Nicholas J. Healy Jr.
From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching on the Jews, 1933–1965 by John Connelly Harvard, 384 pages, $35 The Jewish religion,” said John Paul II on the occasion of his historic visit to the Chief Synagogue of Rome, “is not ‘extrinsic’ to us, but in a certain way is . . . . Continue Reading »
Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry by Hans Boersma Eerdmans, 218 pages, $20 The French poet and essayist Charles Péguy coined the term ressourcement to describe a movement from a less perfect tradition to a more perfect tradition, a call from a shallower . . . . Continue Reading »
Aesthetic Revelation: Reading Ancient and Medieval Texts After Hans Urs von Balthasar by Oleg V. Bychkov Catholic University of America, 349 pages, $79.95 The beautiful is difficult, writes Plato. Oleg Bychkov, professor of theology at St. Bonaventure University, has written a difficult and . . . . Continue Reading »