Tag «Christian Book Review»

Book Review: Mother Mary

I’ve been wanting to learn more about Mary, so I was thrilled when I had the opportunity to review Mother Mary: Inspiring Words from Pope Francis. This book is a collection of words from Pope Francis with sources like his homilies and tweets. This was a fantastic book. Almost every passage was only a page …

Book Review: Wendell Berry and the Given Life

As you’ve probably noticed, I read a lot of books. I’ve read a few dozen this year, but I’m always open to reading new books. When I read the description for Wendell Berry and the Given Life by Ragan Sutterfield, it caught my attention. Naturalist Ragan Sutterfield presents Wendell Berry’s vision for the creaturely life, …

Book Review: Our Lady of Fatima

I’ve mentioned a few times that my faith journey has twisted on and off the Catholic path, and despite being a cradle Catholic, I am still learning new things.  One of the newer things to me is Marian apparitions. The first time I had ever heard of them was my last year in college when …

Book Review: Mary

Mary was written by a former Fundamentalist, Tim Staples. In this booklet, Staples provides “biblical evidence for Marian doctrine and devotion, answers common objections to Catholic teachings, and guidance on how to imitate Christ – which we should do in all things – by loving and honoring his mother.” This is an excellent defense of …

Book Review: Miracles

Miracles by Karlo Broussard “unpacks the nature of miracles, examines their appearances in Scripture and history, explains how the Church evaluates them and offers ways to answer doubters who say they’re mere superstition.” This is another book from the 20 Answers Challenge from Catholic Answers. I know I’ve said this for pretty much every book I’ve …

Book Review: Women Who Move Mountains

I feel like my prayer life is constantly in need of improvement, so I was excited when I got the opportunity to review Women Who Move Mountains: Praying with Confidence, Boldness and Grace by Sue Detweiler for the Bethany Bloggers Program (they give me the book in exchange for an honest review). This book had …

Book Review: The Eucharist

The Eucharist by Trent Horn “lays out the biblical evidence for Christ’s Real Presence, explains how the Church understands and administers the sacrament of Holy Communion, and helps you deepen your own appreciation for this most precious sign of CHrist’s enduring presence in the world.” This is another book from the 20 Answers Challenge from …