Book review: Defeating the Cancel Culture with Kindness, by Kathy Schiffer

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By Kathy Schiffer, Crisis Magazine, Nov. 13, 2021

Kathy Schiffer is a Catholic blogger. Her work can be found at the National Catholic Register, Aleteia, Legatus Magazine, the Michigan Catholic, and other Catholic sites. She has worked in Catholic and Christian nonprofit organizations since 1998. Among her roles, Kathy was Al Kresta’s producer at Ave Maria Radio, and conference director for Legatus.


It’s a book! It’s a game! It’s got a sticker, and a token, and a secret message! There’s a map of a very special island! BRAVE Books’ new release Fame, Blame, and the Raft of Shame, by U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw, packs in all of that and more—promising hours of pure fun along with moments of insight as elementary-school children learn to resist the cancel culture.

Rep. Crenshaw, Republican Congressman from Texas and former Navy SEAL, was seriously injured in an explosion in Iraq in 2012, suffering the loss of his right eye and impaired vision in his left eye. Despite his massive injuries, Crenshaw remained upbeat and determined; and it is that positive outlook that he hopes to pass along to the younger generation through Fame, Blame, and the Raft of Shame. …