BOOK REVIEW: New dimensions of Joan Chittister’s life featured in biography, author says

by Kathleen L. Sullivan, NCR "Who writes a biography about a nun? Can you think of anything duller?" Benedictine Sr. Joan Chittister posed these questions at an Oct. 6 event marking the publication of the new biography Joan Chittister: Her Journey from Certainty to Faith (Orbis Books). The predominantly female audience at the book launch … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: New dimensions of Joan Chittister’s life featured in biography, author says

BOOK REVIEW: Recognizing everyday miracles

by Loretta Nemeth Cracks in the Sidewalk, by Tony Magliano. Eastern Christian Publications (Fairfax, Va., 2015). 28 pp., $9.95. Tony Magliano, best known as an internationally syndicated social justice and peace columnist, enters the children’s book genre with Cracks in the Sidewalk. In it, Magliano stays true to his vocation by instilling the seeds of … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Recognizing everyday miracles