Romance and religion aren’t two words that most people normally associate, but Fr. Dwight Longenecker does. The witty and imaginative priest just released a new book titled, The Romance of Religion: Fighting for Goodness, Truth, and Beauty (Thomas Nelson).
Fr. Dwight recently sat down with me to discuss Jesus, adventure, myth and more.
BRANDON: You introduce your new book, The Romance of Religion, by saying Jesus’ table-turning episode was the key to your own life turning upside-down. How did this happen?
Last week I was interviewed on Vatican Radio about my new book, Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to Changing the World. It was short—only about six minutes long—but we covered lots of topics including Pope Francis, social justice, and the saints.
Listen by clicking below!
(If the audio player doesn’t work, click here to download or stream the MP3.)
“Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others.” – St. Augustine
Since I’ve built up a large collection of extra books and resources, every week I give some away absolutely free, no strings attached.
Each giveaway lasts seven days with a new one beginning every Friday. You can enter any time during the week. Check out my past giveaways here.
Thanks to the good folks at Our Sunday Visitor, I’m giving away TEN copies of a helpful new book, Transforming Parish Communications:
Many of you know I work for Fr. Robert Barron at Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. And for the last several months, we’ve been working on a new version of our website, WordOnFire.org.
This past Tuesday we unveiled it to the world: