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Category: Reviews

The Poetry Of A Priest

IN QUIET REALM, Poems by Lawrence Mduduzi Ndlovu. Write-On Publishing. 2018. 113pp. Reviewed by Michael Shackleton In his poem “The Daffodils”, William Wordsworth wrote that he would...

Archbishop On Ancestors And The Faith In Africa

PASTORAL LETTERS ON MARY AND MATTERS ANCESTRAL, by Archbishop Buti Tlhagale OMI. SA Catholic Online Books. 2018. 255pp. Reviewed by Michael Shackleton Archbishop Buti Tlhagale...

Hurley Letters: Advocating Real Christianity

A LIFE IN LETTERS: Selected Correspondence of Denis Hurley. Edited by Philippe Denis, Paddy Kearney & Jane Argall. Cluster Publications, Pietermaritzburg. 2008. 541pp. Reviewed by...

Priest shines light on suffering

KEEP IT LIGHT: Praying through Suffering into Joy, by Larry Kaufmann CSsR (Redemptorist Pastoral Publication, Merrivale). 2017. 84pp. R70 Reviewed by Fr Kevin Reynolds The...

A rich mine for reflection

SILENCE AND SOLIDARITY: Celebrating 30 years of the Centre for Christian Spirituality. Barnabas Publishers (Wellington, SA). 2017. Reviewed by Elsabe O’Leary This is a most...

How a gangster found redemption

THE INNOCENCE OF GUILT: A True South African Story, by Reggie Karam. Reach Publishers, 2016. 137pp. R200 Reviewed by Günther Simmermacher A member of a...

Poetry collection offers comfort

THE WAY HOME: Poems for the Human Spirit, by Augustine Shutte. Kirkwood Press, 2017. 101pp. R120 Reviewed by Margaret Blackie The South African theologian Augustine...

To be friends with God this Lent

DEEPENING FRIENDSHIP WITH GOD: Daily Reflections for Lent, by Anthony Egan SJ, Trevor Hudson & Russell Pollitt SJ. Jesuit Institute SA, Johannesburg (2017). 129pp Reviewed...