Review: The Myth of Repressed Memory: False Memories and Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Elizabeth F. Loftus and Katherine Ketchum, The Myth of Repressed Memory: False Memories and Allegations of Sexual Abuse (New York: St Martin's Griffin, 2013). This is the 2013 ebook of the original 1994 publication. At the outset of this review, I would like to make it clear that reading this particular tome should in no … Continue reading Review: The Myth of Repressed Memory: False Memories and Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Review: A Friendship Like No Other: Experiencing God’s Amazing Embrace

A Friendship Like No Other: Experiencing God's Amazing Embrace by William A. Barry My rating: 4 of 5 stars The challenge of seeing one's relationship with the Divine as one of intimate friendship is going to be difficult for many people, particularly those of a certain generation or a certain religious upbringing. It can be … Continue reading Review: A Friendship Like No Other: Experiencing God’s Amazing Embrace

Reviews: Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated

Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated by Malcolm Knox My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book, which has been sitting on my 'to read' list for years, was well worth the wait before I got around to reading it.Tackling the troubling case of Israel … Continue reading Reviews: Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated

Review: All the Beautiful Things: Finding Truth, Beauty and Goodness in a Fractured Church

All the Beautiful Things: Finding Truth, Beauty and Goodness in a Fractured Church by Beth Doherty My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is an intensely personal reflection on the nature of the Catholic Church in Australia as experienced by the author. Given all of her particular experiences and the results of a survey of … Continue reading Review: All the Beautiful Things: Finding Truth, Beauty and Goodness in a Fractured Church