The Last Monk of Tibhirine by Freddy Derwahl

The Last Monk of Tibhirine: A True Story of Martyrdom, Faith, and Survival by Freddy Derwahl My rating: 4 of 5 stars When Jean-Pierre appeared at the gate in the late afternoon of my arrival, we immediately embraced each other. He knew what I expected of him—namely, that I hoped he would relate the whole [Read More...]

Angels and Saint by Scott Hahn

Angels and Saints: A Biblical Guide to Friendship with God’s Holy Ones by Scott Hahn My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a solid, understandable book that explains the concept and theology of angels and saints. The last half of the book contains the stories of specific saints and angels, along with an excerpt [Read More...]

A classic for our times: reviewing Something Other Than God by Jennifer Fulwiler

Something Other Than God: How I Passionately Sought Happiness and Accidentally Found It by Jennifer Fulwiler My rating: 5 of 5 stars SHORT VERSION: I can think of an awful lot of people who I’d give this book to: Christians trying to understand atheists (like a pal of mine who said, “I just don’t know [Read More...]