The Best Catholic Writing 2004

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The Best Catholic Writing 2004

$14.95

Some of the finest Catholic articles available today can be found in Best Catholic Writing 2004, the first anthology in the annual Best Catholic Writing series. In this thought-provoking book, today’s most powerful, provocative voices on Catholic matters come together in a celebration of the Catholic literary heritage.

These Catholic articles cover a wide range of topics: conjugal sex, Catholic art, and Harry Potter; a remembrance of Dorothy Day; an elegy for Fred "Mr." Rogers; examinations of the current dark chapter in the history of the Catholic Church; and poetic reflections on faith and the Catholic life. Featured writers include Alice McDermott, Andrew Greeley, Paul Elie, Kathleen Norris, and many others.

Brian Doyle 

Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland Magazine at the University of Portland, in Oregon. He is the author of four essay collections, most recently Leaping: Revelations & Epiphanies.

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Books by Brian Doyle

Leaping

Revelations & Epiphanies

In Leaping, Brian Doyle employs his wit, wisdom, and gusto for life as he shares with readers his thoughts on Jesus, the Mass, Birds, Bees, and so much more.

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The Thorny Grace of It

And Other Essays for Imperfect Catholics

Brian Doyle’s trademark candor, wit, and humor make The Thorny Grace of It, his collection of more than 40 essays, eminently enjoyable to read.

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The Best Catholic Writing 2005

The critically acclaimed annual collection gathers the most interesting, thoughtful, and provocative Catholic writing of the year.

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The Best Catholic Writing 2004

The first of its kind collection of best Catholic writing features timely, thought-provoking works from the brightest voices on Catholic issues.

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