Books

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Excerpt: The Ignatian “Magis” as an Antidote for Racism

An excerpt from "The Spiritual Work of Racial Justice: A Month of Meditations with Ignatius of Loyola", a new devotional text from Patrick Saint-Jean, SJ.

New collection of essays highlights Black Catholic scholarly thought, past and present

A new academic text from the Catholic University of America's publishing house collects essays on liturgy, history, scholarship, religious life, and more.

Albert Raboteau in hospice care

A noted scholar of Black religion in the US—and of Black Catholicism in particular—is reported to be in poor health.

Dr. Clint Smith III's "How the Word Is Passed" tops NYT Bestseller List

A Black Catholic has topped the nation's premier bestseller list with a book on the deep history of chattel slavery in the United States.

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton: slaveholding saint?

Last month's conference for US Catholic educators brought resources and camaraderie aplenty, but one event during the pre-conference included a claim that might turn heads.

Four-part Claude McKay seminar set for next month

Next month will bring an extensive series looking into a long-lost novel from one of Black history's most famous Catholic converts.

Reflection: Solidarity in Dostoevsky and Melville

Jeffrey Wald traces out the principles of true compassion and brotherly love in the "The Brothers Karamazov" and "Benito Cereno", linking them to modern America.
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