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  • The Wisdom of Pope Francisby David Birch

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99

    A collection of wisdom from one of the world?s greatest spiritual leaders. When Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the 266th pope, he took the name Francis in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi, a figure renowned for his humility, wisdom, and concern for the poor. Since then, Pope Francis has followed in his namesake?s footsteps, rejecting worldly wealth... more...

  • Kommunikation - Jurisdiktion - Integrationby Andreas Holndonner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The Middle Ages are justifiably regarded as an epoch characterized by fundamental integration processes, in which the papacy played a key role. This volume analyzes the changing relations of the Popes to the Archdiocese of Toledo, located directly on the frontier of the Moslem-ruled southern portion of the Iberian Peninsula, in a case... more...

  • Politics and the Papacy in the Modern Worldby Frank Coppa

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 55.00

    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...

  • The Priority of Christby 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$ 8.18

    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...

  • The Divisions of French Catholicism, 1629-1645by Anthony D. Wright

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 139.95

    Drawing on sources from the Jesuit archives in Rome and on Port-Royal material in Paris, the book begins with an investigation into the development of Catholic Reform in France, showing the problems that emerged before 1629 and the degree to which these were or were not resolved. The second half of the book contrasts the fragmentation of the movement... more...