Book Reviews

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Onward, Christian Soldiers: The Growing Political Power of Catholics and Evangelicals in the United States

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Feb 8, 2008

By Deal W. Hudson

This week, Deal Hudson reviews his upcoming book: “Onward, Christian Soldiers: The Growing Political Power of Catholics and Evangelicals in... Read more

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Monk Habits for Everyday People: Benedictine Spirituality for Protestants

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Feb 1, 2008

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Book written by: Dennis Okholm Read more

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Breaking Free of the Web: Catholics and Internet Addiction.

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Jan 25, 2008

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Book written by: Kimberly Young and Patrice Klausing, O.S.F.   Read more

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Life Issues, Medical Choices: Questions and Answers for Catholics

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Jan 18, 2008

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Book written by: Janet M. Smith and Christopher Kaczor Read more

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Mexican-American Catholics

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Jan 11, 2008

By Br. Benet S. Exton

The Catholic Church in the United States has been growing partly due to Hispanics or Latinos immigrating from Latin America... Read more

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Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters

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Dec 4, 2007

By Br. Benet S. Exton

The first edition of this dictionary was published in 1998 entitled Historical Handbook of Major Biblical Interpreters.  This new edition... Read more

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The Myth of Hitler’s Pope: How Pope Pius XII Rescued Jews from the Nazis.

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Nov 29, 2007

By Br. Benet S. Exton

In early May 2007, the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints met and recommended to Pope Benedict XVI that... Read more

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Black and Catholic in the Jim Crow South: the stuff that makes community.

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Nov 29, 2007

By Br. Benet S. Exton

This book tells the story of black Catholics in Natchez, Mississippi during the days of the Jim Crow laws.  Danny... Read more

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Catholic Household Blessings and Prayers

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Nov 9, 2007

By Br. Benet S. Exton

This book is a revision of the 1988 edition with 70% new prayers and blessings for many of the most... Read more

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Death, Where is your Sting? Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos, and his edifying encounter with Yellow Fever.

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Oct 24, 2007

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Who is Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos?  He is a man who lived from 1819 to 1867 and was born in... Read more

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Mother Angelica’s Little Book of Life Lessons and Everyday Spirituality

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Oct 19, 2007

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Mother Angelica is one of the most known Catholic religious women in the United States.  Her television network, EWTN (Eternal... Read more

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Jesus of Nazareth: from the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration.

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Oct 18, 2007

By Br. Benet S. Exton

The words to describe this book are “wow” and “awe inspiring”.  This deep, academic book is the first in a... Read more

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Did Pope Pius XII Help the Jews?

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Oct 15, 2007

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Sr. Margherita Marchione has written several books on Pope Pius XII and World War II.  In this concise book, she... Read more

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Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the “Saint of Calcutta.”

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Oct 15, 2007

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Book by Brian Kolodiejchuk.   Read more

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The Apostles

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Oct 12, 2007

By Br. Benet S. Exton

This book, The Apostles, contains the catecheses and presentations that were delivered by Pope Benedict XVI at his weekly general... Read more

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Harry Potter and “the Death of God”

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Aug 21, 2007

By Michael O'Brien

Published with permission from the authorby Michael D. O’BrienWell, July 21st has come and gone and the world is muggling... Read more

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Face to Face

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Jul 18, 2006

By Joseph E. Rendini

Till We Have Facesby C.S. Lewis Originally published in 1956; available at Amazon.com in the 1980 Harvest Books edition for... Read more

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Swords about the Cross

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Jun 19, 2006

By Joseph E. Rendini

Lepanto, by G.K. ChestertonWith Explanatory Notes and CommentaryEdited by Dale Ahlquist (American Chesterton Society, Minneapolis, 2003)$11.95 at www.chesterton.org <http://www.chesterton.org> “People... Read more

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With Friends Like These

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May 9, 2006

By Joseph E. Rendini

Without Roots: The West, Relativism and Islamby Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now Benedict XVI) and Marcello Pera, trans. by  Michael F.... Read more

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The Best Book of All – The Good Samaritan

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Apr 3, 2006

By Joseph E. Rendini

Despite the ubiquity of "best sellers," my experience is that only a minority of people – perhaps a small minority... Read more