History

Front Cover of Beyond The Empire

A lively, page-turning account of the drama, chaos, and bursts of sanctity that marked the four hundred years in which Christianity went from a persecuted cult to a world religion—and the guardian of Western civilization.

Front Cover for Augustinianism and Modern Theology

The companion volume to The Mystery of the Supernatural, Augustinianism and Modern Theology offers insight into the core of de Lubac’s enormous theological vision—a vision that in Louis Dupré's words, “has transformed the course of Catholic thinking in our time.”

Front Cover for Augustine

This stimulating and engaging work provides excerpts from Augustine's major works and unpacks them, revealing their importance and allowing a direct experience of the great luminary's teachings and thought. An indispensable aid for understanding Augustine and the early development of Christianity.

Front Cover for As it Was in the Beginning

Robert McClory, a Catholic journalist, scholar, and former priest brings a formidable array of research and scholarship to this inquiry into the development—past, present and future—of the hierarchy of power in the Catholic church.

Front Cover for Answering The Enlightenment

Revelation, one of the most important concepts in Western religious thought, has, in modern times, been critiqued or abandoned entirely. Grant Kaplan’s perceptive study shows how Catholic views of revelation can help us retrieve the spiritual insights from the Enlightenment. 

Front Cover of Anselm

The singular and passionate personality of Anselm, the twice-exiled Archbishop of Canterbury, comes to life in William H. Shannon’s thoughtful biography. An intellectually and spiritually enriching account of the life and writings of the 11th century powerhouse of Christian theology.

Front Cover of Anglican Approaches to Scripture

In this remarkable book, award-winning author Rowan A. Greer weaves together historical detail and theological sensitivity to present a multi-layered Anglican perspective on scripture.

Front Cover of The Analogical Imagination

An essential addition to any serious theological library. David Tracy looks at the culture of pluralism, and introduces his influential concept of the "classic," as well as his idea of the difference between analogical and other ways of viewing the life of faith. 

Front Cover of African Saints

Africa is a deeply spiritual continent and yet has relatively few canonized saints. This book shares the wonderful and often heroic stories of people of faith from the continent of Africa.

Front Cover of Catching up with Jesus

In the spirit of Teilhard de Chardin, this fiercely innovative theologian tries to clear away 2,000 years of metaphysics and Christology, to present Jesus in a bold new light—as the culmination of human evolution and the divine plan.

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