Books: Inside the Vatican
The pope's chief doctrinal officer has always been in dialogue with the Reformation traditions. Now he reveals his vision for Christianity in the new millennium.
To Build a Fire
Jan Hus hoped his incendiary preaching and heated rebukes would purify a tainted church, but the flames consumed him first.
He Was My Pope, Too
Now that John Paul II is gone, I am even more of an orphan than the Christians in the Roman church.
Great Lessons From Bad History
Hagiography may not be factual biography, but it captures the practices and ideals of pre-modern Christianity perfectly.
Galileo and the Powers Above
The convoluted tale of a faithful Catholic caught in a web of theological inflexibility, papal power, and his on political naivete.