This week we speak with Father James Martin! Rev. James Martin, SJ, is a Jesuit priest, editor at large of America magazine, consultor to the Vatican’s Secretariat for Communications, and author of numerous books, including the New York Times bestsellers “Jesus: A Pilgrimage” and “The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything.” Among his other books, “My Life with the Saints” and “Between Heaven and Mirth” were named by Publishers Weekly as “Best Books” of the year, and three of his books have received Christopher Awards. Father Martin is a frequent commentator in the national and international media, having appeared on all the major networks, and in such diverse outlets as The Colbert Report, Fresh Air, On Being, Fox & Friends, PBS’s NewsHour, the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Boston Globe, as well as on the History Channel, BBC, and Vatican Radio. Before entering the Jesuits in 1988, he graduated from the Wharton School of Business.
(Selected) Published Works:
“Jesus: A Pilgrimage, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, My Life with the Saints, Between Heaven and Mirth, Seven Last Words: An Invitation to a Deeper Friendship with Jesus, and Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity.
Enjoy the songs? The songs featured on this episode were: “Disjointed & Erase” from the album Ixora. “Have I always loved you, I Can Make You Feel Young Again, & In Her Arms You Will Never Starve” from the album Ixora Twin
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