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I Don't Want to be a Hoo-er

I Don't Want to be a Hoo-er

Essays on Faith, Family and Foolishness

by Elizabeth Scalia

Essayist Elizabeth Scalia writes of scripture: "You either believe all that stuff you say you believe, and you act accordingly, or it's all a lot of hooey and you're the hoo-er." Scalia declines to be a hoo-er, but in this compilation of columns culled from various publications carrying her by-line, she gives ample evidence of her sometimes humorous, often harrowing failings and her determination to move forward.

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About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Round by round, "I Don't Want to be a Hoo-er" makes for amusing, often maddening, ever-surprising reading that will jumpstart the synapses and leave few unmoved.

Religion, Politics, Baseball, and Suffering: A Q&A with Elizabeth Scalia

Religion, Politics, Baseball, and Suffering: A Q&A with Elizabeth Scalia

"Double standards have always set my teeth on edge. But perhaps my teeth have been grinding for a long time, too."

From the Anchoress' Window: Elizabeth Scalia's Blog

From the Anchoress' Window: Elizabeth Scalia's Blog

Award-winning author and Benedictine Oblate Elizabeth Scalia writes about hooer-dom, current events, and the Catholic faith on her Patheos blog.

Read an Excerpt From 'I Don't Want to Be a Hoo-er'

Read an Excerpt From 'I Don't Want to Be a Hoo-er'

"It was a chilly morning, and entering the church through a side door, as I had a million times before, I beheld everything with eyes that saw everything as new."

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Between penning blog posts and books, Elizabeth Scalia serves as managing editor of the Patheos Catholic Channel. Find and follow more writers on the Catholic faith here.