell SJ Independent Catholic News

Priestly Holiness on Earth and in Eternity
by Father Ezra Sullivan, OP
Reviewed by Jan Bentz National Catholic Register

Prison Governor's Journal
by Brendan O'Friel
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

Prison Journal 
by George Cardinal Pell
Reviewed by Filip Mazurczak The European Conservative

Prison Journal: The Cardinal Makes His Appeal
by Cardinal George Pell
Reviewed by Nicole Winfield Associated Press/Crux

Prison Truth
by William J. Drummond
Reviewed by Robin Kaiser-Schatzlein L.A. Review of Books

Prodigal
by Father Goyo Hidalgo
Reviewed by Heather King Angelus

Procession
Commentary by SNAP

Profiles in Peace, Voices of Peacebuilders in the Midst of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
by Ron Kronish
Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

Providence Blue: A Fantasy Quest
by David Pinault
Reviewed by Zander Doby Catholic World Report

Public Confessions: the religious conversions that changed American politics
by Rebecca L. Davis
Reviewed by Daniel Brown Profiles in Catholicism

Put Yourself in the Game: Thoughts on Sports (Mettersi in Gioco: Pensieri sullo)
by Pope Francis
Commentary by Catholic News Agency/The Catholic World Report

Quest for the Living God: Mapping frontiers in the Theology of God 

by Elizabeth A. Johnson
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Race & Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation

Adaptation by Joseph Cheah

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Racial Justice and the Catholic Church

by Bryan N. Massingale

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism​

Raising Lazarus 
by Beth Macy
Reviewed by Elizabeth E. Evans Religion News Service

Raging toward stillness in God
by Tom Hiney
Reviewed by Dr. Jeff Mirus Catholic Culture

Reaching for the Resurrection: A Pastoral Reflections 
by Francis Etheridge 
Reviewed by Dr Pravin Thevathasan Catholic Medical Quarterly

Reaching for the Resurrection: A Pastoral Bioethics
by Francis Etheredge
Reviewed by Dr. Moira McQueen,LLB, MDiv, PhD, DSL (Hon.), Profiles in Catholicism

Reaching for the Resurrection, A Pastoral Bioethics
by Francis Etheredge
Reviewed by Christine Sunderland Profiles in Catholicism

Reaching God Speed: Unlocking the Secret Broadcast Revealing the Mystery of Everything.

by Joe Kovacs

Reviewed by Adam Eliyamu Berkowitz The Jerusalem Post

Reading the News Without Losing Your Faith
by Christopher R Altieri
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

Real Presence
by Timothy P. O’Malley
Reviewed by Billy Kangas Patheos

Real Presence: What does it Mean and Why Does it Matter?
by Thomas F. O’Meara
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Rediscipling the White Church
by David W. Swanson
Reviewed by Kevin P. Considine  U.S. Catholic

Refuge In Hell
by Ronald D. Lemmert
Reviewed by George Williams America

Regret: A Theology
by Paul J. Griffiths
Reviewed by Jonathan Malesic Commonweal

Reimagining the Ignatian Examen

by Mark E. Thibodeaux SJ

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Rejoicing in Mercy: A Prayer Commentary on the Gospel of Luke
by Father Louis Cameli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Rejoice and Be Glad
by
 Father Daniel P Horan, OFM
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Remembering the Forgotten Merton 
by William Meegan
Reviewed by James Martin, SJ America

Rescued: The unexpected and extraordinary news of the Gospel
by Fr. John Riccardo
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Resourcement: A Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Edited by Gabriel Flynn and Paul D. Murray
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Restoring Sanctuary
by T. Pitt Green
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Restoring Trust: A Couple’s Guide to Getting Past Porn
by Peter C. Kleponis
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Revelations of Divine Love
by Julian of Norwich
Edited by Grace Warrack  

Translated by Barry Windeatt

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Rewilding Motherhood: Your Path to an Empowered Feminine Spirituality
by Shannon K. Evans.

Reviewed by Anna Capizzi Galvez Catholic News Service

 

Ricky and Julie – a story of courage and survival in the Philippines
by Father Shay Cullen
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Righting Relations After the Holocaust and Vatican II: Essays in Honor of John T. Pawlikowski, OSM,
Edited by Elena G. Procario-Foley and Robert A. Cathey
Reviewed by Eugene J. Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

Risk: A User’s Guide
by Stanley McChrystal
Commentary by Peter Maass The Intercept

Robots, Ethics and the Future of Jobs
by Seán McDonagh
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

Robots, Ethics and the Future of Jobs
by Seán McDonagh
Reviewed by Sarah MacDonald National Catholic Reporter

Romereando por Chalate (A Pilgrimage Through Chalatenango)
by Bishop Oswaldo Escobar
Reviewed by Rhina Guidos  Catholic News Service

Run and Hide
by Pankaj Mishra
Reviewed by Murtaza Hussain The Intercept

Run the Race
by Tim Tebow
Reviewed by Carl Kozlowski Angelus News

Sachiko
by Shūsaku Endō
Reviewed by Filip Mazurczak Catholic World Reporter

Sacred Shelter: Thirteen Journeys of Homelessness and Healing
by Susan Greenfield
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Sacred Space: The Prayer Book

by The Irish Jesuits

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Safe Space
by Nicholas Harrison
Reviewed by Dani Penaloza Delta Optimist

Saint Irenaeus of Lyons: Against Heresies & Fragments
Edited by Alexander Roberts, D.D & James Donaldson, L.L.D
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Saint Joseph, The Foster-Father Saint 
by Maria Riley
Reviewed by Susan Jones Profiles in Catholicism

Saint Mary Magdalene: Prophetess of Eucharistic Love
by Father Sean Davidson

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Scholomance
by Naimi Novic
Reviewed by Christine Schenk National Catholic Reporter

Scripture: A Unique Word
by Francis Etheredge

Interviewed by Dr. Cynthia Toolin-Wilson on Spreaker

Second Place
by Rachel Cusk
Reviewed by Katherine Lucky Commonweal

See God Act: The Ministry of Spiritual Direction
by Michael Drennan, SJ
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Seeing Differently
by Nicholas Alan Worssam and Simon Cocksedge 
Reviewed by Daniel P Horan National Catholic Reporter

Separate But Faithful: the Christian right's radical struggle to transform law and legal culture
by Amanda Hollis-Brusky and Joshua C. Wilson
Reviewed by Daniel Brown Profiles in Catholicism

Servite Reform Movements
by Luke M. Foster, OSM
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Sex, Lies, and the Priesthood
Reviewed by Thomas P. Doyle National Catholic Reporter

Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery
by Siddharth Kara
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Sharing the Heart of Christ; for Clergy, Counselors and Laity in Post Abortion Ministry
by Kevin Burke. with Theresa Burke Ph.D., and Fr. Frank Pavone
Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M. Profiles in Catholicism

Sharing the Wisdom of Time
by Pope Francis
Commentary by Catholic News Agency

She Seduced Me: A Love Affair with Rome
by Mark Tedesco
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Shelter Theology
by Susan Dunlap
Reviewed by Yonat Shimron Religion News Service

Shoutin' In the Fire: An American Epistle
by Danté Stewart
Commentary by Emily McFarlan Religion News Service

Shuggie Bain
by Douglas Stuart
Reviewed by Diane Scharper  Commonweal

Silent Music of Love: Teach Us to Pray
by John O'Brien, O.F.M.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Simple & Free: 7 Experiments Against Excess
by Jen Hatmaker
Reviewed by Emily McFarlan Miller Religion News Service

Six Popes: A Son of the Church Remembers

by Monsignor Hilary C. Franco
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Slaves Among Us: The Hidden World of Human Trafficking
by Monique Villa
Reviewed by Rebecca Tinsley Independent Catholic News

Smile of Joy: Mary of Nazareth
by Thomas Casey SJ
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Smile: The Story of a Face
by Sarah Ruhl
Reviewed by Kristen Martin  NPR

Snarl
by John Francis Pearring Jr.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Soccernomics
by Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski
Reviewed by Vikrant Hatwalne Football Paradise

So Help Me God 
by Mike Pence
Reviewed by Martin Pengelly The Guardian

Something To Do With Paying Attention
by David Foster Wallace
Reviewed by Joshua Hren America

Soldiers of God in a Secular World
by Sarah Shortall
Reviewed by Peter Steinfels Commonweal

Soul Doctor 
Commentary by Gabe Friedman Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Soul Survivors: Historic Catholic High Schools in Chicago
by Peter N. Pero
Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism

Speechless
by Michael Knowles
Reviewed by Robert R. Reilly Catholic World Report

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is an incomplete triumph 
Reviewed by Steven D. Greydanus The Catholic World Report

Spiritual Excellence

by Deacon Richard Eason

Reviewed by Alejandro Bermudez Catholic News Agency

Spiritual Terrorism: Spiritual Abuse From The Womb To The Tomb
by Boyd C. Purcell 
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood
by Mark Oppenheimer
Reviewed by Yonat Shimron Religion News Service

St. Dominic’s Way of Life
by Patrick Mary Briscoe, OP, and Jacob Bertrand Janczyk, OP
Commentary by National Catholic Register

St. Dominic: The Story of a Preaching Friar
by Donald J. Goergen, OP
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

St Francis of Assisi
by G.K. Chesterton
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

St. Maximilian Kolbe The Saint of Auschwitz
by Jean-Francoi Vivier
Reviewed by Thomas L. McDonald National Catholic Register

St. Peregrine Laziosi, Servant of Mary (ca.1265-1345)
by Aristide M. Serra, OSM
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Stepinac His Life and Times
by Robin Harris
Reviewed by Fr Conor Donnelly  Independent Catholic News

Sting and Religion: The Catholic-Shaped Imagination of a Rock Icon
by Evyatar Marienberg

Reviewed by Yonat Shimron Religion News Service

Stolen Blessing

by Jim Sano
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Street Homelessness and Catholic Theological Ethics
by  Mathew Desmond
Edited by Fr James Keenan SJ and Mark McGreevy
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

Strength to Love
by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Stumbling From Grace: How we Meet God in Tiny Works of Mercy

by Mary Pezzulo

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Stumbling into Grace: How we Meet God in Tiny Works of Mercy
by Mary Pezzulo
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Subversive Habits
by Shannen Dee Williams
Commentary by Jacqueline Willy Romero Cushwa Center

Subversive Habits
by Shannen Dee Williams
Reviewed by U.S. Catholic

Subversive Habits
by Shannen Dee
Reviewed by Kevin Spinale America

Surprised by God: Teaching Reflection Through the Parables

by Christina R. Zaker

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D Profiles in Catholicism

Surviving Depression: A Catholic Approach
by Kathryn j. Hermes, FSP
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Surviving Sex Trafficking
by Sadhvi Siddhali Shree

Reviewed by Nick Schager The Daily Beast

Surviving the White Gaze
by Rebecca Carroll
Reviewed by Diana L. Hayes National Catholic Reporter

Sweet Jesus, is it June Yet?
by Amy Cattapan
Commentary/Interview by Catholic News Agency/The Catholic World Report

Take Me Where You Want Me to Go
by Fr Mychal Judge 
Commentary by Independent Catholic News

Tattoo: 1730s-1970s.
by Henk Schiffmacher
Reviewed by Livia Gershon  Smithsonian Magazine

Tattoos on the Heart: the Power of Boundless Compassion

by Gregory Boyle

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Teens and the Impact of Sleep on Mental Health
by Slumber Yard Team
Reviewed by Dr. Gregory Minnis, DPT Slumber Yard

Ten Commandments for Church Reform

by John Wijngaards, DD, LSS

Reviewed by Frank Regan Independent Catholic News

Tenderness: A Gay Christian’s Guide to Unlearning Rejection and Experiencing God’s Extravagant Love
by Eve Tushnet
Reviewed by Gabriel Blanchard  Patheos

TerraFutura (Future Earth)

by Carlo Petriniand and Pope Francis

Commentary by Junno Arocho Esteves Crux

That Hideous Strength
by C. S. Lewis
Reviewed by Julian Kwasniewski The Catholic World Report

That Undeniable Longing: My Road to and from the Priesthood

 by Mark Tedesco
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

The A B C Q of Conceiving Conception: One of the Greatest Transformations in the Whole of Nature
by Francis Etheredge
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Accursed Tower
by Roner Crowley
Reviewed by Timothy D. Lusch The Catholic World Report

The American Pope: The Life and Times of Francis Cardinal Spellman
by John Cooney
Reviewed by Paul Baumann Commonweal

The Aristocracy of Talent: How Meritocracy Made the Modern World
by Adrian Wooldridge
Reviewed by Lisa Jucca Reuters

The Art of Spiritual Direction
by Father Jos Moons, SJ  
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Awakening of Jennifer Van Arsdale, a Political Fable for Our Time 
by George Leef 
Reviewed by Christine Sunderland VoegelinView

The Best Catholics in the World
by Derek Scally
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Birth of the Living God: A Psychoanalytic Study

by Ana-Maria Rizzuto, M.D.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Big Lie
by Jonathan Lemire
Excerpt by Jonathan Lemire Vanity Fair

The Book of Longings
by Sue Monk Kidd
Reviewed by Sue Monk Kidd  National Catholic Reporter

The Book of Timothy: The Devil, My Brother, and Me

by Joan Nockels Wilson

Reviewed by Nancy Lord Anchorage Daily News 

The Breach
by Denver Riggleman,
Commentary by Kathryn Watson CBS News

The Catholic Parents Survival Guide
by Julianne Stanz
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Catholic Spirit: An anthology for discovering faith through literature, art film and music
by Michael Bettigole, OSF and James D. Childs
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Catholic Guide to Depression
by Aaron Kheriaty, MD with Fr. John Cihak, STD
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Child with Autism Learns the Faith 
by Kathy Labosh
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.. Profiles in Catholicism

The Church: Paradox and Mystery
by Henri de Lubac
Reviewed by Larry Chapp The Catholic World Report

The Complete Gentleman: The Modern Man’s Guide to Chivalry
by Brad Miner
Reviewed by Taynia-Renee Laframboise The Catholic Thing

The Cost of My Faith: How a Decision in My Cake Shop Took Me to the Supreme Court
by Jack Phillips
Reviewed by Kevin J. Jones Catholic News Agency/The Catholic World Report

The Creed in Slow Motion
by Martin Kochanski
Reviewed by Independent Catholic News

The Crucible of Doubt: Dostoevsky’s Faith 
by John O‘Brien, OFM 
Commentary by Ann Murray Profiles in Catholicism

The Crucible of Doubt: Dostoevsky’s Faith 
by John O‘Brien, OFM 
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn-Knight Profiles in Catholicism

The Cult of Trump, A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control
by Steven Hassan

Overview by  Simon & Schuster

The Darkness Shall Be the Light
by Father John O'Brien
Reviewed by Adrian Cusack Westmeath Independent

The Darkness Shall Be the Light: T.S. Elliot’s Journey to Faith

by  John O’Brien, O.F.M.

Reviewed by Francis Etheridge Profiles in Catholicism

The Darkness Shall Be the Light 
by Father John O'Brien 
Reviewed by Adrian Cusack Westmeath Independent

The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity
by David Graebaer and David Wewgrow
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Dead are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
by Les Payne and Tamara Payne
Reviewed by Chris Byrd National Catholic Reporter

The Decline and Fall of Sacred Scripture: How the Bible Became a Secular Book
by Scott Hahn and Benjamin Wiker
Reviewed by Piers Shepherd The Catholic World Report

The Devil and Karl Marx: Communism's Long March of Death, Deception, and Infiltration
by Paul Kengor
Reviewed by John Grondelski National Catholic Register

The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto
by Charles M. Blow.
Reviewed by  Diana L. Hayes National Catholic Reporter

The Divine Project: Reflections on Creation and Church 
by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger
Commentary by Kevin J. Jones Catholic News Agency

The Dialectics of Art
by John Molyneux
Reviewed by Ciaran Freeman National Catholic Reporter

The Diaries of Joseph and Mary
by Dennis P. McGeehan      
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Dog on the Acropolis
by Mark Tedesco||
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Economic Weapon: The Rise of Sanctions as a Tool of Modern War
by Nicholas Mulder
Reviewed by David Cortright Commonweal

The Education of a Historian: A Strange and Wonderful Story
by John W. O'Malley, SJ
Reviewed by Massimo Faggioli National Catholic Reporter

The End of Alzheimer’s: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline
by Dale E. Bredesen, M.D.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The End of Men
by Christina Sweeney-Baird
Reviewed by Jennifer Vosters National Catholic Reporter

The English Cantos: Volume II: Stairwell
by James Sale
Reviewed by Francis Etheredge Profiles in Catholicism

The Experience of Atheism: Phenomenology, Metaphysics and Religion

by Claude Romano and Robyn Horner

Reviewed by CathNews

The Fake and Deceptive Science behind Roe v Wade
by Thomas W. Hilgers, MD
Reviewed by Rita Louise Lowery Gitchell, B.S., M.A., J.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Family on Pilgrimage: God Leads Through Dead Ends
by Francis Etheredge

Reviewed by Christine Sunderland Profiles in Catholicism

The Father’s Son

by Jim Sano

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D Profiles in Catholicism

The Father Wants to Heal You: A Retreat with The Lord's Prayer
by Nigel Woollen
Reviewed by Amanda C Dickie Independent Catholic News

The Feeling of Life Itself
by Christof Koch
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Fierce Life of Grace Holmes Carlson, Catholic, Socialist, and Feminist
by Donna T. Haverty-Stack
Reviewed by Diane Scharper National Catholic Reporter

The Fire Trail
by Christine Sunderland

Reviewed by Francis Etheredge Profiles in Catholicism

The Five Wounds
by Kirstin Valdez Quade
Reviewed by Valerie Sayers  Commonweal

The Franciscan Pontificate
by La Civilta Cattolica 
Reviewed by Shaun Kenney Ethika Politika

The Games of War: A Treasury of Rules for Battles with Toy Soldiers. Ships and Planes
by John Bobek    
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Gay Christian Drinking Game
by Eve Tushnet Commentary
by Eve Tushnet Patheos

The Gift of Spiritual Intimacy: Following the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius
by Monty Williams, SJ