body-soul dualism


Carnal theology

A review of Mayra Rivera

Flesh is indeterminate. It flows, changes over time, and is consumed and transformed. It becomes the reality of rich spiritual encounter.


A room to herself

The setup sounds like a medieval soap opera. But Robyn Cadwallader knows far too much about the 13th century to write an anachronistic romance.


Eager to Love, by Richard Rohr, and When Saint Francis Saved the Church, by Jon M. Sweeney

Richard Rohr and Jon Sweeney, authors of two new books on St. Francis, would be united in their advice to us: forget the statue with the birds.