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  • Church Alive!by Greg Dening

    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...

  • Church, Religion and Society in Early Modern Italyby Christopher F. Black

    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...

  • The Blackwell Companion to Eastern Christianityby Ken Parry

    Wiley 2008; US$ 56.95 US$ 49.36

    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...

  • Believersby Paul Collins

    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 doesn’t shy away from the... more...

  • A Tremor of Blissby Mark Judge

    The Crown 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, believe... more...

  • Between Science and Religionby Phillip M. Thompson

    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 A to Z of the Coptic Churchby Gawdat Gabra

    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...

  • The End and the Beginningby George Weigel

    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...

  • Lonergan, Hermeneutics, & Theological Methodby Donna Teevan

    Marquette University Press 2005; US$ 27.00

    This book argues that Bernard Lonergan's transcendental method offers an approach to theology that is in some sense hermeneutical. Many would consider such a project surprising, given the debate that has arisen between those who advocate a transcendental approach to theology and those who contend that a hermeneutical approach furnishes a more adequate... more...

  • And You Welcomed Meby Donald Kerwin; Jill Marie Gerschutz; Mary DeLorey; C.S.C. Rev. Daniel G. Groody; John J. Hoeffner; Donald Kerwin; S.J. Rev. Gasper LoBiondo; Lois Ann Lorentzen; S.J. Rev. William O'Neill; Michele R. Pistone; Rev. Richard Ryscavage

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99

    And You Welcomed Me provides crucial academic underpinning to the complex phenomenon of migration from the perspectives of law, sociology, economics, international relations, and theology. It analyzes trade, immigration, labor, integration, and national security policies from the perspective of Catholic social thought, highlighting the values of the... more...