books

A Faith to Share (or Not)

  • Thursday, May 15, 2014

All of us must be ready to answer the questions from those not (yet) in the kingdom.

Sister to Sister

  • Friday, May 2, 2014

Review by Amy Real Coultas • The practice of sharing spiritual fellowship through the exchange of letters has deep roots in Christian tradition.

Chronicles of Joy

  • Thursday, May 1, 2014

Review by Stephen Platten • Alister McGrath draws a vivid and critically authentic picture of C.S. Lewis.

Returning to Jungmann

  • Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Review by Derek Olsen • Joseph A. Jungmann’s Mass of the Roman Rite receives new life in a two-volume reprinting.

How to Read Lambeth’s Windows

  • Friday, April 4, 2014

Archbishop Justin Welby: “We have lost the art of reading stained glass.”

Still Shopping?

  • Friday, December 13, 2013

The Living Church is here to help with gift ideas for your book-loving friends and family.

Fact-based Honor

  • Friday, October 4, 2013

Review by Aaron Canty • The ability to separate the facts of Saints Francis and Clare from hagiographical aura has been very difficult.

Francis and Beyond

  • Friday, October 4, 2013

Review by Peter Eaton • The Francis of history bears little resemblance to the Francis of later myth and spirituality.

Initiation into Consumerism

  • Thursday, October 3, 2013

By Mark F.M. Clavier • Even while consumerism claims to promote individuality, it compels conformity through the virtual and imaginary worlds it creates.

A Martyr’s Theology

  • Friday, September 20, 2013

Review by Ephraim Radner • The monastic life of Christian community and prayer remains the richest fruit of Christian de Chergé’s witness.

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