Hart, a visiting assistant professor of history at Hillsdale College in Michigan, examines Mencken’s life and career from his birth until after his death and establishes the influence of Mencken’s family upon H.L.’s religious attitudes and pro-German feelings that were to shape his thinking.
“Interior Journey” is a brief book, easily read in a few hours which approaches spirituality under four headings: change; simplicity; solitude and friendship; and gratitude.
By Ann Jonas For The Visitor Lent is a time for reflection, holy reading and spiritual growth. Here are three books that are great resources for Lent and Holy Week spiritual renewal. “O Cross of Christ” by Pope Francis; Liturgical Press; November 2016; 32 pp; $5.95. On Good Friday evenings, Pope Francis has continued the […]
By Allan F. Wright “An Exorcist Explains the Demonic: The Antics of Satan and His Army of Fallen Angels” by Father Gabriele Amorth with Stefano Stimamiglio. Sophia Institute Press (Manchester, New Hampshire, 2016). 145 pp., $14.95. The world-renowned exorcist, Pauline Father Gabriele Amorth, who died this past September, has left his wisdom and experience in […]
For those who only know what they read about those decades and the people, events and movements integral to them, they will feel as though they “were there” once they have read “Getting Religion.”
The author’s conclusion is unequivocal, that this data set of more than 4,000 near-death experiences offers “overwhelming evidence of God.”
Peter Seewald’s interview of Pope Benedict offers readers a journey through the theological life of the retired pope.
Best-selling author Alice Hoffman has written 23 novels, along with eight books for children and young adults and three books of short fiction. Her newest novel, “Faithful,” is contemporary fiction at its best.
In this excellent, well-written and highly readable book, Russell Shaw presents the stories of 15 famous Catholics.
The book shares “the self-reported best practices, opportunities and challenges of more than 200 excellent parishes.”