This book is essential reading for any Catholic who is serious about going beyond the myths and tendentious ‘knowledge’ concerning Islam so widespread today and facing the challenge of interacting with Muslims in an authentically Christian manner.
Brian McClorry SJ reviews Philip Pullman's historical fiction, set in the time and place of the New Testament, and Gerry O'Collins SJ's response.
Fr Michael Paul Gallagher SJ embarks on a journey with ten 'giants' of modern Catholic scholarship and hopes that, by the end of the voyage, they will be accessible to others.
Christian Troll is a German Jesuit Islamicist with decades of eminent scholarship behind him. In this book, he takes us through a series of chapters, each addressing questions that educated Christians typically ask about their relations with Muslims.
This is an outstanding study of one of the English speaking world's greatest C20 bishops. Denis Hurley of Durban became a towering influence not only in his home of South Africa but internationally.
Bernard Lonergan was a remarkable thinker, whose ideas have the widest of applications and potential importance today.
This collection of short essays on priesthood – 78 in total, with contributions from Popes, Archbishops, Bishops, diocesan priests and priests of religious orders – is full of wisdom drawn from years of experience of priestly ministry.
Sullivan’s story has about it some vestiges of that of St Augustine: his estrangement from the faith of his mother who nevertheless greatly influenced his spiritual life; a somewhat bohemian, perhaps even mildly decadent lifestyle as a young man; a mid-life conversion followed by ordination to the priesthood; and a life of deep asceticism and devotion to the poor and the sick.
Can we describe America as 'religious' and Europe as 'secular'? This book looks at four dimensions of the differences between the two.
Glyn Redworth then takes his readers back to the early years and upbringing of Doña Luisa de Carvajal to examine the influences that brought her from the highest ranks of the Spanish nobility to a life of poverty in London. The She-Apostle is a book for many different types of readers.
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