saints

Books

The Myth of Persecution, by Candida Moss

Spring books

Candida Moss unravels a common misperception: that Christianity faced murderous government-sanctioned persecution for its first three centuries, a period in which “the blood of the martyrs” supplied seed for the growing church. Grounded in ten years of research on martyr traditions, Moss’s basic position will surprise few historians.

Books

Saint Sinatra and Other Poems, by Angela Alaimo O’Donnell

Angela O'Donnell's sassy poems are born of her deeply Catholic imagination. She builds a house of saints, canonized or not.

Books

Progress of a soul

Teresa of Ávila: The Progress of a Soul, by Cathleen Medwick