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Clarity About Ambiguity

The Ambiguity of Being Lonergan and the Problems of the Supernatural By Jonathan R. Heaps Catholic University of America Press, 250 pages. $85 “For by grace you have...

A Relatable Rendition of Religious Life

The Rev. Dr. Cole Hartin reviews Shelterbelts.

The Queen is Dead. Long Live the Queen

The Death and Life of Speculative Theology A Lonergan Idea By Ryan Hemmer Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2023. Pp. 184. $95 Review by Eugene R. Schlesinger In our context...

Of Third Rate Clergymen: Bishop Grafton Speaks

Charles Chapman Grafton: Selected Writings Edited by Clinton Collister Nashotah House Press, pp. 261. $13.99 In his spiritual memoir, A Journey Godward of a Servant of Jesus...

Defending the Inward Turn

A Critical Review of Carl Trueman’s The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self In an early scene in “The Foundling,” episode four of The...

Centered on Christ Crucified

1 Corinthians By Kimlyn J. Bender Brazos Press, pp. 298, $35 Review by Eugene R. Schlesinger  When the first volume of the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible...

An Old Proposal For a New Way Forward

An Ecumenical Priesthood The Spirit of God and the Structure of the Church By Karl Rahner Translated with a critical introduction by Jakob Karl Rinderknecht Fortress, pp. 100,...

Building Upon the One Foundation

Jesus and the Church The Foundation of the Church in the New Testament and Modern Theology By Paul Avis T&T Clark. pp. 235 + xiv, $40.95 Reconciling Theology By...

Not Learning Enough from the Past

The Spiritual Practice of Remembering By Margaret Bendroth Eerdmans, pp. 142, $16 Review by Mark Michael Margaret Bendroth’s job surely manages to be among the most fascinating and...

Serious and Joyful

The Great Passion A Novel By James Runcie Bloomsbury, 260 pp., $28 In his sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter, the rector of my church referred to...

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