Memoirs are often driven by questions. The question can be simple or complex. But as these three bestselling authors can attest, the answer is never easy to come by.
April 25-May 8, 2014
Book review: Body Counts is the remarkable story of a man's sexual self-discovery and the evolution from political activism into a spiritual awakening.
Spiritual Reflections: This Sunday's readings are marked by dysfunctional community, used and rejected building materials, and near-paralyzed leadership. Not the characteristics of a flourishing enterprise.
Book review: The Dark Box: A Secret History of Confession reveals the sacrament in a complete, compelling and original way.
Sandy, a friend of mine for many years, was a goatherd. He and his family raised goats not for slaughter but for their milk, from which his wife made cheese in abundance to support their growing family. During one of our evening classes on the Gospel of John, Sandy said he could relate very closely to the role of Jesus as the good shepherd.
HARLEM NOCTURNE: WOMEN ARTISTS AND PROGRESSIVE POLITICS DURING WORLD WAR II
By Farah Jasmine Griffin
Published by Basic Civitas, $26.99
Essay: Rowers share a communion with the water. Like baptism, the water is cleansing, the forgiving part of a tough, physically hard journey.
Viewpoint: In a style that is simple, direct and trenchant Küng through his writing has ventured fearlessly into places that other theologians do not reach.
Viewpoint: Hans Küng provides grounds for the inner courage that is needed to begin efforts that will accelerate that positive change in the Catholic church.
When modern economic markets and Catholic social justice teaching are taken into consideration, any talk of a "minimum" wage becomes a moral understatement.