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BOOKS: My recent and future reads

Here are some titles I’ve gotten into lately.
First, this – from my Kindle wishlist – arrived from reader today and I have already started.
The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left by Dinesh D’Souza
US HERE – UK … Continue reading

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Of seminarians, books, birettas, new vestments, and wherein Fr. Z is very pleased

Every summer the Extraordinary Ordinary of the Diocese of Madison, His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino, gathers all the seminarians for about a week of fraternity and conferences.  We are in full swing.
Today, I celebrated Holy Mass for them … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED and the guy with the “Best Job In The World™”

UPDATE BELOW!
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I have a huge stack of books to work through, but the books are still coming. I appreciate people who send books from my wishlists.
First, Signs of the Holy One: Liturgy, Ritual, and Expression of the Sacred by my … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED: New and Repeaters

Publishers send me books. I can’t read all of them, but I can give them a good scan. Here are a few of the more recently received.

You will have already seen the book on Luther, which I wrote about HERE. … Continue reading

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GOOD BOOKS: For LutherFest 500 and for the TLM

I get quite a few books for review. I can’t handle all of them, but this one, for sure, I will recommend even before I read it… and I will read it. This is timely.
Luther and His Progeny: 500 Years … Continue reading

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Books For Seminarians Project – COMPLETED!

I posted HERE about this year’s project to give a great book to all the seminarians of the Diocese of Madison, shepherded by the Extraordinary Ordinary, Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino.  At that post, I have some blunt things to say … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Book recommendations as things fall apart

UPDATE:
Today I saw at First Things a review of three books along a common theme.  Guess which three books they were.
Here is an interesting point (for links to the books, scroll down):
All three of these books make reference to the decline … Continue reading

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Good books for Lent

In another entry, the book The Heresy of Formlessness by Martin Mosebach came up.  I warmly recommend it.  I mentioned that book together with some others back in December.

US HERE – UK HERE
Some other books I’ve recently mentioned, in case … Continue reading

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BOOKS Recently Received: Beautiful manuals for devotions

I have recently received some books from TAN.
First, let me mention a couple of “manuals”.
There is the Manual for Marian Devotion (US HERE – UK HERE) and the Manual for Eucharistic Devotion.  (US HERE – UK HERE)
They are available on Kindle and bound in … Continue reading

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BOOK RECOMMENDATION: Disinformation

The other day I recommended Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism by Ronald Rychlak and Lt. Gen. Ion Mihai Pacepa.
Now I want to recommend it warmly.  (UK link HERE)

Rychlak has written about the … Continue reading

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Book recommendations

Today I received a copy of a new book by Anthony Esolen (Dante translator) called Defending Marriage: Twelve Arguments for Sanity.
I have such regard for Prof. Esolen that I’ll recommend the book even before I read it!
I would also like to … Continue reading

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What I’m reading

I have received some material books and some digital, Kindle books recently.  Thank you to the kind people who sent them as gifts.  Thanks!  I am grateful.  Some of them came from publishers and the authors themselves.
Here are a few … Continue reading

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St. Ambrose read without moving his lips!

Sometimes when I am given a book of a certain length to read I’ll quip, “That ought to keep my lips moving for a while!”
Today’s first entry in the Martyrologium Romanum says:
1. Memoria sancti Ambrosii, episcopi Mediolanensis et Ecclesiae doctoris, … Continue reading

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Some reading options… including a Chinese invasion of Seattle!

Not all my reading is spiritual these days.
As I mentioned I am rereading Benedict XVI’s third volume of Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives.  A good Advent read.
Also, on my Kindle right now, is John Allen’s, The Global War on Christians: Dispatches from … Continue reading

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My present reading list

Someone wrote to ask what I am reading these days.   A while back all my sidebar widgets mysteriously disappeared and I haven’t gotten around to rebuilding the widget that had links to a few books and movies I have … Continue reading

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