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New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 10/15/2014 - 4:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Paternal Insights edited by Anderson Campbell / Sing Freedom by Robert F. Darden / In Between by finelinefilms.org / More th ...

Cooking Up Meaning
Originally Posted: 10/15/2014 - 9:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Jose Humphreys Chef, written and directed by Jon Favreau.  CHEF IS A small-budget film with an all-star ...

Life After A Death
Originally Posted: 10/20/2014 - 1:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julienne Gage Pilgrimage through Loss: Pathways to Strength and Renewal after the Death of a Child, by Linda Lawrence Hunt. Westminster J ...

Boomtown Stories
Originally Posted: 10/15/2014 - 9:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins The purpose of art is to help us live better.  HIGHBROW FILM criticism and fanboy comment page ...

The Christ of Compton
Originally Posted: 10/15/2014 - 9:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Jesus appears on Adult Swim, as he did in Palestine, in a manner both obscure and mysterious. ...

Computing the Future
Originally Posted: 10/15/2014 - 9:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Kathryn Reklis Who are the people who understand the jargon and create the technology that defines our new digital age?  ...

Taking the Long Road Home
Originally Posted: 08/06/2014 - 10:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus. IVP Books. HERE’S WHAT Slow Ch ...

An Ambiguous Political Prophet
Originally Posted: 08/06/2014 - 10:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Anne Colamosca The Kennan Diaries. W. W. Norton & Company. THE KENNAN DIARIES , carefully edited by Fr ...

A Handbook for Justice
Originally Posted: 07/10/2014 - 10:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Wilkes Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World. IVP Books. FAITH-ROOT ...

Sins of Omission
Originally Posted: 07/10/2014 - 10:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Jennifer Moon Tea Party Catholic: The Catholic Case for Limited Government, a Free Economy, and Human Flourishing. The Crossroad Publishi ...

REVIEW: HBO's The Leftovers, a Grim Take on the Limits of Grief and Faith
Originally Posted: 07/07/2014 - 11:22am | Type: Blog

HBO’s “The Leftovers” is the feel-good series of the summer, if your summer revolves around root canals and recreational waterboarding. HBO’s “The Leftovers” is the feel-good seri ...

Immigration Delay Ups The Ante On Obama, GOP
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 11:58am | Type: Press

May 28, 2014 Sojo in the News Josh Lederman ...

Activists Say The White House Delay Of A Deportation Policy Review Means 70,000 More Deportations Between Now And August
Originally Posted: 06/09/2014 - 11:50am | Type: Press

June 1, 2014 Sojo in the News Albor Ruiz ...

May Our Tweets Rise Up Like Incense
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Donna Schaper From the Psalms to the Cloud: Connecting to the Digital Age. Pilgrim Press. YOU DON’T HAVE to b ...

Letting Go—And Its Complications
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Brittany Shoot The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World. HarperOne. FORGI ...

Breaking Down the Invisible Walls
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Herring Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart. IVP Books. OVER THE PAST 2, ...

Viewing Community
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins At film festivals, because we're all living together for a few days, people let their guard down. ...

Tapping the Sacred Power of Song
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 10:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Sophia Har Music as Prayer: The Theology and Practice of Church Music, by Thomas H. Troeger MUSIC IS OFTEN re ...

Can Grounded Faith Save Us?
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 10:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Barry K. Morris The Earth Manifesto: Saving Nature with Engaged Ecology, by David TraceyA Political Theology of Climate Change, by Michae ...

Security State Superheroes
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 10:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins To build a new world, sometimes you have to tear the old one down. THE CLASSIC COMIC book hero ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 04/23/2014 - 2:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter St. Peter's B List: Contemporary Poems Inspired by the Saints by Ave Maria Press / Making Neighborhoods Whole: A Handbo ...

Protest and Praise
Originally Posted: 04/23/2014 - 2:08pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Hirschfield Denise Levertov: A Poet's Life. University of Illinois Press.A Poet's Revolution: The Life of Denise Leverto ...

The Price of Conscience
Originally Posted: 04/23/2014 - 2:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Pacifists in Chains: The Persecution of Hutterites During the Great War. Johns Hopkins University Press ...

VIDEO: Host Your Own Agape Meal
Originally Posted: 03/28/2014 - 3:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rebecca Kraybill Ben Sutter Create your own scene from Corinth. ...

New & Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Just Jesus by Walter Wink with Steven Berry / On "Strangers No Longer" by Paulist Press / Eve by Angélique Kidjo / ...

Coloring the Story
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Ben Sutter Radical Jesus: A Graphic History of Faith. Herald Press. THE GRAPHIC NOVEL  Radical Jesus , edit ...

Bringing the Word to Life
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Creating a Scene in Corinth: A Simulation. Herald Press. ONE YEAR MY small group decided to ha ...

The Harvest of Fidelity
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger This Day: New & Collected Sabbath Poems. Counterpoint. THE STILL, ATTENTIVE, affectiona ...

REVIEW: Well-intentioned 'Son of God' Doesn't Go Too Deep
Originally Posted: 02/28/2014 - 3:51pm | Type: Blog

The first half of “Son of God” features an upbeat and kindly Jesus spreading the good word in familiar, if occasionally over-simplified, biblical phraseology. The first half of “S ...

A Spirituality of Solitude
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 10:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Hirschfield Marking the centennial of pacifist poet William Stafford Miles of yellow wheat bend; the ...

Birmingham Before the Dream
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 10:30am | Type: Magazine Article

The Rev. José Humphreys Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Epic Challenge to the Church. IVP Books. ...

Church to Go
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 10:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Melanie Mullen City of God: Faith in the Streets. Jericho Books. IN HER LATEST book, Sara Miles—author of the ...

Tales of the Disobedient
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 5:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

Patrick O'Neill Crossing the Line: Nonviolent Resisters Speak Out for Peace. Cascade Books SHORTLY AFTER ...

Telling the Forbidden Truth
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 10:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Rebecca Kraybill Talking Taboo: American Christian Women Get Frank About Faith. White Cloud Press THE WOMEN I ...

States of Being
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 10:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins The 10 best U.S. films of 2013. I’VE RECENTLY spent time researching the vision of the U.S. th ...

Saving What We Love
Originally Posted: 01/08/2014 - 10:28am | Type: Magazine Article

Margaret Atwood A hopeful encounter with real-life "God's Gardeners." I MET MARKKU and Leah Ko ...

Pax on Both Their Houses
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Getman Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East. North Atlantic Books. ...

Brothers in Faith and Defiance
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Anne Colamosca No Ordinary Men: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler in Church and State. New York Review ...

Cowboys, Indians, and Reconciliation?
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Buffalo Shout, Salmon Cry: Conversations on Creation, Land Justice, and Life Together. Herald Press ...

Missed Reckonings
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins Fifty years ago, a kind of innocence was taken, and a kind of brokenness remains unrepaired. T ...

A Pilgrimage Not of Her Choosing
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 10:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Debbie McLeod Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic. Knopf. I CAN’T WRITE a completely unbiased, academic revie ...

Works of Economic Fiction
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 10:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg The Fatherless series (book one and two). FaithWords. JAMES DOBSON and Kurt Bruner get thr ...

Faith and the Executioner
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 10:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Tobias Winright Where Justice and Mercy Meet: Catholic Opposition to the Death Penalty. Liturgical Press. IN ...

Making Once Enough
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 10:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins About Time is funny, beguiling, and even profound. I RECENTLY saw a photograph of me taken on ...

ICYMI: Brooklyn-Based Lucius' Vintage Pop Tunes Are A Must Listen
Originally Posted: 10/31/2013 - 4:20pm | Type: Blog

Brooklyn-based Lucius have managed to craft an album with diverse songs, catchy hooks, and really powerful vocals and harmonies stick in your head for days. It seems rare these da ...

Noah and the Whale: Simple but Delightful Rock n' Roll
Originally Posted: 10/29/2013 - 1:47pm | Type: Blog

Noah and the Whale churn out catchy, infectious melodies intertwined with lyrics about hope, despair, nostalgia, love, and everything in between.  “I’ve always believed that there ...

Spiritual Cultivation
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 9:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Andrea Ferich Soil and Sacrament: A Spiritual Memoir of Food and Faith. Simon & Schuster. SOIL AND SACR ...

Fields of Faith and Doubt
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 9:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Baseball as a Road to God. Gotham Books. IN MY MEMORY from nearly 50 years ago, the great pitcher ...

Coloring in Oppression
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 9:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Rosemary Radford Ruether Birth of a White Nation: The Invention of White People and its Relevance Today. Strategic Book Publishing. ...

Complexities of Struggle and Love
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 9:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins The makers of The Butler have told a kind of truth about the struggle for "beloved community" that has rarely be ...