A Medieval Home Companion by Tania Bayard

A Medieval Home Companion: Housekeeping in the Fourteenth Century, is translated and edited by Tania Bayard. Housekeeping manuals get relatively little attention in comparison with romances or histories, so I was surprised to find many copies of this little book … Continue reading

Church History by John C. Dwyer

Church History: Twenty Centuries of Catholic Christianity by John C. Dwyer was the assigned textbook for my freshman-year theology class, and though it was an excellent textbook, I sometimes wonder how much use it will be for independent study. Church … Continue reading