Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives by Benedict XVI

Before his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI finished a third volume of theological reflections on the life of Jesus. He describes this book as an “antechamber” (p. xi) to the other volumes. Here he looks chiefly at the first few chapters of Matthew and Luke, the birth and early childhood of Jesus. He considers the intent [Read More…]

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Book Review: Triumph by H. W. Crocker III

Triumph: The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church by H. W. Crocker III   With a title like Triumph: The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church, any reader can make a reasonable guess about the attitude of author H. W. Crocker III. He’s as pro-Catholic a writer as you may ever [Read More…]

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A Few of My Favorite Mary Books

Over the years, I’ve gathered quite a library of Mary books. In fact, they have their own shelf (and, before long, I suspect there will be more than one shelf). Because May is Mary’s month, I thought it would be a good time to share five of my favorites with you. Mary, Mother of the [Read More…]

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