Books & Arts

  • It’s Not the Holy Spirit

    It’s Not the Holy Spirit

    Cheryl Dumesnil ’91, 15 Jun 2017

    A poem from Showtime at the Ministry of Lost Causes (University of Pittsburgh Press). Cheryl Dumesnil ’91 will be giving a reading on campus next year.

    Summer 2017

  • Bronco Books

    Bronco Books

    SCM Staff, 15 Jun 2017

    Mike Pereira ’72 on football, surviving cancer, and changing the rules. Cynthia Trenshaw MTS ’98 on ministering to society’s unwanted. Susan Casey ’66 on women heroes of the American Revolution.

    Summer 2017

  • Larger Than Life

    Larger Than Life

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2017

    Remembering Kevin Starr, arguably the greatest California historian, period.

    Summer 2017

  • A Beautiful Voice

    A Beautiful Voice

    Steven Boyd Saum, 12 Jun 2017

    Pioneers, Elvis, and grilled cheese sandwiches: a conversation with U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera.

  • Well Versed

    Well Versed

    Juan Felipe Herrera, 20 Apr 2017

    Two new poems for our readers from U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera in honor of National Poetry Month. Hear him speak at SCU’s commencement in June.


  • Recovery of faith in a new direction

    Recovery of faith in a new direction

    David E. DeCosse, 6 Apr 2017

    Ethicist David DeCosse considers the distinction between religion and God in the the novel and movie Silence.

  • Symmetry Reflects Us

    Symmetry Reflects Us

    Alicia K. Gonzales ’09, 1 Mar 2017

    “A story of freedom and constraint,” mathematician Frank Farris uses functions and symmetry to turn everyday scenes into stunning art. 

    Spring 2017

  • Total Supremacy

    Total Supremacy

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Mar 2017

    Treaties used to be the supreme law of the land. What changed?

    Spring 2017

  • The Integrity Thing

    The Integrity Thing

    Alden Mudge, 1 Mar 2017

    Thomas G. Plante on how college students can nurture an ethical self

    Spring 2017

  • Good Listen

    Good Listen

    SCM Staff, 1 Mar 2017

    Is there a common good in our common home? The Integral podcast tries to find out. 

    Spring 2017