Religion Booknotes

Compassion
Loving Our Neighbor in an Age of Globalization
Maureen H. O’Connell
Orbis, $32, 256 pp.

Originally written by Maureen H. O’Connell as a dissertation, Compassion is a study both of compassion itself and of its conditions and implications in an era of globalization. It is easy enough to say that we sympathize with the plight of those who...

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About the Author

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