Greg Popcak’s “Holy Sex” Jumped from 16,000 to #8 on Amazon

…as a result of his being mentioned in that US News and World Report piece on how devout Catholics have happier and deeper sex lives. I’m thinking about sending my Legions of Terror to destroy Tokyo and then issuing a statement to US News and World Report.  You know, “People of Earth! Bow to me!”  The usual [Read More...]

Al Kresta Has a New Book Out!

Clarification in an Anti-Catholic Culture HUNTINGTON, Indiana, July 10, 2013 — With his finger on the pulse of popular culture, acclaimed radio-show host Al Kresta addresses the primary challenges to the Catholic Church right now — some from within, others well beyond. Kresta — a former Protestant minister who became Catholic — is quick to [Read More...]

is on the air! And they are doing an interview with my friend Bill Dodds, author of The World’s Funniest Atheist. [Read more...]

Lizzie Scalia…

…who has written a fine new book on the idols of our time and how to avoid them–called Strange Gods (check out the first chapter here)–is mind-melding with the Pope. [Read more...]

Goody! Scott Hahn Has a New Book Out!

Love the guy! Here’s the press release: In Consuming the Word: The New Testament and the Eucharist in the Early Church (May 28, 2013, Image Books), Dr. Hahn examines some of Christianity’s most basic terms and what they meant to the sacred authors, the apostolic preachers, and their first hearers. At a time when the Church [Read More...]

Fr. Denis Lemieux has a new book

He writes: I’ve just published a book that I think could find a wide audience. It is called The I-Choice: Staying Human in a Digital Age, and is about the challenge of the technological world in living our full, divinely ordered humanity. My experience has been that everyone is grappling with these questions, but many [Read More...]

Why I love being a Catholic writer

Sure, the pay is low and the hours are long, but the cool thing is, now and then, you can dazzle your teenage sons with free review copies of books with titles like Ad Limina: A Novella of Catholics in Space featuring a Way Cool bit of cover art with an Nazi-Armband-Wearing Astronaut in a [Read More...]

Stephen Binz Has a Fine New Book Out on the Creed

He writes: Our Sunday Visitor has recently sent to you a copy of my new book, The Creed in Scripture. This is an ideal book for the Year of Faith. In fact, before his abdication, Pope Benedict encouraged all Catholics to study the Creed during the Year of Faith and was basing his talks for [Read More...]

In case you were wondering about Buddhism

Here is a fine (and sympathetic) comparison and contrast between Buddhism and Catholic faith by Peter Kreeft. I could read Peter Kreeft all day.  Speaking of which, he has a new book out:  Jacob’s Ladder:  Ten Steps to Truth. I love that guy! [Read more...]

Hey Book Lovers!

The Ranter has good news! I’m wondering if you would pass along to your readers that I’m currently running a giveaway on my blog, to kick off my books blog sale (mostly Catholic books). [Read more...]