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Catholicism

  • Was the Reformation a Mistake?by Matthew Levering; Kevin J. Vanhoozer

    Zondervan 2017; US$ 13.59

    Was the Reformation a mistake? What key problems did Luther identify in his critique of Catholic doctrine? Is Catholic doctrine unbiblical? Theologian Matthew Levering helps readers see these questions and more from a Catholic perspective. The book concludes with a spirited response by “mere Protestant” theologian Kevin J. Vanhoozer. more...

  • Hope in the Ecumenical Futureby Mark D. Chapman

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.56

    This book offers fresh insights into the contemporary state of Ecumenism. Following the election of Pope Francis, there has been a significant thaw in ecumenical relations, and there are grounds for thinking that this will continue into the future. The twelve chapters, written both by experienced ecumenical theologians as well as younger scholars,... more...

  • Lessons in Hopeby George Weigel

    Basic Books 2017; US$ 40.00

    A preeminent authority on the Catholic Church and papal biographer describes what he learned from chronicling the life of Pope John Paul II In Lessons in Hope , George Weigel tells the story of his unique friendship with St. John Paul II. As Weigel learns the pope "from inside," he also offers a firsthand account of the tumult of post-Vatican... more...

  • Aquinas on Virtueby Nicholas Austin

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Aquinas on Virtue: A Causal Reading is an original interpretation of one of the most compelling accounts of virtue in the Western tradition, that of the great theologian and philosopher Thomas Aquinas (1224–1274). Taking as its starting point Aquinas's neglected definition of virtue in terms of its "causes," this book offers a systematic analysis... more...

  • Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderniby Ruth S. Noyes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.99

    Peter Paul Rubens and the Crisis of the Beati Moderni takes up the question of the issues involved in the formation of recent saints - or Beati moderni (modern Blesseds) as they were called - by the Jesuits and Oratorians in the new environment of increased strictures and censorship that developed after the Council of Trent with respect to legal canonization... more...

  • The Building of an American Catholic Churchby Joseph Agonito

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 145.00

    Originally published in 1988. The new-found freedom and changing attitudes towards Catholics after the American Revolution presented the Catholic Church with its first real opportunity to prosper in the English speaking "new world". But the Catholic Church could not take advantage of this opportunity unless it shook off some of its "old world" characteristics... more...

  • Chicago Catholics and the Struggles within Their Churchby Andrew M. Greeley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    What might one expect to learn from a probability sample study of the Archdiocese of Chicago? Can one form a national portrait of Catholics in the United States from data about Chicago? Certainly, Chicago is unique in its judgments about its clergy. As the eminent Catholic sociologist Andrew M. Greeley argues, it is this very difference that makes... more...

  • The Intellectual Crisis in English Catholicismby William J. Schoenl

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 145.00

    This volume, first published in 1982, examines the attempts of English liberal Catholics to reconcile their Church with secular culture and provides an account of the development of liberal Catholicism in England in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This work was written not only for specialists in religious history but for all readers... more...

  • Highly Respectable and Accomplished Ladiesby Barbara Misner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 145.00

    Originally published in 1988. This study examines women religious in the American community in the first half of the nineteenth century. The primary aim of this research was to determine who the women were who entered eight religious communities, and whether there was any clear relationship between who they were and their choice of community. This... more...

  • Nineteenth-Century European Catholicismby Eric C. Hansen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 180.00

    Included in this bibliography, originally published in 1989, are books, pamphlets, dissertations, and articles from periodicals and collections, published for the most part since 1900, which present Catholic development in the nineteenth-century as its major theme. Each entry is annotated with the major idea or theme of the work as expressed by its... more...