Religion/Spirituality

The Jesus Spy
The Jesus Spy
MD: Capparoe Books, 2019
A novel set in 1st-Century Judea, where spymaster Musan Deleig pursues anyone likely to incite a popular uprising against the Roman occupiers. He becomes intrigued by a carpenter his own age who is preaching against oppression. Read more…

 

An 'Ecology Advent' Based on Pope Francis' Encyclical, Laudato Sí
An ‘Ecology Advent’ Based on Pope Francis’ Encyclical, Laudato Sí
MD: St Vincent de Paul Church, 2015
A booklet to aid meditation during Advent, responding to Pope Francis’ ecology encyclical, Laudato Sí (2015). For each of the four weeks, daily reflections offer a different way to meditating on related topics. Read more…

 

 

Mary, A Mother Waiting
Mary, A Mother Waiting: Raising the Messiah
NJ: Paulist Press, 2011
A blank verse fictional account of the mother-son relationship, and their roles in educating each other. Read more…

 

 

Literary Scamp Evelyn Waugh by Arthur Jones
Literary Scamp Evelyn Waugh
IN: Notre Dame Magazine, 2003
Article about the British novelist’s tour of America in the late 1940s (free to read online). Read more…

 

 

Facing Fear with Faith
Facing Fear with Faith
by Arthur Jones and Dolores Leckey
TX: Thomas More Press, 2003
Poetry and prose as a means for dealing with post-9/11 anxieties, and fear in general.

 

New Catholics for a New Century
New Catholics for a New Century
TX: Thomas More Press, 2000
An examination of the U.S. Catholic Church from World War II to the Millenium, with some thoughts about the half-century ahead. Read more…

 

Hearts on Fire
Hearts on Fire
by Penny Lernoux with Arthur Jones and Robert Ellsberg
NY: Orbis Books, 1993
Lernoux’s history of the Maryknoll Sisters. Lernoux wrote five chapters before her death, and Jones and Ellsberg completed the 15-chapter book.

 

Capitalism and Christians
Capitalism and Christians: Tough Gospel Challenges in a Troubled World Economy
NY: Paulist Press, 1992
Capitalism – the good, the bad and the ugly – examined through a Gospel filter. Read more…

 

 

Reassessing
Reassessing: A Spirituality of Possessions and Relationships
MO: Sheed & Ward, 1980
A reflection using the rosary to reveal the material and relational essentials in our lives. Read more…