History

Front Cover for Wrestling With God

Barbara Fiand calls readers to a deeper awareness of the transformation of consciousness that is beckoning everywhere. She invites us to let this transformation affect our lives and shape our priorities.

Front Cover for Wayfarers in the Cosmos

In this eye-opening book, two astronomers from the Vatican’s observatory present their views on the profound developments in our knowledge about the world—from the discoveries of Copernicus and Galileo, to the wonders of quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity.

Front Cover of Two Centuries of Faith

To celebrate the archdiocese of Boston’s bicentennial, this informative volume chronicles a wide range of Boston history with a particular concentration on religion.

Front Cover of The Trinity

The ground-breaking treatment of the doctrine of the Trinity by one of the most important theologians of the 20th century is here reprinted on the 30th anniversary of its original publication. In this treatise, Karl Rahner analyzes the place of the doctrine of the Trinity within Catholic theology and develops his own highly original and innovative reading of the doctrine, including his now-famous dictum.

Front Cover for How to Read the Old Testament

This book is for those who want to read the Bible but don't know how to go about it. It is a simple, yet ambitous guide to the Old Testament geared toward the adult learner.

Front Cover for How to Read the New Testament

Specifically geared to the adult learner, this guide to reading the New Testament captures the richness of Christian tradition and relates the teachings to everyday living.

Front Cover for How to Read the Apocalypse

An addition to the Crossroad Adult Christian Formation Program, this lucid introduction to the biblical book of Revelation is enhanced with drawings, charts, and illustrations.

Front Cover for How Balthasar Changed My Mind

This volume is both a first-rate introduction to Balthasar and a window into the way that great theologians understand the driving questions of their work.

Holy Infant Jesus

An inspiring collection of stories from those who have been touched by the infant Jesus—from descriptions of devotional practices worldwide to accounts of visionaries. Illustrated with representations of the young Christ from both high art and homespun traditions, this charming book is a personal introduction to the Holy Child.

Front Cover of The History of Black Catholics in the United States

From the first black baptized in Africa to African American priests and clergy active in the Catholic church today, blacks have been a proud and devout pillar in the faith. Davis's groundbreaking volume sheds light on the important contributions of black community to the Catholic church throughout history.

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