Books

Beauty and the World’s Salvation

The Heart of Reality: Essays on Beauty, Love, and Ethics By Vladimir Sergeyevich Soloviev Edited and translated by Vladimir Woznuik University of Notre Dame Press, pp. 264, $35.00. Review by Anthony D. B... Read More...

Designing the Theater of Rome

The Artist and the Eternal City Bernini, Pope Alexander VII, and the Making of Rome By Loyd Grossman Pegasus Books, pp. 315, $29 Review by Ben Lima During his incomparable six-decade career, Gian Loren... Read More...

Ever Ancient, Ever New

Ancient Christianity: The Development of its Institutions and Practices By Angelo di Berardino ICCS Press, pp. 718. $89.95 Review by John Mason Lock As a young college student discovering the beauties ... Read More...

A Christ-Haunted Christmas Carol

By Sarah Puryear Like most English majors, I keep a running list of books I “should” read but never quite get around to reading. Several of Charles Dickens’s books feature prominently on mine; I’ve been mean... Read More...

A Helpful, Accessible Introduction

Reclaiming Rest The Promise of Sabbath, Solitude, and Stillness in a Restless World By Kate H. Rademacher Broadleaf, pp. 213, $16.99 Review by Abigail Woolley Cutter Kate Rademacher’s Reclaiming Rest i... Read More...

A Twenty-First Century Anglican Divine

Systematic Theology, Volume 2 The Doctrine of the Holy Trinity Processions and Persons By Katherine Sonderegger Fortress, pp. 416, $49 Review by Wesley Hill Tucked away near the end of Praying the S... Read More...

Omelas and the Structures of Sin

By Neil Dhingra  Daniel Daly’s brilliant book The Structures of Virtue and Vice provocatively asks why it is frequently if depressingly much easier to be vicious than to be virtuous. The ready to hand answer... Read More...