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  • The Living Breadby Thomas Merton

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 7.39

    The whole problem of our time is the problem of love. How are we going to recover the ability to love ourselves and to love one another? We cannot be at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we cannot be at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God. There is a distinction between a contrite sense of sin... more...

  • The Hidden Ground of Loveby Thomas Merton; William H. Shannon

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 7.39

    Thomas Merton (1915-1968) is the most admired of all American Catholic writers. His journals have recently been published to wide acclaim. The collection of Merton's letters in The Hidden Ground of Love were selected and edited by William H. Shannon. more...

  • The Vatican's Womenby Paul Hofmann

    St. Martin's Press 2002; US$ 7.39

    Four hundred of the 3,800 people who permanently live or work in the State of Vatican City, the smallest sovereign and independent state on the globe, are women. They are nuns and members of the laity; some are housekeepers of churchmen; others are secretaries, translators, editors, lawyers, and middle-level officials of the papal administration.... more...

  • Conscience & Conversion in Newmanby Walter E. Conn

    Marquette University Press 2010; US$ 17.00

    John Henry Newman once wrote that “to live is to change.” In this work Walter E. Conn explores the ways in which Newman himself changed throughout his spiritual life, ultimately resulting in his move to Rome and his conversion from Anglicanism to Roman Catholicism. However, this work also highlights the ways in which this most famous conversion... more...

  • The Crisis of Authority in Catholic Modernityby Michael J. Lacey; Francis Oakley

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 37.99

    It is fairly clear that, while Rome continues to teach as if its authority were unchanged from the days before Vatican II (1962-65), the majority of Catholics - within the first-world church, at least - take a far more independent line, and increasingly understand themselves (rather than the church) as the final arbiter of decision-making, especially... more...

  • All the Way to Heavenby Dorothy Day

    The Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    ?The publication of the letters of Dorothy Day is a significant event in the history of Christian spirituality.? ?Jim Martin, SJ, author of My Life with the Saints   Dorothy Day, cofounder of the Catholic Worker movement, has been called the most significant, interesting, and influential person in the history of American Catholicism. Now the publication... more...

  • Catholicism - An Introduction: Teach Yourselfby Peter Stanford

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 13.99

    This is a complete guide to the oldest institution in the Western world - the Catholic Church. Explore the essential beliefs and practices of the religion and delve into its long and fascinating history. From the significance of Rome and the importance of the Papacy, to current issues such as science, contraception and new movements within the faith,... more...

  • Murder at Golgothaby Ian Wilson

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 7.39

    Crime Scene Golgotha approaches Jesus's crucifiction from the perspecitive of a crime scene investigator: What do we know is fact? What can be historically documented? What can we deduce may have happened? Taking the popular CSI television dramas as inspiration, Crime Scene Golgotha is a direct reaction to Mel Gibson's much talked about movie... more...

  • Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belizeby Elizabeth Graham

    UPF 2011; US$ 79.95

    Based on her analysis of archaeological evidence from the excavations of Maya churches at Tipu and Lamanai, Elizabeth Graham seeks to understand why the Maya sometimes actively embraced Catholicism during the period of European conquest and continued to worship in this way even after the end of Spanish occupation.< more...

  • Heresyby Michael Coren

    McClelland & Stewart 2012; US$ 17.99

    Bestselling author Michael Coren explodes popular myths about the history, beliefs, and culture of Christianity.   Michael Coren explores why and how Christians and Christian ideas are caricatured in popular media as well as in sophisticated society. He takes on, and debunks, ten great myths about Christianity: that it supports slavery, is racist,... more...