A good take on George MacDonald’s The Wise Woman

over at Crisis. MacDonald is a fascinating man.  C.S. Lewis said he never wrote a book that was not influenced by him.  He was raised in the Scottish Calvinist tradition, but deeply rejected it in favor of, well, Jesus.  He was never a Catholic, but was so deeply holy and good a man that an [Read More…]

More Happy Fruit of Br. Barron’s Chat with Atheist Dave Rubin

Spurring interest in the delightful Peter Kreeft. [Read more…]

You will be a happier person if you buy this book

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James Janknegt’s New Lenten Meditations is Here!

He writes: My Lenten Meditations book is published and ready for purchase: $20.00 plus shipping. Over the last 16 years I painted 40 paintings based on Jesus’ parables. I have put the paintings into a book of Lenten devotions: one for each day of Lent along with the scripture the paintings is based on, and [Read More…]

Well I just finished reading Michael Flynn’s Firestar series

What a fun read. Written in the late 90s and early 2000s it’s an audacious four book series (Firestar, Rogue Star, Lodestar, and Falling Stars) that ambitiously chronicles humanity’s serious move into really colonizing space, driven by the wealthy heiress Mariesa van Huyten and her dread of an asteroid strike on Earth–a dread that is [Read More…]

Get the best prolife book for $5

Brandon Vogt writes: Hey, Mark! Really exciting news: As we near January 22, which marks the somber anniversary of Roe v. Wade, you can get a copy of the BEST pro-life book for just $5 (plus shipping). That’s right–just five bucks. And we’re not talking about just a little booklet. This is a hefty 335 page book! It’s titled [Read More…]

Eye of the Tiber: The Book is here

Using words borrowed entirely from the English language (except “Tiber”), Eye of the Tiber is the perfect large object for hitting obstreporous relatives over the head for the Holidays! Plus, it features a foreword from Yr. Obdt. Svt to help depress sales! Order today and it will be there just in time for Epiphany–maybe! [Read more…]

Get your freebie copy of Return by Brandon Vogt today!

Last call! TONS of people have already claimed their FREE copies of my bestselling book, RETURN: How to Draw Your Child Back to the Church. But here’s the thing: This is a special Cyber Monday deal, which means it ends TONIGHT. So claim your book NOW before time runs out: Claim my FREE copy of the RETURN book! Even if YOU [Read More…]

Speaking of writers, check out James Hamilton’s new book

Sez he: The story is a Tolkienade, only one set in southern Africa rather than Europe (for a change). There are elves and goblins (though they have different names), there are battles in forests and grasslands, there are evil giant baboons, there are ELEPHANTS! And for a change, they’re on the good guys’ side! Sounds [Read More…]

Hey Tacoma! I’m coming your way tomorrow morning!

I will be speaking at St. Martin of Tours parish in Fife tomorrow at 9 AM. We will be talking about Mary, Mother of the Son in the Parish Center. Here is a map to get there. For more information about Mary, Mother of the Son (including how to purchase a signed copy of it [Read More…]