Reviews

  • “Dark Faith: New Essays on Flannery O’Connor’s The Violent Bear It Away,” Edited by Susan Srigley, University of Notre Dame Press, 2012, 232 pps.. £17 / $28. Flannery O’Connor belies easy stereotype. Her deepest narratives rest in the broader story of […]

    Review: “Dark Faith: New Essays on Flannery O’Connor’s The Violent Bear It Away”

    “Dark Faith: New Essays on Flannery O’Connor’s The Violent Bear It Away,” Edited by Susan Srigley, University of Notre Dame Press, 2012, 232 pps.. £17 / $28. Flannery O’Connor belies easy stereotype. Her deepest narratives rest in the broader story of […]

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  • Robert MacSwain, ed., Scripture, Metahysics, and Poetry: Austin Farrer’s The Glass of Vision With Critical Commentary. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013, 221 pp., £60.00/$109.95, cloth. I first read Austin Farrer’s The Glass of Vision while spending a week at Gladstone’s Library in Flintshire, Wales. Shortly after returning home, […]

    Review: Scripture, Metaphysics, and Poetry

    Robert MacSwain, ed., Scripture, Metahysics, and Poetry: Austin Farrer’s The Glass of Vision With Critical Commentary. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013, 221 pp., £60.00/$109.95, cloth. I first read Austin Farrer’s The Glass of Vision while spending a week at Gladstone’s Library in Flintshire, Wales. Shortly after returning home, […]

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  • Mother Dolores Hart, O.S.B., & Richard DeNeut, The Ear of the Heart: An Actress’ Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2013, xvii + 457 pp., £15.05/$24.95 cloth. The Ear of the Heart is an excellent and […]

    Review: An Actress’ Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows

    Mother Dolores Hart, O.S.B., & Richard DeNeut, The Ear of the Heart: An Actress’ Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2013, xvii + 457 pp., £15.05/$24.95 cloth. The Ear of the Heart is an excellent and […]

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  • John Patrick Pazdziora and Defne Çizakça, eds., New Fairy Tales: Essays and Stories. Milton Keynes, UK: Unlocking Press, 2013, pp.xvii +437, $33.95. Author pages (unnumbered pages 432-437 in effect) provide a valuable initial guide to the nationalities and locations of […]

    Review: New Fairy Tales: Essays and Stories

    John Patrick Pazdziora and Defne Çizakça, eds., New Fairy Tales: Essays and Stories. Milton Keynes, UK: Unlocking Press, 2013, pp.xvii +437, $33.95. Author pages (unnumbered pages 432-437 in effect) provide a valuable initial guide to the nationalities and locations of […]

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  • Preston Yancey, Tables in the Wilderness: A Memoir of God Found, Lost, and Found Again. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2014, 240 pp., £12.99/$19.99 cloth. This book’s back cover bio begins: “Preston Yancey is a lifelong Texan-raised Southern Baptist who fell in love […]

    Review: Tables in the Wilderness

    Preston Yancey, Tables in the Wilderness: A Memoir of God Found, Lost, and Found Again. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2014, 240 pp., £12.99/$19.99 cloth. This book’s back cover bio begins: “Preston Yancey is a lifelong Texan-raised Southern Baptist who fell in love […]

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  • James Hall, The Self-Portrait: A Cultural History, New York: Thames and Hudson, 2014, 288pp, 120 Illustrations, 109 in colour, £24.95.  British art historian and critic James Hall has produced an impressive account of the history of Western self-portraiture in a beautifully […]

    Review: The Self Portrait: A Cultural History

    James Hall, The Self-Portrait: A Cultural History, New York: Thames and Hudson, 2014, 288pp, 120 Illustrations, 109 in colour, £24.95.  British art historian and critic James Hall has produced an impressive account of the history of Western self-portraiture in a beautifully […]

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  • Hans Boersma, Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2011, xii + 206 pp., £12.99/$22.00 paper. No stranger to Transpositions, Hans Boersma here argues for a sacramental (aka participatory) ontology, and this with reference to nouvelle théologie. The book is, then, […]

    Review: Heavenly Participation

    Hans Boersma, Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2011, xii + 206 pp., £12.99/$22.00 paper. No stranger to Transpositions, Hans Boersma here argues for a sacramental (aka participatory) ontology, and this with reference to nouvelle théologie. The book is, then, […]

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