Briana Jansky

Briana Jansky

Total 8 Posts
  • Diocese of Tyler
Freelance Writer, Author, Blogger, and host of podcast Geeks For Jesus. Diocese of Tyler, TX.

Analysis: 'Jimmy Akin's Mysterious World' tackles Harriet Tubman

A Catholic podcast on the supernatural recently covered Harriet Tubman and the legacy of state-sanctioned slavery. Briana Jansky dives in.

Opinion: Overturning Roe demands a commitment to Black women's health

In the new post-Roe world, political divisions must be overcome to address the disproportionate health needs of Black women, says Briana Jansky.

Review: Fr Josh Johnson's 'On Earth as It Is in Heaven' challenges Catholics on racism, unity, and evangelization

A new book on racism and discipleship from one of the nation's best-known Black Catholic priests gets a review from Briana Jansky.

Opinion: American Catholic bishops owe us more in response to anti-Black terrorism

US bishops' responses to the recent racist massacre in Buffalo have varied widely, with some prelates avoiding the elephant in the room. Briana Jansky dissects the inaction.

Review: 'Father Stu' gives Catholicism a fair shake, despite flaws

Hollywood's newest Catholic offering is a story filled with inspiration and faith, but also question marks and even more questionable real-life actors.

Review: 'Fat Luther, Slim Pickin's' a must-read on Black Catholic culture, resilience, and faith

A new book from Ave Maria Press highlights the experiences of Black Catholics from the perspectives of two Black Catholics in the heart of the Midwest.

Review: 'Malcolm & Marie', a White tale in Blackface

Sam Levinson's new film attempts to tell a heavy story through Black characters, but his racial biases and personal grudges come through heavier still.
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