Edition: Book Reviews

Paul and the Economy of Salvation: Reading from the Perspective of the Last Judgment

Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ 4 November 2021

Fr Brendan Byrne's Paul and the Economy of Salvation: Reading from the Perspective of the Last Judgment is a masterpiece of lucidity and of scholarship.

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A Schoolbag Full

4 November 2021

Adelaide poet and teacher John Kelly has a gift for noticing and celebrating the small ways in which we brush up against our world.

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Blessed: Meditations on a life of small wonders

4 November 2021

Ann Rennie's close familiarity with literature and constant rediscovery of its power to move and energise young people also enriches Blessed.

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The Church as Salt: Becoming the Community Jesus Speaks About

Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ 25 October 2021

Sally Douglas wants to replace a view of the Church that begets discouragement and replace it with a view that brings life.

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Come to the Light: Reflections on the Gospel of John

21 September 2021

This book promised both to uncover the spiritual depth of the Gospel and to find a flight path through the clouds. It was helpful in both respects.

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Springboards: A deeper Ignatian way

20 September 2021

Springboards was written for a quite specific audience and purpose. 

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A Song Worth Singing: Our Melbourne Days

20 September 2021

A Song Worth Singing is the story of Anne Doyle's life. it speaks of the connection between family, work, meeting with good people in unlikely circumstances, travelling and gathering stories. 

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Let us Dream: The Path to a Better Future

20 September 2021

Let us Dream offers freshly an engaging way of living. It is more like a spiritual and spirited conversation than book, leading us through the familiar YCW method of See, Choose and Act. 

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The Diviner Comedy

20 September 2021

Journalist Desmond O'Grady's fascination with Dante leads him to drive around the places in Rome and Italy that were part of Dante’s life, as well as travelling with him to Hollywood and Sydney. 

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Serving Communities with Courage and Compassion

20 September 2021

This book offers a lively, messy picture of good and creative people working at the limits of possibility. 

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A prayer, a plea, a bird

20 September 2021

The book pleads to the reader to attend to the depths of experience and to the richness of the simplest of human meetings and of the world around us.

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New book offers insights into the Pell proceedings

19 April 2021

Connor Court Publishing has just released a new book, Observations on The Pell Proceedings, bringing together Fr Frank Brennan’s valuable insights into the legal issues and religious practices that became central to understanding the trial and eventual acquittal of Cardinal George Pell.

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