Roman Roads

Holy Ground: Walking with Jesus as a Former Catholic
by Chris Castaldo
Zondervan, 2008
(240 pages, $12.99, paperback)

reviewed by Louis Markos

I must admit that when I first read the subtitle of Chris Castaldo’s book, I was nervous. “Oh no,” I thought, “just when the dialogue between Evangelicals and Catholics was getting both cordial and fruitful, here comes a book to sour the conversation.” Then I turned to the back cover and read a positive endorsement from Baylor professor Francis Beckwith, a cradle Catholic who became a believer in the Evangelical world and then returned to the Catholic Church. “Well,” I thought, “if Beckwith likes . . .

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Louis Markos is Professor of English and Scholar in Residence at Houston Baptist University where he holds the Robert H. Ray Chair in Humanities; his 18 books include The Eye of the Beholder: How to See the World Like a Romantic Poet; From Achilles to Christ; Heaven and Hell, and The Dreaming Stone and In the Shadow of Troy (children's novels in which his children become part of Greek mythology and The Iliad and The Odyssey).

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