My Favorites in 2018

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Reading Corner (2017)

Theology and Spirituality

Boff, Leonardo. Church, Charism, and Power: Liberation Theology and the Institutional Church. London: SCM Press, 1985.

Delio, Ilia. The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution, and the Power of Love. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2013.

Duffy, Kathleen. Teilhard’s Mysticism: Seeing the Inner Face of Evolution. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2014.

Earle, Mary C. The Desert Mothers: Spiritual Practices from the Women of the Wilderness. New York: Morehouse Publishing, 2007.

Glen, Genevieve. Sauntering through Scripture: A Book of Reflections. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2018.

Gustavo Gutierrez: Spiritual Writings. Selected with an introduction by Daniel Groody. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2011.

Haught, John F. The New Cosmic Story: Inside Our Awakening Universe. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2017.

Hosinski, Thomas E. The Image of the Unseen God: Catholicity, Science, and Our Evolving Understanding of God. Catholicity in an Evolving Universe Series. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017.

Jezreel, Jack. A New Way to Be Church: Parish Renewal form the Outside In. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2018.

Lasalle-Klein, Robert, ed. Jesus of Galilee: Contextual Christology for the 21st Century. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2011.

Nerney, Catherine T. The Compassion Connection: Recovering Our Original Oneness. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2018.

Norris, Gunilla. Becoming Bread: Embracing the Spiritual in the Everyday. Mahwah, New Jersey: Hidden Spring, 2003.

Olson, Edwin E. And God Created Wholeness: A Spirituality of Catholicity. Catholicity in an Evolving Universe Series. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2018.

O’Murchu, Diarmuid. Incarnation: A New Evolutionary Threshold. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017.

Pope Francis. Rejoice and Be Glad: On the Call to Holiness in Today’s World. An Apostolic Exhortation. Washington, DC: USCCB, April 2018.

Russell, Heidi. The Source of All Love: Catholicity and the Trinity. Catholicity in an Evolving Universe Series.. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2017.

Virgilio Elizondo: Spiritual Writings. Selected with an introduction by Timothy Matovina. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2010.

Memoirs and Biographies

Bowler, Kate. Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved. New York: Random House, 2018.

Calcaterra, Regina. Etched in the Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood on Long Island. New York: William Morrow, 2013.

Lee, Michael E. Revolutionary Saint: The Theological Legacy of Oscar Romero. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2018.

McNamara, Eileen. Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2018.

Rosenberg, Rosalind. Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Nonfiction

Boyle, Gregory. Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship. New York: Simon and Shuster, 2017.

Hyman, MD, Mark. Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2018.

Fiction

Correa, Armando Lucas. The German Girl. New York: Atria, 2016.

Kline, Christina Baker. A Piece of the World. New York: William Morrow, 2017.

Krivak, Andrew. The Signal Flame. New York: Scribner, 2017.

McDermott, Alice. The Ninth Hour. New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2017.

Ng, Celeste. Little Fires Everywhere. New York: Penguin Press, 2017.

Zusak, Markus. The Book Thief. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

Children’s Books

Clinton, Chelsea, and Illustrator Alexandra Boiger. She Persisted: Around the World. New York: Philomel Books, 2018.

Films

Finding Your Feet

PBS Series

Call the Midwife

Death in Paradise

Endeavour

The Great British Baking Show

The Unforgotten

Victoria

Worricker on Masterpiece

 

 

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