Page 3, 29th January 1960

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Ruskin In Easy Draughts

THL LAMP OF BEAUTY: writings on art by John Ruskin, selected and edited by Joan Evans Phaidon, 32s. 6d.). T HIS :s a most intelligent selection of writings from an author who......

Catechisms On Show In Rome

CATECHISMS ranging from that of St Peter Cyanisius of 1600 to the large modern German catechism are on show at the Gregorian University at Rome in an international catechetical......

Ecumenical Authority

TO MAKE YOU UNITY-MINDED By Fr. HERBERT KELDANY APPROACHES TO CHRISTIAN UNITY, by C. J. Dumont, 0.P., translated by Henry St. John, O.P. (Dar ton, Longman, and Todd, 25s.).. M......

Was It Our Fault?

By IR1S CONLAY MAKING AND THINKING: essays by Walter H. Shewring (Hollis & Carter, 18s.). T HE world of Mr. Shewring, as he himself admits, is much more remote from reality now......

The Urge To Freedom The Town House, By Norah Lofts...

"'THE TOWN HOUSE," set T HE a background of the 14th and 15th centuries, treats primarily of the struggles of a man born to serfdom but impelled by love to behave as though he......

Pictures In Church: No. 486

THE modern painters with whom we have been concerned can all loosely be grouped as Expressionist. There are many other ways in which artists of our time have interpreted......

A Scot

comes home By Moray McLaren THE ANTE-ROOM, by Lovat Dickson(Macmillan, 21s.). W HAT a relief to read about a young man whose childhood, adolescence, and early youth was spent in......

Village Saint

THE CURE OF ARS AND HIS CROSS, by Jean de La Varende, translated by Jane Wynne Saul, R.S.C.J. (Desclie CompanyHerder, London, 27s.). rr HE (s7 photographic illustra tions in......

How Sinn Fein Got Blamed

By HUGH DELARGY, M.P. ARTHUR GRIFFITH. by Padriac Colum (Brown and Nolan, 30s.). W HO were the Sinn Feiners? Almost everyone will answer that they were the militant Irish......

Obsession In Mexico The Biti'er Passion, By John W....

"PrHE BITTER PASSION" is 1 an unusual story. It is a study of the obsessional love of an old Mexican woman for her grandson. The intensity of her devotion, the deep but scarcely......

Provoking You Into Thinking About God

THE RESTLESS CHRISTIAN, by Kilian McDonnell, O.S.B. (Sheed & Ward, 12s, 6d.). S PECIAL welcome to this book of vignettes by an American Benedictine who teaches religion at St.......

O'neill's View Of Donegal

"A MOON for the Misbegotten" " is an American-Irish play in which the powerful pen of Eugene O'Neill viciously scratched life on a Donegal scene. An IrishAmerican has the......

A Village In Retrospect A Suffolk Childhood, By Simon...

A FIVE BARRED gate; a donkey chaise; field paths and a church spire . . . these and a dozen other delightfully drawn vignettes enliven the pages of this book of reminiscences.......

Sacred Cheerfulness "the Last Mortal Sin Of My

old age" is what Rossini called his Petite Messe Solennelle. He wrote it when he was nearly 70 he stopped composing operas in his late 30s and almost all his remaining works are......