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Brian D. McLarenDo I Stay Christian?: A Guide for the Doubters, the Disappointed, and the Disillusioned New York: St. Martin’s Essentials, 2022.  Pp. x + 262.  $27.99 hc.  ISBN 978-1250262790.  Reviewed by Benjamin J. BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Brian MOUNTFORD (editor). Religion and Generation Z: Why Seventy Percent of Young People Say They Have No Religion. Alresford, Hampshire (UK): Christian Alternative Books. 2022. pp. 151. $17.95. ISBN: 9781789049312.Reviewed by Sarah Louise MACMILLEN.  Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Joseph BRACKEN, S.J. Reciprocal Causality in an Event Filled World.  2022. Landham Maryland: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. 153 pages, $95. hardback, $45. ebook. ISBN 978-1-9787-0978-2. Reviewed by Winifred WHELAN, OSF.

Paul MURRAY, Light at the Torn Horizon. Park Ridge, IL: Word on Fire Institute, 2022. 100 pages, pb, $19.95. ISBN 978-1-68578-025-8. Reviewed by Thomas SIMMONS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069.

Charles E. CURRAN. The Catholic Theological Society of America: A Story of Seventy-Five Years. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2021, pp. 200. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-5574-3. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Cleveland, OH

Scott CARL (ed.), Verbum Domini and the Complementarity of Exegesis and Theology. Saint Paul, MN: Saint Paul Seminary Press, 2021. xvi + 176 pages, pb, $34.95. ISBN 978-1-953936-01-1. Reviewed by Thomas SIMMONS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2307.

Steven D. FRAADE. The Damascus Document. Oxford Commentary on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Oxford: OUP, 2021. 208 pp. $85 hb. ISBN 978-0198734338. Reviewed by Adam BOOTH, C.S.C., Stonehill College, North Easton, MA 02356.

Yunuen TRUJILLO. LGBTQ Catholics: A Guide to Inclusive Ministry. New Jersey: Paulist Press, 2022. pp. 113. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-5577-4. Reviewed by Michael J. TKACIK, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, FL 33574.

Margit BALOGH, “Victim of History” Cardinal Mindszenty: A Biography. Washington DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2021. Translated by Andrew T. Gane. 723 pages. $34.95 pb. ISBN – 978-0-8132-3494-6. Reviewed by Anthony M. STEVENS-ARROYO, Professor Emeritus, Brooklyn College, 1607 Academy Drive, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.

Laurie BRINK. The Heavens Are Telling the Glory of God: An Emerging Chapter for Religious Life—Science, Theology, and Mission>. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2022. Pp. 281 + xxxviii. $34.95 pb. ISBN 9780814667248 (pb), ISBN 9780814667255 (epub). Reviewed by Calvin MERCER, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858. 

Mary L. COLOE, PBVM. John 11-21:Wisdom Commentary: Volume 44b. Collegeville, Minnesota, 2021. Pp.313-600. $45.46 pb, ISBN 9780814681688 (hardcover). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX

Scott ROSE, et al. Blessed are the Refugees: Beatitudes of Immigrant Children.. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. xxviii + 91. $18.00. ISBN 978-1-62698-288-8.

vanThanh NGUYEN, What Does the Bible Say about Strangers, Migrants, and Refugees. Hyde Park, NY: New City Press, 2021. Pp. 142. $16.95 pb. ISBN 978-1-56648-376-7. Reviewed by Benjamin BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Ezra SULLIVAN, OP, Habits & Holiness: Ethics, Theology, and Biopsychology. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2021. Pp. 575. $34.95 pb. 1SBN 78-0813233291. Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J., Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Frederick Dale BRUNER. The Letter to the Romans: A Short Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2021. pp. 229. $26.99 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7943-1. Reviewed by Daniel LLOYD, Saint Leo University, Charleston, SC 29406.

Stephen A. WERNER. The Restless Flame, Daniel Lord, S.J.: Thinking Big in a Parochial World. Saint Louis: Press, Press, Pull, 2021. pp. 360. $17.00 pb. ISBN 979-8476470885. Reviewed by Joseph DOUGHERTY, 1900 West Olney Avenue, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Daniel CARDÓ. The Art of Preaching: A Theological and Practical Primer. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2021. pp. 216. ISBN 978-0-8132-3473-1. Reviewed by Peter DRILLING, retired professor of systematic theology and pastoral studies, Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora, NY. 

Jehu HANCILES (ed). World Christianity: History, Methodologies, Horizons. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2021. Pp. 201. $45.00. Pb. ISBN 9781626984486 (print). Reviewed by Daniel L. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, 90045. 

Kornelis H. MISKOTTE. Biblical ABCs: The Basics of Christian Resistance. (Tr. E. Hof, and C. Cornell). Lanham, London: Lexington Press/Fortress Academic. 2022. Pp. 171. 95.00 (cloth) ISBN – 9781978707535. Reviewed by Daniel L. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, 90045.

Jonathan McGREGOR. Communion of Radicals: The Literary Christian Left in Twentieth-Century America. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. 2021. pp. 256. $50.00 (cloth). ISBN 9780807172828. Reviewed by Daniel L. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, 90045.

Stefanos ALEXOPOULOS and Maxwell E. JOHNSON. Introduction to Eastern Christian Liturgies. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2022. Pp. 472. $59.95 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8146-6355-4. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Michael CASEY, Coenobium: Reflections on Monastic Community. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2021. 212 pages, $19.95. ISBN 978-0-87907-067-0. Reviewed by homas SIMMONS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069.

Gerhard Cardinal MÜLLER. The Pope: His Mission and His Task. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America, 2021. pp. 387. $29.95 pb. ISBN 9780813234694. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650.

Kevin G. GROVE. Augustine on Memory. Oxford University Press, 2021. Pp. xi + 265. $69.96 (hc). ISBN-13: 978-0197587218. Reviewed by Pierre HEGY, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11530.

Gregory K. HILLIS. Man of Dialogue: Thomas Mertonís Catholic Vision. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2021. Pp. 297. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8460-3. Reviewed by by Jeffrey MARLETT, College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY 12203.

Howard THURMAN. The Way of the Mystics. Edited by Peter Eisenstadt and Walter Earl Fluker. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2021. pp. xxii + 168. $25.00 pb. ISBN: 9781626984387. Reviewed by R. Zachary KARANOVICH, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Juliet MOUSSEAU, Prophetic Witness to Joy: A Theology of the Vowed Life. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2021. ix + 106 pages, pb, $19.95. ISBN 978-0-8146-6683-8. Reviewed by Thomas SIMMONS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069.

David C. McDUFFIE. Nature’s Sacrament: The Epic of Evolution and a Theology of Sacramental Ecology. Winchester, UK: Christian Alternative Books, 2021. pp. 123. $14.95 pb. ISBN 978-1-78904-717-2. Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts 02354

N. T. WRIGHT. Galatians. Commentaries for Christian Formation. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2021. Pp. 417. $39.99 hb. ISBN 978-0-8028-2560-5. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA 70126.

Randall BALMER, Bad Faith: Race and the Rise of the Religious Right. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2021. Pp. 141. $16.99. ISBN 978-0-8028-7934-9. Reviewed by Ann S.F. SWANER, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL 33138.

LUDOLPH of SAXONY. The Life of Jesus Christ: Part Two – Volume 1, Chapters 1-57, translated by Milton T. Walsh. Cistercian Studies vol. 283. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2021. Pp. xxvi + 860. $79.95 cloth. ISBN 978-0-87907-283-4. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541. 

Dan STRINGER, Struggling with Evangelicalism. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2021, pp. 197. $16.99 pb. ISBN 978-0-8308-4766-2. Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110.

Andrew T. ABERNETHY. Discovering Isaiah: Content, Interpretation, Reception. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2021. pp. x + 197. $24.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7805-2. Reviewed by Nathan HAYS, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76708.

Patrick HENRY. Benedictine Options. Learning to Live from the Sons and Daughters of Saints Benedict and Scholastica. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2021.pp. 162. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-6681-4. Reviewed by James K. HANNA, University of Notre Dame

David N. BELL. Handmaid of the Lord: Mary, the Cistercians and Armand-Jean de Rancé. Collegeville; Cistercian Publications, 2021. Pp. 388. $49.95 pb. Reviewed by James K. HANNA, University of Notre Dame.

Gerhard LOHFINK. The Forty Parables of Jesus. Translated by Linda M. Maloney. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press Academic, 2021, pp. 256, $29.95 ISBN: 978-0-8146-8510-5. Reviewed by Rachelle LINNER, Spiritual Director, Medford, MA 02155

Manfred HAUKE, Introduction to Mariology, trans. Richard Chonak, Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2021. ISBN: 9780813233376, $34.95. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D'Youville, Buffalo, NY 14201.

Bronwen McSHEA. Apostles of Empire: The Jesuits and New France. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2019. xxix + 331 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4962-0890-3, $60.00, hardcover. Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives, Philadelphia.

Ezra SULLIVAN, OP, Habits & Holiness: Ethics, Theology, and Biopsychology. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2021, pp. 575. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0813233291. Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110.

Gerald J. BEDNAR, Mercy and the Rule of Law: A Theological Interpretation of Amoris Laetitia. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2021. xix + 212 pages, pb, $24.95. ISBN 978-0-8146-6655-5. Reviewed by Thomas SIMMONS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069.

David Bentley HART and John CHRYSSAVGIS, editors. For the Life of the World: Toward a Social Ethos of the Orthodox Church. Brookline, Massachusetts: Holy Cross Orthodox Press, 2020. Pp. 112. $14.95 pb. ISBN 9781935317807. Reviewed by Richard B. STEELE, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA.

Fran QUIGLEY. Religious Socialism: Faith in Action for a Better World. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books. 2021. pp. 183. $24.00. ISBN: 9781626984356 Reviewed by Sarah Louise MACMILLEN. Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Ki Joo CHOI, Sarah M. Moses, and Andrea Vicini, editors. Reimagining the Moral Life: On Lisa Sowle Cahill’s Contributions to Christian Ethics. 2020 New York: Orbis Books. ISBN 9781626983793. Reviewed by Michael J. McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary.

Brendan BYRNE, S. J. Come to the Light: Reflections on the Gospel of John. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2021, pp. 118. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-6623-4. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Cleveland, OH

Jennifer Scheper HUGHES. The Church of the Dead: The Epidemic of 1576 and the Birth of Christianity in the Americas. [Series: North American Religions], New York: New York University Press. 2021. Pp 245. $35.00. ISBN 9781479802555 (Hc). Reviewed by Daniel l. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.

Joseph JENSEN, OSB. God’s Word to Israel (New and Augmented Edition). Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press Academic, 2021. Pp. 380. $39.95. ISBN 9780814688175 (Pb). Reviewed by Daniel L. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

William O. PAULSELL. Longing for God: An Introduction to Christian Mysticism. New York: Paulist, 2021. pp. 224. $21.95. ISBN 97815876891912. Reviewed by David VON SCHLICHTEN, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA 15601.

Bishop Edward BRAXTON. The Church and the Racial Divide. Reflections of an African American Catholic Bishop. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2021. Pp. 208. $26.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-406-6. Reviewed by Robert MASSON, Prof. Emeritus, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

Ilia DELIO, OSF. The Hours of the Universe, Reflections on God, Science, and the Human Journey. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2021. Pp. 242. $25.00 pb. ISBN978-1-62698-403-5. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO, The Augustine Catechism: The Enchiridion on Faith, Hope, and Charity. Translation and Notes by Bruce Harbert. Introduction by Boniface Ramsey. New York: New City Press, 1999. pp. 173. $18.95 pb. ISBN 978-1-56548-298-2.
AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO, Instructing Beginners in Faith. Translation, Introduction, and Notes by Raymond Canning. New York: New City Press, 2006. pp. 173. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-1-56548-239-5. Reviewed by Alessandro ROVATI, Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, NC 28012.

Mary L. COLOE. Wisdom Commentary: Volume 44A-John 1-10. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2021, pp. 305. $49.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8168-8. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Cleveland, OH

R. JARED STAUDT, Ed., Renewing Catholic Schools: How to Regain a Catholic Vision in a Secular Age. Washington, DC: The Catholic Education Press, 2020. pp. 147. ISBN-13 978-1949822045. Reviewed by Marc TUMEINSKI, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA 01612

Patrick W. COLLINS. A Focus on Truth: Thomas Merton’s Uncensored Mind. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2021. pp. xvi + 197. $19.95 pb. ISBN: 9780814688496. Reviewed by R. Zachary KARANOVICH, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Hieromonk Gregory HRYNKIW, Cajetan on Sacred Doctrine. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America, 202. pp. 330. $75.00 hb. ISBN 9780813233475. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650

Dorothy DAY. On Pilgrimage: The Sixties. Edited by Robert Ellsberg. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2021. pp. xix + 316. $28.00 pb. ISBN: 9781626984097. Reviewed by R. Zachary KARANOVICH, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Justin McCLAIN, editor. The Quotable Saint Jerome. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2020. pp. 175. $19.95 ISBN 978-0813233215. Also available as an eBook ISBN 9780813233215. Reviewed by James K. HANNA, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

J. Gary MILLAR. Changed into His Likeness: A Biblical Theology of Personal Transformation. Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2021. pp. 288. $27.00 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8308-7116-2. Reviewed by Daniel LLOYD, Saint Leo University, Charleston, SC 29406.

Hans JOAS. The Power of the Sacred: An Alternative to the Narrative of Disenchantment. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2001. Pp. 390. Translated by Alex Skinner. ISBN 9780-1909-333272. Reviewed by Michael McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI 48206.

Barbara E. REID, OP and Shelly MATTHEWS. Wisdom Commentary. Volume I: 43A Luke 1-9; ISBN 970814681671 (hardcover); $49.95; ISBN 97808114681923 (epub). Wisdom Commentary. Volume 2 43B Luke 10-24; 9780814688151 (hardcover); ISBN 9780814688403 (epub); Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2021.Vol 2 $49.95. Pp 713 (both volumes). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Todd A. SALZMAN & Michael G. LAWLER. Pope Francis and the Transformation of Health Care Ethics. Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2021, pp. 223. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-1-64712-071-9. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Cleveland, OH.

John D. WILSEY. God’s Cold Warrior: The Life and Faith of John Foster Dulles. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2021. pp. xv + 253. $21.99. pb. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7572-3. Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Robert SPITZER, S.J., Ph.D., Christ versus Satan in Our Daily Lives: The Cosmic Struggle Between Good and Evil. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press, 2020. 439 pages, pb, $19.95. ISBN 978-1-6216-4417-0. Reviewed by Thomas SIMMONS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2307.

Steven D. SMITH. Pagans & Christians in the City: Culture Wars from the Tiber to the Potomac. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2021. pp. 404. $29.99 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7880-9. Reviewed by Maureen Beyer MOSER, Greenwich Academy, Greenwich, CT 06830. 

Bruce TALLMAN. God’s Ecstatic Love, Transform Your Life with a Spiritual Masterpiece. Hannacroix, NY: Apocryphile Press, 2021. ISBN 978-1-949643-86-2, pp. 271 pbk, $18.95. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University.

Tim VIVIAN, translator, The Sayings and Stories of the Desert Fathers and Mothers: Volume 1: A – H (Eta), Preface by Kathleen Norris, Foreword by Terrence G. Kardong, OSB, Introduction by Tim Vivian. Cistercian Studies vol. 287. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2021. Pp. xliii + 366. $49.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-109-7. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541

Bill CAIN, SJ. The Diary of Jesus Christ. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2021. pp. 210. $20.00 pb. ISBN 9781626984073. Reviewed by Anita HOUCK, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, 46556.

Laurie CASSIDY and M. Shawn COPELAND, editors. Desire, Darkness, and Hope: Theology in a Time of Impasse: Engaging the Thought of Constance FitzGerald, OCD. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2021. pp. xii + 463. $44.95 pb. ISBN 978-0814688014. Reviewed by Christopher PRAMUK, Regis University, Denver, CO 80005

James E. WOODS. Putting on the Mind of Christ: Contemplative Prayer and Holistic Unity. Foreword by Ruben L.F. Habito. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2021, pp. 171, $22, pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-423-3. Reviewed by Rachelle LINNER, Spiritual Director, Medford, MA 02155

Judith SUTERA, OSB, St. Benedict's Rule, An Inclusive Translation and Daily Commentary. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2021, pp.321. $24.95 pb. ISBN: 9780814688182, 8818 eISBN: 9780814688434, E8843. (For the Rule only: Judith SUTERA, OSB, St. Benedict’s Rule: An Inclusive Translation, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2021, pp.120. $14.95 pb. ISBN: 9780814688199, 8819, eISBN: 9780814688441, E8844.) Reviewed by Carol STANTON, Orlando, FL.

Michael WELKER. In God’s Image: An Anthropology of the Spirit, the 2019-20 Gifford Lectures, trans. Douglas W. Stott. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2021. 155 pp. $21 paperback. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7874-8. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA 70126.

Nathaniel MARX, Authentic Liturgy. Minds in Tune with Voices. Liturgical Press Academic, 2020, pp.266. $34.95 pb. ISBN 9780814684696. Reviewed by Andrew CIFERNI, Daylesford Abbey, Paoli, PA 19301.

Michel EVDOKIMOV. Two Martyrs in a Godless World. Dietrich Bonheoffer and Alexander Men. Hyde Park, New York: New City Press, 2021. Pp. 162. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-1-56548-384-2. Reviewed by Anthony J. BLASI, San Antonio, TX

Christine Firer HINZE. Radical Sufficiency: Work, Livelihood, and a US Catholic Economic Ethic. Washington, DC: Georgetown UP, 2021. Pp. x + 349. $39.95 pb. ISBN 978-1-64712-026-9. Reviewed by Benjamin J. BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

James J. BACIK. Saints Celebrated and Unsung: The Universal Call to Holiness. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2021, pp. 135, $18, pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-405-9. Reviewed by Rachelle LINNER, Spiritual Director, Medford, MA 02155.

Rebekah EKLUND, The Beatitudes through the Ages. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2021. pp. 346. $35.00 hb. ISBN 9780802876508. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650.

Lee C. CAMP. Scandalous Witness: A Little Political Manifesto for Christians. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2020. pp. viii + 183. $19.99, hb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7735-2. Reviewed by Tobias WINRIGHT, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO 63108.

AELRED of RIEVAULX. The Liturgical Sermons: The Reading-Cluny Collection, 1 of 2 – Sermons 85-133, translated by Daniel Griggs, with an Introduction by Marjory Lange and Marsha L. Dutton. Cistercian Fathers vol. 81. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2021. Pp. liv + 378. $49.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-181-3. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Pierre HEGY. Worship as Community Drama: Introduction to Liturgy Evaluation. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2019, pp. 120. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-5326-7301-6. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Cleveland, OH

Samuel E. BALENTINE, ed.  The Oxford Handbook of Ritual and Worship in the Hebrew Bible. 2020. pp. 592. $131.68. ISBN: 978-0190222116. Reviewed by Alice L. LAFFEY. Sutton, MA 01590.

Ines Angeli MURZAKU. Mother Teresa: Saint of the Peripheries. New York/Mahwah NJ: Paulist Press, 2021. Pp. xi+330. $29.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-5377-0; $20.07 e-book ISBN 978-1-58768-750-1. Reviewed by John T. FORD, Logansport, IN 46947.

Thomas R. RAUSCH. Global Catholicism: Profiles and Polarities. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2021. pp. 238. $30.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-396-0. Reviewed by Martin MADAR, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Brian McLAREN. Faith after Doubt: Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What to Do about It. New York: St. Martin’s Essentials, 2021. 256 pp. $26.99 hardback. ISBN: 978-1250262776. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA  70126.

Rose Marie BERGER, Ken BUTIGAN, Judy COODE, Marie DENNIS, Eds., Advancing Nonviolence and Just Peace in the Church and the World: Biblical, Theological, Ethical, Pastoral and Strategic Dimensions of Nonviolence. Brussels, Belgium: Pax Christi International, 2020. pp. 322. ISBN 978-1784567163.Reviewed by Marc TUMEINSKI, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA 01612.

Robert J. MYLES (ed), Class Struggle in the New Testament. Lanham, Boulder, New York, London, Lexington Books / Fortress Academic, 2019, pp. 282 + xvi.  Hb. 978-1-9787-0207-3, (Pb announced for July 2021). Hb: $105.00. Reviewed by Daniel L. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Dept. Theology, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, 90045.  

David CAYLEY, Ivan Illich: An Intellectual Journey.  University Park, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2021, pp. 552. $44.95 hb. ISBN: 978-0-271-08812-9.  Reviewed by Daniel L. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Dept. Theology, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, 90045.

Frank J. MATERA. A Concise Theology of the New Testament. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2021, pp. 120. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-5433-3. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Cleveland, OH.

Dieter MITTERNACHT and Anders RUNESSON (eds.) Jesus, the New Testament, Christian Origins. Perspectives, Methods, Meanings. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 2021, pp. 706 + xxiv.  $65.00 hb. ISBN 978-0-8028-6892-3. Reviewed by Anthony J. BLASI, 4531 Briargrove St., San Antonio, TX 78217

VELI-MATTI KARKKAINEN, An Introduction to Ecclesiology: Historical, Global, and Interreligious Perspectives, Revised and Expanded Edition. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2021, pp. 281. $30.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8308-4189-9. Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110. 

Geoffrey H. FULKERSON and Joel Thomas CHOPP, editors. Science and the Doctrine of Creation: The Approaches to Ten Modern Theologians. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2021. Pp. 256. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8308-5280-2. Reviewed by Calvin MERCER, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858.

Jon M. SWEENEY. Nicholas Black Hawk: Medicine Man, Catechist, Saint. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2012, pp. 122. $16.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4416-4. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Cleveland, OH

Daniel J. DALY. The Structures of Virtue and Vice. Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2021. Pp. 244. $44.95. ISBN 978-1-64712-039-9. Reviewed by Leo MADDEN, Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH 43219.

Nancy L. DeCLAISSE-WALFORDPsalms Books 4-5. (Wisdom Commentary).  Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press/Michael Glazier, 2020, pp. 400, $39.95, Hb. ISBN: 9780814681213, 8121. Reviewed by Daniel L. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Prof. Old Testament, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. 90045.

Allan DOIG, A History of the Church through its Buildings. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. pp. 376. $39.95 hc. ISBN 978-0=19-957536-7. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, DC 20057.

Louis M. SAVARY, Teilhard de Chardin on the Eucharist: Envisioning the Body of Christ. Mahway, NJ: Paulist Press, 2021. xi + 199 pages, pb, $24.95. ISBN 978-0-8091-5492-0. Reviewed by Thomas SIMMONS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2307.

David W. KLING, A History of Christian Conversion. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2020. pp. 836. $150.00 hb. ISBN 9780195320923. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Retired from Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650.

Pierre-André BURTON, Aelred of Rievaulx (1110-1167): An Existential and Spiritual Biography, translated by Christopher Coski. Cistercian Studies vol. 276. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2020. Pp. xiii + 598. $49.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-276-6. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Todd T. W. DALY. Chasing Methuselah: Theology, the Body, and Slowing Human Aging. Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books, 2021. Pp. 307 + xvi. $30.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-5326-9800-2. Reviewed by Calvin MERCER, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858.

Bruce G. EPPERLY. Mystics in Action: Twelve Saints for Today. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2020, pp. 158, $22, pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-389-2. Reviewed by Rachelle LINNER, Spiritual Director, Medford, MA 02155.

Todd C. REAM. Hesburgh of Notre Dame. The Church’s Public Intellectual. New York: Paulist Press,2021. Pp. Xxiv + 175. $27.95 pb. ISBN 978-08091-5402-9. Reviewed by Anthony J. BLASI, 4531 Briargrove St., San Antonio, TX 78217.

D. H. WILLIAMS. Defending and Defining the Faith: An Introduction to Early Christian Apologetic Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. pp. xvii + 465. $74.00. (Also available as eBook). ISBN 978-0-19-062050-9. Reviewed by Linda M. MALONEY, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450.

Marcus MESCHERThe Ethics of Encounter:  Christian Neighbor Love as a Practice of Solidarity.  Maryknoll, NY:  Orbis Books, 2020.  pp. 197.  $40 pb.  ISBN 978-1-62698-376-2.  Review by Amanda C. OSHEIM, Loras College, Dubuque, IA 52002.

Derek WILSON. The Mayflower Pilgrims: Sifting Fact from Fiction. London: SPCK, 2019. 244 pp., $27.00 hardback. ISBN: 978-0-281-07914-8.Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA  70126.

Rachel WHEELERDesert Daughters, Desert Sons: Rethinking the Christian Desert Tradition. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2020.  Pp. ix + 178.  $19.95 pb.  ISBN 9780814685006.  Reviewed by Mary DOAK, University of San Diego, San Diego,  CA 92116.

R.H. RUGGLES, Visions of Mary and Jesus: A Pilgrimage to the sacred sites of 14 famous apparitions. Popular Pilgrimage Publications, 2021. Pp. 247. $8.49 pb. ISBN 978-1-989903-65-0. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D'Youville, Buffalo, NY 14201.

Mary E. McGANNThe Meal that Reconnects:  Eucharistic Eating and the Global Food Crisis.  Collegeville, MN:  2020.  pp. xii + 244.  $29.95 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8146-6031-7.  Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA  02354.

Christian SMITH and Amy ADAMCZYK. Handing Down the Faith. How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation. New York, Oxford University Press, 2021. PP. 248 + x. $ 29.95. ISBN 9780190093327 (hardcover). Reviewed by Anthony J. BLASI, 4531 Briargrove St., San Antonio, TX 78217.

Melinda Lundquist DENTON and Richard FLORY. Back-Pocket God, Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults. . New York: Oxford University Press, 2020. Pp. 268. $29.95 hbk. ISBN 978-0-19-006478-5. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Lisa Michele WOLFE. Qoheleth (Ecclesiastes). Wisdom Commentary 24. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2020. Pp. 202+lxxii. $39.95 hb. ISBN 978-0814681237. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, TX.

Margit ECKHOLT, Dorothea SATTLER, Ulrike LINK-WIECZOREK, Andrea STR?BIND, EDS., Women in Church Ministries: Reform Movements in Ecumenism. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press Academic, 2021. Pp. 238. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8513-6. (First  published in 2018 under the title Frauen in kirchlichen Ämtern: Reformbewegungen in der Ökumene. This English-language publication includes “central contributions” from that initial book.) Reviewed by Carol STANTON, 4051 Shorecrest Dr., Orlando, FL.

Alberto de MINGO KAMINOUCHI. An Introduction to Christian Ethics: A New Testament Perspective, trans. Brother John of Taize. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2020. pp. 200. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8809-0. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Roger BERGMAN. Preventing Unjust War. A Catholic Argument for Selective Conscientious Objection. Eugene, Oregon: Cascade (Wipf & Stock), 2020. PP. 199 + xiv. $26.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-5326-8665-8. Reviewed by Anthony J. BLASI, 4531 Briargrove St., San Antonio, TX 78217.

Anthony J BLASI and Lluis OVIEDO, Eds. The Abuse of Minors in the Catholic Church: Dismantling the Culture of Cover. New York, Routledge: 2020. pp 249. 160.00 pb. ISBN: 978-0-367-43345-1. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D’Youville, Buffalo, NY 14201.

Lee C. CAMP. Scandalous Witness: A Little Political Manifesto for Christians. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2020. pp. viii + 183. $19.99, hb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7735-2. Reviewed by Tobias WINRIGHT, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO 63108.

Bernadette McNARY-ZAK.  Humble Aspiration: Constructing an Early Christian Ideal.  Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2020.  pp. 192.  ISBN 9780814684061.  Reviewed by Maureen Beyer MOSER, Harvey School, Katonah, NY 10536.

Francis J. MALONEY, SDBReading Revelation at Easter Time.  Collegeville MN, Liturgical Press, 2020. pp 197. $24.95 pb. ISBN#9780814685297.  Reviewed by John J. SLOVIKOVSKI, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Linda DAKIM-GRIMM. Dignity and Justice: Welcoming the Stranger at Our Border. Orbis Books, 2020. pp xiv+192. $24.00pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-381-6. Reviewed by John T. FORD, Logansport, IN.

Kristen E. HEYER, James F. KEENAN, Andrea VICINI, eds., Building Bridges in Sarajevo: The Plenary Papers from CTEWC 2018. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2019. Pp. 228 + xvii. $42.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-342-7. Reviewed by Michael J. McGRAVEY, Elms College, 291 Springfield St., Springfield, MA 01013.

Pope FRANCIS, Go Forth. Toward a Community of Missionary Disciples, edited with an introduction  by William P. Gregory. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2019. Pp. 196 + xxiv. $22.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-326-7. Reviewed by Anthony J. BLASI, 4531 Briargrove Street, San Antonio, TX 78217

Christopher LAMB. The Outsider. Pope Francis and His Battle to Reform the Church. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis, 2020. Pp. 188 + xvi. $24 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-361-8. Reviewed by Anthony J. BLASI, 4531 Briargrove St., San Antonio, TX 78217.

Brian O’LEARY, SJ.  God Ever Greater: Exploring Ignatian Spirituality.  Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2018.  pp. xiii + 126.  $19.95.  pb.  ISBN:  978-0-8146-8813-7.  Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Pittsburgh, PA  15213.

Mary DOAKA Prophetic, Public Church:  Witness to Hope Amid the Global Crises of the 21st Century.  Collegeville, MN:  Liturgical Press, 2020.  pp. 234 + xxi.  $29.95 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8146-8450-4.  Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA 02357.

Mark O’KEEFE, OSB.  Learned, Experienced, and Discerning: St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross on Spiritual Direction.  Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2020.  pp. xvi + 162.  $19.95.  pb.  ISBN:  978-0-8146-8810-6.  Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Pittsburgh, PA  15213.

Gerhard LOHFINKPrayer Takes Us Home: The Theology and Practice of Christian Prayer Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2020.  pp.209.  $24.95 hb.  ISBN 9780814688069.  Reviewed by Peter DRILLING, Retired, Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora, NY. 

Robert E. ALVIS, ed. A Science of the Saints: Studies in Spiritual Direction. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2020. Pp. 213 + xx . $24.95, pb. ISBN: 978-0-8146-8804-5. Reviewed by Rachelle LINNER, Spiritual Director, Medford, MA 02155.

Frank J. BUTLER. Belonging: One Catholic’s Journey. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2020. Pp. 187 + xx. $25.00 pb. ISBN 9781626983830. Reviewed by Calvin MERCER, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858.

Ilia DELIO. Birth of a Dancing Star: My Journey from Cradle Catholic to Cyborg Christian. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2019. pp. 218 + xiv. $24.00 pb. ISBN 9781626983472. Reviewed by Calvin MERCER, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858.

Douglas HARINK, Resurrecting Justice: Reading Romans for the Life of the World. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2020. xvi + 229 pages, pb, $26.00. ISBN 978-0-8308-5276-5. Reviewed by Thomas SIMMONS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069.

Tim DOWLEY. Defying the Holocaust. Ten Courageous Christians Who Supported Jews. London: SPCK, 2020. pp. xv + 243. illus., name & subject index. $14.99, pb. ISBN 978-0-281-08362-6.  Reviewed by Guy Christopher CARTER, St. Peter’s University, Jersey City, NJ 07306 [1992-2002].

Khyati Y. JOSHI. White Christian Privilege. The Illusion of Religious Equality in America. New York: New York University Press, 2020. pp. 277. ISBN 9781479840236. Reviewed by Péter TÖRÖK, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary.

Robert C. CHRISTIE, ed. Saint John Henry Newman: Preserving and Promulgating His Legacy. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020. pp. xiii + 273. $86.50, hb. ISBN: 978-1527536319. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309.

The Nuns of TAUTRA MARIAKLOSTER, Northern Light. Preface by Dom Brendan Freeman, OCSO. Monastic Wisdom Series: Number Sixty.  Publications. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2020. xv + 201 pages. Reviewed by Andrew D. CIFERNI, Daylesford Abbey, Paoli, Pennsylvania

Christopher B. BARNETT trans. Soren Kierkegaard: Discourses and Writings on Spirituality. New York: Paulist Press, 2019. pp. 345. $49.95 hc. ISBN 978-0-8091-0648-6. Reviewed by Michael J. TKACIK, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida 33574.

Kyle LAMBELET, ¡Presente!: Nonviolent Politics and the Resurrection of the Dead. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2019. pp. 214. ISBN 978-1626167261. Reviewed by Marc TUMIENSKI, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA 01612.

James J. BACIK, Pope Francis and His Critics: Historical and Theological Perspectives. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2020. pp. 136. 14.95pb. ISBN: 9780909154531. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY 14201.

Jason KING and Julie HANLON RUBIO, eds. Sex, Love, and Families: Catholic Perspectives. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press Academic, 2020. pp. 315. $34.95 pb. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Cleveland, OH 44122.

Sr. Cheryl Frances CHEN, Sr. Hanne-Maria BERENTZEN, Sr. Anne Elizabeth SWEET & Sr. Maria Rafael BARTLETT. Northern Light: The Cistercian Nuns of Tautra Mariakloster. Athens, Ohio: Cistercian Publications, 2020. pp. 201. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-160-8. Reviewed by Gregory STEPHENSON. University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

John COTTINGHAMIn Search of the Soul: A Philosophical Essay.  Princeton University Press, 2020. pp. 174. $22.95.  ISBN 978-0-691-17442-6.  Reviewed by Michael H. BARNES, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 45469.

Ellen JOHNSON. This Is My Body: Eucharistic Theology and Anthropology in the Writings of Gertrude the Great of Helfta. . Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2020. pp. 246. $34.95 pb. ISBN 9780879072803. Reviewed by Richard SHIELDS, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, ON M5S 1J4

Maureen K. DAY. Catholic Activism Today: Individual Transformation and the Struggle for Social Justice. New York: New York University Press, 2020. pp. 320. $39.00 hb. ISBN 978-1479851331. Reviewed by Gladys GANIEL, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN, UK

Daniel P. CASTILLO. An Ecological Theology of Liberation. Salvation and Political Ecology. Foreword by Gustavo Gutiérrez. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2019, 227 + xxviii pp. ISBN 978-1-62698-321-2, soft cover. Reviewed by Anthony J. BLASI, 4531 Briargrove Street, San Antonio, TX 78217.

Ronald D. WITHERUP, Galatians, Life in the New Creation: A Spiritual-Pastoral Reading. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2020. xx + 163 pages, pb, $29.99. ISBN 978-0-9081-5403-6. Reviewed by Thomas SIMMONS, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069.

Bonnie B. THURSTON. Shaped by the End You Live For: Thomas Merton’s Monastic Spirituality. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2020. pp. xix + 166. $19.95, pb. Reviewed by John T. FORD, Logansport, IN 46947.

Timothy BRUNK. The Sacraments and Consumer Culture. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2020. Pp. xvi + 212. $ 24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8508-2. Reviewed by Benjamin J. BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Massimo FAGGIOLI, The Liminal Papacy of Pope Francis: Moving Toward Global Catholicity. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2020. Pp. 205. $27.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-626988-368-7. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY: 14618.

Barry HARVEY. Baptists and the Catholic Tradition, Reimagining the Church’s Witness in the Modern World. (Second Edition). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academics, 2020. Pp. 229, $27.99 pb. ISBN 978-1-5409-6079-5. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Dolores L. CHRISTIE. It’s Time: Narratives of Illness, Aging, and Death. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2019. Pp.154. $21.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-5326-8079-3. Reviewed by Arthur J. KUBICK, Pawtucket, RI 02860.

SAINT ÓSCAR ROMERO. Voice of the Voiceless: The Four Pastoral Letters and Other Statements. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1985, 2020. Pp. 223. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-362-5. Reviewed by Arthur J. KUBICK, Pawtucket, RI.

John S. KLOPPENBORG, Christ’s Associations: Connecting and Belonging in the Ancient City. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. pp. 526 + xxxii. $40.00 Pb. ISBN 0-300-21704-8. Reviewed by Daniel L. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90045.

Michael PAPAZIAN. The Doctor of Mercy. The Sacred Treasures of St. Gregory of Narek. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press Academic, 2019. pp. xxiii + 254, incl. name and subject index, $36.99 hardback. ISBN 978081 4685013. Reviewed by Guy C. CARTER, St. Peter’s University, Jersey City, NJ 1992-2002.

Gerald A. ARBUCKLE. Fundamentalism at Home and Abroad: Analysis and Pastoral Responses. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. xviii + 190. Reviewed by John T. FORD, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064.

Oliver CRISP and Fred SANDERS, eds. The Christian Doctrine of Humanity, Explorations in Constructive Dogmatics series. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2018, 250 pp. $34.99, pb. ISBN 978-031059-547-2. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA 70126.

Katherine DUGAN. Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. pp. 230. $34.95 hb. ISBN-10: 0190875968. Reviewed by Biff ROCHA, Independent Scholar, Mason, OH 45040.

Jay R. FEIERMAN and Lluis OVIEDO, eds. The Evolution of Religion, Religiosity, and Theology: A Multilevel and Multidisciplinary Approach. N.Y.: Routledge, 2020. Pp. 301. $145 (!) [Kindle rental $11.] ISBN 978-0-367-25026-3. Reviewed by Michael H. BARNES, Religious Studies Dept. University of Dayton.

David HOLLENBACH. Humanity in Crisis: Ethical and Religious Response to Refugees. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2019. pp. x + 197. $39.95 pb. ISBN 978-1-62616-718-6. Reviewed by Moni McIntyre, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Song-Mi Suzie PARK. 2 Kings: Wisdom Commentary, Volume 12, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2019. Pp 358, $39.95. ISBN 978008-1461114 (hardcover); ISBN 9780814681 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

James R. PAYTON Jr. The Victory of the Cross: Salvation in Eastern Orthodoxy. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2019. Pp. 201. $16.69. ISBN: 97808308552567 Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D’Youville, Buffalo, NY 14201.

Thomas O’Laughlin, Eating Together Becoming One: Taking Up Pope Francis’s Call to Theologians. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press Academic, 2019. pp.174. $25.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8458-0. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Juliet Mousseau, RSCJ, and Sarah Kohles, OSF, editors. In our Own Words. Religious Life in a Changing World. Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota, 2018. 238 pp. ISBN 9780814645208, ISBN 978014645444 (ebook). Reviewed by Ana Lourdes SUAREZ, Catholic University of Argentina, Buenos Aires.

David B. HUNSICKER, The Making of Stanley Hauerwas: Bridging Barth and Postliberalism. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2019. pp. 248. $36 pb. ISBN 9780830849161. Reviewed by Alessandro ROVATI, Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, NC 28054.

Anselm GRÜN, Tomáš HALÍK, and Winfried NONHOFF. Is God Absent?: Faith, Atheism, and Our Search for Meaning. New York: Paulist, 2019. Originally published in German in 2016. Translated by Peter Dahm Robertson. pp. 179. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-08091-5343-5. Reviewed by David VON SCHLICHTEN, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA 15601.

Christopher STECK, SJ. All God’s Animals: A Catholic Theological Framework for Animal Ethics. Moral Traditions Series. Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2019. pp. 249. $119.95 hb, $39.49 pb. ISBN 978-1-62616-715-5. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA 70126

Anthony DESTAFANO. Hell: A Guide. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson (Nelson Books), 2020. xvii + 233 pages, hardcover: $25.99. ISBN 9780718080617. Reviewed by Thomas SIMMONS, University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069.

Robert ELLSBERG. A Living Gospel: Reading God’s Story in Holy Lives. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2019. pp.176. $22.00 pb ISBN: 978-1-60833-786-6. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Gerald W. SCHLABACH. A Pilgrim People: Becoming a Catholic Peace Church. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2019, pp. 416 + xvi. $39.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4454-6. Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA 02357.

Samantha L. MILLER, Chrysostom’s Devil: Demons, the Will, and Virtue in Patristic Soteriology. Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2020. Pp. xviii + 198. $40.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8308-4917-8. Reviewed by Benjamin BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Thomas H. GROOME. Faith for the Heart, A “Catholic” Spirituality. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2019. Pp. 295. $21.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-5466-1. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Brant James PITRE, Michael Patrick BARBER, and John A. KINCAID. Paul, a New Covenant Jew: Rethinking Pauline Theology. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2019. xvii + 310 pages. Softcover: $35.00. ISBN: 978-08-028-7376-7. Reviewed by Bud MARR, National Institute for Newman Studies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

REVOLUTION OF THE HEART: The Dorothy Day Story. A documentary directed by Martin Doblmeier. Journey Films & Maryland Public Television (2020). ISBN: 7-11841-84051-8. $19.95. 57 minutes. Reviewed by Sarah Louise MACMILLEN, Ph.D. Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.

Jon M. SWEENEY et al. (eds). Jesus Wasn't Killed By the Jews: Reflections for Christians in Lent. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2019. pp. 128. $19.00 pb. ISBN: 9781626983526. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY 14201.

LUDOLPH of SAXONY. The Life of Jesus Christ: Part One – Volume 2, Chapters 41-92, translated by Milton T. Walsh. Cistercian Studies vol. 282. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2019. Pp. xix + 833. $79.95 cloth. ISBN 978-0-87907-282-7. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Bishop Nelson J. PEREZ, et al. Proceedings and Conclusions of the V National Encuentro of Hispanic/Latino Ministry. United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington. 2019. Reviewed by Anthony M. STEVENS-ARROYO, Brooklyn College, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY 11210

Warren CARTER. Mark. Wisdom Commentary, Volume 42, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2019. Pp 506, $30.54 Pb. ISBN 9780814681664 (hardcover); ISBN 9780814681016 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Stephen BULLIVANT, Mass Exodus: Catholic Disaffiliation in Britain and America since Vatican II. 2019. Oxford University Press. 336 pages. ISBN: 9780198837947. Hardcover:  $32.95. Reviewed by Pierre HEGY, Adelphi University. Garden City NY 11530.

Phileena HEUERTZ. Mindful Silence: The Heart of Christian Contemplation. Forward by Richard Rohr, OFM. Downers Grove IL: IVP Books, 2018, pp 199. $14.91 hardcover. ISBN 10-0830846492. Reviewed by Winifred WHELAN, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure NY 14778.

Brian Y. LEE and Thomas L. KNOEBEL. Discovering Pope Francis: The Roots of Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s Thinking. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press Academic, 2019. xx + 251 pages. Softcover: $29.95. ISBN: 978-08-146-8504-4. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, National Institute for Newman Studies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Guy MANSINI, OSB. Fundamental Theology. Sacra Doctrina Series. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018. Pp. 291. $24.95 pb. ISBN 9780863229850. Reviewed by John T. FORD, Logansport, IN 46947.

Daniel K. FINN, Consumer Ethics in a Global Economy: How Buying Here Causes Injustice There (Georgetown University Press: Washington, D.C., 2019). Pp ix,171. $104.95 (hard cover), $34.95 (paper; ebook). ISBN: 9781626166950 (1626166951. Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J., Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Mary FROHLICH, Breathed into Wholeness: Catholicity and Life in the Spirit. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2019. pp. 242. $28.00 pb. ISBN 9781626983489. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Retired from Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650.

Jacob W. WOOD. To Stir a Restless Heart: Thomas Aquinas and Henri de Lubac on Nature, Grace, and the Desire for God. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press. 2019. HC pp. xvi-472. ISBN 9780813231839. $65.00. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University.

GERARD B. WEGEMER and STEPHEN W. SMITH, eds. The Essential Works of Thomas More. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2020. Pp. xxviii + 1473. $100 hbk. ISBN: 978-0-30022-337-8. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

ISAAC of STELLA. Sermons on the Christian Year, Volume 2, translated by Lewis White, with an Introduction by Elias Dietz, OCSO. Cistercian Fathers vol. 66. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2020. Pp. xxviii + 259. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-666-5. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Robert ANELLO. Minor Setback or Major Disaster: The Rise and Demise of Minor Seminaries in the United States, 1958-1983. St. Louis: ?En Route Books & Media, 2019?. pp. 591. $24.99 pb. ISBN 978-1-950108-62-6. Reviewed by George MANGIARACINA, Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology, Franklin, WI 53132.

Sergii BULGAKOV, The Apocalypse of John: An Essay in Dogmatic Interpretation, trans. Mike Whitton, eds. Barbara Hallensleben, Regula Zwahlen, Munster: Aschendorff Verlag GmnH & Co, KG, 2019. pp. 56,00 € pb. ISBN 978492129422. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D'Youville.

John Mark FALKENHAIN. How We Love: A Formation for the Celibate Life. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. pp. 235. pbk. ISBN 9780814687963. Reviewed by Pablo MUNOZ ITURRIETA, Dominican University, Ottawa, ON

Teresa BERGER, ed. Full of Your Glory: Liturgy, Cosmos, Creation. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press, 2019. pp. 432. $44.95 pb. ISBN 9780814664568. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Retired from Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650.

Peter FEUERHERD. The Radical Gospel of Bishop Thomas Gumbleton. Maryknoll: Orbis, 2019. pp. 120. $18.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-340-3. Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Antoinette CLARK. 2 Corinthians: Wisdom Commentary, Volume 48, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2019. Pp 329, $36.99 ISBN 9780814681725 (hardcover). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Mary JOHNSON, S.N.D. de N., M.L. GAUTIER, Patricia WITTBERG, S.C., Thu T. DO, L.H.C. Migration for Mission: international Catholic Sisters in the United States. Oxford University Press, New York, NY. August, 2018. 210 pp. ISBN 9780190933104 (updf) ISBN 9780190933111 (epub) ISBN 9780190933128 (online resource) ISBN 9780190933098 (hardcover: alk. paper). Reviewed by Ana Lourdes SUAREZ, Catholic University of Argentina, Buenos Aires.

Reginald LYNCH. The Cleansing of the Heart: The Sacraments as Instrumental Causes in the Thomistic Tradition. Washington D. C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2017. pp. 225. ISBN 978-0-8132-2944-7. Reviewed by Pablo MUNOZ ITURRIETA, Dominican University, Ottawa, ON.

Bob HURD. Compassionate Christ, Compassionate People: Liturgical Foundations of Christian Spirituality. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019, pp. 244 + xii. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8462-7. Reviewed by Stephen WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA 02357. 

Thomas MERTON. Jon M. Sweeney, ed. A Course in Desert Spirituality: Fifteen Sessions with the Famous Trappist Monk. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. pp. 176 19.95 pb. ISBN 9780814684733. Reviewed by Robert P. MARKO, Aquinas College, Grand Rapid, MI 49506.

Daniel P. HORAN, OFM. Catholicity and Emerging Personhood: A Contemporary Theological Anthropology. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2019. pp. 260. $25.00 pb ISBN: 978-1-62698-336-6. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, University Heights, OH 44118.

Arthur SIMON, Silence Can Kill: Speaking Up to End Hunger and Make Our Economy Work for Everyone. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2019. Pp. xviii + 288. $29.99 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7747-5. Reviewed by Benjamin BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Roger HAIGHT, S.J. Faith and Evolution: A Grace-Filled Naturalism. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2019 .Pp xiii, 241. $30.00. ISBN 9781626983410 (hard cover). Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J., Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Austen IVEREIGH. Wounded Shepherd. Pope Francis and His Struggle to Convert the Catholic Church. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2019. Pp. 401. $30.00 hbk. ISBN 978-1-250-11938-4. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Anselm GRÜN and Leonardo BOFF. Becoming New: Finding God Within Us and in Creation. Orbis Books, 2019. pp. 168. $20.00 pb. ISBN 1-626-98331-3. Reviewed by Vincent WARGO, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN 46808.

Gerald A. ARBUCKLE. Abuse and Coverup: Refounding the Catholic Church in Trauma. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2019. pp.226. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-339-7. Reviewed by Anthony J. POGORELC, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX 78228.

Alan RACE and Paul KNITTER, eds. New Paths for Interreligious Theology: Perry Schmidt-Leukel’s Fractal Interpretation of Religious Diversity. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2019. Pp.206. $40.00 pb. ISBN 978-162698-338-0. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Andrew LOUTH. Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology. Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic, 2013. pp 172. 22.00 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8308-4045-8. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY 14201

Saint AUGUSTINE. Against the Academics and On the Happy Life: St. Augustine’s Cassiciacum Dialogues, Vols. 1-2. Translated and annotated by Michael P. Foley. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2019. $18.00/volumepb. ISBN: 978-0-3002-3855-6 and 978-0-3002-3858-7. Reviewed by Ryan MARR,  National Institute for Newman Studies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Matt FRADD and Robert DELFINO, Does God Exist? A Socratic Dialogue on the Five Ways of Thomas Aquinas. St. Louis, Missouri: EnRoute Books & Media, 2018. Pp.134. $26.00 hc. ISBN 978-0-999670-7-1. Reviewed by Claude T. KINCAID, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Trent HORN, The Case for Catholicism: Answers to Classic and Contemporary Protestant Objections. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2017. Pp. 342. $18.60 pb. ISBN 978-1621641445. Reviewed by Lucas COLE, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Glenn R. KREIDER and Michael J. SVIGEL, A Practical Primer on Theological Method: Table Manners for Discussing God, His Works, and His Ways. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2019. Pp 182. $16.99 pb. ISBN 978-0-310-58880-1. Reviewed by Tanika CARTER, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43650.

Paul M. GOULD, Cultural Apologetics: Renewing the Christian Voice, Conscience, and Imagination in a Disenchanted World. Zondervan: Grand Rapids, MI, 2019. Pp. x + 240. $28.50pb. ISBN 978-0-310-53409-7. Reviewed by Michael E. CARTER Jr., Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Elaine Howard ECKLUND, et. al., Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think about Religion.  New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2019. Pp 344. $29.95 hc. ISBN 978-0190926755.  Reviewed by Lucy BELL, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

James K. DEW, Jr. and Paul M. GOULD, Philosophy: A Christian Introduction. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2019. Pp. v + 289.  $26.99 pb. ISBN978-0-8010-9799-7. Reviewed by Kevin BEHRLE, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Greg COOTSONA, Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults. Intervarsity Press: Downers Grove, IL, 2018. Pp. 184. $18.00pb. ISBN 978-0-8308-3814-1. Reviewed by Elizabeth ANDERSON, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Gary J. ADLER Jr., Tricia C. BRUCE, and Brian STARK, editors. American Parishes. Remaking Local Catholicism. 263 pp. New York: Fordham University Press, 2019. Reviewed by Pierre HEGY, Emeritus, Adelphi University, Garden City 11530.

Jonathan EDWARDS. Selected Writings. Selected and introduced by Kyle C. Strobel, Adriaan C. Neele, and Kenneth P. Minkema. Classics of Western Spirituality. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2019. Hardcover, pp. 440. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-8091-0634-9. Reviewed by Richard B. STEELE, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA 98119.

Matthew LEVERING. The Achievement of Hans Urs von Balthasar: An Introduction to His Trilogy. Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 2019. pp. xxii+253. $29.95 pb. ISBN 9780813231754. Reviewed by Christopher DENNY, St. John’s University, Queens, NY 11439.

Michael W. HIGGINS & Kevin BURNS. Impressively Free: Henri Nouwen as a Model for a Reformed Priesthood. New York, NY/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2019. pp. 290. $16.95 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8091-5392-3. Reviewed by Sarah Louise MACMILLEN, Ph.D. Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.

Philip SHELDRAKE. The Spiritual Way: Classic Traditions and Contemporary Practice. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press Academic, 2019. pp176. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4458-4. Reviewed by Ann MICHAUD, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458.

Rick RICHARDSON. You Found Me. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2019. pp. 279. $24.00 hb. ISBN 978-0-8308-4154-7. Reviewed by Paul HUESING, C.S.P., The Paulist Fathers, 1225 20th Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Kent ANNAN. You Welcomed Me: Loving Refugees and Immigrants Because God First Loved Us. Downers Grove, Illinois, InterVarsity Press, 2018. Pp. 122. $10.82 pb. ISBN 978-0-8308-4553-8. Reviewed by Nathan KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester NY, 14618.

Denis EDWARDS. Deep Incarnation: God’s Redemptive Suffering with Creatures. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2019. Pp.139. $ 24.00 .ISBN 978-1-62698-330-4.$24.00. Reviewed by Nathan KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester NY, 14618.

Carlos EIRE. The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila: A Biography. Princeton University Press, 2019. pp. 259. $26.95 pb. ISBN: 978-0-691-16493-9. Reviewed by Adán E. STEVENS-DIAZ, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. 19122.

Louis M. SAVARY. Teilhard de Chardin on Morality: Living in an Evolving World. New York: Paulist Press, 2019. pp. 188. $24.95 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8091-5407-4. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Charles RAITH II, ed. The Book of Acts: Catholic, Orthodox, and Evangelical Readings. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2019. pp. 282. $34.05 pb. ISBN 9780813231679. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Retired from Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650.

Richard D. NELSON. The Old Testament. Canon, History and Literature. Abingdon Press (Nashville, TN). 2019. xxi + 326. Vocabulary List (no Index). Pb. ISBN: 9781426759239. List Price: $42.99. Reviewed by Daniel L. Smith-Christopher, Loyola Marymount University of Los Angeles

Michael FORD. Lonely Mystic: A New Portrait of Henri J.M. Nouwen. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2018. pp. 162. $16.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091539-8. Reviewed by Sarah Louise MacMILLEN, Ph.D., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA 15282.  

Michael CASEY. Balaam’s Donkey. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Pp.470. ISBN 978-0-8146-8463-4. Reviewed by Christine FLETCHER, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL 60532.

Robert. F. LEAVITT. The Truth Will Make You Free: The New Evangelization for a Secular Age – A Study in Development. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press Academic, 2019. PP. 319. ISBN 978-0-8146-4668-7. Reviewed by Matthew R. PETRUSECK, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

Hugh FEISS, OSB, Ronald E. PEPIN and Maureen O’BRIEN, eds. A Benedictine Reader: (530-1530). Cistercian Studies vol. 275. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2019. Pp. lx + 674. $49.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-275-9. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Richard R. OSMER and Katherine M. DOUGLASS, Eds. Cultivating Teen Faith: Insights from the Confirmation Project. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. pp. 240. $22.00 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7660-7. Reviewed by Daniel LLOYD, Saint Leo University, North Charleston, SC 29406.

Pierre HEGY. Worship as Community Drama. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock,2019. Pp. 217. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-5326-7301-6. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Rachel COPE and Zachary McLEOD HUTCHINS, eds. The Writings of Elizabeth Webb: A Quaker Missionary in America, 1697-1726. University Park, Penn: Pennsylvania State University Press. 2019. Pp 226. $24.95. Pb. ISBN 0271082232. Reviewed by Daniel L. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. 90045.

Ormond RUSH. The Vision of Vatican II: Its Fundamental Principles. Collegeville, Minn.: Liturgical Press Academic, 2019. pp. 624. $69.05 hb. ISBN 9780814680742. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Retired from Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650.

Patrick J. RYAN, SJ. Amen: Jews, Christians & Muslims Keep Faith with God. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018. 258 pp. Pb. $34.00.ISBN 9780813231242. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20054.

LUDOLPH of SAXONY. The Life of Jesus Christ: Part One – Volume 1, Chapters 1-40, translated and introduced by Milton T. Walsh. Cistercian Studies vol. 267. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2018. Pp. xlvii + 781. $79.95 cloth. ISBN 978-0-87907-267-6. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Dale T. IRVIN and Peter C. PHAN, eds. Christian Mission, Contextual Theology, Prophetic Dialogue. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. 293+xxiv. $40.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-299-4.Reviewed by Reid B. LOCKLIN, St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto, 81 St. Mary St., Toronto, ON CANADA M5S1J4.

Uwe Michael LANG, Ed.  The Fullness of Worship: The Sacred Liturgy and its Renewal Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of American Press. 2018. Pp. 225.  ISBN 9780813231396.  Reviewed by Michael J. McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI 48206.

Joseph A. BRACKEN, SJ. Church as Dynamic Life-System: Shared Ministries and Common Responsibilities. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2019. $27.00 Pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-315-1. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, 14618.

Donald C. MALDARI, SJ. Christian Ministry in the Divine Milieu: Catholicity, Evolution, and the Reign of God in the Catholicity in an Evolving Universe series, Ilia Delio, ed. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2019 pb. $ 28.00 ISBN 978-1-62698-313-7 (PBK).$28.00. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, 14618.

Mark S, MASSA. The Structure of Theological Revolutions: How the Fight Over Birth Control Transformed American Catholicism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Reviewed by Pablo ITURRIETA, Dominican University, Ottawa, ON

Jaechan Anselmo PARK. Thomas Merton’s Encounter with Buddhism and Beyond: His Interreligious Dialogue, Inter-Monastic Exchanges, and Their Legacy. Preface by Bonnie Thurston; Foreword by William Skudlarek. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Pp. xxxii + 285. $29.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8474-0. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Aelred of RIEVAULX. The Liturgical Sermons, Volume 3: The Durham and Lincoln Collections, Sermons 47-84, translated by Kathryn Krug, Lewis White, and the Catena Scholarium, with an Introduction by Ann W. Astell. Cistercian Fathers vol. 80. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2018. Pp. xxvi + 472. $59.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-180-6. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’Connell, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Todd A. SALZMAN and Michael G. LAWLER. Introduction to Catholic Theological Ethics: Foundations and Applications. Orbis Books, 2019. pp. 348. $35.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-324-3. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

SimonMaryAsese A. AIHIOKHAI. Fostering Interreligious Encounters in Pluralist Societies Hospitality and Friendship. Cham, Switzerland: palgravemacmillan, 2019. Pp. 239. $54.99 hb. ISBN 978-3-030-17804-8. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

John BERGSMA and Brant PITRE. A Catholic Introduction to the Bible. Volume 1: The Old Testament. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2018, pp. 1060. $54.95 hb. Reviewed by Leo MADDEN, Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH 43219

Gary DORRIEN, Social Democracy in the Making: Political and Religious Roots of European Socialism. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2019. Pp. xiv + 578. $37.50hb. ISBN: 978-0-300-24499-1 Reviewed by John V. APCZYNSKI, professor emeritus, Saint Bonaventure University, 14778.  

Jodi MAGNESS. Masada. From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, ©2019. pp. 264. $29.95 hb. ISBN-13: 978-0-691-16710-7. Reviewed by Linda M. MALONEY, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450.

Todd A. SALZMAN and Michael G. LAWLER. Virtue and Theological Ethics: Toward a Renewed Ethical Method. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. 237. $35.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-304-5. Reviewed by Kate JACKSON-MEYER, Boston, MA.

James L. PAPANDREA. A Week in the Life of Rome. Downers Grove, Illinois: Inter Varsity Press. 2019 pp. 216. Paperback. ISBN 978-0-8308-2482-3 Reviewed by Anthony J. POGORELC, St Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX 78228.

Denis FARKASFALVY, O. Cist. A Theology of the Christian Bible: Revelation+Inspiration+Canon. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018. Pp.xii+239.Pb. $34.95.ISBN 9780813230290.Reviewed by John T. FORD, c.s.c., Logansport, Indiana.

Stephen Ebo ANNAN. Catholicism and the Spirit: Imagining a More Pneumatological, Charismatic Ecclesiology. Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2018. xxviii + 336. $19.98. Reviewed by Dennis DOYLE, University of Dayton.

Thomas Joseph WHITE, OP. The Light of Christ: An Introduction to Catholicism. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2017. pp. 316. $15.32 pb. IBSN 9780813229713. Reviewed by Christopher OSTERTAG, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO 63103.

Gerhard LOHFINK. The Our Father: A New Reading. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2019. Pp. 125. $17.95hb. ISBN: 978-08-14663-59-2. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, The National Institute for Newman Studies, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

Kevin W. IRWIN. Context and Text: A Method for Liturgical Theology. Revised Edition. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2018. pp. 646 + lxiii. $49.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8037-7. Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA 02357.

Massimo BORGHESI. The Mind of Pope Francis: Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s Intellectual Journey. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2018. pp. 344. $29.95 pb. ISBN 9780814687901. Reviewed by Alessandro ROVATI, Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, NC 28054.

Ruth BURROWS. Essential Writings. Selected with an Introduction by Michelle Jones. Modern Spiritual Masters series. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2019. pp. 176. $24.00 pb. ISBN 9781608337750 (ebook) ISBN 9781626983120 (PBK.) Reviewed by Jill RAITT, University of Missouri, Columbia, Emerita, Columbia, MO 65211.

Jon SOBRINO Spiritual Writing. Selected with an Introduction by Robert LASSALLE-KLEIN, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. pages 203. $24.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-300-7. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia PA 19118.

Ryan J. MARR. To Be Perfect is to Have Changed Often: The Development of John Henry Newman’s Ecclesiological Outlook, 1845-1877. Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 2018. pp. 195. $100.00. ISBN 978-1978700574. Reviewed by Ono EKEH. Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT 06825.

Tracy J. TROTHEN, Calvin MERCER, eds. Religion and Human Enhancement: Death Values and Morality. Gewerbestrasse, Switzerland: Springer, 2017. Pp. 377.$159.99.ISBN 978-3-319-62487-7. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY.14618.

Charles MARSH, Shea TUTTLE, and Daniel P. RHODES (editors).Can I Get A Witness? Thirteen Peacemakers, Community Builders, and Agitators for Faith and Justice. Grand Rapids: William B Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2019. pp. 385. $26.99 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7573-0. Reviewed by Kristen SENETAR, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO 63103

Kathleen DUFFY. Teilhard’s Struggle: Embracing the Work of Evolution. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2019. pp. 148. $20.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-317-5. Reviewed by Calvin MERCER, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858.

Peter FELDMEIER. Experiments in Buddhist-Christian Encounter: From Buddha-Nature to the Divine Nature. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2019. pp. ix+261. $40.00 pb. ISBN 9781626983069. Reviewed by Christopher DENNY, St. John’s University, Queens, NY 11439.

Robert Louis WILKEN, Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom. Yale: New Haven, CT and London, 2019. Pp. x + 236. $26.00 hc. ISBN 978-0-300-22663-8. Reviewed by Benjamin BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

M. Shawn COPELAND. Knowing Christ Crucified: The Witness of African American Religious Experience. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. pp. xxvi + 198. $24.00. pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-298-7. Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.

Agnes M. BRAZAL, A Theology of Southeast Asia: Liberation Postcolonial Ethics in the Philippines. Maryknoll NY: Orbis Books, 2019. pp. xxxvi+204. $36.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-292-5. Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., John Carroll University, University Heights, OH 44118.

Stephen OKEY. A Theology of Conversation: An Introduction to David Tracy. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press Academic, 2018. Pp. 230. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8418-4. Reviewed by Ann SWANER, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL 33161.

Jack JEZREEL, A New Way to Be Church: Parish Review from the Outside Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp.177. pbk $20.00 ISBN 9781626982901. Reviewed by Jayne L. WILCOX, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19144.

S. Tamar KAMIONKOWSKI. Leviticus: Wisdom Commentary, Volume 3, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2018. Pp 326, $39.95. ISBN 978-0-8146-8102-2 (hardcover); ISBN 978-0-8146-8127-5 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Thomas MERTON. Cistercian Fathers and Forefathers: Essays and Conferences. Edited by Patrick F. O’Connell. Hyde Park, New York: New City Press, 2018. Pp. 470. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-1-56548-671-3. Reviewed by Bernadette MCNARY-ZAK, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN 38112.

Martin SCHLAG. The Business Francis Means: Understanding the Pope’s Message on the Economy. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2017. Pp. 196. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8132-2973-7. Reviewed by Paul MISNER, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201

Sue E. HOUCHINS and Baltasar FRA-MOLINERO. Black Bride of Christ: Chicaba, an African Nun in Eighteenth-Century Spain. Vanderbilt University Press, 2018. pp. 307. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8265-2104-0. Reviewed by Adán E. STEVENS-DIAZ. Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. 19122.

M. Therese LYSAUGHT and Michael McCarthy, eds. Catholic Bioethics & Social Justice: The Praxis of US Health Care in a Globalized World. Collegeville, Minn: Liturgical Press, 2018. pp. 439. 39.95 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8146-8455-9. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY 14201.

Erin M. CLINE. A World on Fire: Sharing The Ignatian Spiritual Exercises with Other Religions. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University Of America Press, 2019. pp. xi+284. $29.95 pb. ISBN 9-780813229775. Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53233.

Kevin AHERN and Christopher Derige MALANO (Editors). God’s Quad, Small Faith Communities on Campus and Beyond. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. 228. $20.00 pb ISBN 978-1-62698-287-1. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Fernando Cardinal FILONI. The Church in Iraq. Translated by Edward Condon. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, ©2017, pp. x + 195, $12.97 pb. ISBN 9780813229652. Reviewed by Linda M. MALONEY, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450.

Samuel TORVEND. Still Hungry at the Feast: Eucharistic Justice in the Midst of Affliction. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press Academic, ©2019, pp. xvi + 144, $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8468-9. Reviewed by Linda M. MALONEY, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450.

Andrew J.G. DRENAS, The Standard Bearer of the Roman Church: Lawrence of Brindisi-Capuchin Missions in the Holy Roman Empire (1599-1613).Washington, D.C.: Catholic University Press, 2018. $70. 246 pgs. ISBN 978-0-8132-3025-2. Reviewed by Richard SHIELDS, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, ON.

Yves CONGAR, O.P., The Spirit of God: Short Writings on the Holy Spirit, translated by Susan Mader Brown, Mark E. Gunter, Joseph G. Mueller, SJ, and Catherine E. Clifford. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2018. Pp. ix, 298. $42.25 (hardcover) ISBN 9780813229935. Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J. Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Steven D. CONE. Theology from the Great Tradition. London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2018. Pp. 752. $136.00 pb. ISBN: 978-05-67670-00-7. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, The National Institute for Newman Studies, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

W. Shawn McKNIGHT Understanding the Diaconate. Historical, Theological, and Sociological Foundations. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018. pp. 309. pb. ISBN 978-0-8132-3035-1. Reviewed by Péter TÖRÖK, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, H - 2120.

Donna Whitson BRETT and Edward T. BRETT. Martyrs of Hope: Seven U.S. Missioners In Central America. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2018. pp. 309. $25.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-293-2. Reviewed by Kristen SENETAR, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO 63103.

DinhAnhNhue NGUYEN and Jude WINKLER, Editors, Franciscan Asian Biennial Book 2016-2017. Rome: Casa Editrice Miscellanea Francescana, 2017. Pp. 230. ISBN-13: 978-88-87931-74-7. NP. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057.

Dinh Anh Nhue NGUYEN, OFM Conv., Gesù il saggio di Dio e la Sapienza divina. Indagine biblico-teologica introduttiva per ripensare la cristologia sapienziale nei vangeli sinottiRome: Casa Editrice Miscellania Francescana. 2017. ISBN 978-88-87931-64-8. Pp. 512. €32.00. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057.

Philip SHELDRAKE, ed., Surrender to Christ for Mission: French Spiritual Traditions. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2018. Pp. 204. $24.95,pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8786-4. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY. 14618.

Marie DENNIS, ed. Choosing Peace:The Catholic Church Returns to Gospel Nonviolence. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. pp. 256. $25,00 pb. ISBN 9781626982703. Reviewed by Robert P. MARKO, Aquinas College, Grand Rapid, MI 49506.

Thomas GUARINO, The Disputed Teachings of Vatican II: Continuity and Reversal in Catholic Doctrine. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2018. Pp. x + 214. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7438-2. Reviewed by Benjamin BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560. 

Mercedes L. GARCIA BACHMANN. Judges. Wisdom Commentary, Volume 7, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2018. Pp 273, $39.95 pb. ISBN 9780814681060 (hardcover); ISBN 9780814681312 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

W. Shawn MCKNIGHT. Understanding the Diaconate: Historical, Theological, and Sociological Foundations. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2018. pp. 336. $29.95pb. ISBN 978-0813230351. Reviewed by Ella JOHNSON, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA 52803.

Jared WICKS, SJ. Investigating Vatican II, Its Theologians, Ecumenical Turn, and Biblical Commitment. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018. Pp. 289. $30.00pb. ISBN 978-0-8132-3047-4. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19114.

Michael J. TKACIK. Deacons and Vatican II: The Making of a Servant Church. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2018. pp. 138. $19.00 pb. ISBN 9781532648199. Reviewed by Ella JOHNSON, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA 52803.

Kevin M. CLARKE, ed. The Seven Deadly Sins: Sayings of the Fathers of the Church. Washington DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018. Pp. 197. ISBN 978-0-8132-3021-4.
Gail RAMSHAW. Saints on Sunday: Voices from Our Past Enlivening Our Worship. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Pp. 167. ISBN 978-0-8146-4558-1. Reviewed by Matthew R. PETRUSEK, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

Eckhard J. SCHNABEL, Jesus in Jerusalem: The Last Days. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2018. pp. xxiv+680. HC. $60.

ISBN 978-0-8028-8. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057.

AELRED of RIEVAULX. Homilies on the Prophetic Burdens of Isaiah, translated by Lewis White with an Introduction by Marsha L. Dutton. Cistercian Fathers vol. 83. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2018. Pp. lxxiv + 349. $54.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-183-7. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Derek C., HATCH and Timothy R. GABRIELLI, eds. Weaving the American Catholic Tapestry: Essays in Honor of William L. Portier. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2017. pp. 333. $41.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1-49820-279-4. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, The National Institute for Newman Studies, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Charles MARSH, Shea TUTTLE, and Daniel P. RHODES (editors). Can I Get A Witness? Thirteen Peacemakers, Community Builders, and Agitators for Faith and Justice. Grand Rapids: William B Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2019. pp. 385. $26.99 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7573-0. Reviewed by Kristen SENETAR, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO 63103.

Kevin M. CLARKE (editor). The Seven Deadly Sins. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018. pp. 217. $19.95 pb. ISBN 9-780813-230214. Reviewed by Kristen SENETAR, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO 63103.

Thomas G. WEINANDY, OFM, Cap. Jesus Becoming Jesus: A Theological Interpretation of the Synoptic Gospels. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2018. pp. 478. $34.95 pb. ISBN 9780813230450. Reviewed by Peter DRILLING, retired, Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora, NY 14052. 

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Charles E. CURRAN, Diverse Voices in Modern US Moral Theology. Moral Traditions Series. Georgetown University Press, 2018. Xiii+265$104.95hb; $34.95 pb and E-book. ISBN 9-781626-166325. Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., Marquette University, Milwaukee WI, 53233.

Anne McGOWEN and Paul F. BRADSHAW, The Pilgrimage of Egeria: A New Translation of the Itinerium Egeriae with Introduction and Commentary. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press Academic, 2018. pp.235. $29.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8421-4. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Joseph D. SMALL, Flawed Church, Faithful God: A Reformed Ecclesiology for the Real World. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018, pp. 242. $35.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7612-6. Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110.

Alice Ogden BELLIS. Proverbs.Wisdom Commentary 23. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Pp. 300+liv.$39.95 hb.ISBN 978-0-8146-8122-0.Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, TX.

C. Michael SHEA, Newman’s Early Roman Catholic Legacy 1845-1854. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. pp. 244. $81.00 hb. ISBN 978-0198802563. Reviewed by Jeffrey MORROW, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079.

Brian P. FLANAGAN. Stumbling in Holiness: Sin and Sanctity in the Church. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2018. pp. viii+185. $24. 95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8420-7, 8420; eISBN: 978-0-8146-8444-3, E8444. Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53233.

Peter C. PHAN, Asian Christianities: History, Theology, Practice. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. 318.$50.00 ISBN 978- 62698-093-8. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Jean PORTER. The Perfection of Desire: Habit, Reason, and Virtue in Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae. Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2018. pp. 158. $15.00 hb. ISBN: 978-1-62-600-508-2. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Rowan WILLIAMS. Being Human. Bodies, Minds, Persons. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018. Paperback. 117pp. $12.00. ISBN 978-0-9-29-7656-0. Reviewed by Linda M. MALONEY, Enosburg Falls, VT 05450 and Cameron Park, CA 95682.

Frederick J. CWIEKOWSKI. The Church: Theology in History. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2018, xi + 412 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8146-4468-3, $39.95, paperback. Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives, Philadelphia.

Stephen D. LOWE and Mary E. LOWE. Ecologies of Faith in a Digital Age. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2018. Pp. 259. $22.50 pb. ISBN 978-0-8308-5205-5. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Mary Ellen O’DONNELL 2018. Ingrained Habits: Growing Up Catholic in Mid-Twentieth-Century America. Washington D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press. Pp.164. ISBN 978-081-323-0375. Reviewed by Michael J. McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan.

Joris GELDHOF. Liturgy and Secularism: Beyond the Divide. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2018. Pp. 158 + xviii. $29.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8461-0. Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA 02357.

Antonio AUTIERO and Laurentti MAGESA, eds. The Catholic Ethicist in the Local Church. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2018. pp. 341. $48.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-274-1. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRIESTIE, Cleveland, OH 44122.

Yves CONGAR, O.P. Power and Poverty in the Church: The Renewal and Understanding of Service. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press. 2016, pp. 107. $15.95 pb ISBN 978-0-8091-5303-9 [First published, 1964] — and
Philip D. W. KREY and Peter D. S. KREY, eds. The Catholic Luther: His Early Writings. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2016, pp. 184. $18.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-4988-9. Reviewed byAlice L. LAFFEY, Sutton, MA 01590

Terry EAGLETON. Radical Sacrifice. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2018. Pp. 216. $25.00 hb. ISBN-10:0-300-23335-3. Reviewed by Daniel SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 90045

David WENHAM. From Good News to Gospels. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2018. pp. 124. $16.00 pb. ISBN: 078-0-8028-7368-2. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Michael E. LEERevolutionary Saint: The Theological Legacy of Óscar Romero.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018.  Pp. xxv +213.  $27.00.  Reviewed by Stephen OKEY, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, FL 33574.

Donald SENIOR. Raymond E. Brown and the Catholic Biblical Renewal. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2018. pp. xxxix + 332. $29.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-8091-0644-8. Reviewed by Robert P. RUSSO, Perrysburg, OH 43551.

Clare MCGRATH-MERKLE, Berulle’s Spiritual Theology of Priesthood: A Study in Speculative Mysticism and Applied Metaphysics. Munster: AschendorffVerlag, 2018. Pp. 409. $77.00 pb. ISBN 0-385-49693-1. Reviewed by Anthony J. POGORELC, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX 78228.

Susan K. WOOD and Timothy J. WENGERT. A Shared Spiritual Journey: Lutherans and Catholics Traveling Toward Unity. New York: Paulist Press, 2016. pp. 254. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-4979-7. Reviewed by Michael J. TKACIK, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida, 33574

Brendan BYRNE, S.J. Freedom in the Spirit: An Ignatian Retreat with Saint Paul. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2018. Pp 198, $19.95. ISBN 978-0-4994-0 (paperback); 978-1-58768-621-4 (ebook) Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Diarmund O’MURCHU. Beyond Original Sin: Recovering Humanity’s Creative Urge. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. pp 205. $24 pb. ISBN 9781626982864. Reviewed by Michael H. BARNES, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 45469.

Matthew J. CRESSLER. Authentically Black and Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration. New York: New York University Press, 2017. pp. 288. $30 pb. ISBN 978-1-4798-8096-6. Reviewed by Carol Ann MACGREGOR, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Lalsangkima PACHUAU. World Christianity: A Historical and Theological Introduction. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2018. pp. 247, $34.99. ISBN: 13:978-1-4267-5318-3. Reviewed by Michael J. McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan 48206.

Asle EIKREM. God as Sacrificial Love: A Systematic Exploration of a Controversial Notion. New York: Bloomsbury, 2018. pp. vii+304. $114.00 hb. ISBN 9780567678645. Reviewed by Christopher DENNY, St. John’s University, Queens, NY 11439.

Gerhard LOHFINK, Is This All There Is? On Resurrection and Eternal Life. Translated by Linda M. Maloney. Collegeville, Min.: Liturgical Press, 2018. HC. 300 pp. $34.95. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

John W. O’MALLEY, Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church. Harvard University Press, 2018, 307 pp., ISBN: 978-0-674-97998-7, $24.95 (cloth). Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives, Philadelphia, PA 19123.

Thomas P. GAUNT, SJ (ed). Pathways to Religious Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Pp. 192. $24.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-19-087815-3. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Robert HUDSON, The Monk's Record Player: Thomas Merton, Bob Dylan, and the Perilous Summer of 1966. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2018, pp. 230. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7520-4. Reviewed by Robert P. MARKO, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI 49506.

Daniel K. FINN, editor. Empirical Foundations of the Common Good: What Theology Can Learn from Social Science. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017. 246 pp. $99 hb. ISBN 978-0-19-067005-4. Reviewed by Pablo M. ITURRIETA, Dominican University, Ottawa, ON K1R 7G3

Luis Antonio TAGLE. The Risk of Hope: How to Talk about God in the World Today. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. pp. 137 $20.00 pb. ISBN 9781626982826. Reviewed by Richard SHIELDS, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, ON.

Alcuin REID, editor. Liturgy in the Twenty-First Century: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016. pp. 365. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-5676-6809-7.
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Uwe Michael LANG, editor. Authentic Liturgical Renewal in Contemporary Perspective: Proceedings of the Sacra Liturgia Conference Held in London, 5-8 July 2016. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2017. pp. 197. $26.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-5676-7842-3.  Reviewed by Ryan MARR, The National Institute for Newman Studies, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

Edwin E. OLSON. And God Created Wholeness: A Spirituality of Catholicity. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp. 237. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-268-0.$28.00. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Anthony GODZIEBA. A Theology of the Presence and Absence of God. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Pp. viii, 331.$49.95 (Amazon).LCCN 2018010934/ISBN 9780814663585 Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J., Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207

Thomas MERTON, The Climate of Monastic Prayer. Collegeville, Minn: Liturgical Press, 2018. pp. 156. $19.95 pb. ISBN: 9780814663578. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D’Youville, 320 Porter Ave, Buffalo, NY 14201

Juliet MOUSSEAU and Sarah KOHLES. In Our Own Words: Religious Life in a Changing World.  Collegeville, MN.: Liturgical Press, 2018. pp. 238, $17.50 pb. ISBN 978 080814645208 . Reviewed by Richard RYMARZ, BBI-TAITE Sydney, Australia

Robert J. NOGOSEK, C.S.C. Nine Portraits of Jesus: Discovering Jesus through the Enneagram. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2018. Pp 117, $11.91. ISBN 978-0-8091-5355-8 (paperback); 978-1-58768-721-1 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Vincent J. MILLER, The Theological and Ecological Vision of LAUDATO SI': Everything is Connected. Bloomsbury T&T Clark, NY: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2017. pp. 218. $32.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-67315-206-2. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Abbot SUGER of Saint-Denis. Selected Works of Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis. Translated with Introduction and Notes by Richard Cusimano and Eric Whitmore. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2018. pp. 293. $65 hb. ISBN 9780813229973. Reviewed by Pablo M. ITURRIETA, Dominican University, Ottawa, ON K1R 7G3

Ilia DELIOA Hunger For Wholeness: Soul, Space, and Transcendence. New York: Paulist Press, 2018. pp. 124. $15.95. pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-5374-9. Reviewed by Andrew DEL ROSSI, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Marie NOONAN SABIN. Evolving Humanity and Biblical Wisdom. Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2018. pp. 175. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8452-8. Reviewed by Andrew DEL ROSSI, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Klyne R. SNODGRASS, Who God Says You Are: A Christian Understanding of Identity. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018. 246 pp., $24.00 paper. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7518-1. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA  70126.

Michele DILLON. Postsecular Catholicism: Relevance and Renewal.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. pp. 214. $29.95 (hardcover).  ISBN 978-0-19-069300-8.  Reviewed by Sarah Louise MacMILLEN, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.

George KALANTZIS and Marc CORTEZ, editors. Come, Let Us Eat Together: Sacraments and Christian Unity.  Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2018. pp.250. $26.00 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8308-5317-5. Reviewed by Maureen Beyer MOSER, Eastchester, NY 10709.

Teresia Mbari HINGAAfrican, Christian, Feminist: The Enduring Search for What Matters.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017.  pp.  xxv + 244.  $45.00 pb.  ISBN: 978-1-62698-249-9.  Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA  15282.

Michael DOWNEY.  The Depth of God’s Reach: A Spirituality of Christ’s Descent.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2018.  Pp. xii + 131.  $ 22.00 pb.  ISBN 978-1-62698-261-1.  Reviewed by Benjamin J. BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Vincent PIZZUTOContemplating Christ, The Gospels and the Interior Life.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. Pp. 209. $24.95 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8146-4705-9.  Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Pope FRANCIS, Robert Ellsberg (editor).  The Courage to be Happy, The Pope Speaks to the Youth of the World.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. Pp190.  $20.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-272-7. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

David Vincent MECONI, SJ. The One Christ: St. Augustine’s Theology of Deification. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2013. pp. 280. $69.95 hc. ISBN 978-0-8132-2127-4. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, The National Institute for Newman Studies, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

Oliver CRISP & Kyle STROBEL. Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to His Thought. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2018. Pp. 232. $28 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7269-2. Reviewed by Ann SWANER, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL 33161.

Kira SCHLESINGER. Pro-Choice and Christian. Reconciling Faith, Politics, and Justice. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2017. pp. 130. $14 pb. ISBN 978-0664-26292-1. Reviewed by Pablo M. ITURRIETA. Independent Researcher, ON, Canada.

Jim FOREST, At Play in the Lion’s Den: A Biography and Memoir of Daniel Berrigan.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. 336 pages. $28.00 paperback.  ISBN 978-1-62698-248-2.  Reviewed by Arthur J. KUBICK, Providence, RI.

Mary Jo IOZZIO and Patricia Beattie JUNG, eds. Sex and Gender: Christian Ethical Reflections. Washington, D.C. Georgetown University Press, 2017. Pp. 1-257. Reviewed by Craig A. FORD, Jr., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467.

Yiu Sing LUCAS CHAN, James F. KEENAN, Ronaldo ZACHARIAS, eds. The Bible and Catholic Theological Ethics. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017. Pp. 299. $45.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-218-5. Reviewed by Matthew R. PETRUSECK, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

Stanley HAUERWAS.  The Character of Virtue: Letters to a Godson.  With an Introduction by Samuel WELLS. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018. pp. 199.  $21.99 hb. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7579-2. Reviewed by James BRETZKE, S.J., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Michael J. KRUGER. Christianity at the Crossroads: How the Second Century shaped the Future of the Church.  Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP Academic, 2018. Pp. 256.  $23.40 pb. ISBN 978-0-8308-5203-1. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Miguel DE LA TORRE, ed., Faith and Resistance in the Age of Trump. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017.  pp. xxxi + 240. $22.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-247-5. Reviewed by John SNIEGOCKI, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207-4442.

Richard R. GAILLARDETZBy What Authority? Foundations for Understanding Authority in the Church.  Revised and Expanded Edition.  Liturgical Press Academic.  Collegeville, Minnesota.  246 pages.  ISBN: 978-0-8146-8788-8.  Reviewed by: Michael McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan. 

John DEAR, They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace & Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2018. pp.160. $20.00 pb. 978-1-62698-264-2. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Timothy R. GABRIELLIOne in Christ:  Virgil Michel, Louis-Marie Chauvet, and Mystical Body Theology.  Collegeville:  The Liturgical Press, 2017.  Pp. 239 + xx.  $34.95 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8146-8397-2.  Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA  02357.

Robert R. BECK. Jesus and His Enemies: Narrative Conflict in the Four Gospels. Maryknoll: Orbis, 2017, pp. 237. $35.00 pb. Reviewed by Leo MADDEN, Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH 43219.

Alice L. LAFFEY and Mahri LEONARD-FLECKMAN. Ruth Wisdom Commentary, Volume 8, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2017. Pp 200, $30.96 pb. ISBN 978081461077 (hardcover); ISBN 97808146811329 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Elizabeth A. JOHNSON. Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril. Maryknoll and New York: Orbis Books, 2018. pp. 238.  $28.00 hb. ISBN 9781626982666 (print), LCCN 2017048275 (ebook). Reviewed by Jill RAITT, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.

James A. CORIDEN. The Holy Spirit and an Evolving Church. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 210. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-6269-8263-5. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, The National Institute for Newman Studies, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

Mary T. MALONEFour Women Doctors of the Church.  Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2015.  pp. 121.  $16.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-240-6.  Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Duquesne University.  Pittsburgh, PA  15282.

Richard G. MALLOY, S.J.  Spiritual Direction, a Beginner’s GuideMaryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017.  Pp. 205.  $20.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-253-6. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19114.

Amy G. ODENRight Here Right Now, The Practice of Christian MindfulnessNashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2017.  Pp. 112.  $14.99 pb. ISBN 978-1-5018-3249-9.  Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19114.

Nicholas AUSTIN, Aquinas on Virtue: A Causal Reading, Moral Traditions series. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 233 pp., $34.95 paper. ISBN: 978-1-62616-473-4. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA  70126.

Anthony J. GITTINS, Courage & Conviction: Unpretentious Christianity. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018. pp 240. pb $24.95. ISBN 9780814644522. Reviewed by Jayne L. WILCOX, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA 19144.

Gina Hens-Piazza. Lamentations: Wisdom Commentary, Volume 30, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2017. Pp 110, $23.21 pb. ISBN 9780814681794 (ebook)/ 9780814681541 (hardcover). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Unn FALKEID. The Avignon Papacy Contested: An Intellectual History from Dante to Catherine of Siena. Cambridge, MA; London, England: Harvard University Press, 2017. pp. 269. $49.95 hc. ISBN 9780674971844. Reviewed by Pablo M. ITURRIETA, Independent Researcher, ON L0M0S3.

Paul G. CROWLEY, SJ. The Unmoored God: Believing in a Time of Dislocation. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2017. pp. 128. $26.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1626982468. Reviewed by Daniel LLOYD, Saint Leo University, North Charleston, SC 29406.

Anne E. PATRICKOn Being Unfinished:  Collected Writings.   Ed. Susan Perry.  Maryknoll, NY:  Orbis Books, 2017.  pp. xxv + 309.  $32.00 pb.  ISBN 978-1-62698-255-0.  Reviewed by Paul MISNER, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881.

Elisabeth Schüssler FIORENZA. Ephesians. Wisdom Commentary 50. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. 145+lxxxii. $39.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8174-9. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, TX.

Naim Stifan ATEEK. A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine-Israel Conflict. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017, pp. 172. $20.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-260-4. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College. Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Mark CHAVES.  American Religion: Contemporary Trends, 2/e.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017, pp. 160. $14.95 paperback ISBN 978-0-6911-7756-4; $11.99 eBook ISBN 978-1-4008-8837-5. Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Stephen Joseph FICHTER. From Celibate Catholic Priest to Married Protestant Minister: Shepherding in Greener Pastures. Lexington Books, 2015. Pp. vii+195. Hardcover $84.76. Reviewed by James CAVENDISH, University of South Florida.

Patrick J. HAYES, editor. The Civil War Diary of Father James Sheeran, Confederate Chaplain and Redemptorist. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2016. pp. 596. $29.95 pb. ISBN 978-0813228822. Reviewed by Karen TEEL, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA 92110.

Johannes BEUTLER, SJ. A Commentary on the Gospel of John. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2017. pp. 623. $90.00 ($65.68 Amazon) hb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7336-1. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

William A. CLARKE and Daniel GAST, editors. Collaborative Parish Leadership: Contexts, Models, Theology. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017. pp. 220. $90.00 hardcover ISBN 978-1-4985-3368-3; $85.50 e-book ISBN 978-1-4985-3369-0. Reviewed by Richard SHIELDS, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, ON M5S 1J4

Pierre HEGY, Lay Spirituality, From Traditional to Postmodern.  Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2017.  $29.00 Pb, 221 pgs.  ISBN 978-1-5326-3194-8.  Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA.

Rafael LUCIANI, Pope Francis and the Theology of the People. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books. 2017. pp. 199. $28.00 pb. ISNB 9781626982529. Reviewed by Pierre HEGY, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11530.

Frederick G. LAWRENCE, The Fragility of Consciousness: Faith, Reason, and the Human Good. Edited by Randall S. Rosenberg & Kevin M. Vander Schel. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. pp. 424. $95.00 hc. ISBN 978-1-4875-0132-7. Reviewed by Paul LACHANCE, Independent Scholar.

William CAVANAUGH & James K.A. SMITH, eds., Evolution and the Fall.  Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2017.  Pp. xxix + 231.  $26.00 pb.  ISBN 0-802873790.  Reviewed by Daniel L. SMITH-CHRISTOPHER, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 90278

Colleen M. CONWAY. John and the Joannine Letters. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2017. pp. 188. $29.99 pb. ISBN-13: 978-1-4267-6639-8. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122

Jame SCHAEFER, ed. Advancing Mariology: The Theotokos Lectures 2008–2017. Marquette Studies in Theology, no. 89. Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University Press, 2017. pp. 320. $20.00 hc. ISBN 978-1-6260-0716-1. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, National Institute for Newman Studies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Wilda C. M. GAFNEY. Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. 224+xxxvii. $39.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8162-6. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, TX

Emmanuel KATONGOLE. The Journey of Reconciliation: Groaning for a New Creation in Africa. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 216. $30.00 pb. ISBN 9781626982505. Reviewed by Gladys GANIEL, Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT7 1NN, UK

Nancy J. AZZARO, The Vision of Christ In St. Columba Church. Brooklyn CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. pp. 174. $9.99 pb. $4.99 kindle. Reviewed by Christine CALABRESE. Huntington, NY.  

Albert GERHARDS, Benedikt KRANEMANN, tr. Linda M. MALONEY. Introduction to the Study of Liturgy. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. 400. Bibliography. Index. $44.95 pb. ISBN9780814663127. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY. 14618 

Gerald O’COLLINS with John Wilkins.  Lost in Translation: The English Language and the Catholic Mass. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp.122. Bibliography. Index. $17.95. ISBN 9780814644577.  Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY. 14618

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Mary MALONE. Women and Christianity, Vol. III: From the Reformation to the 21st Century. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2003. pp. 334. $24.00. pb. ISBN 1-57075-475-6. Reviewed by Jill RAITT. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65201

Raymond L. SICKINGERAntoine Frédéric Ozanam. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017, 385 pp., ISBN: 978-0-268-10142-8, $60, hardcover.  Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives of the Baltimore Province, Philadelphia, PA.

Gerard O’CONNELL. Do not Stifle the Spirit: Conversations with Jacques Dupuis. New York: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 280. $30.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-222-2. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650

Charles L. COHEN, Paul F. KNITTER and Ulrich ROSENHAGEN, eds. The Future of Interreligious Dialogue: A Multireligious Conversation on Nostra Aetate. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 327. $40.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-245-1. Reviewed by Michael J. TKACIK, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida 33574

Anthony J. BLASISocial Science and the Christian Scriptures: Sociological Introductions and New Translation, Volume 1,2,3. Eugene, Oregon: WIPF & STOCK.  2017. Pp. 723. pb. ISBN 978-1-5236-     1150-6.  Reviewed by Michael J. McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan.

Dinh Anh Nhue NGUYEN, OFMConv, editor. The Bible and Asian Culture: Reading the Word of God in Its Cultural Background and in the Vietnamese Context. Rome: Gregorian Biblical Press, 2015. Paper 244 pp. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.

Jeannine Hill FLETCHER. The Sin of White Supremacy: Christianity, Racism, and Religious Diversity in America. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 194. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-237-6. Reviewed by Ella JOHNSON, St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, Rochester, NY 14618.

Thomas E. HOSINSKI, The Image of the Unseen God: Catholicity, Science, and Our Evolving Understanding of God, Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017.pp. 206.  $27.00 pb. ISBN: 9781626982598. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY 14201.

Tisha RAJENDRA. Migrants and Citizens: Justice and Responsibility in the Ethics of Immigration. Grand Rapids. MI: Eerdmans, 2017. Paper. 168 pp. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.

Brett HENDRICKSON. The Healing Power of the Santuario of Chimayó: America’s Miraculous Church. New York: New York University Press, 2017. Pp. xi + 244. Reviewed by John T. FORD, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064.

Micah D. KIEL, Apocalyptic Ecology: The Book of Revelation, the Earth, and the Future. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2017, pp. 188. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0814687826. Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110. 

Joel MARCUS. Jesus and the Holocaust: Reflections on Suffering and Hope. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Groups, 1997, pp. 129. $15.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7435-1. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College. Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Laura Reece HOGAN, I live, No Longer I: Paul’s Spirituality of Suffering, Transformation, and Joy. Wipf & Stock, Eugene, Oregon. 2017, pp. xx, 151. ISBN 978-1-5326-0107-1. Reviewed by Christopher RUPERT S.J., LaStorta Jesuit Residence, 2320 Liverpool Rd., Pickering, ON L1X 1V4.

William LOADER. Jesus in John’s Gospel: Structure and Issues in Johannine Christology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2017. pp. 532. $45.00 pb ISBN: 978-0-8028-7511-2. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Ulrich L. LEHNER, The Catholic Enlightenment: The Forgotten History of a Global Movement. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. pp. 263. $31.95 hb. ISBN 978-0190232917. Reviewed by Jeffrey MORROW, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Massimo FAGGIOLI. Catholicism & Citizenship: Political Cultures of the Church in the Twenty-First Century. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. 165. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8423-8. Reviewed by Ann SWANER, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL 33161.

Heup Young KIM. A Theology of Dao. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 224. $30 pb. ISBN 1626982198. Reviewed by Jordan Thomas CHRISTOPHER, PhD Student, University of McGill, Montreal QC, Canada, H3A2B3.

Robert L. GALLAGHER and Paul HERTIG, editors. Contemporary Mission Theology. Engaging the Nations: Essays in Honor of Charles E. Van Engen. American Society of Missiology Series, No. 53. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. Pp. xxxi + 307. $42.00, paperback, ISBN 978-1-62698-211-6. Reviewed by John T. FORD, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064.

Robert WUTHNOW. American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017, pp. 352. $35.00 ISBN: 9780691176864; eBook ISBN 9781400888092. Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Kathleen A. CAHALAN and Bonnie J. MILLER-McLEMORE, eds.  Calling All Years Good: Christian Vocation throughout Life’s Seasons. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2017.  pp. 244. $20.00. ISBN 978-0-8028-7424-5. Reviewed by Christine FLETCHER, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL 60532.

POPE FRANCISThe Works of Mercy Foreword by James Keenan.  Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 190.  $16 pb. ISBN 9781626982369.  Originally published as Le Opere di Misercordia.  Compiled by Giuseppe Merola.  Cittá del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2016.Reviewed by James Bretzke BRETZKE, SJ, Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Emmanuel KATONGOLE. Born from Lament: The Theology and Politics of Hope in Africa. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2017. pp. 294. ISBN 978-0-8028-7434-4. Reviewed by Kate JACKSON-MEYER, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Fernando Cardinal FILONI (Edward Condon, trans.). The Church in Iraq. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2017. pp. 216. $19.95 pb. ISBN-13:            9780813229652. Reviewed by Charles MERCIER, Milford, CT 06460.

Erin Lothes BIVIANO. Inspired Sustainability: Planting Seeds for Action. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2016. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2015. pp. 286. $35.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-163-8. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122

Patrick JORDAN (ed.).  Hold Nothing Back: Writings by Dorothy Days.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016, pp. 128. $14.95 softcover ISBN 978-0-8146-4655-7; $11.99 eBook ISBN 978-0-8146-4680-9. Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Jeana DELROSSO, Leigh EICKE, and Ana KOTHE (eds.).  Unruly Catholic Nuns: Sisters’ Stories.  Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2017, pp. 160. $60.00 hardover; $19.95 softcover ISBN 978-1-4384-6648-1. (Also Google e-book $9.99.) Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Michael E. CONNORS, ed.  To All the World:  Preaching and the New Evangelization.  Collegeville, MN:  The Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 167 + ix.  $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4708-0.  Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, North Easton, MA  02357.

Michael J. BUCKLEY. What Do You Seek? The Questions of Jesus as Challenge and Promise. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016. Pp. xii + 146. $18.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7395-8. Reviewed by James T. CROSS, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, FL 33574.

Edward LANGERAK, Civil Disagreement: Personal Integrity in a Pluralistic Society. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2014, pp ix + 170, $29.95 pb.  ISBN-978-1-62616-033-0. Reviewed by Robert P. MARKO, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI 49506.

David Farina TURNBLOOM. Speaking with Aquinas: A Conversation about Grace, Virtue and the Eucharist. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. xxxii+165. Reviewed by Craig A. Ford, Jr., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Raymond F. COLLINS. Wealth, Wages, and the Wealthy: New Testament Insight for Preachers and Teachers. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. 347.  $34.95 pb. ISBN978-0-8146-8784-0. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR. St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Christopher LILLEY and Daniel J. PEDERSON, Human Origins and the Image of God: Essays in Honor of J. Wentzel van Huyssteen.  Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2017.  Pp. xiv + 322.  $60.00 hc.  ISBN 978-0-8028-7514-3.  Reviewed by Benjamin BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Michael AMALADOSSInterreligious Encounters: Opportunities and Challenges Ed. Jonathan Y. Tan.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 250. $45 pb. ISBN 9781626982215.  Reviewed by Peter DRILLING, Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora, NY 14052.

Ruben L.F. HABITOBe Still and Know: Zen & the Bible.  Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2017.  Pp. 194.  $24.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-215-4.  Reviewed by James BRETZKE, S.J., Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Diarmuid O’MURCHU, INCARNATION: A New Evolutionary Threshold.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017,  pp.viii, 240. 184. $25.00. ISBN 9781626982352 (paperback)  Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J. , Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Elsa TAMEZ, Cynthia Briggs KITTREDGE, Claire Miller COLOMBO, Alicia J. BATTEN. Philippians, Colossians, Philemon.  Wisdom Commentary 51.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017.  pp. 289.  $39.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8200-5. Reviewed by Alice L LAFFEY, Emerita, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01590.

Peter C. PHAN. The Joy of Religious Pluralism: A Personal Journey. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 235. $35.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-225-3. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Annette Bourland HUIZENGA. 1-2 Timothy, Titus. Wisdom Commentary, Volume 53, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2016. Pp 207, $33.99 Hardcover. ISBN 9780814682036; ISBN 9780814682289 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Bob MITCHELL, Faith-Based Development: How Christian Organizations Can Make a Difference. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017.  pp. 229.  $26.00 pb.  ISBN 978-1-62698-214-7.  Reviewed by Ann MICHAUD, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, 01458.

Matthew A. ROTHAUS MOSER. Love Itself Is Understanding: Hans Urs von Balthasar’s Theology of the Saints.  Minneapolis: Fortress, 2016.  pp. xxxi+319.  $79.00 hb.  ISBN 9781451499599.  Reviewed by Christopher DENNY, St. John’s University, Queens, NY  11439.

Florence M. GILLMAN. 1 Thessalonians; Mary Ann Beavis and HyeRan Kim-Cragg. 2 Thessalonians: Wisdom Commentary. Volume 52, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2016. Pp 210, $39.95 Hardcover. ISBN 9780814682012; ISBN 9780814682256. Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Anthony GODZIEBA and Bradley HINZE, eds. Beyond Dogmatism and Innocence. Hermeneutics, Critique, and Catholic Theology. Collegeville, Minn.: 2017. Pp. 270. $39.95 pb. ISBN 9780814684153. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA, 15650.

Robert A. MARYKS, editor.A Companion to Jesuit Mysticism. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2017. pp. 393. $252.00 hb. ISBN 978-90-04-3103-1; E - ISBN: 978-90-04-34075-6; ISSN: 1871-6377. Reviewed by Jill RAITT, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.

Michael PLEKONThe World as Sacrament: An Ecumenical Path toward a World Spirituality. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017.  Pp. xviii + 252. $24.95.  ISBN 978-0-8146-4556-7.  Reviewed by John T. FORD, The Catholic University of America, Washington DC 20064.

Daniel CASTELO. Pentecostalism as A Christian Mystical Tradition. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm B. Eerdmans, 2017. pp. 194.  $30.00 pb. ISBN: 978080289562. Reviewed by Walter SISTO, D’Youville College.

GREGORY THE GREAT.Moral Reflections on the Book of Job: Volume 3 (Books 11-16), Cistercian Studies, no. 258, trans. Brian Kerns. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. 342 pp., $39.95 hardcover. ISBN: 978-0-8790-7358-9. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA  70126.

Jean-Pierre FORTINGrace in Auschwitz, a Holocaust Christology.  Minneapolis:  Fortress Press, 2016.  pp.250. $79.00hb.  ISBN 978-1-5064-0587-2.  Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Frederick V. SIMMONS, ed., with Brian SORRELLS .  Love and Christian Ethics: Tradition, Theory, and SocietyMoral Traditions Series.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2017. pp. 408.  $39.95 pb; $79.95 hc.  ISBN: 9781626163676.  Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Jean PORTERJustice as a Virtue: A Thomistic Perspective.  Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016. pp. 286.  $40.00 pb.  ISBN: 978-0-8028-7325-5.  Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Heidi RUSSELL. The Source of All Love: Catholicity and the Trinity. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 216. $27.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-234-5. Reviewed by Daniel LLOYD, Saint Leo University, North Charleston, SC 29406.

Pope FRANCIS, With the Smell of the Sheep: The Pope Speaks to Priests, Bishops, and Other Shepherds, ed. Giuseppe Merola. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017: pp.xiii, 297. ISBN 9781626982246 (softcover) $18.00. Reviewed by Matthew R. PETRUSEK, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA  90045.

Ivana NOBLE.  Tracking God: An Ecumenical Fundamental Theology.  Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2016.  Pp xviii + 261. $32.00 pb.  ISBN 978-1606087008.  Reviewed by Whitney MCHAFFIE, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Brant PITREThe Case for Jesus: The Biblical and Historical Evidence for ChristNew York: Image, 2016.  Pp. xii + 242.  $23.00 hb.  ISBN 978-0770435486.  Reviewed by Thomas HEADLEY, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Alister MCGRATH.  The Big Question: Why We Can’t Stop Talking about Science, Faith and God.  New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press, 2015. Pp. ix + 257. $20.88 pb.  ISBN 978-1250077929.  Reviewed by Jason EICHENBERG, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Riccardo SACCENTIDebating Medieval Natural Law: A Survey.  Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame, 2016.  Pp. xiv + 156.  $45.00 hc.  ISBN978-0-268-10040-7.  Reviewed by Benjamin J. BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Amanda C. OSHEIMA Ministry of Discernment:  The Bishop and the Sense of the Faithful Collegeville, MN:  Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 221 + xxii. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8319-4.  Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA 02357.

F. Scott SPENCER. Song of Songs. Wisdom Commentary 25. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. lxiv + 252. $39.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8124-4. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76706.

Denise Dombkowski HOPKINS. Psalms Books 2-3. Wisdom Commentary 21. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. Pp. 410. $39.95 Hebrew Bible. ISBN 978-0-8146-8120-6. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76706.

Leonard J. DeLORENZO, Work of Love: A Theological Reconstruction of the Communion of Saints. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame Press, 2017: pp.xiii, 346. ISBN 9780268100933 (hardcover) $55.00. Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J. , Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

David E. DeCOSSE & Thomas A. NAIRN, OFM, eds. Conscience & Catholic Health Care: From Clinical Contexts to Government Mandates. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis, 2017. Pp. 200 and Index.  $ 35, pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-212-3. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Jennifer M. MCBRIDE. Radical Discipleship: A Liturgical Politics of the Gospel. Fortress Press, 2017.  pp. 279. $34.00 pb.  ISBN: 978-1-5064-0189-8. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Stephen A. HUNT, D. François TOLMIE, & Ruben ZIMMERMAN. Character Studies in the Fourth Gospel: Narrative Approaches to Seventy Figures In John. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, 2016, pp. xxii, 724. ISBN 978-08028-7392-7. First Published by Mohr Siebeck, Tubingen, 2013. Reviewed by Christopher RUPERT, S.J., LaStorta Jesuit Residence, 2320 Liverpool Rd., Pickering, ON L1X 1V4.

Giosuè GHISALBERTI. Augustine’s Passions: His Transformation from a Roman Citizen to a Catholic Bishop, 354-401. Milwaukee:  Marquette University Press, 2016. pp. 300. $29.00 pb. ISBN 1-62600-606-7. Reviewed by Leo MADDEN, Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH 43219.

J. Brent BILL. Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality, 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016. pp. 143. $15.99 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7403-0. Reviewed by John SNIEGOCKI, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Jean TRUAX. Aelred the Peacemaker: The Public Life of a Cistercian Abbot. Cistercian Studies vol. 251. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2017. Pp. xiv + 325. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-251-3. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Garrett GALVIN.  David’s Successors. Kingship in the Old Testament. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2016. Pp 160, $24.95. pb. ISBN 9780814682517. Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 78207.

Edward FOLEY, editor. A Handbook for Catholic Preaching. Collegeville MN: Liturgical Press, pp. 318. ISBN 9780814663165. Reviewed by Pierre HEGY, Adelphi University NY 11530..

Megan SWEAS. Putting Education to Work: How Cristo Rey Schools are Transforming Urban Education.  New York: HarperOne, 2014. pp. 264, hardcover. ISBN 978 0 6228801 1. Reviewed by Richard RYMARZ, BBI-TAITE, Sydney, Australia.

Stefan PAAS. Church Planting in the Secular West: Learning from the European Experience.  Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2016. pp. 304, paperback. ISBN 978 0 8208 7348 4. Reviewed by Richard RYMARZ, BBI-TAITE, Sydney, Australia.

Maria C. MORROW. Sin in the Sixties. Catholics and Confession, 1955-1975. Washington , D.C. The Catholic University of America Press, 2016. pp. 264.  ISBN: 978-0-8132-2898-3. Reviewed by Péter TÖRÖK, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Hungary 2120.

William P. LOEWE, Lex Crucis: Soteriology and the Stages of Meaning. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2016. pp. 381. $79.00 hc. ISBN: 9781451472240. Reviewed by Paul LACHANCE, Independent Scholar.

Paul LAKELAND. The Wounded Angel: Fiction and the Religious Imagination. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2017. 215 pp. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4622-9. Reviewed by Kathleen M. FISHER, Assumption College, Worcester, MA 01609.

Anselm C. HAGEDORN. Die Anderen im Spiegel: Israels Auseinandersetzung mit den Völkern in den Büchern Nahum, Zefanja, Obadja und Joel. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 414. Berlin: de Gruyter. 2011. Pp 379. ISBN 978-3110228564. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

Diarmaid MacCULLOCH, All Things Made New: The Reformation and Its Legacy.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 452 pp., $29.95 hardcover. ISBN: 978-0-19-061681-6. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA  70126.

Wes MARKOFSKI. New Monasticism and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism. Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. 364. ISBN 978-0-19-025801-6. Reviewed by Pierre HEGY, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11542.

Catholic Social Thought: Encyclicals and Documents from Pope Leo XIII to Pope Francis. David J. O’Brien and Thomas A. Shannon, eds. Third Revised Edition, Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017. Pp. 687. $40.00. ISBN: 9781626981997. Reviewed by Walter SISTO.

Miguel DE LA TORREThe Politics of Jesús: A Hispanic Political Theology. Lanham-Boulder-New York-London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.  xv + 201 pages.  ISBN 978-1-4422-5036-9, paperback, $23.00; ISBN 978-1-4422-5036-6, eBook, $22.99.  Reviewed by John T. FORD, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

Declan MARMION, Salvador Ryan, and Gesa E. Thiessen, editors. Remembering the Reformation: Martin Luther and Catholic Theology. Minneapolis, Fortress Press, 2017. pp. 248. $79 hc. ISBN: 9781506423371. Reviewed by Paul LACHANCE, Independent Scholar

William E. SIMON Jr. Great Catholic Parishes: A Living Mosaic – How Four Essential Practices Make Them Thrive. Notre Dame, IN: Ave Maria Press. 2016. pp. 202. $17.95 pb. ISBN-13 978-1-59471-417-7. Reviewed by Jonathon L. WIGGINS, CARA at Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007.

Eileen MARKEY, A Radical Faith: The Assassination of Sister Maura. New York: Nation Books, 2016.  321 pages. $26.99 hardcover. ISBN 978-1-56858-573-4.  Reviewed by Arthur J. KUBICK, Providence, RI.

Charles E. CURRAN and Lisa A. FULLAM, eds. The Sensus Fidelium and Moral Theology. Readings in Moral Theology No. 18.New York: Paulist Press, 2017. pp. 300. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-5315-2. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Terry EAGLETON. Materialism. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016. Pp. x+176.  ISBN 9780300218800. Reviewed by Craig A. Ford, Jr., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Matteo NICOLINI-ZANI. Christian Monks on Chinese Soil: A History of Monastic Missions to China. Translated by Sophia Senyk and William Skudlarek, OSB. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 408. $39.95 ISBN 9780814646991(print), 9780814646007 (ebook). Reviewed by Liang ZHANG, Institute of Religious Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, P. R. China.

Gianni VATTIMOOf Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy.  Trans. Robert T. Valgenti.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.  Pp. 248.  ISBN: 978-0-231-16696-6.  $35.00, hardcover.  Reviewed by John V. APCYNSKI, emeritus, St. Bonaventure University.

Daniel A. DOMBROWSKI, Whitehead’s Religious Thought: From Mechanism to Organism, from Force to Persuasion. (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2017): pp.xviii, 184. ISBN 9781438464299 (hardcover) $85.00. Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J. , Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Thomas BANCHOFF and José CASANOVA, editors.  The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Challenges.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2016, viii + 299 pp., ISBN: 978-1-62616-286-0, $32.95, paperback.  Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives of the Baltimore Province, Philadelphia, PA.

Bishop Joseph OSEI-BONSU.Understanding the Mass: Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Liturgical Perspectives. New York: Paulist Press, 2017. 220  pp. $27.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-5302-2. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, 14618.

Anthony J. GITTINSThe Way of Discipleship, Women, Men, and Today’s Call to Mission.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016.  Pp. 160.  $19.95 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8146-4715-8.  Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

L. Juliana M. CLASSENS. Claiming Her Dignity: Female Resistance in the Old Testament. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. xxvi + 165. $ 24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8419-1. Reviewed by Alice L. LAFFEY, Emerita, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610.

Lesley HAZLETON. Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto. New York: Riverhead Books. 2016. Pp.212. ISBN 978-1-59463-413-0. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

Charles E. ZECH, Mary L. GAUTIER, Mark M. GRAY, Jonathon L. WIGGINS, and Thomas P. GAUNT, S.J., S.J.  Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2017. Pp. 164.  ISBN 978-0-19-064516-8.  Reviewed by Michael J. McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan.

Diarmuid O’MURCHUReligious Life in the 21st Century. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016.  Pp. 272. $26.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-207-9.  Reviewed by Patricia WITTBERG, SC.  CARA at Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007.

Clemens SEDMAK. A Church of the Poor: Pope Francis and the Transformation of Orthodoxy. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016. pp.218. $32.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-206-2. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Agbonkhianmeghe E. OROBATOR, editor. The Church We Want: African Catholics Look to Vatican III. Maryknoll, Orbis Books, 2016. pp. 256. $35 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-203-1. Reviewed by Randall WOODARD, Saint Leo University.

Georg HOLZHERR. The Rule of Benedict. An Invitation to the Christian Life. Translated by Mark Thamert. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications , Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 596. $59.95 ISBN 97808790172568 (print) 9780879077341 (ebook). Reviewed by Christine FLETCHER, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL 60532.

Carol BERRY, Vincent van Gogh: His Spiritual Vision in Life and Art. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015.  186 pages.  $22.00 paperback. ISBN 978-1-62698-152-2.  Reviewed by Arthur J. KUBICK, Providence, RI.

Stephen M. BARRThe Believing Scientist:  Essays on Science and Religion.  Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 2016.   Pp. 226.  $25.  ISBN 978-0-8028-7370-5.  Reviewed by Michael Horace BARNES, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 45469.

Agnes DE DREUZYThe Holy See and the Emergence of the Modern Middle East: Benedict XV’s Diplomacy in Greater Syria (1914-1922).  Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2016.  xi + 303 pp., ISBN: 9-780813-228495, $69.95, hardcover.  Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives, Philadelphia.

Kimberly VRUDNY. Beauty’s Vineyard: A Theological Aesthetic of Anguish and Anticipation. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 264. $34.95 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8146-8407-8. Reviewed by Craig A. FORD, Jr., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Bernard COOKE with Bruce MORRILL. The Essential Writings of Bernard Cooke: A Narrative Theology of Church, Sacrament, and Ministry. Foreword by Elizabeth A. Johnson. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2016. pp. 239. $27.95 pb. ISBN 9780809149759; e-book 9781587685880. Reviewed by Jill RAITT, University of Missouri, Columbia, Columbia, MO 65201.

David CLOUTIER. The Vice of Luxury: Economic Excess in a Consumer Age. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2015, pp. 336, $32.95 pb, ISBN: 9781626162563. Reviewed by Maria C. MORROW.

Patricia C. BELLM and Robert A. KRIEGCardinal Walter Kasper: Spiritual Writings.  Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2016.  pp. xv + 173. pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-191-1.  Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA  15282.

Mary Ellen KONIECZNY, Charles C. Camosy, and Tricia C. Bruce, eds. Polarization in the US Catholic Church: Naming the Wounds, Beginning to Heal. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 196. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4665-6. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Gerald O’COLLINS, SJ, Revelation: Towards a Christian interpretation of God’s Self-Revelation in Jesus Christ. New York: Oxford U. Press, 2016. Pp. 210.  $27.99. ISBN 978-0-19-878420-3. Reviewed by Nathan KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Katarina SCHUTHSEMINARY FORMATION: Recent History, Current Circumstances, New Directions. Collegeville MN: Liturgical Press, 2016.  pp. 187. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4800-1.Reviewed by Anthony J. POGORELC, PSS.  The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

Jim FORESTThe Root of War Is Fear: Thomas Merton’s Advice to Peacemakers.  Maryknoll: Orbis, 2016.  pp. xiv + 223.  $25.00 pb.  ISBN: 978-1-62698-197-3.  Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA  15282.

David Vincent MECONI, editor.  On Earth as It Is in Heaven:  Cultivating a Contemporary Theology of Creation Grand Rapids, Michigan:  William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016.  pp. 332.  $35.00 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8028-7350-7.  Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA  02357.

John C. WEI, Gratian the Theologian. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2016.  Pp., vi + 353.  ISBN: 978-0-8132-2803-7. $65.00, hardcover.  Reviewed by Patrick HAYES, Redemptorist Archives of the Baltimore Province, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123.

Jeana VISEL, Icons in the Western Church: Toward a More Sacramental Encounter, Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2016. Pp. 174. $19.95 pb. ISBN: 97808146601. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D`Youville College, Buffalo NY.  

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Mary MALONE. Women and Christianity, Vol. III: From the Reformation to the 21st Century. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2003. pp. 334. $24.00. pb. ISBN 1-57075-475-6. Reviewed by Jill RAITT. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65201

Raymond L. SICKINGERAntoine Frédéric Ozanam. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017, 385 pp., ISBN: 978-0-268-10142-8, $60, hardcover.  Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives of the Baltimore Province, Philadelphia, PA.

Gerard O’CONNELL. Do not Stifle the Spirit: Conversations with Jacques Dupuis. New York: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 280. $30.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-222-2. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650

Charles L. COHEN, Paul F. KNITTER and Ulrich ROSENHAGEN, eds. The Future of Interreligious Dialogue: A Multireligious Conversation on Nostra Aetate. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 327. $40.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-245-1. Reviewed by Michael J. TKACIK, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida 33574

Anthony J. BLASISocial Science and the Christian Scriptures: Sociological Introductions and New Translation, Volume 1,2,3. Eugene, Oregon: WIPF & STOCK.  2017. Pp. 723. pb. ISBN 978-1-5236-     1150-6.  Reviewed by Michael J. McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan.

Dinh Anh Nhue NGUYEN, OFMConv, editor. The Bible and Asian Culture: Reading the Word of God in Its Cultural Background and in the Vietnamese Context. Rome: Gregorian Biblical Press, 2015. Paper 244 pp. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.

Jeannine Hill FLETCHER. The Sin of White Supremacy: Christianity, Racism, and Religious Diversity in America. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 194. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-237-6. Reviewed by Ella JOHNSON, St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, Rochester, NY 14618.

Thomas E. HOSINSKI, The Image of the Unseen God: Catholicity, Science, and Our Evolving Understanding of God, Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017.pp. 206.  $27.00 pb. ISBN: 9781626982598. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY 14201.

Tisha RAJENDRA. Migrants and Citizens: Justice and Responsibility in the Ethics of Immigration. Grand Rapids. MI: Eerdmans, 2017. Paper. 168 pp. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.

Brett HENDRICKSON. The Healing Power of the Santuario of Chimayó: America’s Miraculous Church. New York: New York University Press, 2017. Pp. xi + 244. Reviewed by John T. FORD, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064.

Micah D. KIEL, Apocalyptic Ecology: The Book of Revelation, the Earth, and the Future. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2017, pp. 188. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0814687826. Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110. 

Joel MARCUS. Jesus and the Holocaust: Reflections on Suffering and Hope. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Groups, 1997, pp. 129. $15.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7435-1. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College. Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Laura Reece HOGAN, I live, No Longer I: Paul’s Spirituality of Suffering, Transformation, and Joy. Wipf & Stock, Eugene, Oregon. 2017, pp. xx, 151. ISBN 978-1-5326-0107-1. Reviewed by Christopher RUPERT S.J., LaStorta Jesuit Residence, 2320 Liverpool Rd., Pickering, ON L1X 1V4.

William LOADER. Jesus in John’s Gospel: Structure and Issues in Johannine Christology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2017. pp. 532. $45.00 pb ISBN: 978-0-8028-7511-2. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Ulrich L. LEHNER, The Catholic Enlightenment: The Forgotten History of a Global Movement. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. pp. 263. $31.95 hb. ISBN 978-0190232917. Reviewed by Jeffrey MORROW, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

Massimo FAGGIOLI. Catholicism & Citizenship: Political Cultures of the Church in the Twenty-First Century. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. 165. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8423-8. Reviewed by Ann SWANER, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL 33161.

Heup Young KIM. A Theology of Dao. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 224. $30 pb. ISBN 1626982198. Reviewed by Jordan Thomas CHRISTOPHER, PhD Student, University of McGill, Montreal QC, Canada, H3A2B3.

Robert L. GALLAGHER and Paul HERTIG, editors. Contemporary Mission Theology. Engaging the Nations: Essays in Honor of Charles E. Van Engen. American Society of Missiology Series, No. 53. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. Pp. xxxi + 307. $42.00, paperback, ISBN 978-1-62698-211-6. Reviewed by John T. FORD, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064.

Robert WUTHNOW. American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017, pp. 352. $35.00 ISBN: 9780691176864; eBook ISBN 9781400888092. Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Kathleen A. CAHALAN and Bonnie J. MILLER-McLEMORE, eds.  Calling All Years Good: Christian Vocation throughout Life’s Seasons. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2017.  pp. 244. $20.00. ISBN 978-0-8028-7424-5. Reviewed by Christine FLETCHER, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL 60532.

POPE FRANCISThe Works of Mercy Foreword by James Keenan.  Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 190.  $16 pb. ISBN 9781626982369.  Originally published as Le Opere di Misercordia.  Compiled by Giuseppe Merola.  Cittá del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2016.Reviewed by James Bretzke BRETZKE, SJ, Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Emmanuel KATONGOLE. Born from Lament: The Theology and Politics of Hope in Africa. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2017. pp. 294. ISBN 978-0-8028-7434-4. Reviewed by Kate JACKSON-MEYER, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Fernando Cardinal FILONI (Edward Condon, trans.). The Church in Iraq. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2017. pp. 216. $19.95 pb. ISBN-13:            9780813229652. Reviewed by Charles MERCIER, Milford, CT 06460.

Erin Lothes BIVIANO. Inspired Sustainability: Planting Seeds for Action. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2016. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2015. pp. 286. $35.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-163-8. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122

Patrick JORDAN (ed.).  Hold Nothing Back: Writings by Dorothy Days.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016, pp. 128. $14.95 softcover ISBN 978-0-8146-4655-7; $11.99 eBook ISBN 978-0-8146-4680-9. Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Jeana DELROSSO, Leigh EICKE, and Ana KOTHE (eds.).  Unruly Catholic Nuns: Sisters’ Stories.  Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2017, pp. 160. $60.00 hardover; $19.95 softcover ISBN 978-1-4384-6648-1. (Also Google e-book $9.99.) Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Michael E. CONNORS, ed.  To All the World:  Preaching and the New Evangelization.  Collegeville, MN:  The Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 167 + ix.  $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4708-0.  Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, North Easton, MA  02357.

Michael J. BUCKLEY. What Do You Seek? The Questions of Jesus as Challenge and Promise. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016. Pp. xii + 146. $18.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7395-8. Reviewed by James T. CROSS, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, FL 33574.

Edward LANGERAK, Civil Disagreement: Personal Integrity in a Pluralistic Society. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2014, pp ix + 170, $29.95 pb.  ISBN-978-1-62616-033-0. Reviewed by Robert P. MARKO, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI 49506.

David Farina TURNBLOOM. Speaking with Aquinas: A Conversation about Grace, Virtue and the Eucharist. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. xxxii+165. Reviewed by Craig A. Ford, Jr., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Raymond F. COLLINS. Wealth, Wages, and the Wealthy: New Testament Insight for Preachers and Teachers. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. 347.  $34.95 pb. ISBN978-0-8146-8784-0. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR. St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Christopher LILLEY and Daniel J. PEDERSON, Human Origins and the Image of God: Essays in Honor of J. Wentzel van Huyssteen.  Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2017.  Pp. xiv + 322.  $60.00 hc.  ISBN 978-0-8028-7514-3.  Reviewed by Benjamin BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Michael AMALADOSSInterreligious Encounters: Opportunities and Challenges Ed. Jonathan Y. Tan.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 250. $45 pb. ISBN 9781626982215.  Reviewed by Peter DRILLING, Christ the King Seminary, East Aurora, NY 14052.

Ruben L.F. HABITOBe Still and Know: Zen & the Bible.  Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2017.  Pp. 194.  $24.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-215-4.  Reviewed by James BRETZKE, S.J., Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Diarmuid O’MURCHU, INCARNATION: A New Evolutionary Threshold.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017,  pp.viii, 240. 184. $25.00. ISBN 9781626982352 (paperback)  Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J. , Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Elsa TAMEZ, Cynthia Briggs KITTREDGE, Claire Miller COLOMBO, Alicia J. BATTEN. Philippians, Colossians, Philemon.  Wisdom Commentary 51.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017.  pp. 289.  $39.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8200-5. Reviewed by Alice L LAFFEY, Emerita, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01590.

Peter C. PHAN. The Joy of Religious Pluralism: A Personal Journey. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 235. $35.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-225-3. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Annette Bourland HUIZENGA. 1-2 Timothy, Titus. Wisdom Commentary, Volume 53, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2016. Pp 207, $33.99 Hardcover. ISBN 9780814682036; ISBN 9780814682289 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Bob MITCHELL, Faith-Based Development: How Christian Organizations Can Make a Difference. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017.  pp. 229.  $26.00 pb.  ISBN 978-1-62698-214-7.  Reviewed by Ann MICHAUD, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, 01458.

Matthew A. ROTHAUS MOSER. Love Itself Is Understanding: Hans Urs von Balthasar’s Theology of the Saints.  Minneapolis: Fortress, 2016.  pp. xxxi+319.  $79.00 hb.  ISBN 9781451499599.  Reviewed by Christopher DENNY, St. John’s University, Queens, NY  11439.

Florence M. GILLMAN. 1 Thessalonians; Mary Ann Beavis and HyeRan Kim-Cragg. 2 Thessalonians: Wisdom Commentary. Volume 52, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2016. Pp 210, $39.95 Hardcover. ISBN 9780814682012; ISBN 9780814682256. Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Anthony GODZIEBA and Bradley HINZE, eds. Beyond Dogmatism and Innocence. Hermeneutics, Critique, and Catholic Theology. Collegeville, Minn.: 2017. Pp. 270. $39.95 pb. ISBN 9780814684153. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, St. Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA, 15650.

Robert A. MARYKS, editor.A Companion to Jesuit Mysticism. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2017. pp. 393. $252.00 hb. ISBN 978-90-04-3103-1; E - ISBN: 978-90-04-34075-6; ISSN: 1871-6377. Reviewed by Jill RAITT, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.

Michael PLEKONThe World as Sacrament: An Ecumenical Path toward a World Spirituality. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017.  Pp. xviii + 252. $24.95.  ISBN 978-0-8146-4556-7.  Reviewed by John T. FORD, The Catholic University of America, Washington DC 20064.

Daniel CASTELO. Pentecostalism as A Christian Mystical Tradition. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm B. Eerdmans, 2017. pp. 194.  $30.00 pb. ISBN: 978080289562. Reviewed by Walter SISTO, D’Youville College.

GREGORY THE GREAT.Moral Reflections on the Book of Job: Volume 3 (Books 11-16), Cistercian Studies, no. 258, trans. Brian Kerns. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. 342 pp., $39.95 hardcover. ISBN: 978-0-8790-7358-9. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA  70126.

Jean-Pierre FORTINGrace in Auschwitz, a Holocaust Christology.  Minneapolis:  Fortress Press, 2016.  pp.250. $79.00hb.  ISBN 978-1-5064-0587-2.  Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Frederick V. SIMMONS, ed., with Brian SORRELLS .  Love and Christian Ethics: Tradition, Theory, and SocietyMoral Traditions Series.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2017. pp. 408.  $39.95 pb; $79.95 hc.  ISBN: 9781626163676.  Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Jean PORTERJustice as a Virtue: A Thomistic Perspective.  Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016. pp. 286.  $40.00 pb.  ISBN: 978-0-8028-7325-5.  Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Heidi RUSSELL. The Source of All Love: Catholicity and the Trinity. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2017. pp. 216. $27.00 pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-234-5. Reviewed by Daniel LLOYD, Saint Leo University, North Charleston, SC 29406.

Pope FRANCIS, With the Smell of the Sheep: The Pope Speaks to Priests, Bishops, and Other Shepherds, ed. Giuseppe Merola. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017: pp.xiii, 297. ISBN 9781626982246 (softcover) $18.00. Reviewed by Matthew R. PETRUSEK, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA  90045.

Ivana NOBLE.  Tracking God: An Ecumenical Fundamental Theology.  Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2016.  Pp xviii + 261. $32.00 pb.  ISBN 978-1606087008.  Reviewed by Whitney MCHAFFIE, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Brant PITREThe Case for Jesus: The Biblical and Historical Evidence for ChristNew York: Image, 2016.  Pp. xii + 242.  $23.00 hb.  ISBN 978-0770435486.  Reviewed by Thomas HEADLEY, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Alister MCGRATH.  The Big Question: Why We Can’t Stop Talking about Science, Faith and God.  New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press, 2015. Pp. ix + 257. $20.88 pb.  ISBN 978-1250077929.  Reviewed by Jason EICHENBERG, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Riccardo SACCENTIDebating Medieval Natural Law: A Survey.  Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame, 2016.  Pp. xiv + 156.  $45.00 hc.  ISBN978-0-268-10040-7.  Reviewed by Benjamin J. BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Amanda C. OSHEIMA Ministry of Discernment:  The Bishop and the Sense of the Faithful Collegeville, MN:  Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 221 + xxii. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8319-4.  Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA 02357.

F. Scott SPENCER. Song of Songs. Wisdom Commentary 25. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2017. Pp. lxiv + 252. $39.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8124-4. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76706.

Denise Dombkowski HOPKINS. Psalms Books 2-3. Wisdom Commentary 21. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. Pp. 410. $39.95 Hebrew Bible. ISBN 978-0-8146-8120-6. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76706.

Leonard J. DeLORENZO, Work of Love: A Theological Reconstruction of the Communion of Saints. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame Press, 2017: pp.xiii, 346. ISBN 9780268100933 (hardcover) $55.00. Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J. , Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

David E. DeCOSSE & Thomas A. NAIRN, OFM, eds. Conscience & Catholic Health Care: From Clinical Contexts to Government Mandates. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis, 2017. Pp. 200 and Index.  $ 35, pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-212-3. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Jennifer M. MCBRIDE. Radical Discipleship: A Liturgical Politics of the Gospel. Fortress Press, 2017.  pp. 279. $34.00 pb.  ISBN: 978-1-5064-0189-8. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

Stephen A. HUNT, D. François TOLMIE, & Ruben ZIMMERMAN. Character Studies in the Fourth Gospel: Narrative Approaches to Seventy Figures In John. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, 2016, pp. xxii, 724. ISBN 978-08028-7392-7. First Published by Mohr Siebeck, Tubingen, 2013. Reviewed by Christopher RUPERT, S.J., LaStorta Jesuit Residence, 2320 Liverpool Rd., Pickering, ON L1X 1V4.

Giosuè GHISALBERTI. Augustine’s Passions: His Transformation from a Roman Citizen to a Catholic Bishop, 354-401. Milwaukee:  Marquette University Press, 2016. pp. 300. $29.00 pb. ISBN 1-62600-606-7. Reviewed by Leo MADDEN, Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, OH 43219.

J. Brent BILL. Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker Spirituality, 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016. pp. 143. $15.99 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7403-0. Reviewed by John SNIEGOCKI, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Jean TRUAX. Aelred the Peacemaker: The Public Life of a Cistercian Abbot. Cistercian Studies vol. 251. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2017. Pp. xiv + 325. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-251-3. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Garrett GALVIN.  David’s Successors. Kingship in the Old Testament. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press (Michael Glazier Book), 2016. Pp 160, $24.95. pb. ISBN 9780814682517. Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 78207.

Edward FOLEY, editor. A Handbook for Catholic Preaching. Collegeville MN: Liturgical Press, pp. 318. ISBN 9780814663165. Reviewed by Pierre HEGY, Adelphi University NY 11530..

Megan SWEAS. Putting Education to Work: How Cristo Rey Schools are Transforming Urban Education.  New York: HarperOne, 2014. pp. 264, hardcover. ISBN 978 0 6228801 1. Reviewed by Richard RYMARZ, BBI-TAITE, Sydney, Australia.

Stefan PAAS. Church Planting in the Secular West: Learning from the European Experience.  Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2016. pp. 304, paperback. ISBN 978 0 8208 7348 4. Reviewed by Richard RYMARZ, BBI-TAITE, Sydney, Australia.

Maria C. MORROW. Sin in the Sixties. Catholics and Confession, 1955-1975. Washington , D.C. The Catholic University of America Press, 2016. pp. 264.  ISBN: 978-0-8132-2898-3. Reviewed by Péter TÖRÖK, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Hungary 2120.

William P. LOEWE, Lex Crucis: Soteriology and the Stages of Meaning. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2016. pp. 381. $79.00 hc. ISBN: 9781451472240. Reviewed by Paul LACHANCE, Independent Scholar.

Paul LAKELAND. The Wounded Angel: Fiction and the Religious Imagination. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2017. 215 pp. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4622-9. Reviewed by Kathleen M. FISHER, Assumption College, Worcester, MA 01609.

Anselm C. HAGEDORN. Die Anderen im Spiegel: Israels Auseinandersetzung mit den Völkern in den Büchern Nahum, Zefanja, Obadja und Joel. Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 414. Berlin: de Gruyter. 2011. Pp 379. ISBN 978-3110228564. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

Diarmaid MacCULLOCH, All Things Made New: The Reformation and Its Legacy.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 452 pp., $29.95 hardcover. ISBN: 978-0-19-061681-6. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA  70126.

Wes MARKOFSKI. New Monasticism and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism. Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. 364. ISBN 978-0-19-025801-6. Reviewed by Pierre HEGY, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11542.

Catholic Social Thought: Encyclicals and Documents from Pope Leo XIII to Pope Francis. David J. O’Brien and Thomas A. Shannon, eds. Third Revised Edition, Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017. Pp. 687. $40.00. ISBN: 9781626981997. Reviewed by Walter SISTO.

Miguel DE LA TORREThe Politics of Jesús: A Hispanic Political Theology. Lanham-Boulder-New York-London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.  xv + 201 pages.  ISBN 978-1-4422-5036-9, paperback, $23.00; ISBN 978-1-4422-5036-6, eBook, $22.99.  Reviewed by John T. FORD, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

Declan MARMION, Salvador Ryan, and Gesa E. Thiessen, editors. Remembering the Reformation: Martin Luther and Catholic Theology. Minneapolis, Fortress Press, 2017. pp. 248. $79 hc. ISBN: 9781506423371. Reviewed by Paul LACHANCE, Independent Scholar

William E. SIMON Jr. Great Catholic Parishes: A Living Mosaic – How Four Essential Practices Make Them Thrive. Notre Dame, IN: Ave Maria Press. 2016. pp. 202. $17.95 pb. ISBN-13 978-1-59471-417-7. Reviewed by Jonathon L. WIGGINS, CARA at Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007.

Eileen MARKEY, A Radical Faith: The Assassination of Sister Maura. New York: Nation Books, 2016.  321 pages. $26.99 hardcover. ISBN 978-1-56858-573-4.  Reviewed by Arthur J. KUBICK, Providence, RI.

Charles E. CURRAN and Lisa A. FULLAM, eds. The Sensus Fidelium and Moral Theology. Readings in Moral Theology No. 18.New York: Paulist Press, 2017. pp. 300. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-5315-2. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Terry EAGLETON. Materialism. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016. Pp. x+176.  ISBN 9780300218800. Reviewed by Craig A. Ford, Jr., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Matteo NICOLINI-ZANI. Christian Monks on Chinese Soil: A History of Monastic Missions to China. Translated by Sophia Senyk and William Skudlarek, OSB. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 408. $39.95 ISBN 9780814646991(print), 9780814646007 (ebook). Reviewed by Liang ZHANG, Institute of Religious Studies, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, P. R. China.

Gianni VATTIMOOf Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy.  Trans. Robert T. Valgenti.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2016.  Pp. 248.  ISBN: 978-0-231-16696-6.  $35.00, hardcover.  Reviewed by John V. APCYNSKI, emeritus, St. Bonaventure University.

Daniel A. DOMBROWSKI, Whitehead’s Religious Thought: From Mechanism to Organism, from Force to Persuasion. (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2017): pp.xviii, 184. ISBN 9781438464299 (hardcover) $85.00. Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J. , Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

Thomas BANCHOFF and José CASANOVA, editors.  The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Challenges.  Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2016, viii + 299 pp., ISBN: 978-1-62616-286-0, $32.95, paperback.  Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives of the Baltimore Province, Philadelphia, PA.

Bishop Joseph OSEI-BONSU.Understanding the Mass: Historical, Biblical, Theological, and Liturgical Perspectives. New York: Paulist Press, 2017. 220  pp. $27.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-5302-2. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, 14618.

Anthony J. GITTINSThe Way of Discipleship, Women, Men, and Today’s Call to Mission.  Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016.  Pp. 160.  $19.95 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8146-4715-8.  Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

L. Juliana M. CLASSENS. Claiming Her Dignity: Female Resistance in the Old Testament. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. xxvi + 165. $ 24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8419-1. Reviewed by Alice L. LAFFEY, Emerita, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610.

Lesley HAZLETON. Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto. New York: Riverhead Books. 2016. Pp.212. ISBN 978-1-59463-413-0. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

Charles E. ZECH, Mary L. GAUTIER, Mark M. GRAY, Jonathon L. WIGGINS, and Thomas P. GAUNT, S.J., S.J.  Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2017. Pp. 164.  ISBN 978-0-19-064516-8.  Reviewed by Michael J. McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan.

Diarmuid O’MURCHUReligious Life in the 21st Century. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016.  Pp. 272. $26.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-207-9.  Reviewed by Patricia WITTBERG, SC.  CARA at Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007.

Clemens SEDMAK. A Church of the Poor: Pope Francis and the Transformation of Orthodoxy. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016. pp.218. $32.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-206-2. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Agbonkhianmeghe E. OROBATOR, editor. The Church We Want: African Catholics Look to Vatican III. Maryknoll, Orbis Books, 2016. pp. 256. $35 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-203-1. Reviewed by Randall WOODARD, Saint Leo University.

Georg HOLZHERR. The Rule of Benedict. An Invitation to the Christian Life. Translated by Mark Thamert. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications , Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 596. $59.95 ISBN 97808790172568 (print) 9780879077341 (ebook). Reviewed by Christine FLETCHER, Benedictine University, Lisle, IL 60532.

Carol BERRY, Vincent van Gogh: His Spiritual Vision in Life and Art. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015.  186 pages.  $22.00 paperback. ISBN 978-1-62698-152-2.  Reviewed by Arthur J. KUBICK, Providence, RI.

Stephen M. BARRThe Believing Scientist:  Essays on Science and Religion.  Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 2016.   Pp. 226.  $25.  ISBN 978-0-8028-7370-5.  Reviewed by Michael Horace BARNES, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH 45469.

Agnes DE DREUZYThe Holy See and the Emergence of the Modern Middle East: Benedict XV’s Diplomacy in Greater Syria (1914-1922).  Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2016.  xi + 303 pp., ISBN: 9-780813-228495, $69.95, hardcover.  Reviewed by Patrick J. HAYES, Redemptorist Archives, Philadelphia.

Kimberly VRUDNY. Beauty’s Vineyard: A Theological Aesthetic of Anguish and Anticipation. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 264. $34.95 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8146-8407-8. Reviewed by Craig A. FORD, Jr., Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.

Bernard COOKE with Bruce MORRILL. The Essential Writings of Bernard Cooke: A Narrative Theology of Church, Sacrament, and Ministry. Foreword by Elizabeth A. Johnson. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2016. pp. 239. $27.95 pb. ISBN 9780809149759; e-book 9781587685880. Reviewed by Jill RAITT, University of Missouri, Columbia, Columbia, MO 65201.

David CLOUTIER. The Vice of Luxury: Economic Excess in a Consumer Age. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2015, pp. 336, $32.95 pb, ISBN: 9781626162563. Reviewed by Maria C. MORROW.

Patricia C. BELLM and Robert A. KRIEGCardinal Walter Kasper: Spiritual Writings.  Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2016.  pp. xv + 173. pb. ISBN: 978-1-62698-191-1.  Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA  15282.

Mary Ellen KONIECZNY, Charles C. Camosy, and Tricia C. Bruce, eds. Polarization in the US Catholic Church: Naming the Wounds, Beginning to Heal. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 196. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4665-6. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Gerald O’COLLINS, SJ, Revelation: Towards a Christian interpretation of God’s Self-Revelation in Jesus Christ. New York: Oxford U. Press, 2016. Pp. 210.  $27.99. ISBN 978-0-19-878420-3. Reviewed by Nathan KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Katarina SCHUTHSEMINARY FORMATION: Recent History, Current Circumstances, New Directions. Collegeville MN: Liturgical Press, 2016.  pp. 187. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-4800-1.Reviewed by Anthony J. POGORELC, PSS.  The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

Jim FORESTThe Root of War Is Fear: Thomas Merton’s Advice to Peacemakers.  Maryknoll: Orbis, 2016.  pp. xiv + 223.  $25.00 pb.  ISBN: 978-1-62698-197-3.  Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA  15282.

David Vincent MECONI, editor.  On Earth as It Is in Heaven:  Cultivating a Contemporary Theology of Creation Grand Rapids, Michigan:  William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016.  pp. 332.  $35.00 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8028-7350-7.  Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA  02357.

John C. WEI, Gratian the Theologian. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2016.  Pp., vi + 353.  ISBN: 978-0-8132-2803-7. $65.00, hardcover.  Reviewed by Patrick HAYES, Redemptorist Archives of the Baltimore Province, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123.

Jeana VISEL, Icons in the Western Church: Toward a More Sacramental Encounter, Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2016. Pp. 174. $19.95 pb. ISBN: 97808146601. Reviewed by Walter N. SISTO, D`Youville College, Buffalo NY.  

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Ricardo RAMIREZ, C.S.B. Power from the Margins: The Emergence of the Latino in the Church and Society. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016. pp. 202.  ISBN 9781626981935. Reviewed by Robert WRIGHT, O.M.I., Oblate School of Theology, San Antonio, TX 78216.

Teresa BERGER and Bryan D. SPINKS, editors. Liturgy’s Past/s: Methodologies and Materials in the Writing of Liturgical History. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. Pp. 305+index. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-6268-7. Reviewed by James DALLEN, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA 99258.

William J. O’MALLEY, SJ.  Being There, the Parables of Jesus in a Different VoiceMaryknoll: Orbis Books, 2016.  Pp. 200. $20.00 pb.  ISBN 978-1-62698-181-2.  Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Kristen M. COLBERG, Vatican I & Vatican II. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp.162. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8314-9. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA 19118.

Joelle ROLLO-KOSTER. Avignon and Its Papacy (1309-1417) Popes, Institutions, and Society. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Pp. 300. $74.99 ISBN 978-1-4422-1532. Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Edward T. OAKES, S.J., A Theology of Grace in Six Controversies. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016, pp. 248, $28.00 pb. ISBN 9780802873200. Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110. 

Celia Viggo WEXLER.  Catholic Women Confront Their Church: Stories of Hurt and Hope.  Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, pp. 216. $34.00 hardback ISBN 978-1-4422-5413-8; $33.99 eBook 978-1-4422-5414-5. Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, emerita,University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105-1096.

Phyllis ZAGANO. Women Deacons? Essays with Answers. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. 252 $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8312-5. Reviewed by Ella JOHNSON, St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, Rochester, NY 14618.

George HUNSINGERThe Beatitudes.  Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2015.  Pp. 140.  $19.95 hb.  ISBN 978-0-8091-0614-1.  Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Jason Reimer GREIG. Reconsidering Intellectual Disability: L’Arche, Medical Ethics, and Christian Friendship.Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2015. pp. 293. $32.95 pb. ISBN 978-1-6261-6243-3. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Lizette LARSON-MILLER. Sacramentality Renewed: Contemporary Conversations in Sacramental Theology. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. xviii + 189. $29.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8273-9. Reviewed by Joseph MARTOS, Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, MO 63108.

Robert E. ALVIS. White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition. New York:  Fordham University Press, 2016. pp. 349.  $35.00 pb. ISBN 978-8232-7171-9. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Gerardo MARTI and Gladys GANIEL.  2014.  The Deconstructed Church: Understanding Emerging Christianity.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.  IBN: 978-0-19-995988-4. Reviewed by Michael McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI 48206.

Ilia DELIO, OSF, editor.  Personal Transformation and a New Creation. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016, pp. 230. ISBN: 9781626982093 (pbk.).  Reviewed by Joseph A. Bracken , S.J., Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207.

C. Kavin ROWE, One True Life: The Stoics and Early Christians as Rival Traditions. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. pp. 320. $40.00 hb. ISBN 978-0300180121. Reviewed by Jeffrey MORROW, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079.

Elizabeth A. JOHNSON, ed. The Strength of Her Witness: Jesus Christ in the Global Voices of Women. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 2016. pp. 354. $35.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-127-0. Reviewed by Karen TEEL, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA 92110.

David STEINDL-RAST and Anselm GRUN. Faith beyond Belief: Spirituality for Our Time. A Conversation. Collegeville, Minn: Liturgical Press, 2015. pp. 176.  $17.95 pb. ISBN: 9780814647134. Reviewed by Walter SISTO, D'Youville College,  Buffalo, NY 14201.

Robert MASSONWithout Metaphor, No Saving God: Theology After Cognitive Linguistics.  2014. Leuven-Paris-Walpole MA: Peeters.  ISBN: 978-90-429-3019-3.  Reviewed by Win WHELAN, St. Bonaventure University (emerita), 1415 W. Rascher Avenue Chicago IL 60640-1205. 

Robert L. LIVELY Jr, The Mormon Missionary: who Is That Knocking at My Door.  Maryknoll, Miami: University Press of Florida, 2011. pp. 548, paperback. ISBN 978 0 8130 3608 3. Reviewed by Richard RYMARZ, The Broken Bay Institute, Sydney.

Agnes M. BRAZAL and María Theresa DÁVILA, editors.  Living with(out) Borders: Catholic Theological Ethics on the Migrations of Peoples.  Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016.  pp. 272.  $42.00.  ISBN: 978-1-62698-166-9. Reviewed by Marianne T. FITZGERALD, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556.

Marcia PALLY.  Commonwealth and Covenant: Economics, Politics, and Theologies of Relationality.  Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016.  Pp. viii + 424.  $50.00 pb.  ISBN 978-0-8028-7104-6.  Reviewed by Benjamin J. BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Stephen ANDES and Julia You, eds.  Local Church Global Church. Catholic Activism in Latin America from Rerum Novarum to Vatican II. The Catholic University Press of America. 2016.  p.p. 353.  ISBN  9780813227917. Reviewed by Daniel H. LEVINE, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 48109-1045.

Julia BRUMBAUGH and Natalia IMPERATORI-LEE, editors. Turning to the Heavens and the Earth: Theological Reflections on a Cosmological Conversion, Essays in Honor of Elizabeth A. Johnson. Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 2016. pp. xlvi + 289. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8772-7. Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA 02357.

Massimo FAGGIOLIThe Rising Laity: Ecclesial Movements since Vatican II.  New York: Paulist Press, 2016.  Pp. 165. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-4934-6.  Reviewed by Anthony J. POGORELC.  Catholic University of America, Washington DC 20064.

Kevin IRWIN. The Sacraments: Historical Foundations and Liturgical Theology. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2016. $39.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-4955-1. Reviewed by Nathaniel MARX, Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, 200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad, IN 47577.

William of SAINT-THIERRY, Arnold of Bonneval, Geoffrey of Auxerre. The First Life of Bernard of Clairvaux. Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Hillary Costello, OCSO. Cistercian Fathers vol. 76. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, 2016. Pp. xlii + 286. $29.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-87907-176-9. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

John MCGREEVYAmerican Jesuits and the World: How and Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global.  Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2016. pp. 315. $35.00, hardcover, ISBN: 978-0-691-17162-3. Reviewed by Patrick HAYES, Redemptorist Archives of the Baltimore Province, Philadelphia, PA, 19123.

Alvin PLANTINGAKnowledge and Christian Belief.  Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2015.  $16.00 pb.  Pp. 129.  ISBN: 978-0-8028-7204-3.   Reviewed by John V. APCZYNSKI, Professor emeritus, St. Bonaventure University, 14778-0012.

James HARPUR. The Pilgrim Journey. A History of Pilgrimage in the Western World. Katonah (New York) BlueBridge, 2016. pp. 202. $15.95 hc. ISBN 9781629190006. Reviewed by Péter TÖRÖK, Hungary 2120.

Robert SCHREITERConstructing Local Theologies. 30th Anniversary Edition.  Maryknoll, NY:  Orbis Books, 2015.  pp 204.  $30 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-146-1.  Reviewed by Jeffrey KIRCH, Saint Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, IN  47978

Lyra PITSTICK. Christ’s Descent into Hell: John Paul II, Joseph Ratzinger, and Hans Urs von Balthasar on the Theology of Holy SaturdayGrand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016.  pp. xiv+135.  $20.90 pb.  ISBN 9780802869050.  Reviewed by Christopher DENNY, St. John’s University, Queens, NY  11439.

Daniel COSACCHI and Eric MARTIN, eds. The Berrigan Letters: Personal Correspondence Between Daniel and Philip Berrigan. New York: Orbis Books, 2016. pp. 340. $30. pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-164-5. Reviewed by James R. KELLY, emeritus Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458.

Marie-Theres WACKER. Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah. Wisdom Commentary 31. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2016. Hardcover. Pp. 157 + xlvi. $39.95. ISBN: 978-0-8146-8155-8. Reviewed by Nicholas R. WERSE, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76706.

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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Paul VALLELY, Pope Francis. The Struggle for the Soul of Catholicism. New York. Bloomsbury USA. 2015, pp. 470, $30.00 ISBN 978-1-63286-115-3.
and
Marco POLITI, Pope Francis Among the Wolves. The Inside Story of a Revolution. New York. Columbia University Press, 2015 pp. 270, $27.95, ISBN 978-0-231-17414-5. Massimo FAGGIOLI, Pope Francis. Tradition in Transition. Mahwah NJ, Paulist Press, 2015. ISBN 978-0-8091-4892-9.? Reviewed by Daniel H. LEVINE, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 48109-1045.

David L. SCHINDLER and Nicholas J. HEALY Jr. Freedom, Truth, and Human Dignity: The Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Religious Freedom. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015. pp. 477. $45 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7155-8. Reviewed by James DALLEN, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA 99258.

Wolfgang HUBER. Ethics: The Fundamental Questions of Our Lives. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2015. pp. 250. $32.95 pb. ISBN978-1-62616-165-8. Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA 15282.

Servais PINCKAERS. Passions and Virtue, trans. Benedict M. Guevin. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2015. 139 pp., $65.00 hardback. ISBN: 978-0-8132-2751-1. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA 70126.

D. Paul SULLINS. Keeping the Vow: The Untold Story of Married Catholic Priests. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Pp. 322. $29.95 hardcover. ISBN 978-0-19-986004-3. Reviewed by Patricia WITTBERG, Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

Paul GROGAN and Kirsteen KIM, editor. The New Evangelization: Faith, People, Context and Practice. London: Bloomsbury, 2015. Pp. 296 + xii. $83.99. ISBN 978-0-567-65737-4. Reviewed by Francis X. KLOSE, Cabrini College, Radnor PA 19087.

Jonathan J. SANFORD. Before Virtue: Assessing Contemporary Virtue Ethics. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2015. 280 pp., $65.00 hardback. ISBN: 978-0-8132-2739-9. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA 70126.

PONTIFICAL BIBLICAL COMMISSION.The Inspiration and Truth of Sacred Scripture. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. 204. $19.95 pb. 978-0-8146-4903-9. Reviewed by Jason BERMENDER, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53228.

Margaret F. BRINIG & Nicole STELLE GARNETT. Lost Classroom, Lost Community. Catholic Schools’ Importance in Urban America. Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press. 2014. pp. 202. ISBN-13:978-0-226-12200-7. Reviewed by Péter Torok, Hungary.

William HARMLESS,Augustine and the Catechumenate, Rev. Ed.Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. 476. ISBN 978-0-8146-6314-1.Reviewed by Marc TUMEINSKI, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA 01612.

Anthony J. GITTINS. Living Mission Interculturally: Faith, Culture, and the Renewal of Praxis. Collegeville: Liturgical Press. 2015. Pp. 221. ISBN: 978-0-8146-8318-7. Reviewed by Michael McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI 48206.

Annemarie SANDERS, Editor. Transformational Leadership: Conversations with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Maryknoll, N.Y. Orbis Books, 2015. pp. 207. $20.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-138-6. Reviewed by Dr. Terry SHIELDS, Leadership and Management Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8.

Elizabeth Michael BOYLE and Carol J. DEMPSEY, The Bible and Literature, Orbis Books, 2015, pp. xvi, 216. $30, pb. ISBN 978-1-62698. Reviewed by Christopher RUPERT S.J., LaStorta Jesuit Residence, 2320 Liverpool Rd., Pickering, ON L1X 1V4.

Robert WUTHNOW. Inventing American Religion: Polls, Surveys, and the Tenuous Quest for a Nation’s Faith. London, UK: Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 247. $29.95 hardcover ISBN 9780190258900. (Also e-book). Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Richard J. REGAN. The American Constitution And Religion. Washington D C.: Catholic University of America, 2013. Pp. 282. ISBN 978-0-8132-2152-6 ppb. Reviewed by James R. KELLY, sociology emeritus Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10456

Marc Cardinal OUELETT.Mystery and Sacrament of Love: A Theology of Marriage and the Family for the New Evangelization.Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans Publishing Company. 332 pages. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7334-7. Reviewed by Michael McCALLION, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, Michigan.

Jeanmarie GRIBAUDO. A Holy Yet Sinful Church: Three Twentieth Century Moments in a Developing Theology. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press. 2015. $22.95 pb. ISBN978-0-8146-4771-4. Reviewed by Richard SHIELDS, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, ON.

Catherine VINCIE. Worship and the New Cosmology: Liturgical and Theological Challenges. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2014.pp. 115. $16.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8272-2. Reviewed by Andrew MCCARTHY, Anna Maria College, 50 Sunset Ln, Paxton MA 01612.

Massimo FAGGIOLI. A Council of the Global Church: Receiving Vatican II in History. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2015. Pp. 350. $44.00. ISBN: 9781451472097. Reviewed by Paul MISNER, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881.

Peter BROWN. The Ransom of the Soul. Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-674-96758-8. Reviewed by John V. APCZYNSKI, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778-0012.

Barry HUDOCK. Struggle, Condemnation, Vindication: John Courtney Murray's Journey toward Vatican II. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015. Pp. xxix + 185. $19.95 pb. ISBN978-0-8146-8322-4. Reviewed by James T. CROSS, Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, FL 33574.

John R. TYSON. The Way of the Wesleys: A Short Introduction. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014. 202 pp., $18.00 paperback. ISBN: 978-0-8028-6954-8. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA 70126.

Roger OLSON and Christian T. Collins WINN. Reclaiming Pietism: Retrieving an Evangelical Tradition. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015. 190 pp., $18.00 paperback. ISBN: 978-0-8028-6909-8. Reviewed by Steve W. LEMKE, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA 70126.

John A. MCCOY. A Still And Quiet Conscience: The Archbishop Who Challenged a Pope, a President, and a Church: A Life of Raymond G. Hunthausen. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2015. Pp. 344. $26.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-117-1. Reviewed by Ann S.F. SWANER, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL 33161.

Ursula KING. Spirit and Fire, the live and vision of Teilhard De Chardin (Revised). Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Publications, 2015. pp. 258. $26.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-114-0. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Ilia DELIO, Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology, Consciousness, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015. pp. 278. $25.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-136-2. Reviewed by Ann MICHAUD, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, 01458.

Dom Gregory DIX. The Shape of the Liturgy. London: Bloomsbury 2005, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2015. Pp. 764. $35.96 pb, $76.73 Cloth. ISBN 978-0-567-66157-9. Reviewed by Winifred WHELAN, St. Bonaventure University (emerita), 1415 W. Rascher Avenue, Chicago IL 60640-1205.

David CHEETHAM, Douglas PRATT, and David THOMAS, Editors. Understanding Interreligious Relations. Edited by Oxford University Press, 2013. 448 pages.  $35.00. 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).

Kenan B. OSBORNE, O.F.M., Sacramental Theology: Fifty Years After Vatican II. Hobe Sound, FL: Lectio Publishing, 2014. 190 pp., $19.95. ISBN 978-0-9898397-3-0. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618.

Benjamin BEIT-HALLAHMI. Psychological Perspectives on Religion and Religiosity. London, UK: Routledge, 2015, pp. 316. $170.00 hardcover ISBN 9780415682862 . (Also paperback $59.95). Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105.

Donald NORWOOD, Reforming Rome: Karl Barth and Vatican II. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2015, pp.xxi+263. $35.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7210-4. Reviewed by Alice LAFFEY, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610.

Dominic WHITE, O.P. The Lost Knowledge of Christ: Contemporary Spiritualities, Christian Cosmology, and the Arts. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015. Pp 221, $24.95r. ISBN 978-0-8146-8269-2 -- 978-0-8146-8294-4 (ebook). Reviewed by James ZEITZ, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas 48207.

Eamon DUFFY, Saints and Sinners: A History of the Popes (Fourth Edition). New Haven: Yale University, 2014, pp 513. $23.00pb. ISBN-13: 978-0-30020612-8. Reviewed by Robert P. MARKO, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI 49506.

Rose PACATTE. Martin Sheen: Pilgrim on the Way. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2015. pp. 142. $12.95 pb ISBN: 978-0-8146-3712-8. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, University Heights, OH 44118

Angela Alaimo O’DONNELL. Flannery O’Connor: Fiction Fired by Faith. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2015. pp. 138. $12.95 pb ISBN: 978-0-8146-3701-2. Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, University Heights, OH 44118.

Anastasia WENDLINDER, Speaking of God in Thomas Aquinas and Meister Eckhart: Beyond Analogy. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. pp. 217. $109. 95 hc. ISBN 978-1-4094-6916-2. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN. Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057.

Jakob Egeris THORSEN. Charismatic Practice and Catholic Parish Life. The Incipient Pentecostalization of the Church in Guatemala and Latin America. Leiden, the Netherlands & Boston: Brill, 2015. pp. 242. ISBN 978-90-04-29165-2. Reviewed by Pierre HEGY, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11530.

John DEAR. Thomas Merton, Peacemaker: Meditations on Merton, Peacemaking, and the Spiritual Life. Maryknoll, NY. Orbis Books, 2015. pp. xv + 192. $20.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-107-2. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

Daniella ZSUPAN-JEROME. Connected Toward Communion: The Church and Social Communication in the Digital Age. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. 139. $17.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8220-3.
Doris DONELLY. Sacraments and Justice. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. 112. $16.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8072-8.
Reviewed by Ella JOHNSON, St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, Rochester, NY 14618.

Rory McENTEE and Adam BUCKO, The New Monasticism: An Interspiritual Manifesto for Contemplative Living. Maryknoll: Orbis, 2015. pp. 215. $25.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-126-3. Reviewed by Wilburn T. STANCIL, Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO 64110.

Paul LAKELAND. A Council That Will Never End: Lumen Gentium and the Church Today. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2013. pp. 158+xxxiii. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8066-7. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Thomas MERTON. Ishi Means Man: Essays on Native Americans. New York. Paulist Press, 2015. pp. viii + 81. $9.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-4911-7. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541.

James J. BACIK. Humble Confidence: Spiritual and Pastoral Guidance from Karl Rahner. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Prss, 2014. pp. 185. $19.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8316-3. Reviewed by Jill RAITT, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.

Leonardo BOFF. Come Holy Spirit: Inner Fire, Giver of Life, Comforter of the Poor.Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015. pp. 214. $17.63 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-106-5. Reviewed by Karen Monique GREGG, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN 46808.

Christine M. FLETCHER. 24/7 Christian: The Secular Vocation of the Laity. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2015. pp. 128. $14.95 pb. ISBN-10: 0814649688.
Laura Kelly FANUCCI. Everyday Sacrament: The Messy Grace of Parenting. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. 152. $14.95 pb. ISBN-10: 081463768X. Reviewed by Maureen Beyer MOSER, 12 Woodlot Road, Eastchester, NY 10709.

Massimo FAGGIOLI. Sorting Out Catholicism: A Brief History of the New Ecclesial Movements. Translated by Demetrio S. Yocum.Collegeville, MN: Michael Glazier Books Liturgical Press, 2014. pp 242. $19.95. ISBN: 9780814683057. Reviewed by Eric W. HENDRY, Plano, TX 75026

Nancy Tatom AMMERMANSacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes. Finding Religion in Everyday Life. Oxford University Press, 2014. 376 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-991736-5 also eBook.  Reviewed by Christopher CARROLL Northwestern University Department of Sociology.

Peter J. CASARELLA, ed. Jesus Christ: The New Face of Social Progress. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdman's Publishing Company, 2015. pp. 380. $45.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7113-8. Reviewed by Kathleen BORRES, Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe, PA 15650

Walter KASPER.  The Catholic Church: Nature, Reality, and Mission.  London:  Bloomsbury, 2015.  pp 463.  $54 pb. ISBN 978-1-4411-8708-3.  Reviewed by Jeffrey KIRCH, C.PP.S.  Saint Joseph’s College, Indiana, 47978

Stanislaw GRYGIEL. Discovering the Human Person: In Conversation with John Paul II. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2014. pp. 175. $24.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7154-1. Reviewed by Jason BERMENDER, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Lee BEACH, The Church in Exile: Living in Hope After Christendom. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press Academic, 2015. pp. 240. ISBN 978-0-8308-4066-3. Reviewed by Marc TUMEINSKI, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA 01612

Pope FRANCIS. Walking with Jesus: A Way Forward for the Church. Chicago: Loyola Press, 2015. pp. 160. $16.95. ISBN 978-0-8294-4254-0. Reviewed by Ann MICHAUD, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458

Maxwell E. JOHNSON, Timothy O’MALLEY, and Demetrio S. YOCUM, eds. At the Heart of the Liturgy: Conversations with Nathan D. Mitchell’s “Amen Corners,” 1991-2012. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. 190. $34.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-6309-7. Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA 02357

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 Orthodoxy. Milwaukee, 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

Rebecca MOORE. Women in Christian Traditions. New York: New York University Press, 2015. $17.00 pb. pp.200. ISBN 978-1-4798-2175-4. Reviewed by Shannon SCHREIN, Lourdes University. Sylvania, OH 43560

Laura VANCE. Women in New Religions. New York: New York University Press, 2015. pp. 160. $17.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-4798-1602-6. Reviewed by Shannon SCHREIN, Lourdes University. Sylvania, OH 43560

Antonio L PEZ and Javier PRADES, eds. Retrieving Origins and the Claim of Multiculturalism. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2014. pp. 208. $29.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-6990-6. Reviewed by Joseph S. FLIPPER, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY 40205

Elizabeth A. JOHNSON. Abounding in Kindness: Writings for the People of God. New York.: Orbis Books, 2015. pp. ix + 324. ISBN 978-1-62698-112-3 pb. Reviewed by Jill RAITT, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65201

Gustavo GUTI RREZ and Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig M LLER. On The Side of the Poor: The Theology of Liberation. New York: Orbis Books, 2015. Pp. 144. $19.35 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-115-7. Reviewed by Karen Monique GREGG, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN 46808

John C. HAUGHEY. A Biography of the Spirit. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2015. pp. 220. $25.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-122-5. Reviewed by Andrew T. MCCARTHY. Anna Maria College. Paxton, MA 01621

F. D. E. SCHLEIERMACHER. Christmas Dialogue, The Second Speech, and Other Selections. Edited, translated, and with an Introduction by Julia A. Lamm. Classics of Western Spirituality. New York & Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2014. Pp. 296. $29.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-4878-3. Reviewed by Richard B. STEELE, Seattle Pacific University, SEATTLE, WA 98119

Brian STEENSLAND and Philip GOFF, editors. The New Evangelical Social Engagement. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. $90.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-19-932954-0. Reviewed by Paul MISNER, Marquette University emeritus, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881

Joseph MUDD. Eucharist as Meaning: Critical Metaphysics and Contemporary Sacramental Theology. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2014. Pp 240. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-8146-8221-0

Joseph MUDD. Eucharist as Meaning: Critical Metaphysics and Contemporary Sacramental Theology. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2014. Pp 240. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-8146-8221-0

Thomas O’Loughlin, The Eucharist: Origins and Contemporary Understandings. NY: NY, Bloomsbury, 2015. Pp 220. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-567-38459-1. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY 14618

Robert Emmett CURRAN. Papist Devils: Catholics in British America, 1574-1783. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2014. pp. 320. $29.95 pb. ISBN: 978-0-8132-2583-8. Reviewed by Daniel LLOYD, Saint Leo University, North Charleston, SC 29406

Christiana Z. PEPPARD and Andrea VICINI, eds., Just Sustainability: Technology, Ecology, and Resource Extraction. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015. Pp. xii + 292. $42.00pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-132-4. Reviewed by David CLOUTIER, Mount St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, MD, 21727

Otto Hermann PESCH. The Second Vatican Council Pre-history, Event, Results & Post-history, (Translated by Deirdre Dempsey) Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2014. Pp 412. $35.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62600-702-4. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141

Margaret A. FARLEY. Changing the Questions. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2015. pp. 352, $30.00. ISBN: 978-1-8028-62698-128-7 (pbk.). Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, University Heights, OH 44118

Diana WALSH PASULKA. Heaven Can Wait: Purgatory in Catholic Devotional and Popular Culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. pp. 207+x. $29.95 hb. ISBN 978-0-1953-8202-0. Reviewed by Ryan MARR, Mercy College of Health Sciences, Des Moines, IA 50309

Ann KESSLER. Benedictine Men and Women of Courage: Roots and History, rev. ed., edited by Neville Ann Kelly. Seattle: Lean Scholar Press: 2014. pp. 480. $26.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-9904497-0-6. Reviewed by Jakob Karl RINDERKNECHT, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53201

John MILBANK. The Suspended Middle: Henri de Lubac and the Renewed Split in Modern Catholic Theology. Michigan / Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2014. pp. 110. ISBN: 978-0-8028-7236-4. Reviewed by Cathal DOHERTY SJ, University of San Francisco, CA

Jared DEES. 31 Days to Becoming a Better Religious Educator. Indiana: Ave Maria Press, 2013. pp. 160. $8.95 pb. ISBN-13 978-1594713842. Reviewed by Jeffrey S. BURWELL SJ, St. Paul’s College at the University of Manitoba, MB, R3T 2N2

Scott CARL, editor. Verbum Domini and the Complementarity of Exegesis and Theology. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2015. pp. 192. $25.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-7148-0. Reviewed by JASON BERMENDER, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI 53223

Hyo-Dong LEE. Spirit, Qi, and the Multitude: A Comparative Theology for the Democracy of Creation. 2014, pp. 362. $32.28 (paper). ISBN: 978-0-8232-5502-3. Reviewed by Joseph A. BRACKEN, S.J., Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH 45207

Antonio SPADARO. Cybertheology: Thinking Christianity in the Era of the Internet. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014.pp 160. $24.00 pb. ISBN 978-0823257003. Reviewed by Peter BEISHEIM, Stonehill College, North Easton, MA 02357

Nathan R. KOLLAR, Muhammad SHAFIQ, editors. Sacred Texts & Human Contexts: A North American Response to “A Common Word between Us and You.” North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014. Pp. 453. $35.50 pb. ISBN 978-1500845407. Reviewed by Thomas DONLIN-SMITH, Nazareth College, Rochester, NY 14618

Cheryl C.D. HUGHES, Katharine Drexel: The Riches-To Rags Story of an American Saint. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2014. VII + pp. 275. ISBN 978-0-8028-6992-0. Reviewed by Francis X. KLOSE, Cabrini College, 610 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA 19087

Ricky MANALO. The Liturgy of Life: The Interrelationship of Sunday Eucharist and Everyday Worship Practices. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. 205. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-6308-0. Reviewed by Stephen S. WILBRICHT, Stonehill College, Easton, MA 02356

Aimee Upjohn LIGHT, God at the Margins: Making Theological Sense of Religious Plurality. Winona, MI: Anselm Academic, 2014. Pp. 140. $ 16.95 pb. ISBN978-1-59982-188-7. Reviewed by Nathan R. KOLLAR, St. John Fisher College, NY 14618

Franco GARELLI. Religion Italian Style: Continuities and Changes in a Catholic Country. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014. pp.230. $109.95 hc. ISBN 9781472436443. Reviewed by Brandon VAIDYANATHAN, Rice University, Houston, TX 77005

J. Matthew ASHLEY, Kevin F. BURKE, Rodolfo CARDENAL, editors. A Grammar of Justice: The Legacy of Ignacio Ellacuria.  Maryknoll: Orbis, 2014.  pp. 282.  $25.00 pb.  ISBN 978-1-62698-086-0.  Reviewed by Moni MCINTYRE, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA  15282

Lawrence J. McANDREWS. What They Wished For: American Catholics & American Presidents, 1960-2004. Univ. of Georgia Press. 503 pp. 2014 ISBN 978-0-8203-4683-0 503 PP. Reviewed by James R. KELLY, Sociology emeritus, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458

Jonathan Y. TAN. Christian Mission Among the Peoples of Asia. New York: Orbis Books, 2014. pp. 242. $40.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-104-1. Reviewed by Jayne L. WILCOX, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141

Robert MAGLIOLA. Facing up to Real Doctrinal Difference: How Some Thought-Motifs from Derrida Can Nourish the Catholic-Buddhist Encounter. Kettering, OH: Angelico Press, 2014. Pp. 206. $16.95 pb. ISBN: 978-1-62138-079-5 Reviewed by John V. APCZYNSKI,, Professor emeritus, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY 14778-0012

John BERKMAN and William C. MATTISON, III, eds. Searching for a University Ethic: Multidisciplinary, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Responses to the Catholic Natural Law Tradition. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2014. Pp. 327. $35.00 pb. ISBN 978-0-8028-6844-2. Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Anselm K. MIN, editor. The Task of Theology: Leading Theologians on the Most Compelling Questions for Today. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2014. pp. 266. $37.00. ISBN 978-1-62698-105-8. Reviewed by Ann MICHAUD, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458

Jacob RAMSAY. Mandarins and Martyrs. The Church and the Nguyen Dynasty in Early Nineteenth-Century Vietnam. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2008. xii-212 pp. Maps, notes, bibliography, index.$ 50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5651-8. Reviewed by Peter C. PHAN, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

Gerald O’COLLINS. The Second Vatican Council: Message and Meaning. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. xiv + 225. $24.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8311-8. Reviewed by Patrick F. O’CONNELL, Gannon University, Erie, PA 16541

Travis SCHOLL. Walking the Labyrinth: A Place to Pray and Seek God. Downers Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press, 2014, pp. 237. $16.00 pb. ISBN 978-0830835836. Reviewed by Fran LEAP, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA 15601

Matthew LEVERING, Mary’s Bodily Assumption, Notre Dame, University of Notre Dame Press, 2015, pp. 268. ISBN 978-0-268-03390-0. . Reviewed by Christopher RUPERT S.J., LaStorta Jesuit Residence, 2320 Liverpool Rd., Pickering, ON L1X 1V4.

Shai HELD. Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Call of Transcendence. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2013. pp. 300. $39.00 hbk. ISBN 978-0-253-01126-8. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141.

Mary Beth Fraser CONNOLLY. Women of Faith: The Chicago Sisters of Mercy and the Evolution of a Religious Community. New York: Fordham University Press, 2014, pp. 372. $65 hc. ISBN: 9780823254736 (Also eBook). Reviewed by Meg Wilkes KARRAKER, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 55105 .

Murphy PIZZAPaganistan: Contemporary Pagan Community in Minnesota’s Twin Cities. Farnham, England: Ashgate Publishing, 2015. Hbk. 150. 60.00 ISBN 978-1-40944-283-7.  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)

Brett C. HOOVER. The Shared Parish: Latinos, Anglos, and the Future of U.S. Catholicism. New York / London: New York University Press, 2014. pp. 304. $49.00 cloth. ISBN: 9781479854394. Reviewed by William A. CLARK, SJ, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA 01610

Margaret O’GARA. No Turning Back: The Future of Ecumenism. Edited by Michael Vertin. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2014. pp. 240. $29.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-8313-2. Reviewed by Ella JOHNSON, St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, Rochester, NY 14618

Anne M. MARTINEZ. Catholic Borderlands: Mapping Catholicism onto American Empire, 1905 1935. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2014. Pp. 293. $70.00 hb. ISBN 978-0-8032-4877-9. Reviewed by Ann SWANER, Barry University, Miami Shores FL 33161

Stephen BULLIVANT. Faith and Unbelief. New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2014. Pp. xx + 156. $16.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-4865-3. Reviewed by Benjamin J. BROWN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560

Raymond G. HELMICK, S.J. The Crisis of Confidence in the Catholic Church. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014. pp. 293. ISBN 978-0-567-46425-5. Reviewed by Jeffrey KIRCH, C.PP.S., Saint Joseph’s College, Rensselaer, IN 47978

Austen IVEREIGH. The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope. New York. Henry Holt and Company, 2014. Pp. 445, ISBN 978-1-62779-157-1 (hardcover) ISBN 978-1-62779-158-1 (electronic book). Reviewed by Daniel H. LEVINE, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 48109

Leonardo BOFF, Francis of Rome. Francis of Assisi. A New Springtime For The Church. Maryknoll/New York, Orbis Books, 2014, pp. 160. Pb ISBN 978-1-62698-083-9. Reviewed by Solange LEFEBVRE, Universit de Montr al, C.P. 6128 succursale centre-ville, Montr al Qu bec Canada H3C 3J7

Robert LASSALLE-KLEIN, Blood and Ink: Ignacio Ellacur a, Jon Sobrino, and the Jesuit Martyrs of the University of Central America, Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2014. pp. 376. $34.00 pb: ISBN 978-1-62698-063-1. Reviewed by Arthur J. KUBICK, Providence, Rhode Island

Joshtrom KUREETHADAM, Creation in Crisis: Science, Ethics, Theology. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2014. pp. 188. $50.00. ISBN: 978-1-62698-100-3 (pbk.). Reviewed by Dolores L. CHRISTIE, John Carroll University, University Heights , OH 44118

Steven P. MILLER, The Age of Evangelicalism: America’s Born-Again Years. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. pp. 221. ISBN 978 0 19 077795-2 . Reviewed by Richard RYMARZ, St Joseph’s College, University of Alberta, Edmonton Alberta, T6G 2J5

Brenda E. NOVACK, A Double-Edged Sword. Jehanne d’Arc and Claims to Divine Sanction in Acts of War (Eugene, OR: Pickwick | Wipf and Stock, 2014), xvi + 358 pp., ISBN 13:978-1-62564-238-7, paperback, $41.00. Reviewed by Guy C. CARTER, Saint Peter’s University, Jersey City, NJ

Brendan BYRNE. Life Abounding: A Reading of John’s Gospel. Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 2014. Pp.376. $39.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8146-3574-2. Reviewed by Shannon SCHREIN, Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH 43560

Nancy Tatom AMMERMAN. Sacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes. Finding Religion in Everyday Life. Oxford University Press, 2014. 376 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-991736-5 also eBook. . Reviewed by Ana Lourdes SUAREZ, Catholic University of Argentina, Buenos Aires

James T. BRETZKE, Handbook of Roman Catholic Moral Terms. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2013, pp 260. $24.95 pb. ISBN-978-1626160033. Reviewed by Robert MARKO, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Ilia DELIO, ed. From Teilhard to Omega: Co-creating an Unfinished Universe. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2014. pp. 263. $30.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-069-3. Reviewed by Calvin MERCER, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858

Garry WILLS Bare Ruined Choirs. Doubt, Prophecy, and Radical Religion [First published in 1972- Paulist Press. Reissued 2014. Pp 300 ISBN 978-0-8091-4819-6. Reviewed by Daniel H. LEVINE, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 48109-1045

Robert Blair KAISER. Inside the Jesuits: How Pope Francis Is Changing the Church and the World. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. Pp. 224. $32.00 hb; $31.99 ebook. ISBN 978-1-4422-2901-3. Reviewed by James T. BRETZKE, S.J., Boston College School of Theology & Ministry, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Laura SWAN. The Wisdom of the Beguines: The Forgotten Story of a Medieval Women’s Movement. Katanoh, New York: BlueBridge, 2014. pp. 208. $13.56 hc. ISBN 1933346973. Reviewed by Ann SWANER, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL  33161

Bernard V. BRADY. Be Good & Do Good: Thinking through Moral Theology. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2014. pp.197. $30.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-099-0. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA 19118

Judith SCHUBERT. 100 Questions & Answers on Women in the New Testament. New York, NY: Paulist Press, 2014. pp.115. $16.95 pb. ISBN 978-0-8091-4845-5. Reviewed by Marie CONN, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA 19118

Kristin M. COLBERG and Robert A. KRIEG, Eds. The Theology of Cardinal Walter Kasper: Speaking Truth in Love. Collegeville, MN: Michael Glazier Liturgical Press, 2014. pp 308. $29.95. ISBN: 9780814683156. Reviewed by Eric W. HENDRY, Plano, TX 75026

Paul CROWLEY, S.J. (Editor). From Vatican II to Pope Francis, Charting a Catholic Future. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2014. pp. 180. $28.00 pb. ISBN 978-1-62698-089-1. Reviewed by Francis BERNA, La Salle University, 1900 W. Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19141