5 August: the Canaanite woman in today's gospel (Mt 15:21-28) is the only person in the New Testament to win an argument with Jesus.
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.
Denis Hurley, Archbishop of Durban, became a towering influence not only in his home of South Africa but internationally. He was born on 9 Nov 1915.
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.
Blessed John Sullivan's story has about it some vestiges of that of St Augustine, suggests Thomas J. Morrissey in his biography of the Jesuit whose feast is on 8 May.
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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