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Holy Infant Jesus

An inspiring collection of stories from those who have been touched by the infant Jesus—from descriptions of devotional practices worldwide to accounts of visionaries. Illustrated with representations of the young Christ from both high art and homespun traditions, this charming book is a personal introduction to the Holy Child.

Front Cover of Francis De Sales

This popular presentation of the life and writings of one of the most influential figures in the history of Christianity includes many rich segments from the spiritual classics Introduction to the Devout Life and Treatise on the Love of God. Wright introduces the reader to the world of de Sales and distills from his masterworks the insights that are as applicable today as when first written.

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.

A page-by-page explanation of Rahner's masterwork, The Foundations of Christian Faith, that clarifies the meaning of and interconnections between the book’s 368 sections and subsections. With topic, name, and Bible indices to help beginning theology students and scholars alike navigate the Rahnerian “basic course.”

Front Cover for Flesh and Glory

A vision of the Gospel of John that comprehends the organic wholeness of the ancient text and revivifies its powerful message of inspiration. Lee’s feminist interpretation awakens the meaning of complex and evocative symbols that illuminate the story of Jesus.

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 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 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 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.

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