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Hans GUSTAFSON. Finding All Things in God, pansacramentalism and doing theology interreligiouslyEugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2016.  Pp, 356.  $37.00 pb.  ISBN978-1-4982-1798-9.  Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Sally University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Phillip R. SLOAN, Gerald McKENNY, and Kathleen EGGLESON, eds. Darwin in the Twenty-First Century: Nature, Humanity, God. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2015. pp. 461. $49.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-268-04147-2. Reviewed by Leo MADDEN, Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH 43219.

Donal DORR, Option for the Poor and for the Earth: From Leo XIII to Pope Francis. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2016. 4th ed. Pp.548. $26.68 pb.ISBN 978-1-62698-162-1. Reviewed by Nathan KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Paul BEAUCHAMP. Psalms Night and Day. Translated by Peter Rogers, S.J. (Marquette Studies in Theology, N. 84). Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2015, pp.271; $27.00. Pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-2857-7; 978-0-8146-2856-0. Review by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Brian J. PIERCE. Jesus and the Prodigal Son: The God of Radical Mercy. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2016. pp. 212. $25 pb. Reviewed by Lily KING, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620.

Cardinal KASPER, Pope Francis' Revolution of Tenderness and Love: Theological and Pastoral Perspectives. New York: Paulist Press, 2015. Pp. 117. $16.95 ISBN 978-0-8091-0623-3.
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Pope FRANCIS. Morning Homilies. In the Chapel of St. Martha's Guest House. (March 22-July 26, 2013). Trans. Dinah Livingstone. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015. pp. 205. $18.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-111-9. Reviewed by Jayne L. WILCOX, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 1914.

William CAVANAUGH, Field Hospital: The Church’s Engagement with a Wounded World. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016. Pp. 260. $24.00 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7297-5. Reviewed by David CLOUTIER, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, 20064.

John R. DONAHUE. Seek Justice That You May Live: Reflections and Resources on the Bible and Social Justice. New York: Paulist Press, 2014. pp. 310. $29.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-4874-5.  Reviewed by John SNIEGOCKI, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Tom SCHWANDA, ed. The Emergence of Evangelical Spirituality: The Age of Edwards, Newton, and Whitefield. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2016. pp. 336. $39.95. ISBN: 978-08091-0621-9. Reviewed by Richard STEELE, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA 98119.

Stacy DAVIS. Haggai and Malachi: Wisdom Commentary, Volume 39, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2015. Pp 126, $29.94 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8163-3; ISBN 978-0-8146-8188-6 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

James SCHALL, SJ: Political Philosophy and Revelation: A Catholic Reading. (Washington DC: Catholic University Press, 2013) P. xiv 281. Reviewed by Vincent WARGO, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN 46808.

Brant PITRE. Jesus and the Last Supper. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2015. pp. 590. $55.00 hc. ISBN 978-0-8028-4871-0. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Christopher H. GRUNDMANN, edior. Interreligious Dialogue: An Anthology of Voices Bridging Cultural and Religious Divides. Anselm Academic, 2015. 209 pages. $23.95. Reviewed by Hans GUSTAFSON, Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University (MN) and the University of St. Thomas (MN).

Randy BOYAGODA. Richard John Neuhaus: A Life in the Public Square. New York: Image, 2015. pp. 459 + xix. $30.00 hb; $14.99 eb. ISBN 978-0-307-95396-4. Reviewed by Reid B. LOCKLIN, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, 81 St. Mary St., Toronto, ON CANADA M5S1J4.

Mary Ann BEAVIS & HyeRan KIM-CRAGG.  Hebrews: Wisdom Commentary, Volume 54, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2015. Pp 141, $31.766 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8204-3 -  978-0-8146-6 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Julia M. O’BRIEN. Micah: Wisdom Commentary, Volume 37, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2015. Pp 141, $30.96 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8161-9  978-0-8186-2 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

David E. DECOSSE and Kristin E. HEYER, eds. Conscience and Catholicism: Rights, Responsibilities, and Institutional Responses. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2015. pp. 216. $38.00 pb ISBN: 978-1-62698-144-7. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, University Heights, OH 44118.

Robin RYANJesus and Salvation: Soundings in the Christian Tradition and Contemporary Theology.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015.  Pp. xxiv + 248.  $24.95 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8146-8253-1.  Reviewed by Benjamin J. BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Thomas RAUSCH, S.J. Systematic Theology: A Roman Catholic Approach. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 290. $24.95 pub. ISBN 9780814683200. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650.

Dianne BERGANT, C.S.A. A New Heaven, A New Earth: The Bible and Catholicity. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2016 pp. 200. $25.00 pub. ISBN 978-1-62698-180-5. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA. 15650.

Yiu Siong Lucas CHAN, James F. Keenan, and Shaji George KOCHUTHARA, eds.  DOING ASIAN THEOLOGICAL ETHICS in a Cross-Cultural and Interreligious Context.   Bengaluru, India: Dharmaram Publications, 2016, pp. 372. ISBN 978-93-84964-3-68.  Reviewed by Alice L. LAFFEY, emerita, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610.

Aaron RICHES. Ecce Homo: On the Divine Unity of Christ. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016. pp. 301. $32.00 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7231-9. Reviewed by Daniel LLOYD, Saint Leo University, North Charleston, SC 29406.

Gert MELVILLE. The World of Medieval Monasticism: Its History and Forms of Life. Translated by James D. Mixson. Foreword by Giles Constable. Cistercian Studies vol. 263. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2016. Pp. xvii + 444. $44.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-263-6. Reviewed by Patrick F. O`CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Jacques ELLUL. Essential Spiritual Writings, selected with an introduction by Jacob E. Van Vleet.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016. pp. 183. $22.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-183-6.  Reviewed by Sarah L. MacMILLEN, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.

Bradford HINZE. Prophetic Obedience: Ecclesiology for a Dialogical Church. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016. pp. 264. ISBN 9781626981676. Reviewed by Marc TUMEINSKI, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA 01612.

Heidi Ann RUSSELL. Quantum Shift: Theological and Pastoral Implications of Contemporary Developments in Science.Liturgical Press (Collegeville, MN), 2015, pp. xxvi, 207.  ISBN978-0-8146-8303-3. Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J., Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Otto F. A. MEINARDUS. Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2015. pp. 352.  $29.95 pb. ISBN 9789774167454. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D`Youville College, Buffalo, NY 14201.

Thomas P. RAUSCH, SJ and Richard R. GAILLARDETZ, editors. Go Into the Streets! The Welcoming Church of Pope Francis.  NY: Paulist Press, 2016. pp. 181.  $19.95 pb. ISBN 97800-8091-4951-3.  Reviewed by Karen Monique GREGG, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN 46808. 

Terence E. FRETHEIM. Reading Hosea-Micah: A Literary and Theological Commentary. Reading the Old Testament. Macon, GA: Smyth & Helwys, 2013, pp 224. $32.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-57312-687-8. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76706.

Jon SOBRINO. Archbishop Romero: Memories and Reflections. Rev. ed. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016. pp. 243. $24.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-626981-176-8. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Michael H. CROSBY, Fruit of the Spirit: Pauline Mysticism for the Church Today. Maryknoll: Orbis, 2015, pp. 336.  $24.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-154-6.  Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110.  Bill.stancil@rockhurst.edu

Alexander WILDE. Religious Responses to Violence: Human Rights in Latin America Past and Present. Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2016, pp. 498. pb. ISBN 9780268044312. Reviewed by James R. KELLY, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 11206.

Roger HAIGHT. Spiritual and Religious: Explorations for Seekers. Maryknoll: Orbis, 2016.  Pp. xviii + 203.  $25.00 pb.  ISBN: 978-1-62698-161-4.  Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA  15282.

Leonard SWIDLER. Dialogue for Interreligious Understanding: Strategies for the Transformation of Culture-Shaping Institutions. Palgrave MacMillan, 2014. 212 pages. $37.00.Reviewed by Hans GUSTAFSON, Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University (MN) and the University of St. Thomas (MN)

Kathryn Lilla COX. Water Shaping Stone: Faith, Relationships, and Conscience Formation. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015. pp. 160. $19.95 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8146-8302-6. Reviewed by Craig A. FORD, Jr., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

The Catholic Women Speak NetworkCatholic Women Speak: Bringing Our Gifts to the Table.  Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2015.  pp. 180.  $16.95.  ISBN: 978-08091-4974-2.  Reviewed by Marianne T. FITZGERALD, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Patrick J. HARTIN, A Window into the Spirituality of Paul. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2015, pp. 142. $14.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-3763-0. Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110. 

Daniel P. SCHEID, The Cosmic Common Good: Religious Grounds for Ecological Ethics: NY: NY, Oxford  University Press, 2016. Pp. 248. $29.95  ISBN 978-0-19-935943-1. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Benjamin DURHEIM. Christ’s Gift, Our Response:  Martin Luther and Louis-Marie Chauvet on the Connection between Sacraments and Ethics. Collegeville:  The Liturgical Press, 2015.  pp. 162 + xviii. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8323-1.  Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA  02357.

Dinh Anh NHUE NGUYEN, OFM Conv., ed. The Bible and Asian Culture: Reading the Word of God in its Cultural Background and in the Vietnamese Context. Rome: Gregorian and Biblical Press, 2014. Pp. 244. Paper.  Euro 25.00. ISBN 978-88-7653-681-6. Reviewed by Richard SHIELDS, University of St, Michael’s College, Toronto, ON M5S 1J4.

Patricia WITTBERG, S.C.  Catholic Cultures: How Parishes Can Respond to the Changing Face of Catholicism.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016, pp. 228. $16.95 softcover ISBN 978-0-8146-4858-2. Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Douglass SULLIVAN-GONZALES. The Black Christ of Esquipulas. Religion and Identity in Guatemala. 208 pp, $55.00. University of Nebraska Press. ISBN 978-0-8032-68432. Reviewed by Daniel H. LEVINE, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 48109-1045.

Ian Christopher LEVY. John Wyclif’s Theology of the Eucharist in its Medieval Context. Revised and Expanded Edition of Scriptural Logic, Real Presence, & the Parameters of OrthodoxyMilwaukee, WI: Marquette University Press, 2014. pp. 419. $32.00.  pb. ISBN 978-1-62600-704-8.  Reviewed by Jill RAITT, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.

A Realist’s ChurchEssays in Honor of Joseph A. Komonchak (edited by Christopher D. Denny, Patrick J. Hayes, and Nicholas K. Rademacher).  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015. pp. xiv, 282. $60.00 pb.  ISBN 978-1-62698-155-3.  Reviewed by Paul MISNER, Marquette University emeritus, Milwaukee, WI 53201.

Raimon PANIKKAR, Christianity (Opera Omnia, III/1: The Christian Tradition.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015, pp. xxii, 370. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-62698-159-1 (cloth).   Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J. , Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

William B. KURTZ. Excommunicated from the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016. pp. 236. $35.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8232-6886-3. Reviewed by Karen TEEL, University of San Diego, 5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA 92110.

Richard R. GAILLARDETZ. An Unfinished Council: Vatican II, Pope Francis and the Renewal   of Catholicism. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015. pp. 172. $19.95 pb. ISBN0-385-49693-1. Reviewed by Ella JOHNSON, St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, Rochester, NY 14618.

Richard R. GAILLIARDETZ and Edward P. HAHNENBERG, editors. A Church with Open Doors: Catholic Ecclesiology for the Third Millennium. Collegeville, Minn: Michael Glazier, 2015. Pp. 220. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8304-0. Reviewed by Jakob Karl RINDERKNECHT, Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary, Collegeville, MN 56321.

THE BOOK OF SAINTSA Comprehensive Biographical Dictionary.  8th Revised edition by Dom Basil WATKINS (840 pp – Bloomsbury T&T Clark). Pb ISBN 978-0-567-66456-3.  Reviewed by Dr. Karen Monique GREGG, University of Saint Francis,  Fort Wayne, IN  46808.

William PORTIER. Divided Friends: Portraits of the Roman Catholic Modernist Crisis in the United States. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2013. Pp. 403. $39.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8132-2164-9. Reviewed by Michael SKAGGS, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556.

Paul MCPARTLAN. A Service of Love: Papal Primacy, the Eucharist & Church Unity. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2013. Pp 100. $16.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8132-2135-9. Reviewed by James DALLEN, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA 99258.

Group of FARFA SABINA. Communion of Churches and Petrine Ministry: Lutheran-Catholic Convergences. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014. Pp. 139. $28 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7194-7. Reviewed by James DALLEN, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA 99258

Mary Helen BEIRNEReady for Good Work: History of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, 1944-1999 Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2015, viii + 206 pp., ISBN: 978-0-7618-6584-1, $65.00, hardcover.  Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives of the Baltimore Province, Philadelphia, PA.

Najib George AWAD. Persons in Relations: An Essay on the Trinity and Ontology. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2014. pp. xi-341. Paper. $39.00. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN.  Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.

Christian SMITH and Hilary DAVIDSON, The Paradox of Generosity: Giving We Receive, Grasping We Lose. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. $29.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-19-939490-6. Reviewed by David CLOUTIER, Mount St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, MD, 21727.

Mary DUNNThe Cruelest of All Mothers: Marie de l’Incarnation, Motherhood, and Christian Tradition.  New York: Fordham University Press, 2015.  Pp. 224.  $45.00.  ISBN: 978-0-8232-6721-7.  Reviewed by Marianne T. FITZGERALD, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Michael Lawler, Todd Salzman and Eileen Burke-Sullivan, The Church in the Modern World: Gaudium et Spes Then and Now. Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. 198. $19.99 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8270-8. Reviewed by Randall WOODARD, Saint Leo University.

Derek A. OLSEN, Reading Matthew with Monks: Liturgical Interpretation in Anglo-Saxon England. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2015. pp. 276. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0814683170. Reviewed by Jeffrey MORROW, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079.

Gastón ESPINOSA. Latino Pentecostals in America: Faith and Politics in Action. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. Pp. 505. $35 hc. ISBN  978-0-674-7288-75. Reviewed by Oswald John NIRA, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX 78207.

Chris HAW. From Willow Creek to Sacred Heart. Rethinking my Love for Catholicism. Ave Maria Press, Notre Dame, Indiana, 2012. 234pp. Paperback ISBN 978-1-59471-292-0 Also eBook. Reviewed by Ana Lourdes SUAREZ, Catholic University of Argentina, Buenos Aires.

Scott GUSTAFSON. At the Altar of Wall Street: The Rituals, Myths, Theologies, Sacraments, and Mission of the Religion Known as the Modern Global Economy. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans Publishing, 2015. Pp. 200.  $22.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7280-7.  Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Todd HARTCH, The Prophet of Cuernavaca: Ivan Illich and the Crisis of the West.  New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2015.  235 pages. $29.95.  ISBN 978-0-19-020456-3.  Reviewed by Arthur J. KUBICK, Providence, RI.

Thomas J. BUSHLACK. Politics For A Pilgrim Church: A Thomistic Theory of Civic Virtue. Grand Rapids, Michigan/Cambridge, U.K.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2015. Pp. 279. $35 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7090-2. Reviewed by Ann SWANER, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL 33161.

Paul BERNIER, Ministry in the Church: A Historical and Pastoral Approach. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015. pp. 382. $45.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-153-9.  Reviewed by Peter DRILLING, Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora, NY 14052.

Mary NAVARRE. Tapestry of Time.  The Story of the Dominican Sisters. Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1966-2012. ISBN  978-0-8028-7255-5. Eerdmans, 2015, pp. 336. $20.00 pb. Reviewed by Neville Ann KELLY, Lean Scholar Initiative, Seattle, WA 98125.

Joseph MARTOS. Deconstructing Sacramental Theology and Reconstructing Catholic Ritual. Eugene, Oregon: Resource Publications, 2015. pp. 309. $36.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1-4982-2179-5. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, University Heights, OH 44118.

Geoffrey D. DUNN, ed.  The Bishop of Rome in Late Antiquity.   Surrey, UK and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015.  xi + 273pp., ISBN: 978-1-4724-5551-2, $124,95, hardcover.  Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives, Philadelphia, PA.

Thomas M. KELLY, Editor, Rutilio Grande, SJ: Homilies and WritingsCollegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015.  xxiii + 163 pages.  $19.95 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8146-8773-4.  Reviewed by Robert P. RUSSO, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Steven JENSENKnowing the Natural Law. From Precepts and Inclinations to Driving Oughts.  Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2015. Pp. 230. $34.95. 978-0-8132-2733-7.  Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Darren DOCHUK, Thomas S. KIDD, and Kurt W. PETERSON, eds.American Evangelicalism: George Marsden and the State of American Religious History. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame, 2014. pp. 518. Np. ISBN 978-0-268-03842-7. Reviewed by Calvin MERCER, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858.

Christian WIMAN, My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013, pp. 182. $13.00 pb. ISBN 978-0374534370. Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110.

Timothy Luke JOHNSON. The Revelatory Body: Theology as Inductive Art. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2015. pp. 246. $12.95 hb. ISBN: 978-0-8028-0383-2. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, University Heights, OH 44118.

Philip A. CUNNINGHAM. Seeking Shalom, The Journey to Right Relationship Between Catholics and Jews. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm.B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2015. Pp. 250. $30.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7209-8. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Goffredo BOSELLI. The Spiritual Meaning of the Liturgy: School of Prayer, Source of Life. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. 235+xvi. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4906-0. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Simone WEIL.Late Philosophical Writings. Edited by E.O. Springsted. Translated by E.O. Springsted and L.E. Schmidt. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2015. pp 204. ISBN 0-268-04150-4. Reviewed by Richard SHIELDS, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, ON

Paul KNITTER and Roger HAIGHT, Jesus and Buddha: Friends in Conversation. Orbis Books (Maryknoll, NY), 2015, pp. xvii, 253. $26.00. ISBN 978-1-62698-151-5 (pbk.). Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J. , Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207

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