BOOK REVIEWS

 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 Disarming Spirit  the life of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen
by Frank Fromherz

Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism

A History of Loneliness
By John Boyne
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Acts of Recovery: The Story of One Man’s ongoing healing from sexual abuse by a priest
by Michael Hoffman        
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

All Quiet on the Western Front
by Erich Marie Remarque
Reviewed by Terrence Nollen Southern Nebraska Register

 

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

Reviewed by Drew Christiansen, S.J. America

 

A Man And His Presidents 

by Alvin S. Felzenberg

Reviewed by Dominic Lynch America

 

A Spirituality of Fundraising 

by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Reviewed by Susana L. Vasquez Profiles in Catholicism

 

America Is Not The Heart: Filipino life in America

by Elaine Castillo

Reviewed by Jenny Shank

American Priest: The Ambitious Life and the Conflicted Legacy of Notre Dame’s Father Ted Hesburgh
Interview by Christopher White Crux

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

 

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

El Papa de la Ternura (“The Pope of Tenderness”)

by Eva Fernandez

Reviewed by Inés San Martín Crux

 

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

by Father Louis Cameli

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Review

 

An Ignatian Book of Days 

by Jim Manney

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

 

Avenue of Mysteries

by John Irving

Reviewed by James T. Keane America

 

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

Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples

edited by Sherry Weddell
Reviewed by Eric Gallagher America

 

Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star 
by Gary Giddins

Revewed by Kurt Jensen Catholic News Service/America

 

Blessed Are The Refugees

by Scott Rose, Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. & Staff and Volunteers of Catholic Charities' Esperanza Center

Reviewed by Jeremy Zipple  America

Book Extract from the Publisher In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History

by Mitch Landrieu
Reviewed by Ron Briley The Washington Post

 

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

 

Broken and Blessed: An Invitation to My Generation
by Fr. Josh Johnson
Commentary by Jeff Cavins Ascension Press

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

 

Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millennium

Commentary by Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman and Paul M. Perl America

 

Catholic Economics
by Angus Sibley
Reviewed by Father John A Coleman, SJ 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

 

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

Reviewed by Mike Poglitsch Acclaim Media Productions, Inc.

 

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

 

Church, Faith, Future 
by Father Louis J. Cameli
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

 

Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968

by Jim Bowman

Reviewed by David H Werning

 

Crispina and her Sisters: Women in Authority in Early Christianity

by Christine Schenk, CSJ

Reviewed by Laurie Brinkjul National Catholic Reporter

Deaf Republic
by Ilya Kaminsky
Reviewed by Jake Marmer   Tablet

 

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

 

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

Elie Wiesel: Teacher, Mentor and Friend
Edited by Alan L. Berger
Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

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

 

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

 

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

 

Faith Without Prejudice: Rebuilding Christian Attitudes Toward Judaism, Summary and Update of My Book
Commentary by Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

 

FASCISM A Warning

by Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

Commentary by Sheri Berman The New York Times

 

Finding God in the Mess 

by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

 

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 

 

Forgiveness: A Catholic Approach

by R. Scott Hurd

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

GeoCatholicism And American Borders In The Gothic Literary Imagination

by Farrell O'Gormanrge Lensing

Reviewed by George Lensing  America

Glorious Weakness
by Alia Joy

Reviewed by Kristy Burmeister  Patheos

 

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

 

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

 

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
by Rebecca Traister
Reviewed by  Natalia Imperatori-Lee  America

Grace

by Paul Lynch

Reviewed by Christopher Cusack The Irish Times

 

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

 

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

 

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

by Alfredo Corchado

Reviewed by Vivian Cabrera America

 

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

 

Hurting in the Church: A Way Forward for Wounded Catholics

by Father Thomas Berg

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Profiles in Catholicism

 

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

Ignatian Humanism: A Dynamic Spirituality for the 21st Century

by Ronald Modras

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Profiles in Catholicism

 

In Praise Of The Useless Life

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

Reviewed by Gregory Hillis America

In the Closet of the Vatican

by Frédéric Martel

Reviewed by Donald Cozzens National Catholic Reporter

 

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

 

Il Giorno del Giudizio” (“Judgment Day”)

Commentary by Junno Arocho Esteves • Catholic News Service/America

 

Il giorno del giudizio (The Day of Judgment) 

by Andrea Tornielli and Gianni Valente

Reviewed by by Massimo Faggioli  Commonweal

 

Interrupting Capitalism

by Matthew A. Shadle

Reviewed by Daniel K. Finn La Croix International

Jenny Saville

by Richard Calvocoressi and Mark Steven

Reviewed by Ciaran Freeman  America

 

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

Kelly and the Great Pinewood Derby
by Jordan Burk 
Reviewed by Patty Knap Aleteia

 

Kelly and the Great Pinewood Derby
by Jordan Burk 
Reviewed by Patty Knap Aleteia

Joan Chittister: Her Journey from Certainty to Faith
Reviewed by Kathleen L. Sullivan Global Sisters Report

Les Aveux De La Chair 
by Michel Foucault, Edited by Frederic Gros
Reviewed by José Dueño   America

 

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

Reviewed by Drew Christiansen, S.J. America

 

A Man And His Presidents 

by Alvin S. Felzenberg

Reviewed by Dominic Lynch America

 

A Spirituality of Fundraising 

by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Reviewed by Susana L. Vasquez Profiles in Catholicism

 

America Is Not The Heart: Filipino life in America

by Elaine Castillo

Reviewed by Jenny Shank

 

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

 

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

by Father Louis Cameli

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Review

 

An Ignatian Book of Days 

by Jim Manney

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

 

Avenue of Mysteries

by John Irving

Reviewed by James T. Keane America

 

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

Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples

edited by Sherry Weddell
Reviewed by Eric Gallagher America

 

Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star 
by Gary Giddins

Revewed by Kurt Jensen Catholic News Service/America

 

Book Extract from the Publisher In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History

by Mitch Landrieu

Reviewed by Ron Briley The Washington Post

 

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
 

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

 

Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millennium

Commentary by Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman and Paul M. Perl America

 

Catholic Economics
by Angus Sibley
Reviewed by Father John A Coleman, SJ 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

 

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

Reviewed by Mike Poglitsch Acclaim Media Productions, Inc.

 

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

 

Church, Faith, Future 
by Father Louis J. Cameli
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

 

Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968

by Jim Bowman

Reviewed by David H Werning

 

Crispina and her Sisters: Women in Authority in Early Christianity

by Christine Schenk, CSJ

Reviewed by Laurie Brinkjul National Catholic Reporter

 

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

Dorothy Day: An Introduction to Her Life and Thought

by Terrence C. Wright

Reviewed by Rachelle Linner The Pilot

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

Faith Without Prejudice: Rebuilding Christian Attitudes Toward Judaism, Summary and Update of My Book
Commentary by Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

 

FASCISM A Warning

by Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

Commentary by Sheri Berman The New York Times

 

Finding God in the Mess 

by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

 

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

 

GeoCatholicism And American Borders In The Gothic Literary Imagination

by Farrell O'Gormanrge Lensing

Reviewed by George Lensing  America

 

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

 

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

 

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

by Mark Thibodeaux

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D 

 

Grace

by Paul Lynch

Reviewed by Christopher Cusack The Irish Times

 

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

 

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

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

by Alfredo Corchado

Reviewed by Vivian Cabrera America

 

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

 

Hurting in the Church: A Way Forward for Wounded Catholics

by Father Thomas Berg

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Profiles in Catholicism

 

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

Ignatian Humanism: A Dynamic Spirituality for the 21st Century

by Ronald Modras

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Profiles in Catholicism

 

In Praise Of The Useless Life

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

Reviewed by Gregory Hillis America

 

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

 

Il Giorno del Giudizio” (“Judgment Day”)

Commentary by Junno Arocho Esteves • Catholic News Service/America

 

Il giorno del giudizio (The Day of Judgment) 

by Andrea Tornielli and Gianni Valente

Reviewed by by Massimo Faggioli  Commonweal

 

Interrupting Capitalism

by Matthew A. Shadle

Reviewed by Daniel K. Finn La Croix International

 

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

Knight of the Holy Ghost: A Short History of G.K. Chesterton

by Dale Ahlquist

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

Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back) 

by Jeff TweedyReviewed

by Austin Meek Commonweal

 

Love: Same-Sex Attractions and the Catholic Church

by Father Mike Schmitz

Reviewed by Daniel Mattson National Catholic Register

 

Lovely 

by Amanda Martinez Beck

Reviewed by Joanna Wahlund Patheos

Making Missionary Disciples

by Curtis Martin

Reviewed by Kathryn Mihaliak Wallice National Catholic Register

 

Mariette in Ecstasy 
by Ron Hansnn 
Reviewed by Sofia Carozza  Patheos

 

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

 

Medical Care at the End of Life: A Catholic Perspective
by David E. Kelly
Reviewed by Rev. Ramil Fajardo 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 by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

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

 

Models of the Eucharist
by Kevin W. Irwin

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

 

My Year Of Rest And Relaxation
by Ottessa Moshfegh 
Commentary by Peter Morgan America

 

Night of Camp David 
by Fletcher Knebel 
Commentary by GoodReads

 

No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison 
by Behrouz Boochani

Reviewed by Andrew Hamilton La Croix International

Notes on a Nervous Planet

by Matt Haig

Reviewed by Peter Hegarty The Irish Catholic

 

Notre Dame vs. the Klan: How the Fighting Irish Defied the KKK

by Todd Tucker

Reviewed by  Eugene J. Fisher CNS/The Pilot

On Islam: A Chronological Record, 2002-2018 

by James V. Schall, S. J.

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

 

Outcasts

by Roxanne King Denver Catholic

 

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Reviewed and Commentary by Michael Simone   America

Pedro Páramo, Spanish edition 
by Juan Rulfo

Reviewed by Carlos Mock Good Reads

  

 

Perseverance is Key
by Regina Pontes
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn-Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism

 

Pácetron: The War Has Begun

by Daniel D'Amario Book Blurb

 

Plus jamais ça! (Never again!) 
by Pierre Vignon and   François Jourdain

Commentary by Gauthier Vaillant  La Croix International

 

Poppies of Iraq
by Brigitte Findakly
Reviewed by Michael Peppard Commonweal

 

Practicing God's Radical Forgiveness 
by Jeffrey Bullock 
Reviewed by Rebecca Tinsley  Independent Catholic News

 

Quintessential Priest: the Life of Father Bernard J. Quinn

by Paul W. Jervis

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

 

Racism in America: Cultural Codes and Color Lines in the 21st Century

by Leonard Pitts Jr.

Reviewed by Valeria Stokes Profiles in Catholicism

 

Radical Prayer

by David Hassel, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight. PhD Profiles in Catholicism

 

Radical Sacrifice

by Terry Eagleton

Reviewed by José Dueño America

Republic Of Lies
by Anna Merlan
Reviewed by Brandon Sanchez  America

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

 

Religion Around Billie Holiday 
by Katherine Lucky
Commentary by Tracy Fessenden Commonweal

 

Remember to Live! Embracing the Second Half of Life
by Father Thomas Ryan, C.S.P.
Reviewed by Mary Moran Profiles in Catholicism

Remembering God’s Mercy: Redeem the Past and Free Yourself from Painful Memories

by Dawn Eden

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

 

Ricky and Julie 
by Shay Cullen 
Reviewed by Francis Bermido Jr mpm Independent Catholic News

 

Run the Race
by Tim Tebow

Reviewed by Carl Kozlowski Angelus News

Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody 
by James H. Cone
Reviewed by Chris Herlinger National Catholic Reporter

 

Sacred Space
by the Irish Jesuits
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight. PhD Profiles in Catholicism

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
by Patrick Radden Keefe

Commentary by Terrance Klein America

 

Shaping the Future- A Book Commentary on Church, Faith, Future 
by Fr. Joseph Chamblain, O.S.M. Profiles in Catholicism
 

Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to Changing the World
by Brandon Vogt
Reviewed by Carmen Julia Rodriguez 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., Fr. Frank Pavone
Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M.

 

She Has Her Mother’s Laugh

Reviewed by Nathaniel Comfort The Atlantic

 

Silent Music: Teach Us To Pray
by Father John O’Brien, OFM
Reviewed by  Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Smile of Joy  Mary of Nazareth 
by Thomas Casey SJ.
Reviewed by Father John Buckley Independent Catholic News

 

Social Creature
by Tara Isabella Burton
Reviewed by Ashley McKinless America

 

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

 

Spiritual Direction: A Beginner’s Guide

by Father Richard “Rick” Malloy, SJ

Reviewed by Rob Cullivan Angelus News

 

Stacking the Coffins: Influenza, War and Revolution in Ireland, 1918-19 
by Ida Milne
Reviewed by Christopher Kissane The Irish Times

Stumbling in Holiness: Sin and Sanctity in the Church

by Brian P. Flanagan  National Catholic Reporter

 

Summa of the Summa: The Essential Philosophical Passages of St. Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica
by Peter Kreeft 
Reviewed by Daniel Gillespie Profiles in Catholicism

 

Subversive Habits. The untold history of black nuns in the United States

Commentary by Ashley McKinless America

 

Suicide: An understanding and compassionate approach 

byDr Adrian Treloar - 

Reviewed by Denis Blackledge SJ

 

Telling the Story of Jesus
by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

Reviewed by Valeria Stokes Profiles in Catholicism

 

TERMINAL ILLNESS - Caring for yourself and others 
by Denis Blackledge
Reviewed by Denis Blackledge SJ  Independent Catholic News

 

The 21: A Journey into the Land of Coptic Martyrs 
by Martin Mosebach 
Interview by Christopher White Crux

 

The Archeology of Faith: A Personal Exploration of How We Come to Believe

by Father Louis Cameli

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

 

The Art of Thomas Merton:  A Divine Passion in Word and Vision

by The Very Rev’d John Moses, KCVO

Commentary by  Franciscan Media

 

The Atom of the Universe: The Life and Work of Georges Lemaitre

Reviewed by Dr. Karl van Bibber via an article by Sean Salai, S.J. America

 

The Banality of Empathy

by Namwali Serpell

Reviewed by Lucy McKeon New York Review of Books Daily

The Courage To Be Happy

by Pope Francis

Reviewed by Frank Regan Independent Catholic News

 

The Cross and the Lynching Tree 
by James H. Cone 
Reviewed by Bill Leonard  The Baptist Standard

 

The Devil You Don’t Know: Recognizing and Resisting Evil in Everyday Life
by Father Louis J. Cameli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD

 

The Exodus 
by Richard Elliott Friedman 
Commentary by Paul Moses  Commonweal

 

The Family on Pilgrimage: God Leads through Dead Ends

by Francis Etheredge

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

 

The Fifth Risk 
by Michael Lewis 
Reviewed by Fintan O’Toole The New York Review of Books

 

The Five Quintets

by Micheal O’Siadhail

Reviewed by Anthony Domestico La Croix International

 

The Four Keys to Everlasting Love-How Your Marriage Can Bring Joy for a Lifetime
Reviewed by Tony Agnesi

The Friend

by Sigrid Nunez

Reviewed by Diane Scharper  America

 

The Gift of Years, Growing Older Gracefully

Joan Chisttister, 2008

Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M Profiles in Catholicism

 

The God Factor

By Cathleen Falsani

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

 

The Hate U Give  
by Angie Thomas 
Reviewed by Emma Winters America

The Holocaust and the Christian World: Reflections on the Past, Challenges for the Future 

by Carol Rittner, Stephen D. Smith, and Irena Steinfeldt, editors,

Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher  Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Human Person: A Bioethical Word

by Francis Etheredge

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Ignatian Adventure

by Kevin O’Brien, S.J.

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

 

The Jesuits: A History from Ignatius to the Present

by John O’Malley, S.J.  

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

 

The Life and Times of Daniel Murray: Archbishop of Dublin 1823–1852 
by Thomas J Morrissey SJ  
Reviewed by J. Anthony Gaughan The Irish Catholic

 

The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border

by Francisco Cantú

Reviewed by Elizabeth Lefebvre US Catholic

 

The Lion of Münster
by Fr. Daniel Utrecht
Reviewed by Chase Padusniak The Catholic Vote

 

The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist 

by Dorothy Day

Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M.   Profiles in Catholicism

The Malts Exchange
by Steve Berry

Reviewed by Cotton Malon  Good Reads

The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe

by Richard Rohr

Reviewed by Cathleen Falsani Religion News Service/National  Catholic Reporter

The Lost Words

by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

Reviewed by David Russell Mosley Patheos

 

The Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh: A Buttonhole in Heaven 
by Una Agnew
Reviewed by Peter Costello The Irish Catholic

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue, a View from Jerusalem 

by Ronald Kronish 

Reviewed by John  T. Pawlikowski, OSM, Ph.D Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Mystical Way of Ordinary Life
by Karl Rahner, S.J.

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

 

The Monk's Record Player: Thomas Merton, Bob Dylan and the Perilous Summer of 1966
by Robert Hudson

Commentary by Publishers Weekly

 

The Paulist Biblical Commentary
Edited by Jose Enrique Aguilar Chiu, Richard J. Clifford, S.J., Carol J. Dempsey, O.P, Eileen M. Schuller, O.S.U., Thomas D. Stegman, Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S., 
Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Pope Francis, Benedict, and the Decision That Shook the World 
by Anthony McCarten
Reviewed by  Tom Cjelte

 

The Poet X

by Elizabeth Acevedo

Commentary by Ashley McKinless America

 

The Quiet American

Commentary by Nick Ripatrazone America

 

The Quiet Revolution of Pope Francis

by Fr Gerry O’Hanlon

Reviewed by Gladys Ganiel Slugger O'Toole

 

The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming 
by Henri J.M. Nouwen 
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Seven Storey Mountain

by Thomas Merton

Reviewed by Hubert M. Hart  America

 

The Shadow President
by Michael D’Antonio and Peter Eisner 
Reviewed by  Connie Schultz  The Washington Post

The Southside: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation
by Natalie Y. Moore
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism​

The Thrills of 1924: Dorothy Day Encounters the “Underwood Denizens” of New Orleans

by Robert P Russo

Reviewed by Gordon Nary

 

The Truth behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial Family

By Helen Rapport

A Book Commentary by Robert Moynihan

The War Against Population: The Economics and Ideology of World Population Control
by Jacqueline Kasun
Reviewed by Raymond J. Adamek, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Year Of Our Lord 1943 
by Alan Jacobs
Commentary by Kevin Spinale  America

  

This Is What It's Like to Be Kidnapped by Pirates

by Michael Scott Moore An Introduction to the Book by the Author

A Book Commentary by Robert Moynihan

 

Time to Go
by Guy Kennaway

Commentary by Guy Kennaway The Irish Times

 

Tinker To Evers To Chance -Three Cubs blaze

by David Rapp  
Reviewed by Dominic Lynch America

 

Transforming Parish Communications: Growing the Church through New Media

by Scott Landry

Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism

 

True Inclusion: Creating Communities of Radical Embrace 
by Brendan Robertson 
Book Excerpt Nomad  

 

Untamed: The Psychology of Marvel’s Wolverine

by Suzana E. Flores

Reviewed by Donna Ford US Review of Books


Waiting for Eli: A Father’s Journey from Fear to Faith
by Chad Judice
Reviewed by Monica Rafie on behalf of NCPD

 

War Demons 
by Russell Newquist
Reviewed by Declan Finn The Catholic Geeks

 

War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence
by Ronan Farrow America
Reviewed by Nicholas D. Sawicki  America  

 

What Does It All Mean? 

by Richard Leonard SJ 

Reviewed by Jesuits in Ireland

 

What Do You Seek? 
by Michael Buckley, S.J.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism
 

What’s so Funny about Faith?  A Memoir from the Intersection of Hilarious and Holy
by Jake Martin, SJ 
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism

What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance.
by Carolyn Forché

Reviewed via an Interview with Carolyn Forché

by Nicole-Ann Lobo Commonweal​​

 

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 Disarming Spirit  the life of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen
by Frank Fromherz

Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism

A History of Loneliness
By John Boyne
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Acts of Recovery: The Story of One Man’s ongoing healing from sexual abuse by a priest
by Michael Hoffman        
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

All Quiet on the Western Front
by Erich Marie Remarque
Reviewed by Terrence Nollen Southern Nebraska Register

 

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

Reviewed by Drew Christiansen, S.J. America

 

A Man And His Presidents 

by Alvin S. Felzenberg

Reviewed by Dominic Lynch America

 

A Spirituality of Fundraising 

by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Reviewed by Susana L. Vasquez Profiles in Catholicism

 

America Is Not The Heart: Filipino life in America

by Elaine Castillo

Reviewed by Jenny Shank

American Priest: The Ambitious Life and the Conflicted Legacy of Notre Dame’s Father Ted Hesburgh
Interview by Christopher White Crux

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

 

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

by Father Louis Cameli

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Review

 

An Ignatian Book of Days 

by Jim Manney

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

 

Avenue of Mysteries

by John Irving

Reviewed by James T. Keane America

 

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

Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples

edited by Sherry Weddell
Reviewed by Eric Gallagher America

 

Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star 
by Gary Giddins

Revewed by Kurt Jensen Catholic News Service/America

 

Blessed Are The Refugees

by Scott Rose, Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. & Staff and Volunteers of Catholic Charities' Esperanza Center

Reviewed by Jeremy Zipple  America

Book Extract from the Publisher In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History

by Mitch Landrieu
Reviewed by Ron Briley The Washington Post

 

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

 

Broken and Blessed: An Invitation to My Generation
by Fr. Josh Johnson
Commentary by Jeff Cavins Ascension Press

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

 

Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millennium

Commentary by Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman and Paul M. Perl America

 

Catholic Economics
by Angus Sibley
Reviewed by Father John A Coleman, SJ 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

 

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

Reviewed by Mike Poglitsch Acclaim Media Productions, Inc.

 

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

 

Church, Faith, Future 
by Father Louis J. Cameli
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

 

Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968

by Jim Bowman

Reviewed by David H Werning

 

Crispina and her Sisters: Women in Authority in Early Christianity

by Christine Schenk, CSJ

Reviewed by Laurie Brinkjul National Catholic Reporter

Deaf Republic
by Ilya Kaminsky
Reviewed by Jake Marmer   Tablet

 

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

 

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

Elie Wiesel: Teacher, Mentor and Friend
Edited by Alan L. Berger
Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Faith Without Prejudice: Rebuilding Christian Attitudes Toward Judaism, Summary and Update of My Book
Commentary by Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

 

FASCISM A Warning

by Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

Commentary by Sheri Berman The New York Times

 

Finding God in the Mess 

by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

 

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 

 

Forgiveness: A Catholic Approach

by R. Scott Hurd

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

GeoCatholicism And American Borders In The Gothic Literary Imagination

by Farrell O'Gormanrge Lensing

Reviewed by George Lensing  America

Glorious Weakness
by Alia Joy

Reviewed by Kristy Burmeister  Patheos

 

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

 

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

 

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
by Rebecca Traister
Reviewed by  Natalia Imperatori-Lee  America

Grace

by Paul Lynch

Reviewed by Christopher Cusack The Irish Times

 

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

 

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

 

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

by Alfredo Corchado

Reviewed by Vivian Cabrera America

 

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

 

Hurting in the Church: A Way Forward for Wounded Catholics

by Father Thomas Berg

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Profiles in Catholicism

 

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

Ignatian Humanism: A Dynamic Spirituality for the 21st Century

by Ronald Modras

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Profiles in Catholicism

 

In Praise Of The Useless Life

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

Reviewed by Gregory Hillis America

In the Closet of the Vatican

by Frédéric Martel

Reviewed by Donald Cozzens National Catholic Reporter

 

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

 

Il Giorno del Giudizio” (“Judgment Day”)

Commentary by Junno Arocho Esteves • Catholic News Service/America

 

Il giorno del giudizio (The Day of Judgment) 

by Andrea Tornielli and Gianni Valente

Reviewed by by Massimo Faggioli  Commonweal

 

Interrupting Capitalism

by Matthew A. Shadle

Reviewed by Daniel K. Finn La Croix International

Jenny Saville

by Richard Calvocoressi and Mark Steven

Reviewed by Ciaran Freeman  America

 

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

 

Joan Chittister: Her Journey from Certainty to Faith
Reviewed by Kathleen L. Sullivan Global Sisters Report

Les Aveux De La Chair 
by Michel Foucault, Edited by Frederic Gros
Reviewed by José Dueño   America

 

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

Reviewed by Drew Christiansen, S.J. America

 

A Man And His Presidents 

by Alvin S. Felzenberg

Reviewed by Dominic Lynch America

 

A Spirituality of Fundraising 

by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Reviewed by Susana L. Vasquez Profiles in Catholicism

 

America Is Not The Heart: Filipino life in America

by Elaine Castillo

Reviewed by Jenny Shank

 

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

 

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

by Father Louis Cameli

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Review

 

An Ignatian Book of Days 

by Jim Manney

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

 

Avenue of Mysteries

by John Irving

Reviewed by James T. Keane America

 

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

Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples

edited by Sherry Weddell
Reviewed by Eric Gallagher America

 

Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star 
by Gary Giddins

Revewed by Kurt Jensen Catholic News Service/America

 

Book Extract from the Publisher In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History

by Mitch Landrieu

Reviewed by Ron Briley The Washington Post

 

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
 

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

 

Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millennium

Commentary by Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman and Paul M. Perl America

 

Catholic Economics
by Angus Sibley
Reviewed by Father John A Coleman, SJ 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

 

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

Reviewed by Mike Poglitsch Acclaim Media Productions, Inc.

 

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

 

Church, Faith, Future 
by Father Louis J. Cameli
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

 

Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968

by Jim Bowman

Reviewed by David H Werning

 

Crispina and her Sisters: Women in Authority in Early Christianity

by Christine Schenk, CSJ

Reviewed by Laurie Brinkjul National Catholic Reporter

 

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

Dorothy Day: An Introduction to Her Life and Thought

by Terrence C. Wright

Reviewed by Rachelle Linner The Pilot

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Faith Without Prejudice: Rebuilding Christian Attitudes Toward Judaism, Summary and Update of My Book
Commentary by Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

 

FASCISM A Warning

by Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

Commentary by Sheri Berman The New York Times

 

Finding God in the Mess 

by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

 

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

 

GeoCatholicism And American Borders In The Gothic Literary Imagination

by Farrell O'Gormanrge Lensing

Reviewed by George Lensing  America

 

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

 

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

 

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

by Mark Thibodeaux

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D 

 

Grace

by Paul Lynch

Reviewed by Christopher Cusack The Irish Times

 

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

 

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

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

by Alfredo Corchado

Reviewed by Vivian Cabrera America

 

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

 

Hurting in the Church: A Way Forward for Wounded Catholics

by Father Thomas Berg

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Profiles in Catholicism

 

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

Ignatian Humanism: A Dynamic Spirituality for the 21st Century

by Ronald Modras

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Profiles in Catholicism

 

In Praise Of The Useless Life

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

Reviewed by Gregory Hillis America

 

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

 

Il Giorno del Giudizio” (“Judgment Day”)

Commentary by Junno Arocho Esteves • Catholic News Service/America

 

Il giorno del giudizio (The Day of Judgment) 

by Andrea Tornielli and Gianni Valente

Reviewed by by Massimo Faggioli  Commonweal

 

Interrupting Capitalism

by Matthew A. Shadle

Reviewed by Daniel K. Finn La Croix International

 

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

Knight of the Holy Ghost: A Short History of G.K. Chesterton

by Dale Ahlquist

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

Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back) 

by Jeff TweedyReviewed

by Austin Meek Commonweal

 

Love: Same-Sex Attractions and the Catholic Church

by Father Mike Schmitz

Reviewed by Daniel Mattson National Catholic Register

 

Lovely 

by Amanda Martinez Beck

Reviewed by Joanna Wahlund Patheos

Making Missionary Disciples

by Curtis Martin

Reviewed by Kathryn Mihaliak Wallice National Catholic Register

 

Mariette in Ecstasy 
by Ron Hansnn 
Reviewed by Sofia Carozza  Patheos

 

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

 

Medical Care at the End of Life: A Catholic Perspective
by David E. Kelly
Reviewed by Rev. Ramil Fajardo 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 by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

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

 

Models of the Eucharist
by Kevin W. Irwin

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

 

My Year Of Rest And Relaxation
by Ottessa Moshfegh 
Commentary by Peter Morgan America

 

Night of Camp David 
by Fletcher Knebel 
Commentary by GoodReads

 

No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison 
by Behrouz Boochani

Reviewed by Andrew Hamilton La Croix International

Notes on a Nervous Planet

by Matt Haig

Reviewed by Peter Hegarty The Irish Catholic

 

Notre Dame vs. the Klan: How the Fighting Irish Defied the KKK

by Todd Tucker

Reviewed by  Eugene J. Fisher CNS/The Pilot

On Islam: A Chronological Record, 2002-2018 

by James V. Schall, S. J.

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

 

Outcasts

by Roxanne King Denver Catholic

 

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Reviewed and Commentary by Michael Simone   America

Pedro Páramo, Spanish edition 
by Juan Rulfo

Reviewed by Carlos Mock Good Reads

  

 

Perseverance is Key
by Regina Pontes
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn-Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism

 

Pácetron: The War Has Begun

by Daniel D'Amario Book Blurb

 

Plus jamais ça! (Never again!) 
by Pierre Vignon and   François Jourdain

Commentary by Gauthier Vaillant  La Croix International

 

Poppies of Iraq
by Brigitte Findakly
Reviewed by Michael Peppard Commonweal

 

Practicing God's Radical Forgiveness 
by Jeffrey Bullock 
Reviewed by Rebecca Tinsley  Independent Catholic News

 

Quintessential Priest: the Life of Father Bernard J. Quinn

by Paul W. Jervis

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

 

Racism in America: Cultural Codes and Color Lines in the 21st Century

by Leonard Pitts Jr.

Reviewed by Valeria Stokes Profiles in Catholicism

 

Radical Prayer

by David Hassel, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight. PhD Profiles in Catholicism

 

Radical Sacrifice

by Terry Eagleton

Reviewed by José Dueño America

Republic Of Lies
by Anna Merlan
Reviewed by Brandon Sanchez  America

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

 

Religion Around Billie Holiday 
by Katherine Lucky
Commentary by Tracy Fessenden Commonweal

 

Remember to Live! Embracing the Second Half of Life
by Father Thomas Ryan, C.S.P.
Reviewed by Mary Moran 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

 

Ricky and Julie 
by Shay Cullen 
Reviewed by Francis Bermido Jr mpm Independent Catholic News

 

Run the Race
by Tim Tebow

Reviewed by Carl Kozlowski Angelus News

Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody 
by James H. Cone
Reviewed by Chris Herlinger National Catholic Reporter

 

Sacred Space
by the Irish Jesuits
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight. PhD Profiles in Catholicism

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
by Patrick Radden Keefe

Commentary by Terrance Klein America

 

Shaping the Future- A Book Commentary on Church, Faith, Future 
by Fr. Joseph Chamblain, O.S.M. Profiles in Catholicism
 

Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to Changing the World
by Brandon Vogt
Reviewed by Carmen Julia Rodriguez 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., Fr. Frank Pavone
Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M.

 

She Has Her Mother’s Laugh

Reviewed by Nathaniel Comfort The Atlantic

 

Silent Music: Teach Us To Pray
by Father John O’Brien, OFM
Reviewed by  Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Smile of Joy  Mary of Nazareth 
by Thomas Casey SJ.
Reviewed by Father John Buckley Independent Catholic News

 

Social Creature
by Tara Isabella Burton
Reviewed by Ashley McKinless America

 

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

 

Spiritual Direction: A Beginner’s Guide

by Father Richard “Rick” Malloy, SJ

Reviewed by Rob Cullivan Angelus News

 

Stacking the Coffins: Influenza, War and Revolution in Ireland, 1918-19 
by Ida Milne
Reviewed by Christopher Kissane The Irish Times

Stumbling in Holiness: Sin and Sanctity in the Church

by Brian P. Flanagan  National Catholic Reporter

 

Summa of the Summa: The Essential Philosophical Passages of St. Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica
by Peter Kreeft 
Reviewed by Daniel Gillespie Profiles in Catholicism

 

Subversive Habits. The untold history of black nuns in the United States

Commentary by Ashley McKinless America

 

Suicide: An understanding and compassionate approach 

byDr Adrian Treloar - 

Reviewed by Denis Blackledge SJ

 

Telling the Story of Jesus
by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

Reviewed by Valeria Stokes Profiles in Catholicism

 

TERMINAL ILLNESS - Caring for yourself and others 
by Denis Blackledge
Reviewed by Denis Blackledge SJ  Independent Catholic News

 

The 21: A Journey into the Land of Coptic Martyrs 
by Martin Mosebach 
Interview by Christopher White Crux

 

The Archeology of Faith: A Personal Exploration of How We Come to Believe

by Father Louis Cameli

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

 

The Art of Thomas Merton:  A Divine Passion in Word and Vision

by The Very Rev’d John Moses, KCVO

Commentary by  Franciscan Media

 

The Atom of the Universe: The Life and Work of Georges Lemaitre

Reviewed by Dr. Karl van Bibber via an article by Sean Salai, S.J. America

 

The Banality of Empathy

by Namwali Serpell

Reviewed by Lucy McKeon New York Review of Books Daily

The Courage To Be Happy

by Pope Francis

Reviewed by Frank Regan Independent Catholic News

 

The Cross and the Lynching Tree 
by James H. Cone 
Reviewed by Bill Leonard  The Baptist Standard

 

The Devil You Don’t Know: Recognizing and Resisting Evil in Everyday Life
by Father Louis J. Cameli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD

 

The Exodus 
by Richard Elliott Friedman 
Commentary by Paul Moses  Commonweal

 

The Family on Pilgrimage: God Leads through Dead Ends

by Francis Etheredge

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

 

The Fifth Risk 
by Michael Lewis 
Reviewed by Fintan O’Toole The New York Review of Books

 

The Five Quintets

by Micheal O’Siadhail

Reviewed by Anthony Domestico La Croix International

 

The Four Keys to Everlasting Love-How Your Marriage Can Bring Joy for a Lifetime
Reviewed by Tony Agnesi

The Friend

by Sigrid Nunez

Reviewed by Diane Scharper  America

 

The Gift of Years, Growing Older Gracefully

Joan Chisttister, 2008

Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M Profiles in Catholicism

 

The God Factor

By Cathleen Falsani

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

 

The Hate U Give  
by Angie Thomas 
Reviewed by Emma Winters America

The Holocaust and the Christian World: Reflections on the Past, Challenges for the Future 

by Carol Rittner, Stephen D. Smith, and Irena Steinfeldt, editors,

Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher  Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Human Person: A Bioethical Word

by Francis Etheredge

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Ignatian Adventure

by Kevin O’Brien, S.J.

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

 

The Jesuits: A History from Ignatius to the Present

by John O’Malley, S.J.  

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

 

The Life and Times of Daniel Murray: Archbishop of Dublin 1823–1852 
by Thomas J Morrissey SJ  
Reviewed by J. Anthony Gaughan The Irish Catholic

 

The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border

by Francisco Cantú

Reviewed by Elizabeth Lefebvre US Catholic

 

The Lion of Münster
by Fr. Daniel Utrecht
Reviewed by Chase Padusniak The Catholic Vote

 

The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist 

by Dorothy Day

Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M.   Profiles in Catholicism

The Malts Exchange
by Steve Berry

Reviewed by Cotton Malon  Good Reads

The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe

by Richard Rohr

Reviewed by Cathleen Falsani Religion News Service/National  Catholic Reporter

The Lost Words

by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

Reviewed by David Russell Mosley Patheos

 

The Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh: A Buttonhole in Heaven 
by Una Agnew
Reviewed by Peter Costello The Irish Catholic

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue, a View from Jerusalem 

by Ronald Kronish 

Reviewed by John  T. Pawlikowski, OSM, Ph.D Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Mystical Way of Ordinary Life
by Karl Rahner, S.J.

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

 

The Monk's Record Player: Thomas Merton, Bob Dylan and the Perilous Summer of 1966
by Robert Hudson

Commentary by Publishers Weekly

 

The Paulist Biblical Commentary
Edited by Jose Enrique Aguilar Chiu, Richard J. Clifford, S.J., Carol J. Dempsey, O.P, Eileen M. Schuller, O.S.U., Thomas D. Stegman, Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S., 
Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Pope Francis, Benedict, and the Decision That Shook the World 
by Anthony McCarten
Reviewed by  Tom Cjelte

 

The Poet X

by Elizabeth Acevedo

Commentary by Ashley McKinless America

 

The Quiet American

Commentary by Nick Ripatrazone America

 

The Quiet Revolution of Pope Francis

by Fr Gerry O’Hanlon

Reviewed by Gladys Ganiel Slugger O'Toole

 

The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming 
by Henri J.M. Nouwen 
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Seven Storey Mountain

by Thomas Merton

Reviewed by Hubert M. Hart  America

 

The Shadow President
by Michael D’Antonio and Peter Eisner 
Reviewed by  Connie Schultz  The Washington Post

The Southside: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation
by Natalie Y. Moore
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism​

The Thrills of 1924: Dorothy Day Encounters the “Underwood Denizens” of New Orleans

by Robert P Russo

Reviewed by Gordon Nary

 

The Truth behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial Family

By Helen Rapport

A Book Commentary by Robert Moynihan

 

The War Against Population: The Economics and Ideology of World Population Control
by Jacqueline Kasun
Reviewed by Raymond J. Adamek, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Year Of Our Lord 1943 
by Alan Jacobs
Commentary by Kevin Spinale  America

  

This Is What It's Like to Be Kidnapped by Pirates

by Michael Scott Moore An Introduction to the Book by the Author

A Book Commentary by Robert Moynihan

 

Time to Go
by Guy Kennaway

Commentary by Guy Kennaway The Irish Times

 

Tinker To Evers To Chance -Three Cubs blaze

by David Rapp  
Reviewed by Dominic Lynch America

 

Transforming Parish Communications: Growing the Church through New Media

by Scott Landry

Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism

 

True Inclusion: Creating Communities of Radical Embrace 
by Brendan Robertson 
Book Excerpt Nomad  

 

Untamed: The Psychology of Marvel’s Wolverine

by Suzana E. Flores

Reviewed by Donna Ford US Review of Books


Waiting for Eli: A Father’s Journey from Fear to Faith
by Chad Judice
Reviewed by Monica Rafie on behalf of NCPD

 

War Demons 
by Russell Newquist
Reviewed by Declan Finn The Catholic Geeks

 

War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence
by Ronan Farrow America
Reviewed by Nicholas D. Sawicki  America  

 

What Does It All Mean? 

by Richard Leonard SJ 

Reviewed by Jesuits in Ireland

 

What Do You Seek? 
by Michael Buckley, S.J.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism
 

What’s so Funny about Faith?  A Memoir from the Intersection of Hilarious and Holy
by Jake Martin, SJ 
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism

What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance.
by Carolyn Forché

Reviewed via an Interview with Carolyn Forché

by Nicole-Ann Lobo Commonweal​​

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