Church

Front Cover of Papal Primacy and the Episcopate

With his trademark rigor and clarity, Michael Buckley argues that a true theology of papal primacy, as opposed to an ideology of primacy, must focus on the papacy’s nature as a unique relationship, whose purpose is the unity of bishops among themselves and (through them) the unity of the entire Church.

Front Cover for Christian Values and Virtues

Pope Paul VI affected every aspect of Catholic life, from the practice of the mass to sexuality to social justice. Christian Values and Virtues shares the former pope's wisdom and captures the spirit and depth of his contributions to the Church.

Front Cover for Children of Disobedience

From the heart-pounding escape from the cloister to the romance and marriage with the great reformer of Christianity—Asta Scheib’s lively and intimate portrait of Katharina von Bora draws us close to the heart and soul of this important historical figure.

Front Cover of More I Could Not Ask

A faith journey, from a child's grasp of his family's immigrant faith, with its deep reverence for the priesthood, to an ever-deepening sense of family and priestly service that extends to the entire body of Christ.

Front Cover of Ministries

A comprehensive text for every student, minister and teacher.  Offers excellent scholarship and a visually enhanced presentation of the concept and practice of ministry. Tracing the profound developments since the Second Vatican Council, Dr. Hahnenberg sheds light on important aspects of modern ministry and offers a prophetic vision of the church.

Front Cover of On The Heels of Freedom

Learn how devoted missionaries overcame widespread bias and apathy to open ministries and schools among black slaves in the South—where teaching slaves to read the bible was illegal. These schools helped the black churches become centers of community and empowerment.

Front Cover of The Many Faces of the Church

Written for students of theology, pastors, and pastoral workers, this book offers a comprehensive examination of the origins of the first Christian churches, with special attention to the different theological insights and contributions of the various New Testament books.

Front Cover for The Mystery of Christian Worship

This essay presents, in clear, nontechnical language, the heart of Casel's theology of mystery, summing up his view that the encounter with the divine mystery in liturgy is "the most central and most essential action of the Christian religion.”

Front Cover for The Mystery of the Supernatural

Originally published in French in 1965, this work develops the core thesis that Henri de Lubac put forward many years earlier in a bold and controversial work in which he first called into question the idea of "pure nature."

Front Cover for The Mystery and Meaning of the Mass

An asset that illuminates the timeless meaning and profound spiritual beauty of Catholic worship, this volume explains the significance of every ritual in the Mass—whether a genuflection, Agnus Dei repetition, or breaking of the bread.

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