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  • Enchantment and Creed in the Hymns of Ambrose of Milanby Brian P. SJ Dunkle

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99 US$ 81.69

    This work offers a critical overview of the hymns of Ambrose of Milan (c.339-397) in the context of fourth-century doctrinal hymns and in relation to his own catechetical preaching. Brian P. Dunkle, SJ, argues that Ambrose employed sophisticated poetic techniques in his hymns in order to foster a pro-Nicene sensitivity in his congregation. more...

  • The Penguin History of the Churchby R. Southern

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 21.14

    The history of the Western church in the Middle Ages is the history of the most elaborate and thoroughly integrated system of religious thought and practice the world has ever known. It is also the history of European society during eight hundred years of sometimes rapid change. This authoritative history shows how the concept of an organized human... more...

  • Antiochia in der Spätantikeby Gunnar Brands

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 27.16

    Unser Bild von Antiochia am Orontes, eine der Metropolen der römischen Welt, wird im wesentlichen von den Berichten antiker Autoren geprägt. Gemessen daran ist die spätantike Stadt archäologisch weitgehend gestaltlos geblieben. Doch zeichnet sich immer deutlicher ab, dass die Stadt als Folge von Eroberungen und Naturkatastrophen, aber... more...

  • Concilii Actiones VI-VIIby Erich Lamberz

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 272.13

    The 3 rd volume of the series on the 7 th Ecumenical Council of 787, devoted to the issue of the veneration of icons, completes the authoritative series on the ecumenical councils, the Acta conciliorum oecumenicorum . Critically edited for the first time, the texts of the ACO form the basis for theological, historical, and philological... more...

  • 200 Years at St. John's York Millsby Scott Kennedy; Jeanne Hopkins

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 29.99

    St. John?s Church at York Mills was built in 1816 on land that had been donated by pioneer settlers: a little log building that was the first parish church in the City of Toronto. The brick church that stands there today, completed in 1844 and enlarged over the years, stands as a welcoming place of worship and repository of Canadian history. more...

  • A Peaceful Conquestby Cara Lea Burnidge

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    A century after his presidency, Woodrow Wilson remains one of the most compelling and complicated figures ever to occupy the Oval Office. A political outsider, Wilson brought to the presidency a distinctive, strongly held worldview, built on powerful religious traditions that informed his idea of America and its place in the world. With A Peaceful... more...

  • Gregory of Nazianzus (Foundations of Theological Exegesis and Christian Spirituality)by Brian Matz; Hans Boersma; Matthew Levering

    Baker Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00

    This introduction to the thought of Gregory of Nazianzus promotes a theological and pastoral vision for the Christian life, showing the importance of Gregory's work for contemporary theology and spirituality. more...

  • Crossing Parish Boundariesby Timothy B. Neary

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    Controversy erupted in spring 2001 when Chicago?s mostly white Southside Catholic Conference youth sports league rejected the application of the predominantly black St. Sabina grade school. Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education , interracialism seemed stubbornly unattainable, and the national spotlight once again turned to the history of... more...

  • The Prophetic Churchby Andrew Meszaros

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27

    It is a historical and a systematic account of tradition, doctrinal development, and the theology of history, with a particular focus on the contributions of two modern Catholic figures, John Henry Newman (1801-1890) and Yves Congar (1904-1995). more...

  • Desiring Divinityby M. David Litwa

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99 US$ 84.27

    Perhaps no declaration incites more outrage than a human's claim to be God. Those who make this claim in ancient Jewish and Christian mythology are typically either demonized or deified. Yet the line separating demonization from deification is dangerously thin, and drawn by the unsteady hand of human values. Desiring Divinity tells the stories of... more...