Category Archives: Reviews

who is He?

Source: Crisis Magazine K. V. Turley reviews a series of films about the mysterious Turin Shroud… It was sometime in the late 1970s—or was it the early 1980s? The priest in charge marched us to the school’s lecture theatre where … Continue reading

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it is also penetrating in its directness

Source: Catholic Exchange In this short article, K. V. Turley reviews Mother Angelic on Suffering and Burnout by the foundress of EWTN. An image comes to mind. It is of a car wreck aflame on the side of the road … Continue reading

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rows and rows of empty seats in the court reserved for the press

Source: Crisis Magazine K. V. Turley reviews A new book Gosnell: The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer by Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer – the story of a tragedy that the media seemed to want to ignore. The … Continue reading

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Belloc is like a skilled hunter that has ‘Whig history’ constantly in his sights

Source: Catholic World Report K. V. Turley revisits Hilaire Belloc’s Characters of the Reformation. The English Reformation for many, if not most, was no principled theological dispute. Instead, it was for the powerful and the already ennobled a means to … Continue reading

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one of the darkest secrets of the Second World War

K. V. Turley reviews The Innocents. His criticism of this film highlights a really important fact for writers – create characters that on whatever level connect with the reader. If you don’t, you risk alienating them. The Innocents, a new … Continue reading

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one hand fired the bullet another guided it away

A review of an intriguing sounding film – Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism. It was 1978 and a Pole unknown to the Western World was elected Pope. To the Communist East, this event was as … Continue reading

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taking up the Sword of Truth requires more than just erudition: it calls for courage

In this post, K. V. Turley reviews reviews a most important book – Did Jesus Really Rise From The Dead? by Carl Olson. As KVT says, the faith stands or falls by the answer… It has been out of fashion … Continue reading

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