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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…]

Women are Individuals, Too! A Review of Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious

By Bethanie Ryan I just completed reading Blessed, Beautiful and Bodacious by Pat Gohn. It is part Catholic feminist manifesto, part spiritual memoir written like an intimate conversation. It makes you feel as if she is sitting at your kitchen table talking to you. I am sure that this is very intentional on her part [Read More…]

Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious: A Q&A with Pat Gohn

Popular Catholic author and podcast host Pat Gohn has delivered a loving tribute to the feminine in her new book Blessed, Beautiful, and Bodacious: Celebrating the Gift of Catholic Womanhood.  With praise pouring in from a host of important bloggers, the book seems destined to be a timely and inspired resource for what it means [Read More…]

A Better C.S. Lewis Biography

“Do we really need another one of these?” When I saw that a new biography on C.S. Lewis was coming out this spring, I sighed over what I saw as yet another attempt to introduce Lewis to a new generation and those new to the faith and, therefore, to him. Make no mistake, I’m a [Read More…]

American Dream 2.0: An Interview with Frank A. Thomas

This month at the Patheos Book Club, we’re talking about  the new book American Dream 2.0: A Christian Way Out of the Great Recession, by author and pastor Frank A. Thomas.  In the book, Dr. Thomas argues that we need a new American Dream, one that aligns with Jesus’ vision of the Kingdom of God [Read More…]