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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Loades explores England's religious cultures during the reign of Mary Tudor. He investigates how conflicting traditions of conformity and dissent negotiated the new spiritual, political and legal landscape which followed her reintroduction of Catholicism to England. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Hillman presents a fascinating account of the role that women played during the Catholic Reformation in France. She reconstructs the devotional practices of a network of powerful women showing how they reconciled Catholic piety with their roles as part of an aristocratic elite, challenging the view that the Catholic Reformation was a male concern. more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 29.99
The Vatican?s silence in the face of Nazi atrocities remains one of the great controversies of our time. History has accused wartime pontiff Pius the Twelfth of complicity in the Holocaust and dubbed him ?Hitler?s Pope.? But a key part of the story has remained untold. Pius ran the world?s largest church, smallest state, and oldest spy service. Saintly... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 26.99
Marco Politi takes us deep inside the power struggle roiling the Roman Curia, beginning with Benedict XVI, the pope who famously resigned in 2013, and intensifying with the contested and unexpected election of Jorge Maria Bergoglio, archbishop of Buenos Aires, now known as Pope Francis. Politi?s account balances the perspectives of Pope Francis?s... more...
- The Crossroad Publishing Company 2015; US$ 11.99
A presentation of what lies at the heart of Pope Francis' pontificate, written by his friend and fellow Jesuit At the heart of Pope Francis' vision lies a keen interest in people, and a passion for understanding the life experience of others. This book by a longtime friend of the Pope clarifies the underlying thoughts and choices Jorge Bergoglio... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 31.99
This book explores how a church once known as a force for social justice became known for a few key wedge issues, then looks at the opportunities for change in the ?age of Francis.? The first non-European pope in more than a millennium, Pope Francis is shaking up a church that has been mired in scandal and demoralized by devastating headlines. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.95
This text helps students acquire a basic theological literacy in key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and in Christianity's encounter with culture at large. Historically arranged, it also addresses five major themes of systematic theology: revelation, God, creation, Jesus, and church. more...
- SPCK 2015; US$ 13.11
A unique, inspiring and beautifully crafted sequence of meditations, drawn from the Pope's speeches and tweets since becoming pontiff in 2013. Reveals the genius of a global leader whose message transcends religious boundaries. Produced in cooperation with the Vatican. 'Some people want to know why I wished to be called Francis. For me, Francis of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 39.99
The culmination of Mungello?s 40 years of study on Sino-Western history, this book provides a compelling and nuanced history of Catholicism in modern China. In this important work, Mungello corrects a major misreading of Chinese history by arguing that the growth of an indigenous church in the 20th century transformed the negative aspects of the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
At various times over the past millennium bishops of Rome have claimed a universal primacy of jurisdiction over all Christians and a superiority over civil authority. Reactions to these claims have shaped the modern world profoundly. Did the Roman bishop make such claims in the millennium prior to that? The essays in this volume from international... more...