George Weigel

To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II

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Baseball and Rumors of Angels

One of my life’s great blessings has been to have known and worked with men and women whose books I first studied in college and graduate school. High on that

Lenten Literary Companions

The traditional Lenten practices of intensified prayer, fasting, and almsgiving are spiritual disciplines to be followed along the six-week pilgrimage from Ash Wednesday to the Easter Triduum. As I suggested

The Summer Reading List, 2023 Edition

Few of the following qualify as “beach reading”; they all qualify as good reading.  In graduate school, I was informed that there was no such thing as “biblical theology,” only

Books for Christmas–2022

Last month’s midterm elections made it painfully clear that many pro-life advocates and politicians are at sea in the post-Roe v. Wade environment. Shawn Carney and Steve Karlen’s What to

The 2021 Summer Reading List

Liberation from lockdowns and quarantines ought not be liberation from serious reading, opportunities for which being one of the few boons of the recent past. Here are some suggestions for

Books for Christmas—2020

How bad a year has it been? Let me not count the ways. Good books can hearten us in 2021 and beyond, though. Herewith, then, some suggestions for Christmastide book-giving:

Books for the Summer of Our Discontent

These past few months, I expect many folks have found themselves resorting to the page and the lamp more often; may that literary trend continue long after our public health

Books for Christmas—2019

Resist the twitterization of thought—give books for Christmas! The following titles will delight, instruct, edify (or all of the above): Churchill: Walking with Destiny, by Andrew Roberts (Viking): There seems

Books for Christmas

Take a stand against the electronification of everything—give (real) books this Christmas. Some recommendations: Paul: A Biography, by N. T. Wright (HarperOne): Dr. Wright’s remarkable ability to explicate the New