BOOK REVIEWS

 

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

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 Disarming Spirit the life of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen

by Frank Fromherz

Reviewed by Gordon Nary  Profiles in Catholicism

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

 

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 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 Perfect Peace, Newman, A Saint for our Time
by Bishop Fintan Monahan
Reviewed by Francis Etheredge  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 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 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 Thousand Moons
by Sebastian Barry
Commentary by Cahir O'Doherty Irish Central

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

Abuse and Cover-Up: Refounding the Catholic Church in Trauma
by Gerald A. Arbuckle
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Acts of Recovery

by Michael Hoffman

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

Addicted to Lust: Pornography in the Lives of Conservative Protestants
by Samuel L. Perry
Reviewed by Bill Tammeus National Catholic Reporter

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

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

Age of Anger

by Pankaj Mishra

Reviewed by Chris Chatteris SJ Spotlight. Africa

All God's Animals

by Christopher Steck, S.J.

Reviewed by Benjamin Ivry  America

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

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

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 Catholics
by Leslie Woodcock Tentler

Reviewed by Patrick Gilger, S.J.  America

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

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

An Ignatian Book of Days

by Jim Manney

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. 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

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

Avenue of Mysteries

by John Irving

Reviewed by James T. Keane America

Ballpark: Baseball In The American City

by Paul Goldberger

Reviewed by  Dominic Lynch  America

 

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.

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

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

 

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

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

Revewed by Kurt Jensen Catholic News Service/America

Blue Sky

by Ed and Janice Hird

Reviewed by Francis Etheredge Profiles in Catholicism

Body Leaping Backward

by Maureen Stanton

Reviewed by Jenny Shank  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

Bottle of Lies
by Katherine Eban
Reviewed by Daniel J. Kevles The New York Review of Books

Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom
by Katherine Eban NYR Daily

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

 

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

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

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 Guide to Mindfulness

by Susan Brinkmann

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

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

Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father
by Father Donald Calloway National Catholic Register

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  

Cosella Wayne
Commentary by Cora Wilburn  Tablet Magazine

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

by Mary Morrissey 

Reviewed by Elizabeth Torres

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

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

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

Diary of a Lonely Girl
Reviewed by Dara Horn  Tablet

Dominion
by Tom Holland
Reviewed by Michael F. Bird  Patheos

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

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

Eight Ways of Loving God

by Jeanette Flood

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

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

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

Everyone Belongs
Commentary by Contributor Catholic News Service/Crux

 

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

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
Commentary by Eugene Fisher 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

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

 

Finding God in the Mess 

by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

Fighting Cancer: with the Help of Your Catholic Faith
by Lorene Hanley Duquin
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

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

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

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

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

by Sharon T. Strocchia

Reviewed by Melissa Jones National Catholic Reporter

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

Grace

by Paul Lynch

Reviewed by Christopher Cusack The Irish Times

 

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

GeoCatholicism And American Borders In The Gothic Literary Imagination

by Farrell O'Gormanrge Lensing

Reviewed by George Lensing  America

Giraffes on Horseback Salad’
Reviewed by J. Hoberman Tablet

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

"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 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 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

Good Trouble
by Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service

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 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

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

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

 

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

Healing the Church: Diagnosing and Treating the Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis
by Sr. Nuala Kenny, MD
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

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

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

 

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

Hurting in the Church: A Way Forward for Wounded Catholics

by Father Thomas Berg

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight   Profiles in Catholicism

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

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

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

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

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 Praise Of The Useless Life

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

Reviewed by Gregory Hillis America

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

by Frederic Martel

Commentary by Colleen Dulle America

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

 

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” (“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

James Martin in the Company of Jesus

by Jon M Sweeney

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

 

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

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

Learning from the Germans
by Susan Neiman
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Life of the Beloved: spiritual living in a secular world 
by Henri J.M. Nouwen
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

L’Islam mis à nu par les siens: Anthologie d’auteurs arabophones post 2001
(Islam Laid Bare by Its Own)

by Maurice Saliba with a preface by Fr. Henri Boulad
Commentary by William Kilpatrick  The Catholic World Report

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

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

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

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

 

Lovely 

by Amanda Martinez Beck

Reviewed by Joanna Wahlund Patheos

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

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

 

Mariette in Ecstasy 
by Ron Hansnn 
Reviewed by Sofia Carozza  Patheos

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’s Journey

by Father Louis J. Cameli

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

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
 

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

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

 

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

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

by Jesus Caritas Est - Catholic News World

 

Models of the Eucharist
by Kevin W. Irwin

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

Modernity as Apocalypse: Sacred Nihilism and the Counterfeits of Logos

by Thaddeus H. Kozinski

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

Molly Bit
by Dan Bevacqu
Reviewed by John W. Miller America

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

 

Naming Our Sins: How Recognizing the Seven Deadly Vices Can Renew the Sacrament of Reconciliation 
by Jana M. Bennettamd David Cloutier  
Commentary by Charles C. Camosy  Crux

Native: Identity, Belonging and Rediscovering God

Reviewed by Emily McFarlan Miller  Religion News Service

Newman
Reviewed by Michael Collins  America

NEWMAN a short biography
by Fr Michael Collins
Reviewed by Fr John Buckley Independent Catholic News

Night
by Elie Wiesel
Reviewed by Elizabeth A. Mitchell The Catholic Thing

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

No Place to Lay One’s Head
by Françoise Frenkel
Reviewed by Brigette Manion Asymptote

No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us

by Rachel Louise Snyder

Commentary by Caroline Fraser The New York Review of Books

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

Olive, Again

by Elizabeth Strou

Reviewed by Mary Gibbons  America

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

by Naomi Klein

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

On Islam: A Chronological Record, 2002-2018 

by James V. Schall, S. J.

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

On the Road with St. Augustine: A Real-World Spirituality for Restless Hearts

by K.A. Smith

Reviewed by Christopher Kaczor Angelus

Outsider: Pope Francis and His Battle to Reform the Church

by Christopher Lamb

Interview by Charles Collins Crux

Outsiders at Home: The Politics of American Islamophobia

by Nazita Lajevardi

Reviewed by Simran Jeet Singh Religion News Service

Our Malady: Lessons in Liberty from a Hospital Diary
A Book Excerpt titled What Ails America
A Book Excerpt by Timothy Snyder NYR Daily

Our Mother Earth: A Christian reading of the environmental challenge

by Pope Francis.

Reviewed by Independent  Catholic News

 

Outcasts

by Roxanne King Denver Catholic

Palestine Posts: An Eye-Witness Account of the Birth of Israel
by Mordecai Chertoff
Reviewed by Daniel Chertoff Tablet Magazine

Papal Policies on Clerical Sexual Abuse: God Weeps

by Jo Renee Formicola

Reviewed by Father Mark White Profiles in Catholicism

Passion and Power
by Father Shay Cullen
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Patron Saints of Nothing
by Randy Ribay
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Reviewed and Commentary by Michael Simone   America

Pedro Páramo, Spanish edition 
by Juan Rulfo

Reviewed by Carlos Mock Good Reads

 

Catholic Press Association Award Indie Author​

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

Police Craft
by Adam Plantinga
Reviewed by Deniz Demirer America

Pope Francis: Tradition in Transition
by  Massimo Faggioli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

Pope, Ukrainian president talk about peace, freeing prisoners of war
by Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service/America

Poppies of Iraq
by Brigitte Findakly
Reviewed by Michael Peppard Commonweal

 

Poverty Is Not Natural

by George Curtis

Reviewed by Bernadette Meaden Independent Catholic News

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

 

Prayers of the Eucharist: Early and Reformed

by R.C.D. Jasper and G.J Cuming

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

Praying the Rosary With St. John Paul II
by Gretchen Crowe
Reviewed by Mark Pattison  Catholic News Service/America

Putin's People

by Catherine Belton

Reviewed by Daniel Beer The Guardian

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

Quintessential Priest: the Life of Father Bernard J. Quinn

by Paul W. Jervis

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

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

Rebuilding Catholic Culture: How the Catechism Can Shape Our Common Life
by  Ryan. S. Topping
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Rebuilding Catholic Culture: How the Catechism Can Shape Our Common Life

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

Reflections of Dominican Spirituality: The Windows of St. Dominic Church, Washington, DC
by Mary Moran
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism.

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

Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times
by Lord Jonathan Sacks
Commentary by Edmund Adamus

Revelation
by Flannery O’Connor
Commentary by Nick Ripatrazone Angelus

Reviews, Interviews, and Testimonials of The Prayerful Kiss

by Francis Etheredge

Revolution of Values: Reclaiming Public Faith for the Common Good
by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove 
Reviewed by Robert Shine National Catholic Reporter

 

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

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

River of Fire 
by Sr. Helen Prejean

Reviewed by Father Daniel P Horan, OFM National Catholic Reporter

Run the Race
by Tim Tebow

Reviewed by Carl Kozlowski Angelus News

"San Giovanni Paolo Magno" ("St. John Paul the Great").
by Pope Francis
Commentary by Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service/Angelus

Sacred Liberty: America's Long, Bloody, and Ongoing Struggle for Religious Freedom
by Steven Waldman
Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Reporter (Part 1)

Sacred Space
by Global Sister Report
Reviewed by Valeria Stokes, EdD Profiles in Catholicism

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

Saints: Becoming an Image of Christ Every Day of the Year
by Dawn Marie Beutner

Reviewed by Paul Senz   The Catholic World Report

Saint Patrick Retold
by Roy Flechner
Reviewed by Joseph McAuley America

Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to Changing the World

by Brandon Vogt

Reviewed by Carmen Julia Rodriguez Profiles in Catholicism

 

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

Science, Art, and Christianity
by Dr. Rudolf B. Brun
Reviewed by Kirkus Book Review/Amazon

Sex and the Catholic Feminist: New Choices for a New Generation
by Paul Senz Catholic World Report

Sex and the Catholic Feminist: New Choices for a New Generation
by Sue Ellen Browder
Reviewed by Patti Armstrong  National Catholic Register

 

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

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 Father John Buckley Independent Catholic News

Smile of Joy: Mary of Nazareth

by Thomas Casey, S.J.

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

 

Social Creature
by Tara Isabella Burton
Reviewed by Ashley McKinless America

Solid Seasons
by Jeffrey S. Cramer

Reviewed by Cynthia-Marie Marmo O'Brien America

Sontag: Her Life And Work
by Benjamin Moser
Reviewed by Randy Boyagoda  America

Sons of a Priest
by Pat Okedinachi Utomi
Reviewed by Pat Okedinachi Utomi The Guardian

 

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

Spiritueller Mißbrauch in der katholische Kirche (Spiritual Abuse in the Catholic Church)

by Denise Wagner

Reviewed by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt  La Croix International

St. Francis Uncensored

by Father Patrick Noonan, OFM

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

 

St. Peter’s B-List: Contemporary Poems Inspired by the Saints

by Mary Ann B. Miller (editor)

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

Still Unhealed
by Nuala Kenny, S.C.  
Reviewed by James F. Keenan America

Stories of the Saints: Bold and Inspiring Tales of Adventure, Grace, and Courage
by Carey Wallace
Reviewed by Catherine Harmon Catholic World Report

Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux
by Therese de Lisieux
Reviewed by Viola Athaide IgNation

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

Strong Force – The Story of Physicist Shirley Ann Jackson
by Diane O’Connell
Commentary by Sacred Space Astronomy

Stumbling In Holiness 
by Brian P. Flanagan
Reviewed by Natalia Imperatori-Lee America

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

Surprised by Joy

by C .S. Lewis

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

Surviving Autocracy
by Masha Gessen
Reviewed by Hari Kunzru The New York Review of Books

Symbol or Substance?: A dialogue on the Eucharist

by Peter Kreeft

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

Thank God for Mass!'
by Sue Ellis
Reviewed by Denise Cottrell-Boyce Independent Catholic News

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

TerraFutura (Future Earth)
by Carlo Petriniand anf Pope Francis
Commentary by Junno Arocho Esteves  Crux

Transformer l’Église catholique (Changing the Catholic Church)
collected by Michel Camdessus
Reviewed by CathNewsNZ

Three Jesus Certitudes
by Leonard J. Swidler
Reviewed by John Mauger  Reading Religion

The #MeToo Reckoning: Facing the Church’s Complicity in Sexual Abuse and Misconduct
by Ruth Everhart
Commentary by Kristy Burmeister Patheos

The 7 Leadership Virtues of Joan of Arc
by Peter Darcy
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism.

 

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

The 21 - A Journey into the Land of Coptic Martyrs

by Martin Mosebach

Commentary by Samuel Smith The Christian Post

The Altar Boys

by Suzanne Smith

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

The Altar Boys: new questions about suicides of clergy abuse survivors should spark another inquiry
by Martin LaMonica The Conversation

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 Bear
by Andrew Krivak
Reviewed by Cynthia-Marie Marmo O'Brien  America

The Betrothed

by Primo Levi and Alessandro Manzoni

Commentary by Frederick Brandfund  Tablet

The Betrothed.(I Promessi Sposi)
by Alessandro Manzon
Commentary by John L. Allen Jr. Crux

The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians

by Austen Hartkeadd after

Reviewed by Hilary Howes National Catholic Reporter

The Boys of Summer
by Roger Kahn
Commentary by Debby Waldman Tablet

The Busy Person’s Guide to Prayer

by Deacon Greg Kandra

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

The Catholic Writer Today
by Dana Gioia
Reviewed by Liam Callanan America

The Catholic Church Can Restore Our Culture

by Archbishop Georg Ganswein

Compiled Review 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.

The Church in a Change of Era of How the Francis Reforms are Changing the Catholic Church
by Massimo Faggioli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism.

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 Decadent Society
by Ross Douthat
Reviewed by Dominic Lynch  America

The Devil and Karl Marx: Communism's Long March of Death, Deception, and Infiltration
by Paul. Kengor
Reviewed by Robert Orlando: The Catholic World Report

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

The Disappearing People: The Tragic Fate of Christians in the Middle East
by Stephen Rasche 
Reviewed by Christopher White Crux

The Dutch House
by Ann Patchett 
Reviewed by Diane Scharper  America

The Eichmann Trial
bDeborah E. Lipstadt  
Commentary by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

The End of October

by Lawrence Wright

Interview by Adrian Horton The Guardian

The Election of Pope Francis
by Gerard O'Connell
Reviewed by Donald Cozzens National Catholic Reporter

The Enchantments of Mammon

by Eugene McCarraher

Reviewed by David Bentley Hart Commonweal

The Ethics of Encounter: Christian Neighbor Love as a Practice of Solidarity
by Marcus Mescher, Ph.D.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

 

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 Bishop Fintan Monahan  Bishop’s Desk

 

The Family on Pilgrimage: God Leads Through Dead Ends

by Francis Etheredge

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

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

 

The Father's Son

by Jim Sano

Reviewed by Edmund P Adamus

 

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 Force of Nonviolence: An Ethico-Political Bind
by Judith Butler
Reviewed by Ryan Di Corpo America

 

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 Galápagos Islands: A Spiritual Journey

by Brian McLaren

Reviewed by Christiana Zenner 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 Greatest Fraud Never Told: False Accusations, Phony Grand Jury Reports, and the Assault on the Catholic Church
by David Pierre
Commentary by Fr. Peter M. J. Stravinskas The Catholic Thing

The Hacker and the State: Cyber Attacks and the New Normal of Geopolitics
by Ben Buchanan
Commentary by Sarah Fallon Longreads

The Heart and the Abyss: Preventing Abortion

by Ward Biemans SJ

Reviewed by Dr Pravin Thevathasan  Catholic Medical Quarterly

 

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

The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast
by John L’Heureux  
Reviewed by Ellen O'Connell Whittet 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 Human Person: A Bioethical Word
by Francis Etheredge
Reviewed by Yoon Shin, PhD.
Originally featured in Homiletic & Pastoral Review
and reprinted with permission

 

The Ignatian Adventure

by Kevin O’Brien, S.J.

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

The Index of Self-Destructive Acts
by Anthony Domestico
Commentary by Christopher Beha Tin House

 

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 Joys of Yiddish
by Leo Rosten
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 Lost Art of Scripture: rescuing: the sacred texts
by Karen Armstrong
Reviewed by Daniel Brown Profiles in Catholicism
St. Philip Neri Parish, Portland, Oregon

The Lost Words

by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

Reviewed by David Russell Mosley Patheos

The Lucifer Ego

by T.M. Doran
Reviewed by Stephen Mirarchi The Catholic World Report

The Malts Exchange
by Steve Berry

Reviewed by Cotton Malon  Good Reads

The Madness of Crowds
by Douglas Murray
Reviewed by Anne Kennedy Patheos

The Misunderstood Jew
by Amy-Jill Levine 
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 Motionless Flight
by Don Divo Barsotti
Reviewed by  David Fagerberg, Ph.D. Catholic World Report

 

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

 

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

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

The Naked Irish
by Clare O'Dea
Commentary by IrishCentral Staff Irish Central

The New Testament
by Jeffrey S. Siker
Reviewed by Candida Moss America

The Next Pope
by George Weigel
Reviewed by Eduardo Echeverria The Catholic World Report

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 Overstory
by Richard Powers
Reviewed by Brianne Jacobs  America

The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman.
by Frederick DAquino and Benjamin J. King, eds
Reviewed by Daniel Brown Profiles in Catholicism
St. Philip Neri Parish, Portland, Oregon

 

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 Plague
by Albert Camus

Commentary by Tony Judt The New York Review of Books

 

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 Prayerful Kiss

by Francis Etheredge

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

The Problem With Everything
by Meghan Daum

Reviewed by Jonathan Malesic America

The Prodigal Son: Restoring Catholic Tradition in an Age of Deception
Reviewed by Charles C. Camosy  Crux

 

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 Risk of the Cross: Living Gospel Nonviolence in the Nuclear Age
by Arthur Laffin
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

 

The Sacrament
by Olaf Olafsson
Reviewed by Jenny Shank America

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 Stained Glass Curtain

by Dimitri Sala, OFM

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

The Spirituality of Saint Paul: a Call to Imitation

by Frank j. Matera

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

The Souls of China, Return of Religion After Mao
by Ian Johnson
Compiled Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

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

The Stained Glass Curtain: Crossing the Evangelical-Catholic Divide to Find Our Common Heritage
by Dimitri Sala  
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  Profiles in Catholicism

The Topeka School
by Ben Lerner
Commentary by Elaine Blair The New York Review of Books

The Torture Letters: Reckoning with Police Violence

by Laurence Ralph
Reviewed by Peter C. Baker The New York Review of Books

 

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

By Helen Rapport

A Book Commentary by Robert Moynihan

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 Voice of the Church at Prayer​

by Uwe Michael Lange

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

The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile
by Stephen J. C. Andes
Reviewed by Martin Lindhardt  Wiley

The Wounded Healer
by Henri M. Nouwen
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

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 Way of the Shadow Wolves: The Deep State and the Hijacking of America 
by Steven Segal
Commentary  by Kathryn Doyle  Vulture

The War against the Jews
by Lucy S. Dawidowicz
Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

The Words of My Father
by Mark Nemetz
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

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

This is Not Forever

by Sofie Meehan

Commentary by Emily Drooby Currents/Catholic Evangelization Network

  

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

Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man
by Mary Trump
Commentary by Maggie Haberman and Alan Feuer  The New York Times

Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man
by Mary L. Trump
Reviewed by Anne Diebel The New York Review of Books

 

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  

Walter Rauschenbusch
by Joseph J. Fahey
Reviewed by Ryan Di Corpo  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 is This Thing Called Faith
by Hugh Duffy, Ph.D.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. 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​​

White Fragility: Why it’s so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
by Robin J. DiAngelo
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race

By Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D

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

Why We’re Catholic
by Trent Horn
Reviewed by Randal Rauser  Christian Post

Worship as Community Drama: Introduction to Liturgy Evaluation

by Pierre Hegy 
Reviewed by Peter C. Phan National Catholic Reporter

Women: Icons of Christ
by Phyllis Zagano
Commentary by Christopher White Crux

Wounded Shepherd

by Austen Ivereigh

Reviewed by Bill McCormick, S.J. America

Writing Straight With Crooked Lines
by Jim Forest.
Reviewed by Ryan Di Corpo America

Year of the Monkey
Reviewed by by Sharon Mesmer Commonweal

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