Philosophy

Front cover of The Sins of the Fathers

We hear much talk today about post-truth. Journalists and intellectuals describe it as a shocking new phenomenon caused by recent electoral campaigns. They point to contemporary political statements as horrendous post-truths. Nothing is more misleading. 'Historical engineering' is not a new phenomenon. Nor are the events to which journalists point as exemplary instances of 'post-truth' particularly poignant

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 for Quarks, Chaos, & Christianity

This bestselling book by a theoretical physicist and Templeton Award winner addresses and bridges the seemingly impassable divide between rational inquiry and faith. Updated to include new scientific breakthroughs, this important work helps us see science and religion as complementary understandings.

Front cover of Participation and the Good

Siobhan Nash-Marshall analyzes the two metaphysical works by sixth-century writer Boethius Quomodo Substantiae and Consolatio Philosophiae. She finds that he traces the source of people's goodness to their participation in the ultimate goodness of God.

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.

Front Cover of The Greatest Marvel of Nature

Designed for use in introductory courses to theology, this short volume is an accessible presentation of the fundamentals of classical philosophy and the light it sheds on our understanding of the human person.

Front Cover of God Seen in the Mirror of the World

Fr. Emonet completes his "metaphysical trilogy" with its pivotal component: the present study of the being of things and of God.

Front cover of The Girard Reader

“Girard’s understanding of mimetic rivalry and conflict and of the scapegoat are among the most profound intellectual discoveries of our time…”—Walter Wink, Engaging the Powers

Front Cover of Genetics, Theology and Ethics

Catholic Press Association Award-winner.  From a team of the world’s leading bioethicists, a collection of popular and scholarly essays on the challenges of bioethics in our world today. Topics include stem cell research, cloning, economic challenges, and society’s common good.

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