In ‘The Dry Wood,’ Houselander explores the mystery of Christ’s life in us

Reviewed by Lindsey Weishar Though certainly not a new book, mid-20th century spiritual writer Caryll Houselander’s “The Dry Wood” has something to say to 21st-century readers. Houselander’s only novel, originally published in 1947, has recently been re-released by The Catholic University of America Press as a part of its Catholic Women Writers Series. The novel takes as its […]

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Commentaries by St. Thomas Aquinas reveal his study, love of Scripture

Reviewed by Matthew Vander Vennet When we speak of St. Thomas Aquinas, most people familiar with the “Angelic Doctor” would tend automatically to think of his great contribution to Catholic theology and philosophy and as the Scholastic theologian par excellence. Even those more familiar with Aquinas would probably think of his two great works — […]

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New book from local author can help start adoption discussion with children

Lindsey and Kevin Spangler are pictured moments after being handed their 3-day-old, newly adopted daughter Naomi Louise outside a medical center in Mississippi on April 9, 2020. Lindsey is author of a new book, "We Were Always Meant to Be." (Provided photo)

“We Were Always Meant to Be,” a new children’s book by Lindsey Spangler, was written and created for a readership of one — the Spanglers’ adopted daughter, Naomi Louise, now age 2 years and 7 months. “I wanted a book for when she gets a little bit older to get the conversation started on adoption,” […]

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“From the Dust of the Earth” is a powerful addition to the evolution conversation

Dr. Matthew Ramage's book "is a timely and needed work in the quest to explain human origins in light of Faith and science."

Reviewed for The Catholic Post by Matthew Vander Vennet Many Christians today bristle when someone mentions the word “evolution.” This reaction has become unfortunately too common. As Catholics, we do not need to shy away from the conversation and debate regarding evolution and the Faith. Dr. Matthew Ramage’s recently released book from The Catholic University […]

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