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  • Spielenby Rupert M. Scheule

    Echter Verlag 2012; US$ 14.95

    Spielen - was ist das? Ernst oder Unernst? Simulation oder Symbolisierung? Täuschung oder Wahrheit? Verstehen wir den Menschen besser, wenn wir seine Fähigkeit zu spielen in Betracht ziehen? Können wir uns gar einen spielenden Gott vorstellen? Die Beiträge dieses Bandes nähern sich dem schillernden Phänomen des Spielens aus ästhetischer, ethischer,... more...

  • A Tremor of Blissby Mark Judge

    The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.00

       Up to the current day, matters of sexual morality?including contraception, abortion, premarital sex, and gay marriage?have polarized the Catholic Church. In the wake of the turmoil of the 1960s, when liberal theologians challenged the Church?s traditional views on the subject, a schism has opened. Much of the world, and many Catholics themselves,... more...

  • Politics and the Papacy in the Modern Worldby Frank J. Coppa

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 50.00

    The outbreak of the French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution at the turn of the nineteenth century transformed the world and ushered in the modern age, whose currents challenged the traditional political order and the prevailing religious establishment. The new secular framework presented a potential threat to the papal leadership of the Catholic... more...

  • The Catholic Church and the Nation-Stateby Paul Christopher Manuel; Lawrence C. Reardon; Clyde Wilcox

    Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    Presenting case studies from sixteen countries on five continents, The Catholic Church and the Nation-State paints a rich portrait of a complex and paradoxical institution whose political role has varied historically and geographically. In this integrated and synthetic collection of essays, outstanding scholars from the United States and abroad examine... more...

  • Prophetic and Publicby Kristin E. Heyer

    Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    The United States was founded on a commitment to religious tolerance. Based on this commitment, it has become one of the most religiously diverse and religiously observant liberal democracies in the world. Inherent in this political reality is the question, What is the appropriate relationship between religious beliefs and public life? This is not... more...

  • God in Actionby Francis Cardinal George

    The Doubleday Religious 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...

  • Priority of Christ, Theby Robert Barron; Francis George

    Baker Publishing Group 2007; US$ 32.00

    Father Robert Barron transcends liberal/conservative and Protestant/Catholic divides to explore the possibilities of postliberal theology for Catholicism. more...

  • Die Inquisition im Hochmittelalterby Christina Buschbell

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 10.44

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie kaum ein anderes Thema gilt die mittelalterliche Inquisition im aktuellen öffentlichen Diskurs als Ausdruck der brutal- menschenverachtenden Seiten der eigentlich zur Menschlichkeit verpflichteten Kirche. Aber ist die Institution Inquisition tatsächlich Ausdruck einer Abirrung vom Evangelium, insofern Inbegriff christlich- kirchlicher... more...

  • A Twentieth-Century Collisionby Peter M. Collins

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 24.99

    This book explores 20th-century intellectual culture in the United States, with attention to the gradual narrowing of the scope of (academic) philosophy and its diminishing influence. American Catholic universities, it is contended in this book, can render a seriously-needed contribution to combating the negative effects of this historical development. more...

  • Participation and Beliefs in Popular Religiosityby Francesco Zaccaria

    BRILL 2009; US$ 154.00

    Exploring the relation between popular religious participation and beliefs about God, human suffering, Jesus Christ and the church, this empirical-theological study offers the picture of a complementary relation between popular religiosity and official religion within Italian Catholicism. more...