Theology

Front Cover of The Anatomy of Misremembering

The most comprehensive account of the relationship between Hans Urs von Balthasar and Hegel. For the author, it is essential to engage and correct Hegel, whose thought is a comprehensive misremembering of the Christian thought, practices, and forms of life.

Front Cover for The Content of Faith

No single anthology could hope to capture the vast breadth of Karl Rahner’s work, but Herder & Herder's collection contains 174 significant selections that span the period from the early 1950s to 1980 and reflect the power and erudition of this seminal theologian’s thought.

Front Cover of Jesus the Christ and Religious Pluralism

How can Christians respectfully enter ecumenical dialogue while remaining true to their belief in the supremacy of Jesus Christ? Joseph Pandiappallil draws upon the transcendental Christology of Karl Rahner to offer us a way to engage “our brothers and sisters of other faiths” in meaningful and fruitful conversation.

Front Cover for Politicizing the Bible

Penetrating the pretense of objectivity often presented in secular studies, Hahn and Wiker bring to light the appropriation of scripture by politically motivated interests and trace the lineage of today’s theological approaches to the power-mongering of the late Middle ages.

Front Cover for Quest for the Creed

Exploring the startling statements that the Apostles’ creed makes about the nature of God, man, and the universe, this guide reveals the challenge and paradoxical beauty of a Christian cornerstone. A fresh, appealing examination of an often overlooked prayer.

Front Cover for New Voices in Catholic Theology

Former students of professor Michael J. Buckley, share essays that are informed and inspired by the theologian’s teachings and attentive mentoring. Emerging from a vibrant intellectual community of prayer and scholarship, the work continues the theological conversation that Buckley initiated.

Front Cover for The Varieties of Vernacular Mysticism 1350 - 1550

More than 25 years in the making, this volume illuminates the abundant range and depth of Christian mystical teachings during the late medieval period in Europe. McGinn brings unparalleled insight and expertise to the investigation of the riches of vernacular spirituality.

Front cover for The Promise Of Christian Humanism

In this remarkable book, Dominic Doyle discusses how the work of St. Thomas Aquinas, Charles Taylor, Nicholas Boyle, and others reveals the essential bond between the Christian virtue of hope and the life-affirming sensibilities of humanism.

 Why We Venerate the Saints

In a careful biblical, historical, and systematic study of the ancient and enduring tradition of veneration of saints, Patricia Sullivan illuminates the compelling and transformative roles of the saints in the lives of individuals and in the life of the Church.

Front Cover of Systematic Thought of Hans Urs von Balthasar

Is there a single driving force unifying the diverse writings of Hans Urs von Balthasar? Kevin Mongrain points to von Balthasar’s retrieval of Irenaeus of Lyons. In Irenaeus, von Balthasar found inspiration for a genuinely Christian theology that resists the recurring danger of gnosticism while honoring the Mystery of God.

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