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Insightful look at ‘radicals’ shows link between faith, social action

Insightful look at ‘radicals’ shows link between faith, social action

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today as racism, sexism and electoral politics divide millions of Americans, the distinguished religious scholar Albert J. Raboteau offers moving accounts of seven 20th-century activists whose commitment to social justice is exemplary.

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Late exorcist’s words lift the veil on the demonic, Satan

Late exorcist’s words lift the veil on the demonic, Satan

| February 24, 2017 | 3 Comments

The world-renowned exorcist, Pauline Fr. Gabriele Amorth, who died this past September, has left his wisdom and experience in dealing with evil forces through this lucid and insightful compendium gleaned from interviews published in Credere magazine over the past few years.

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Collection of essays offers insights into church, societal differences

Collection of essays offers insights into church, societal differences

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Polarization in the U.S. Catholic Church” includes the presentations of 19 scholars, parish activists, clergy and laypeople at a conference of the same title held in 2015 at the University of Notre Dame. Each author was allowed to expand and modify their original remarks based upon what they had learned at the conference.

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Book on monks offers some excellent insights but skimpy theology

Book on monks offers some excellent insights but skimpy theology

| December 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Illuminating the Way” excels for those looking for the horizontal church and horizontal spiritual practice, which is to say for a strong me-centered path of therapeutic religion.

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Book outlines false historical accusations against Catholic Church

Book outlines false historical accusations against Catholic Church

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church has more than its fair share of critics and detractors.

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‘Monsters’ may be one of your favorite things

‘Monsters’ may be one of your favorite things

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Emil Ferris’ extraordinary debut graphic novel tells the story of a young girl living Chicago in the late 1960s who is obsessed with horror films, a passion rooted in the fact that she was born with a facial defect that makes her resemble the Wolf Man.

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Mooncop: Last Man on the Moon

Mooncop: Last Man on the Moon

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Set the TV series “Seinfeld” on Earth’s satellite, subtract the jokes and you’ve got “Mooncop” (Drawn and Quarterly), a strange and mildly poignant graphic novel.

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Author finds One World Trade Center a witness to nation’s spirit

Author finds One World Trade Center a witness to nation’s spirit

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks decimated the twin towers in lower Manhattan, the 1,776-foot One World Trade Center rises out of the ground, a palpable symbol of triumph and optimism.

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Book linking religion, economy merits serious discussion

Book linking religion, economy merits serious discussion

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

As the song from the musical “Cabaret” puts it, “money makes the world go round.”

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Author gives strong, clear portrait of U.S. priest killed in Guatemala

Author gives strong, clear portrait of U.S. priest killed in Guatemala

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Few people will encounter an actual martyr in their lives, someone who dies for his or her faith. If we were to go looking for a martyr in our times, perhaps one of the least likely places we might think to look would be on a farm in Oklahoma.

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