Fr. Robert Barron of Word on Fire reviews Garry Wills’ book,
Why Priests?, and finds it seriously lacking in charity, scholarship, and logic (ht: Mark Shea):
Also see Dr. Anne Hendershott’s
review of Wills’ book for CWR.
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Carl E. Olson
is editor of Catholic World Report and Ignatius Insight. He is the author of
Did Jesus Really Rise from the Dead?
Will Catholics Be "Left Behind"?
, co-editor/contributor to
Called To Be the Children of God
, co-author of
The Da Vinci Hoax
(Ignatius), and author of the "Catholicism" and "Priest Prophet King" Study Guides for Bishop Robert Barron/Word on Fire. His recent books on Lent and Advent—
Praying the Our Father in Lent
Prepare the Way of the Lord
(2021)—are published by Catholic Truth Society. He is also a contributor to "Our Sunday Visitor" newspaper, "The Catholic Answer" magazine, "The Imaginative Conservative", "The Catholic Herald", "National Catholic Register", "Chronicles", and other publications. Follow him on Twitter