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  • Die Anaphora der Apostel Addai und Mariby Dominik Heringer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 45.14

    Am 17. Januar 2001 erkannte die Kongregation für die Glaubenslehre der Katholischen Kirche die Liturgie der Apostel Addai und Mari der Assyrischen Kirche des Ostens auch ohne wörtlichen Einsetzungsbericht als gültige Eucharistiefeier an ? eine theologische Sensation. Theologisch, pastoral und ökumenisch schien ein entscheidender Durchbruch gelungen... more...

  • The Shared Parishby Brett C. Hoover

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 73.50

    As faith communities in the United States grow increasingly more diverse, many churches are turning to the shared parish , a single church facility shared by distinct cultural groups who retain their own worship and ministries. The fastest growing and most common of these are Catholic parishes shared by Latinos and white Catholics. Shared parishes... more...

  • Hope in Actionby Steven M. Rodenborn

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    This volume contends against a major lacuna in the story of eschatology in the twentieth century by offering a historical and comparative analysis of Edward Schillebeeckx?s prophetic eschatology and Johann Baptist Metz?s apocalyptic eschatology with the goal of identifying relative advantages and limitations of these divergent eschatological frameworks... more...

  • "The Sacred and the Profane - Environmental Anthropology of Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity"by Gebrehiwot Gebreslassie Zesu

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 49.24

    The Orthodox Tewahedo Christian doctrine in Ethiopian practice has different possibilities: (a) within church compounds the protection of nature (respect of creation), (b) outside the submission of nature, as the Bible demands ? both are Christian behaviors! Church is not pro-nature. The Church itself has set up a partition into sacred and profane,... more...

  • The Faith of Our Fathersby James Gibbons

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    James Gibbons was a popular, inclusive figure in the American Catholic Church, rising through the ranks as a bishop, archbishop, and cardinal over the course of his service. In the abidingly popular volume The Faith of Our Fathers, Gibbons sets forth the chief tenets, beliefs, doctrines, and practices of Catholicism in a clear and straightforward manner. more...

  • A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages, Volume Iby Henry Charles Lea

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    This detailed analysis of one of the most brutal periods of religious persecution ever recorded is a must-read for history buffs of all stripes. Author Henry Charles Lea lends detail and dimension to the historical record, providing a turn-by-turn recounting of events along with deeper insight into the motives and psychology of the persecutors and... more...

  • In mandatis Stephan Haering; Johann Hirnsperger; Gerlinde Katzinger; Wilhelm Rees

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 67.48

    Hauptbeschreibung Prälat Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hans Paarhammer wurde am 3. April 1947 in Hallwang bei Salzburg geboren. Er studierte katholische Theologie und wurde 1971 in Salzburg zum Priester geweiht. Nach der Promotion zum Dr. theol. in Salzburg (1976), vertiefenden Studien in München und der Habilitation in Graz (1981) übernahm er 1982 den Lehrstuhl... more...

  • Das Versöhnungswerk des päpstlichen Legaten Giovanni B. Georg May

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 145.85

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Französische Revolution eröffnete einen blutigen Kampf gegen die katholische Kirche. Der Hauptstoß traf die Priester und die Angehörigen des gottgeweihten Standes. Viele geistliche Personen gaben dem Druck nach, stellten ihren Dienst ein und/oder sagten ihrem Stand ab. Früher oder später bedauerten zahlreiche abdicataires ihr... more...

  • Katholische Reform und Gegenreformationby Dieter J. Weiß

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 30.21

    Die »Una sancta ecclesia« des Spätmittelalters war von inneren Krisen wie äußerer Kritik gebeutelt. Die Antwort darauf war die Katholische Reform, der Versuch der Selbsterneuerung der Kirche. Das Konzil von Trient (1545 ? 63) gab ihr als Reaktion auf die Erschütterungen durch die Reformation die Form und das Ziel vor. Zur Gegenreform gehören vor allem... more...

  • Why the Catholic Church Must Changeby Margaret Nutting Ralph

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 23.99

    As contentious debates swirl in the Catholic church about the role of women, abortion, sexuality, and more, author Margaret Nutting Ralph urges readers to see that past church teaching on these issues is not infallible. Contrary to popular belief, church teaching on key issues has evolved in the past, and Ralph makes the case that it should again.... more...