Dana Greene's latest book is Denise Levertov: A Poet's Life. She serves on the board of the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation.

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Two books illuminate St. Mary of Egypt, conversion and desire

Book review: Two books on St. Mary of Egypt provide access to a mysterious figure, ask questions about the power of legend, and establish desire and conversion as key aspects of the Christian tradition of holiness.

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Refuting Rod Dreher, author Patrick Henry offers 'Benedictine Options,' plural

Book review: Learning from the sons and daughters of Sts. Benedict and Scholastica, Patrick Henry sees a Benedictine world of many options that offer a fresh understanding of how to live as a Christian in the world.

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Ronald Rolheiser's 'Essential Spiritual Writing' presents Christian message in all its vibrancy

Book Review: Ron Rolheiser is one of America's most important spiritual writers. He is clear that spirituality must be based on theology lest it become unhealthy.

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What can Catholics learn from Muslims about encountering God?

Book review: The author's intent is not to collapse Islam into Christianity or vice versa, but rather to appreciate that Muslims too encounter God, and like Christians their naming is a way to enter into the nameless origin of all.