History

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 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 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 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 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 of Violence Unveiled

By synthesizing an astounding array of seemingly discordant examples—from Aztec myths to the Hebrew prophets to Bob Dylan songs—Bailie reveals important truths about cultural rationalizations of violence and points the way towards an evolution of the methodology of power.

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