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- BRILL 2003; US$ 159.00
This work is a biography of Pope Innocent III. It offers a balanced portrait of the man and his pontificate, and its chronological organization enables the reader to see how the pope was usually dealing with many different subjects at the same time. more...
- University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 36.95
Here the author has turned his anthropological, theological, historical and philosophical education, as well as his personal experience, to writing the living history of three Jesuit parishes on the North Shore of Sydney Harbour for the years 1956 to 2006. This book is an ethnographic history of the prophetic imagination among ordinary believers in... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 105.00
Christopher F. Black assesses the nature and extent of church reform demands within Sixteenth Century Italy, then concentrates on religious society after the supposed watershed of the Council of Trent (1546 63), through the Seventeenth Century. Black considers structural reform through dioceses and parishes, changes in parish life, religious education,... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 196.95 US$ 170.69
Now available in paperback, this Companion offers an unparalleled survey of the history, theology, doctrine, worship, art, culture and politics that make up the churches of Eastern Christianity. Covers both Byzantine traditions (such as the Greek, Russian and Georgian churches) and Oriental traditions (such as the Armenian, Coptic and Syrian... more...
- University of NSW Press 2008; US$ 22.50
World Youth Day 08 and the visit of Pope Benedict XVI provide an opportunity to analyse the state of the Catholic Church in Australia. Believers does just that, offering a comprehensive account of everything that is right and wrong with Catholicism in Australia and asking whether it is really in decline. Paul Collins doesnt shy away from the... more...
- Mandeville Press 2008; US$ 15.00
With a wealth of reflections, prayers, and poems, this compilation of spiritual wisdom stimulates the mind and soul while readying the body for life?s everyday challenges. Accessible and timeless, the substance offered will appeal to both the curious layman and those well versed in meditative thought with perceptive chapters such as Doing Good,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The A to Z of the Coptic Church details the history of one of the oldest Christian churches. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and more than 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important people, organizations, and structures; the theology and practices of the church; its literature and liturgy; and monasteries... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 99.99
This book explores the Catholic Church's engagement with science and technology in the twentieth century by focusing on the important role of four prominent Catholic intellectuals representing the diverse intellectual currents of their generation. The book unpacks both the challenges and rewards of pursuing such efforts between the Modernist crisis... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.99
?As March gave way to April in the spring of 2005 and the world kept vigil outside the apostolic palace in Rome, the pontificate of Pope John Paul II, then drawing to a poignant end, was already being described as one of the most consequential in two millennia of Christian history.? With these words, world-renowned author and NBC Vatican analyst... more...