Archives for June 2013

Did the Cardinals Know Who They Were Electing?

By Jon M. Sweeney A review of Francis: Man of Prayer, by Mario Escobar. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2013. First of all, disregard the gold medallion the marketers stuck on the cover of this book: “A Biography.” It’s not, or at least, not really. A true biography involves some amount of original research, whether in library [Read More…]

Embodied Souls Fully Alive

One of the strangest things I encountered as I read “Fully Alive” was the similarities between Dr. Crabb’s views on the body and Pope John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body.” [Read more…]