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  • Die Diener des Apostelfürstenby Jochen Johrendt

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 109.87

    This study is the first extensive scholarly treatise on the Chapter of St. Peter?s in the Vatican since the 18th century. It analyzes the statutes of the Chapter, its prosopographical composition as well as the relationship to the popes. The appendix contains concise biographies of the canons and an edition of the two oldest interest registers... more...

  • Women, Sex, & the Churchby Erika Bachiochi

    Pauline Books and Media 2011; US$ 15.96

    The contributors to Women, Sex, and the Church challenge the common misconception that Catholic teachings are anti-women and anti-sex. Instead, these women explore how controversial teachings on abortion, sex, marriage, contraceptioon, and reproductive technologies evidence the Church?s love of women. more...

  • The Theology of the Body Made Simpleby Anthony Percy

    Pauline Books and Media 2011; US$ 7.96

    This is a simple introduction to the basic premise of the theology of the body. It explains how our bodies are symbolic, free, meant for love, and redeemed by Christ. It presents unambiguous reasons for the Church's teaching on premarital sex, contraception, homosexuality, pornography, and more. And it gives reason to hope that the love we crave so... more...

  • Einigkeitsdiskurseby Stephan Habscheid; Clemens Knobloch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 36.95

    Streit, Konkurrenz und Disharmonie sind für jedes soziale Gebilde ebenso kennzeichnend wie Konsens, Kooperation und Einigkeit. Immer wieder manifestieren, erneuern oder verändern sich in der Kommunikation vielfältige Gegnerschaften zwischen Einzelnen oder Gruppen. Während ein ?echter? Konsens ? im Sinne einer nachhaltigen Einigung über Interessen und... more...

  • Phänomenologien der Identitätby Jörg Zirfas; Benjamin Jörissen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 36.95

    Die Grundidee des Buches besteht darin, strukturelle Dimensionen der Identitätsvorstellungen auf phänomenologische und anthropologische Sachverhalte zu beziehen, d.h. nicht die Frage nach der Identität zu stellen, sondern diejenigen Themenfelder zu rekonstruieren, die als konstitutiv für den Identitätsbegriff betrachtet werden müssen. Identität erscheint... more...

  • Zwiespältige Lebensweltenby Arne Schäfer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 34.16

    Einleitung Der Zusammenbruch der kommunistisch orientierten politischen Systeme in Osteuropa und die damit verbundene Öffnung des sogenannten »Eisernen V- hangs« haben zu einem erheblichen Anstieg der Anzahl von Aussiedlern geführt, die aus dem osteuropäischen Raum ? vor allem aus der (ehemaligen) Sowj- union, Polen und Rumänien ? ausgewandert sind,... more...

  • The Friar of Carcassonneby Stephen O'Shea

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.31

    Nearly a century had passed since Languedoc had been put to the sword in the Albigensian Crusade, but the stain of Catharism still lay on the land. Any accusation of Catharism invited peril. But repression bred resentment and it was in Carcassonne that resistance began to stir. In 1300 a great orator emerged who brought together the currents of resistance.... more...

  • Why We Should Call Ourselves Christiansby Marcello Pera

    Encounter Books 2011; US$ 23.99

    The intellectual and political elite of the West is nowadays taking for granted that religion, in particular Christianity, is a cultural vestige, a primitive form of knowledge, a consolation for the poor minded, an obstacle to coexistence. In all influential environments, the widespread watchword is We are all secular? or We are all post-religious.?... more...

  • Sunday Mattersby Mark O'Brien

    ATF Press 2011; US$ 20.00

    This book contains reflections on the Sunday Bible Readings for Year B in the Roman Catholic Lectionary. They are intended to assist those preparing homilies or talks on the readings, as well as others whose curiosity and questions have been aroused by these readings. Reflections for Year A were published by ATF in 2010. Reflections for Year C in the... more...

  • Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: A Decade of Crisis, 2002?2012by Thomas Plante; Kathleen McChesney

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 53.00

    Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: A Decade of Crisis, 2002?2012 is a thoughtful, multidisciplinary commentary. Beginning when the scandal first broke in Boston in 2002, this first-of-its-kind work offers a wide range of opinion, both positive and negative, on what has been done in the ensuing ten years to stop and prevent such abuse. Through... more...