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Headlines and Footnotes

Sister Corita’s Big Children

Headlines and Footnotes: A Play-Pray Book by Sister Corita, foreword by Daniel Berrigan (New York: Herder and Herder, 1967) I’d know Sister Corita’s art anywhere. Her graphic sense, handwriting, and…

Hayy performs surgery on the doe.

Alive, Son of Awake

Hayy Bin Yaqzan by Ibn Tufayl. In Medieval Islamic Philosophical Writings, edited by Muhammad Ali Khalidi (Cambridge University Press, 2005) Fitting, I think, that what is regarded as the world’s…

The Desperate Dieter

Take and Eat

R cialis online without prescription eligious dieting has been with us for a while. Christians aren’t just fighting off such worldly temptations as adultery and homicide; Big Macs and ice…

Clap Your Hands!

Catholic Boy Meets Jesus

Clap Your Hands! by Larry Tomsczak (Logos International, 1973). Clap Your Hands! is the autobiography of 23-year-old Larry Tomsczak, who, at the time of the book’s publishing, was the “nation’s…


The Diaries of the Late God

Last week a dear friend blessed me with a 1968 first edition paperback copy of a sleeping classic: Excerpts from the Diaries of the Late God by Anthony Towne. I…