In James Carroll’s latest, Jesus actually—now as for the apostles—emerges from within the long, recurring history of Jewish persecution and bereavement.
Karen Armstrong challenges the idea that the relationship between religion and violent conflict is simple and direct.
Sexual misdeeds, false identities, cult worship, theft, and murder; If this astonishing tale were not true, it could be the work of an accomplished mystery writer.
Francis Fukuyama's new book examines the rise and decline of the American political system in the broader history of democratic process, intelligently & enjoyably.
Written with the school’s cooperation, this history recounts the story of Regis High School warts-and-all, including the intrigues surrounding its founding.
John E. Thiel's theological writing has always combined poise and a sense of urgency, and this intricately argued treatise on eternal life is no exception.
Sue Miller's new novel reminds us, if we needed reminding, of her remarkable achievement in fiction.
A biography of the Supreme Court justice that offers us a better view of Scalia’s press clips than of Scalia himself.
The fact is: In this discouraging book, the future looks bad for just about every flavor of Catholic.
Alain de Botton highlights journalism’s function in shaping how we see and experience the world.
Almost every poem in Joshua Mehigan's collection contains a striking formal moment, where he uses meter or rhyme or line break to do something surprising.
A rich and detailed account of Bonhoeffer’s immensely eventful life—the personal, intellectual, and spiritual journey that ended in a Nazi concentration camp.