Today is the feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe; it seems appropriate, therefore,

to point you to The Groom's Family, a blog by a Jewish convert to Eastern Orthodoxy, who is currently doing a series on the book From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews, 1933 - 1965. … [Read more...]

Children’s books rooted in specific beliefs and traditions

I am looking for them, for a possible series of articles. Right now I have books whose worldviews are deeply rooted in Catholicism, Judaism (though I could use more suggestions there), and Transcendentalism (no really). I'm looking for good books from other beliefs/traditions--I'm using that phrasing because I don't know that it makes sense to call Transcendentalism a religion--which are not defensive or promoting we're-all-the-same faux diversity* but which allow the reader to enter into the … [Read more...]