Papal Economics, Anyone?

Hey book reading public, I’m working through my review copy of Papal Economics, and I could really use a discussion group. Anyone interested? Here’s the scoop: 1. It’s a good book. As analyses of the intersection between history, economic theory, papal encyclicals, and political ideology go, it’s eminently readable. I’m a good ways in, and [Read More...]

P.G. Wodehouse, Free books!, Amazon, and Hats-in-Church

1.  I have homeschooler’s syndrome.  How do you pronounce “Wodehouse”, as in, P.G.? 2. I know there’s a great debate afoot about whether Catholics ought to buy books on Amazon.  Here’s what I’ve decided thus far: Free books don’t count. 3. I come from a family of undertakers, which might explain why I so enjoy [Read More...]

Sinner’s Guide to NFP – Round 2 & a Giveaway

I just finished reading Simcha Fisher’s A Sinner’s Guide to Natural Family Planning this week, and I agree 100% with Sarah Reinhard’s review. My credentials to help you understand how much I like this book: I took Family Honor’s online course this summer.  For those who aren’t aware, it is an excellent class, but it’s [Read More...]