Religion Booknotes

A Church in Search of Itself

Benedict XVI and the Battle for the Future

Robert Blair Kaiser

Alfred A. Knopf, $25.95, 261 pp.



God’s New Man

The Election of Benedict XVI and the Legacy of John Paul II

Paul Collins

Continuum, $ 24.95, 233 pp.


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About the Author

Lawrence Cunningham is John O'Brien professor of Theology (Emeritus) at the University of Notre Dame.