Book Reviews

Review: The Evolution of the West: How Christianity Has Shaped Our Values

The Evolution of the West: How Christianity Has Shaped Our Values by Nick Spencer My rating: 4 of 5 stars This series of essays from Nick Spencer is a challenge to those who might believe that Christianity has never made a contribution to the development of the Western world, that the Western world has, in… Continue reading Review: The Evolution of the West: How Christianity Has Shaped Our Values

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Review: Heresy

Heresy by S.J. Parris My rating: 5 of 5 stars Religious differences, persecutions, murder, mystery, and Oxford College and the Elizabethan age. What better combination to introduce a series that features Dr Giordano Bruno of Nola, a former Dominican monk, a philosopher, an excommunicated heretic, and an agent of Sir Francis Walsingham, the Queen's Chief… Continue reading Review: Heresy

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Review: Communal Wisdom: A Way of Discernment for a Pilgrim Church

Communal Wisdom: A Way of Discernment for a Pilgrim Church by Brian Msc Gallagher My rating: 4 of 5 stars There can be very little doubt that the Catholic Church in Australia in late 2019 has a growing understanding of the practice of discernment. In the lead up to the Church’s Plenary Council in 2020,… Continue reading Review: Communal Wisdom: A Way of Discernment for a Pilgrim Church