Jesus Of Hollywood By Adele Reinhartz

Jesus Of Hollywood By Adele Reinhartz Oxford University Press: Toronto, ON. 2007313 pages. Hardcover. $35.95. Cdn.ISBN #0-19-514696-4 Reviewed by Wayne A. Holst There are as many movie interpretations of Jesus as there are movies abouthim. “The Nativity Story” (2006) and “The Passion of the Christ” (2004) are bothJesus biopics, based – each one claims – … Continue reading “Jesus Of Hollywood By Adele Reinhartz”

Bound And Free: A Theologian’s Journey By Douglas John Hall

Bound And Free: A Theologian’s Journey By Douglas John Hall Fortress Press, Minneapolis, MN2005. 156 pages. Paper. $20Cdn. ISBN 10 #0-8006-3773-9 Reviewed by Wayne A. Holst “The general picture (as we enter a new century) was simply one of theincreasing marginalization of Canadian Protestantism and of Christianity ingeneral.” This is true in spite of the … Continue reading “Bound And Free: A Theologian’s Journey By Douglas John Hall”

The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day By Robert Ellsberg (Editor)

The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day   By Robert Ellsberg (Editor)     Marquette University Press, 2008  700 pages, Hardcover, $42.00 ISBN-10: 0874620236 ISBN-13: 978-0874620238     Reviewed by Jerry Hames and Daniel Burke   [Episcopal Life] Those who have been inspired by the work of Dorothy Day, founder of Catholic Worker Houses … Continue reading “The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day By Robert Ellsberg (Editor)”

The New Atheists And Their Critics By Bill Converse

THE NEW ATHEISTS AND THEIR CRITICS: A Review of Some Recent Books on Atheistic Fundamentalism By Bill Converse In an article entitled, “Atheists with Attitude: Why do they hate Him?”, published in The New Yorker (May 21, 2007) Anthony Gottlieb wrote: “But September 11th and its aftershocks in Bali, Madrid, London, and elsewhere are more … Continue reading “The New Atheists And Their Critics By Bill Converse”

Global Conscience By Douglas Roche

Global Conscience By Douglas Roche Novalis, 2007 Soft cover $24.95 Reviewed by Linden Rogers What good news could there possibly be amid the stories of violence, failed and failing states, capitalism gone amuck and global warming?  Douglas Roche in his book, Global Conscience, says there is some very good news.  In fact, it is the … Continue reading “Global Conscience By Douglas Roche”