The Immediate Book Meme – Julie’s Answers

DarwinCatholic’s got a book meme. That means I’m playing. (Jen played too.) With the caveat that I’m always reading too many books simultaneously. Here we go! There are plenty of memes that want to know all about your book history and your all-time greats and your grand ambitions, but let’s focus on something more revealing: [Read More...]

Deathbed Conversions: Finding Faith at the Finish Line by Karen Edmisten

Deathbed Conversions: Finding Faith at the Finish Line by Karen Edmisten My rating: 4 of 5 stars This slender volume is a quick and easy read which may surprise you with the sheer variety and individuality of the converts. Buffalo Bill rubs shoulders with Wallace Stevens, who scoots over for John Wayne and Gary Cooper. [Read More...]

Catholicism and The Lord of the Rings

Have you ever wondered just why people might say The Lord of the Rings is a really Catholic book? Scott and I, feeling the heavy weight of the One Ring, happily accept Seth Wilson’s kind assistance in a discussion of story and faith in The Lord of the Rings at A Good Story Is Hard [Read More...]


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