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  • Politics in the Parishby Gregory Allen Smith

    Georgetown University Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    For well over a century the Catholic Church has articulated clear positions on many issues of public concern, particularly economics, capital punishment, foreign affairs, sexual morality, and abortion. Yet the fact that some of the Church's positions do not mesh well with the platforms of either of the two major political parties in the U.S. may make... more...

  • Summa Theologicaby Thomas Aquinas 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274) although it was never finished. It was intended as a manual for beginners as a compilation of all of the main theological teachings of that time. It summarizes the reasonings for almost all points... more...

  • God in Actionby Francis George

    The Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.99

    "What if God has his own ways that are not always our ways? What if God acts in public affairs in ways that can, of course, be ignored from day to day but at a price for individuals and whole societies? If God is an actor, how is it possible to trace his action? . . . Can we discover God?s actions in the part of human experience that is public in... more...

  • The Church in Chinaby Paul Rule

    ATF Press 2010; US$ 22.00

    China has been a challenge to Christianity since the beginning of modern times and it remains so today. Here is a great civilisation comprising a quarter of humankind, yet largely untouched by Christian values and beliefs. Any theological evaluation of the state of world Christianity that does not take China into account is impoverished and radically... more...

  • Confessions of an Interest Groupby Carolyn M. Warner

    Princeton University Press 2000; US$ 46.00 US$ 41.86

    Following World War II, the Catholic Church in Europe faced the challenge of establishing political influence with newly emerging democratic governments. The Church became, as Carolyn Warner pointedly argues, an interest group like any other, seeking to attain and solidify its influence by forming alliances with political parties. The author analyzes... more...

  • Religion and Ethnocentrismby Dave Dean Capucao

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    Within the context of the Duthc civil religion and the diverse reactions to it by contemporary Catholic believers, this book investigates the extent to which religious attitudes, i.e. attituted towards God, Jesus, Spirit, salvation, and church,. have an effect on ethnocentrism. more...

  • Toward a Catholic Theology of Nationalityby Dorian Llywelyn

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 104.99

    Dorian Llywelyn's wide-ranging book introduces the reader to contemporary approaches to nationality, nationality, national identity, nationalism and patriotism. Drawing from the insights of sociology, history, and anthropology, he investigates the many ways in which nations and Christianity have intertwined and explores what scripture and twentieth-century... more...

  • Best Practices in Catholic Church Ministry Performance Managementby Charles Zech; James H. Alphen; Christopher Anderson; Rev. John Beal; Lisa R. Berlinger; David DeLambo; Seton Hall University; Deacon Justin Green; Daniel Koys; Most Reverend Donald W. Wuerl; Charles E. Zech

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99

    The Church is not a business, but it does have a stewardship responsibility to ensure that all of its resources are used as effectively as possible to carry out God's work on earth. This unique collection brings together both scholars and practitioners who tackle the tricky questions related to the performance management of lay Church workers and clergy... more...

  • Nazareth or Social Chaosby Fr. Vincent OP McNabb; Dr. Cicero Bruce; Joseph Kelly

    IHS Press 2010; US$ 10.95

    Distilling the work of Father Vincent McNabb's years of preaching in London's Hyde Park, this challenging and entertaining book examines urbanized and industrialized life. The arguments claim that urban life has a deleterious effect on nature, community, family, and the spirit and offer a challenge to "flee to the fields," seeking a life not dominated... more...

  • Through Cracks in the Wallby Lúcia Helena Costigan

    BRILL 2010; US$ 146.00

    This book analyzes literary writings and inquisitorial testimonies produced by individuals of Jewish heritage who lived in the Iberian Atlantic during the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and the role they played in the expansion of the Iberian empires, despite frequent persecution by the Inquisition. more...