Reviews

Monk’s mission at summit

By Nevil Gibson | November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The global political agenda each year is studded with summits of world leaders. Some are more interesting than others, depending on which issues are topical at the time.

The Internet’s real capacity to help form communion

By NZ Catholic Staff | October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

FRIENDING GOD by Fr Antonio Spadaro, SJ. Crossroad Publishing Co. (New York, 2016). 90 pp., US$12.95. Reviewed by DAVID GIBSON (CNS)

Hostage standoff unfolds in 6 Days

By Nevil Gibson | October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

It is taken for granted that virtually all major news events will be seen instantly around the world through 24-hour live coverage.

Al Gore’s climate apocalypse

By Nevil Gibson | September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Labour leader Jacinda Ardern has declared climate change is her generation’s “nuclear-free moment”.

Fission limit before critical mass point

By Sam Harris | September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last month, around the anniversary of the sinking in 1985 of the Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior and the death of crewmember Fernando Pereira, many New Zealand publications carried the story of a French spy involved in the operation.

Women’s lives before feminism

By Nevil Gibson | September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s difficult to turn great works of literature into great films. But that doesn’t stop many from trying, particularly when themes still resonate in modern times.