Tweeting with God … and Young Adults: A Book Review

by Kamilla Ludwig Tweeting with God was an unexpected pleasure. What started out as a young adult discussion group at a church in the Netherlands has become a book, app (#TwGOD) and associated Twitter account that serves, not only as a sort of catechism, but an evangelism tool as well. Although the author, Fr. Michel Remery [Read More…]

Coming Home: A Q&A with Author Star Chang

“I walked through the way of Jesus, the way of Buddha, the way of Plato and several other great teachers. I studied the agreements and disagreements among these major religions. Finally, I realized that the final goal is the same – but the road to reaching it is different.” — Star Chang, author, Coming Home [Read More…]

A Fine Book, With One Small Protest: A Review of ‘Tweeting with God’

by Kate Yeago Tweeting with God is an introduction to Catholicism, a sort of “200 questions you had about the Catholic Church but were afraid to ask”. It’s extremely readable and engaging, clearly aimed at a younger audience. The book uses a Twitter-themed format: each question is dealt with in two pages and summed up [Read More…]

Tweeting with God: A Book Review

By Sherry Antonetti The title, “Tweeting with God,” conjured visions of a short pithy book with 365 tweets, sort of a devotional or inspirational thought for the day. So I was surprised when a 431 page book arrived at my doorstep, delving into such topics as what the church teaches about sex, the big bang, [Read More…]

Tweeting with God: A Q&A with Fr. Michel Remery

“If we intend to bring Jesus’ message to the people of today, we’ll have to be active also online. Jesus starts where people are to be found. He visits them, talks to them about their concerns. His main “tool” to convince people is his love for them. That is what drives him and that is [Read More…]

Homage to a Broken Man: Q&A with Author Peter Mommsen

My grandfather’s story shows what it means to love your neighbor as yourself – that means being willing to risk being broken. The key is in the book’s epigraph from Thornton Wilder, which I love: “Without your wounds where would you be? The very angels themselves cannot persuade the wretched and blundering children of earth [Read More…]

Moving Toward Divinization: A Review of ‘Broken Gods’

By Wendi Matusic Broken Gods, a new book by Gregory Popcak, an internationally recognized expert in Catholic pastoral counseling, begins by posing the potentially uncomfortable “what if” scenario: what if you woke up as a god? No, not THE God, but “a being who is perfect, whole, healed, and, yes, even immortal.” Some might find that offensive or [Read More…]