Ecclesiology

Charting a course from the 1960s crack-up of social certitudes through current political meltdowns, George Weigel’s whirlwind tour of Catholicism, politics, literature, sports, and society yields telling insights from a keen observer and a master of the art of the essay.

Front Cover of Symbolism

The thought of Johann Adam Möhler has had a major impact on the development of Catholic theology in the twentieth century, providing a crucial source of inspiration for theologians such as Karl Rahner and Yves Congar.

Front Cover for Seeking the Absolute Love

The author presents a loving introduction to the founders of the monastic orders and shows how St. Benedict and others made a skillful selection from the treasures of the ancients.

Front Cover of Salt, Leaven and Light

This book traces the history of theology and the Church from its ancient beginnings to its relevance in the world today.

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 The Heart of Motherhood

When dirty dishes and laundry pile up, it’s easy to believe that the call to sanctity is for someone else. But this inspiring book written by a Catholic mother of five and based on the teachings of Mother Teresa shows us how faith can support mother's in their most holy task—raising children.

Front Cover of The Church Women Want

A free-ranging discussion among prominent Catholic women from a variety of perspectives, left and right. Contributors including Elizabeth Johnson (editor), Susan Muto, Mary Ann Glendon, and Colleen Griffith debate church authority, reform, and the challenges faithful women face.

Front Cover of Ongoing Incarnation

This religious history looks at the emergence of modern ecclesiology, from Johann Adam Mohler's work in Germany in the early 19th century to the changes since Vatican II.

Front Cover of The Many Faces of the Church

Written for students of theology, pastors, and pastoral workers, this book offers a comprehensive examination of the origins of the first Christian churches, with special attention to the different theological insights and contributions of the various New Testament books.

Front Cover for The Mystery of Christian Worship

This essay presents, in clear, nontechnical language, the heart of Casel's theology of mystery, summing up his view that the encounter with the divine mystery in liturgy is "the most central and most essential action of the Christian religion.”

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