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  • Strangers in a Strange Landby Charles J. Chaput

    Henry Holt and Co. 2017; US$ 18.20

    A vivid critique of American life today and a guide to how Christians?and particularly Catholics--can live their faith vigorously, and even with hope, in a post-Christian public square. From Charles J. Chaput, author of Living the Catholic Faith and Render unto Caesar comes Strangers in a Strange Land , a fresh, urgent, and ultimately hopeful... more...

  • The Reception of Vatican IIby Matthew L. Lamb; Matthew Levering

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    A sequel to Vatican II: Renewal within Tradition (OUP 2008), The Reception of Vatican II shows how the Council has been received and interpreted over the course of the more than fifty years since it concluded. The meaning of the Second Vatican Council has been fiercely contested since before it was even over, and since its completion has seen a... more...

  • The Religious Lives of Older Laywomenby Abby Day

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 39.99

    A study of the generation of mainstream Christian laywomen born in the 1920s and 1930s ('Generation A'). more...

  • Remembering the Reformationby Declan Marmion; Salvador Ryan; Gesa E. Thiessen

    Fortress Press 2017; US$ 77.99

    The dramatic unfolding of events after Martin Luther's revolutionary act led to the ultimate, and seemingly irreparable, fissure with Roman Catholicism: excommunication and schism. Remembering the Reformation enters into this history and pursues a more nuanced reading of Luther's relationship with the Catholic tradition, from his Augustinian roots... more...

  • The Gift of Loveby Andrew Staron

    Fortress Press 2017; US$ 77.99

    The Gift of Love builds upon recent scholarship and reads Augustine's De Trinitate as a rational study of the limits of theological language and the possibility of knowing the Trinity because of those limits. Marion's description of the gift of love offers to Augustine's theology a phenomenological texture by which the trinitarian love given might... more...

  • The Tenderness of Godby Gillian T. W. Ahlgren

    Fortress Press 2017; US$ 28.99

    At moments in history, individuals have embodied the gospel message with creativity and passion. Capitalizing on the legacy of Francis and Clare and the new energy of a visionary pope who raises critical questions about how to be faithful to the gospel, The Tenderness of God invites readers into a rich conversation across time and space about how... more...

  • The Anthropology of Catholicismby Kristin Norget

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Aimed at a wide audience of readers, The Anthropology of Catholicism is the first companion guide to this burgeoning field within the anthropology of Christianity. Bringing to light Catholicism?s long but comparatively ignored presence within the discipline of anthropology, the book introduces readers to key studies in the field, as well as to current... more...

  • A Long Way from Galileeby Kevin Clarke

    Melrose Books 2017; US$ 5.99

    Examines a number of the ways in which the Catholic Church has evolved during the course of its nearly 2,000 year history more...

  • Introduction to the Devout Lifeby Piers Paul Read

    SPCK 2017; US$ 12.99

    Francis de Sales was Bishop of Geneva in the early seventeenth century. He was known as a preacher, evangelizer and spiritual director and he founded the congregation of the Visitation of Holy Mary.In the Preface, he states that anyone with courage and determination can live in the world without being influenced by its spirit and he sets out to guide... more...

  • The Living Flame of Loveby Caroline Cox

    SPCK 2017; US$ 11.99

    St John of the Cross was a Carmelite friar and mystic who lived in Spain in the second half of the sixteenth century. He helped Teresa of Avila with her reform of the Carmelite Order and was imprisoned for political reasons.He wrote this beautiful poem on the love between the soul and God while in prison in Toledo. The work consists of the poem and... more...