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  • Popular Voices in Latin American Catholicismby Daniel H. Levine

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 56.50

    Throughout Latin America, observers and activists have found in religion a promise of deep and long-lasting democratization. But for religion to change culture and politics, religion itself must change. Such change is not only a matter of doctrine, ritual, or institutional arrangements but also arises out of the needs, values, and ideas of average... more...

  • East Syriac Christianity in Mongol-Yuan China (12th?14th centuries)by Li Tang

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 65.77

    East Syriac Christianity in Mongol-Yuan China (12th?14 Centuries) offers a comprehensive history of East Syriac (known as ?Nestorian?) Christianity in China under the Mongol rule. Christianity in its East Syrian form first reached China in A.D. 635 through the missionary efforts of the Church of East in Persia. The religion flourished in China for... more...

  • Eastern Christianity and Politics in the Twenty-First Centuryby Lucian N. Leustean

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 250.00

    This book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of Eastern Christian churches in Europe, the Middle East, America, Africa, Asia and Australia. Written by leading international scholars in the field, it examines both Orthodox and Oriental churches from the end of the Cold War up to the present day. The book offers a unique insight into the... more...

  • Sons of the Churchby Thomas B Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The book that can help you reconcile being both gay and Catholic Sons of the Church: The Witnessing of Gay Catholic Men spotlights testimonials from over thirty gay Catholic men to answer the question, “How can you be gay and Catholic?” Dr. Thomas B. Stevenson, who received degrees from the University of Notre Dame, Boston College, and the Graduate... more...

  • Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiaeby Brian Davies

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    Following a scholarly account of Thomas Aquinas's life, Davies explores his purposes in writing the Summa Theologiae and works systematically through each of its three Parts. He also relates their contents and Aquinas's teachings to those of other works and other thinkers both theological and philosophical. The concluding chapter considers... more...

  • Konstanz 1414-1418by Jan Keupp; Jörg Schwarz

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 18.02

    Von 1414 bis 1418 tagte das Konstanzer Konzil, die wohl bedeutendste spätmittelalterliche Kirchenversammlung. »Mehr als 83 Könige aus Asien, Afrika und Europa hatten ihre Gesandten geschickt«, vermerkt der Chronist Ulrich von Richental. Jan Keupp und Jörg Schwarz bieten mit diesem Band eine profunde und unterhaltsam zu lesende Geschichte des Konzils.... more...

  • Leaving Christendom for Goodby James Gerard McEvoy

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    Leaving Christendom for Good argues that the Catholic Church has yet to fully implement the insights contained in Vatican II?s dialogical view of the church?s mission and place in society. The book explores the requirements of true dialogue, its theological meaning, and its immense benefits for church life today. more...

  • Common Threadsby Sally Dwyer-McNulty

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Common Threads: A Cultural History of Clothing in American Catholicism more...

  • Papst Johannes XXIIby Martin Rohde; Hans-Joachim Schmidt

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Pope John XXII, elected in 1316, reigned for 18 years and was the most significant if also the most controversial of the Popes who resided in Avignon. The essays in this volume, drawn from the disciplines of history, art, philosophy, theology, and the law, examine the conceptual and institutional conditions and the impact of his papacy and seek to... more...

  • The Vision of Catholic Social Thoughtby Meghan J. Clark

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    The Vision of Catholic Social Thought traces the emergence of solidarity and human rights as critical theological and philosophical pillars of the anthropology and ethics foundational to Catholic social teaching. Meghan J. Clark argues that the integration of human rights and the virtue of solidarity at the root of Catholic social tradition are unique... more...