From the Nov/Dec, 2016 issue of Touchstone
book reviews Dominic Devotion by Nathan Arends

Dominic Devotion

St. Dominic: The Story of a Preaching Friar
by Donald J. Goergen, OP
Paulist Press, 2016
(140 pages, $15.95, paperback)

reviewed by Nathan Arends

The year 2016 marks the 800th year since the founding of the Order of Preachers. In honor of the anniversary, the worldwide Dominican family is celebrating a Jubilee year, and Father Donald Goergen has done his part by writing an accessible biography of its founder. Among his Western counterparts—Benedict, Francis, and Ignatius—Dominic is the least well–known; there is just one extant writing of his, a letter to nuns in a Madrid monastery. Ho . . .

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