The Queen is Dead. Long Live the Queen

The Death and Life of Speculative Theology A Lonergan Idea By Ryan Hemmer Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2023. Pp. 184. $95 Review by Eugene R. Schlesinger In our context of urgency and uproar, fe... Read More...

Defending the Inward Turn

A Critical Review of Carl Trueman’s The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self In an early scene in “The Foundling,” episode four of The Mandalorian’s third season, the mysterious character known as “The Armorer” speaks the following words to the Yoda-like young... Read More...

Centered on Christ Crucified

1 Corinthians By Kimlyn J. Bender Brazos Press, pp. 298, $35 Review by Eugene R. Schlesinger  When the first volume of the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible appeared 15 years ago, the series pr... Read More...

An Old Proposal For a New Way Forward

An Ecumenical Priesthood The Spirit of God and the Structure of the Church By Karl Rahner Translated with a critical introduction by Jakob Karl Rinderknecht Fortress, pp. 100, $28 Review by Bruce Myers ... Read More...

Building Upon the One Foundation

Jesus and the Church The Foundation of the Church in the New Testament and Modern Theology By Paul Avis T&T Clark. pp. 235 + xiv, $40.95 Reconciling Theology By Paul Avis SCM Press. pp. 260 + xiv, $48 Review by Eugene R. Schlesinger As church... Read More...

Not Learning Enough from the Past

The Spiritual Practice of Remembering By Margaret Bendroth Eerdmans, pp. 142, $16 Review by Mark Michael Margaret Bendroth’s job surely manages to be among the most fascinating and frustrating in Americ... Read More...

Serious and Joyful

The Great Passion A Novel By James Runcie Bloomsbury, 260 pp., $28 Review by Christine Havens In his sermon for the Third Sunday of Easter, the rector of my church referred to Bach’s writing of St. Mat... Read More...