Covers the Church's year from Ash Wednesday onwards. Suitable for those involved in planning and leading worship, this book features chapters that deal with Lent, Passiontide and Holy Week, the Easter liturgy, Eastertide, Trinity to All Saints, and seasons and festivals of the agricultural year, and... (more)
Lanzetta illuminates the transformative potential of the classical tradition of women mystics, especially in light of contemporary violence against women around the world. Focusing on the contemplative process as women's journey from oppression to liberation, Lanzetta draws especially on the mystici... (more)
Ballard / Pritchard
2nd Edition. Christian Thinking in the Service of Church and Society. Now a classic textbook, Practical Theology in Action offers a basic introduction for all those involved in pastoral care and in applying Christian thinking to the service of the Church and society. Using everyday stories and case ... (more)
Barbara E. Reid
Discussions of the meaning of Jesus' passion are at a creative high point, in part because of popular events like Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ, and Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code, but also because of a groundswell of interest in contemporary biblical scholarship.
Barbara E. Reid, O.P., h... (more)
Bart D Ehrman
A Historian Reveals What We Really Know About Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and Constantine. An authoritative critique of the 'facts' in The Da Vinci Code and a historical assessment by a noted early Christian scholar.
This book is the most authoritative, arguably the definitive appraisal of some of the ... (more)