Category: Book Review

Recommended Books by Pope Benedict XVI

Recommended Books by Pope Benedict XVI

Introduction to Christianity Truth and Tolerance: Christian Belief and World Religions God is Near Us: The Eucharist, The Heart of Life Pilgrim-Fellowship of Faith: The Church as Communion Milestones: Memoirs 1927—1977 The Ratzinger Report...

Recommended Books on Clerical Celibacy

Recommended Books on Clerical Celibacy

The Apostolic Origins of Priestly Celibacy, Christian Cochini, S.J. Clerical Celibacy in East and West, Roman Cholij The Case of Clerical Celibacy:Its Historical Development & Theological Foundations, Alfons Maria Cardinal Stickler Theology of Priestly...

May 2003: Review of The First Grace: Rediscovering the Natural Law in a Post-Christian World; and The New Anti-Catholicism: the Last Acceptable Prejudice.

May 2003: Review of The First Grace: Rediscovering the Natural Law in a Post-Christian World; and The New Anti-Catholicism: the Last Acceptable Prejudice.

The First Grace: Rediscovering the Natural Law in a Post-Christian World by Russell Hittinger. Over the past several decades there has been a serious effort to renew the study of natural law. One of...

January 2003: Review of God and the World: Believing and Living in Our Time; Happy Are You Poor: The Simple Life and Spiritual Freedom and The New Faithful: Why Young Adults Are Embracing Christian Orthodoxy.

January 2003: Review of God and the World: Believing and Living in Our Time; Happy Are You Poor: The Simple Life and Spiritual Freedom and The New Faithful: Why Young Adults Are Embracing Christian Orthodoxy.

God and the World: Believing and Living in Our Time by Cardinal Ratzinger This is the third interview book done by Cardinal Ratzinger. The first two, “The Ratzinger Report,” and “Salt of the Earth,”...

September 2002: Review of The Courage to be Catholic; The Second Spring of the Church in America; AmChurch Comes Out: The U.S. Bishops, Pedophile Scandals and the Homosexual Agenda and A Generation Betrayed: Deconstructing Catholic Education in the English-Speaking World.

September 2002: Review of The Courage to be Catholic; The Second Spring of the Church in America; AmChurch Comes Out: The U.S. Bishops, Pedophile Scandals and the Homosexual Agenda and A Generation Betrayed: Deconstructing Catholic Education in the English-Speaking World.

The Courage to be Catholic by George Weigel This most recent work by the distinguished biographer of Pope John Paul II is simply superb. It is, in my judgment, the single best book written...

June 2002: Review of Good Bye, Good Men and Triumph: The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church.

June 2002: Review of Good Bye, Good Men and Triumph: The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church.

Two recent books should be on your “must read” list for this summer. The first is Michael Rose’s Goodbye, Good Men, a devastating account of how Catholic seminaries deliberately discriminate against orthodox seminarians. Mr.Rose,...

February 2002: Review of Christianity on Trial: Arguments Against Anti-Religious Bigotry.

February 2002: Review of Christianity on Trial: Arguments Against Anti-Religious Bigotry.

In this time of rampant political correctness and hypersensitivity to every kind of discrimination (real or imagined), anti-Christian bigotry is rarely, if ever, addressed by this country’s secular elite, especially in the media and...