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- Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 17.00
Appointed by John XXIII to the Pontifical Secretariat for the Promotion of the Unity of Christians, and then to the Vatican Council as theologian (peritus), George Tavard directly contributed to the writing of the Decree on Ecumenism and afterward served in major ecumenical dialogues, both in the U.S. and internationally. Born from this ecumenical... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95
This lively and elegant book by the acclaimed historian Jonathan D. Spence reconstructs an extraordinary epsiode in the early intercourse between China and Europe. It is the story of John Hu, a lowly but devout Chinese Catholic who in 1722 accompanied a Jesuit missionary on a journey to France?a journey that ended with Hu's confinement in a lunatic... more...
- MobileReference.com 2011; US$ 3.99
This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, making it easier to access individual books. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked... more...
- The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
Here is a practical, pastoral book for all Catholic Christians--laity as well as clergy--to foster renewed understanding and practive of the sacrement of reconciliation. The most thorough and informative handbook of its kind, Reconciliation is at once informative, intstructive, and pastorally sound. The author presents a detailed and fascinating... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 17.00
Following the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, the cult of the saints was the dominant form of religion in Christian Europe. In this elegantly written work, Peter Brown explores the role of tombs, shrines, relics, and pilgrimages connected with the sacred bodies of the saints. He shows how men and women living in harsh and sometimes barbaric... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 71.24
Information about Ancient Christianity is preserved in literary texts. These sources contain passages that became liturgical texts during their history of reception while the context or form of some of them could suggest their ritualized use in the churches of New Testament times. The essays in this volume elaborate on the question of how ancient pieces... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 62.27
1542 begann der Jesuitenorden mit der Mission im asiatischen Raum, zunächst in Indien, dann in Indonesien und Japan. In diesen ersten drei Jahrzehnten der Jesuitenmission wurden Strukturen geschaffen und Praktiken institutionalisiert, die für die weitere Entwicklung im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert prägend blieben. Was aber ließ die ersten Jesuitenmissionare... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
Elsie Chamberlain was a leading figure in British broadcasting and religious life. She was a pioneer in many areas: the first woman chaplain to the armed forces; the first nonconformist minister to marry an Anglican clergyman; the first woman producer in the religious broadcasting dept of the BBC and the first woman to present the daily service on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95
The Eucharist continues to be central to contemporary Christian religious tradition and to be the focus for a wide range of assumptions and disputes. Chief amongst these disputes is the role of women in the theology and the ritual of the Eucharist. Reinterpreting the Eucharist brings together a diverse range of voices with each using their own marginalised... more...
- The Floating Press 1923; US$ 5.95
G.K. Chesterton lends his witty, astute and sardonic prose to the much loved figure of Saint Francis of Assis. Grounding the man behind the myth he states "however wild and romantic his gyrations might appear to many, [Francis] always hung on to reason by one invisible and indestructible hair.... The great saint was sane.... He was not a mere... more...