TFP Recommends Books

The Angel Who Became a Racketeer for Life

Racketeer for Life: Fighting the Culture of Death from the Sidewalk to the Supreme Court by Joseph M. Scheidler with Peter M. Scheidler (Charlotte, N.C.: TAN Books, 2016).   “There is properly no history, only biography.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson There is … Continue reading

Setting the Record Straight About Catholic History

A Review of the Book Bearing False Witness: Debunking Centuries of Anti-Catholic History by Rodney Stark (West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press, 2016). If you are known to be an observant Catholic, then you have had this conversation. Some question of … Continue reading

Deep Work: A Shallow Approach to a Deep Problem

There are many books that discuss the harmful effects of cyber distractions upon society and the individual. Such works offer compelling arguments that contribute to the growing skepticism in the general public about our relationships to our machines. Unfortunately, Cal … Continue reading

When the Human Element Is Not Enough

Every one of us will have to face death one day. Dr. Paul Kalanithi gives a stirring account of facing his own mortality in his recently-published, posthumous memoir When Breath Becomes Air. His insights about death and the interesting journey … Continue reading

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