Category Archives: Reviews

Miraculous

Crisis Magazine. K. V. Turley on endings and beginnings in the spiritual journey of Catholic writer, Joseph Pearce. Be careful what you read—it may change you, for better or worse. In the case of Joseph Pearce, his early reading made … Continue reading

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We have nowhere else to go

K. V. Turley in Crisis Magazine on a brave attempt to record the persecution of Christians under the black flag of ISIS. A young boy, 10 years old or so, faces the camera. Like many young boys he is happy … Continue reading

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Reminiscent of the Icelandic sagas

Today, something a little different: A book review. W. H Auden on Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring. Auden had decided views on what fantasy must do to be taken seriously; do you agree? No fiction I have read in the … Continue reading

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Where is your God? Your answer?

Catholic Exchange K. V. Turley on how good can come from even great evil. Ten years ago an extraordinary book appeared. Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by  was a memoir of a survivor. At the time, … Continue reading

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Such dark forces

Catholic World Report K. V. Turley reviews a thought-provoking and disturbing film. In the burning desert heat, there stands a man dressed all in black. His face is hidden. In his hand, he holds a blade. Kneeling beside him, dressed … Continue reading

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Let us march, march, march, and make our journey

In this post, published at Catholic Exchange last Lent, K. V. Turley reviews a new English translation of Fr. Jacques-Bénigne Basset’s Meditations for Lent Lent can be daunting. Rarely have I met anyone that looks forward to it. Yes, we need it, … Continue reading

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the body he seeks…

At Catholic Exchange K. V. Turley LCWC reviews the film Risen. What exactly happened after the crucifixion? A Roman soldier is ordered to find out… Aimed at the faith community, but with an eye to the mainstream, Risen has just … Continue reading

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