History

Front Cover of Faith in History and Society

This now classic book presented on the 30th anniversary of its first appearance is universally acknowledged as the great classic of Metz's remarkable career, and indeed of all political theology. It is presented here in a new translation with an extensive study guide for readers and teachers.

Front Cover for Early Christian Mystics

The McGinns, preeminent scholars of theological history, present sketches of 12 seminal figures vital to the development of Christian mysticism. An accessible interpretation of the distinct characteristics of these spiritual masters’ direct, immediate, and transformative encounters with the presence of God.  

The Doctors of the Church

Written by one of the world's top authorities on the history of Christianity, this user-friendly resource is an introduction to 33 remarkable individuals who shaped our understanding of the Catholic faith.

Front Cover for the Dictionary of the Reformation

This second installment of the Encyclopedia of Theology and Church covers every important aspect of the Reformation, including the major Protestant branches, developments in England, and the causes of the counter-Reformation in the Catholic Church. Entries include biographies, theological issues, and historical sketches.

Front Cover for Dictionary of Popes and the Papacy

This first installment of the Encyclopedia of Theology and Church is the definitive one-volume reference on popes, the papacy, and the Vatican. Part one covers every pope and antipope; part two discusses the institutions of the Vatican and the papacy.

Front Cover of Dictionary of Fundamental Theology

This first-ever Dictionary of Fundamental Theology addresses the following concerns:

  • Christian revelation;
  • its credibility;
  • the response of faith;
  • relations with other Christian communities;
  • and the relationship of Christian revelation to history, philosophy, the sciences, culture, and language.
Front Cover for Dante Alighieri

A careful, reader-friendly exploration of The Divine Comedy as well as a fine biographical portrayal of Dante—the man, writer, and spiritual lover extraordinaire. Royal reveals how the psychological reality of Dante’s story unfolds within the context of God’s universe.

Front Cover for A Crisis of Saints

EWTN host Fr. George Rutler exposes the spiritual decline of society today, revealing how moral weakness pervades both secular and religious worlds and how the practice of heroic virtues can offer the strength our times desperately need.

Front Cover for The Councils of the Church

The editor of the magisterial Decrees of the Ecumenical Councils covers the history of conciliar teaching, from the early and medieval councils to the Second Vatican Council, showing their abiding importance in the life of the church.

Front Cover for Coincidentally

George Rutler—EWTN speaker, Crisis magazine columnist, and reigning Catholic wit—offers his humorous and contrarian reflections on the coincidental links that connect the most far-flung parts of the world.

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