History

Front Cover for How Balthasar Changed My Mind

This volume is both a first-rate introduction to Balthasar and a window into the way that great theologians understand the driving questions of their work.

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 The History of Black Catholics in the United States

From the first black baptized in Africa to African American priests and clergy active in the Catholic church today, blacks have been a proud and devout pillar in the faith. Davis's groundbreaking volume sheds light on the important contributions of black community to the Catholic church throughout history.

Front Cover of Hindu Spirituality: Vedas Through Vedanta

A broad-ranging, lightly-illustrated, scholarly treatment of core topics in Hindu spirituality during its formative earlier periods. It brings together the complex skein of thoughts, beliefs, and practices that developed from the archaic period of the Vedas and received their early crystallization as Vedanta. It presents the eternal, timeless dimension of Hinduism.

Front Cover of Hindu Spirituality: Postclassical and Modern

This book explores the richness of the Hindu tradition in its post-classical and modern periods. Chapters on Hinduism's poetry, art, philosophy, festivals, and music, as well as modern pioneers such as Sri Aurobindo and Mahatma Gandhi, are arranged in sections on regional spiritualities; the spiritualities of the Puranas, Agamas, and Tantra.

Front Cover for Heaven in Stone and Glass

Like a mystical tome waiting to be deciphered, gothic cathedrals hold many secrets about Christ, the Christian life, and the soul's yearning for God. This book gloriously unfolds the stories of light and darkness, and the labyrinth of life.

Front Cover for Heaven Begins Within You

Long before psychology became the reference point for the interpretation of our lives, the Desert Fathers were true doctors of the soul. Embrace the wisdom of the devoted sages whose faith continues to offer guidance for modern daily life.

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.

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.

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