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April 24, 2014
Moon Knight: Marvel Tackles Mental Illness
Moon Knight: Marvel Tackles Mental Illness

CNS by Marvel

One of the best comics to have been published in the last few years was a 2011 reboot of "Moon Knight" by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev.

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March 6, 2014
Two books offer good options for personal spiritual growth in 2014

If your New Year's resolution is to grow spiritually, this pair of books will help you get off to a good start.

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Reviewed by Nancy L. Roberts/CNS
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February 4, 2014
Books recount how people opt for poor, following liberation theology

In the second half of the 20th century, liberation theology stood traditional Catholic social teaching on its head.

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Reviewed by Agostino Bono/CNS
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December 5, 2013
Books recommended for Christmas giving

At the end of another year, it’s pleasant to gather the highlights of the seasons past and affectionately replay them.

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By Juli Palma
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November 15, 2013
'Love and Salt' offers beautiful, bittersweet story told in letters
'Love and Salt' offers beautiful, bittersweet story told in letters

"Love and Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters" is a bittersweet book about conversion, faith, love and loss told in beautifully crafted letters between two young women.

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November 7, 2013
Tale of parish's conversion offers valuable insights for others

Rebuilt: The Story of a Catholic Parish: Awakening the Faithful, Reaching the Lost, Making the Church Matter by Michael White and Tom Corcoran.

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Reviewed by Daniel S. Mulhall/CNS
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November 6, 2013
Books provide excellent formation for evangelizers-in-training

New Evangelization: Passing on the Catholic Faith Today by Cardinal Donald Wuerl. Our Sunday Visitor Publishing (Huntington, Ind., 2013). 96 pp., $4.95. The New Evangelization and You: Be Not Afraid by Greg Willits. Servant Books (Cincinnati, 2013) 160 pp., $16.99.
Jesus the Evangelist: A Gospel Guide to the New Evangelization by Allan Wright. Franciscan Media (Cincinnati, 2013). 176 pp., $14.99.

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Reviewed by Brian T. Olszewski/CNS
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October 4, 2013
Author brings to life stories of those who resisted the Nazis

Resistance: Jews and Christians Who Defied the Nazi Terror by Nechama Tec. Oxford University Press (New York, 2013). 245 pp., $27.95. Nechama Tec's work has centered on the Holocaust, analyzing not only the tragic events of the Nazi genocide of the Jews but also rescuers and survivors.

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Reviewed by Eugene J. Fisher/CNS
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October 4, 2013
Book offers comprehensive 'one-stop shopping guide' to Catholicism

The Catholic Church: What Everyone Needs to Know by John L. Allen Jr. Oxford University Press (New York, 2013). 298 pp. $16.95.

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Reviewed by Agostino Bono/CN
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September 3, 2013
Books move heroes into readers’ hearts
Reviewed by Nancy L. Roberts/CNS
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