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Papal Diplomacy and the Quest for Peace

Robert John Araujo, SJ
The roles of the Holy See and papal diplomacy vis-à-vis international organizations have a long and intricate story that spans centuries. Papal Diplomacy and the Quest for Peace explores the encounter between the Holy See and the international order, from the establishment of the United Nations (UN) in 1945 through the pontificate of Pope Paul VI (1963-78). Both Araujo and Lucal have...

A Poetic Approach to Ecology

Peter Milward
Ecology is too important to be left to self-appointed "environmentalists." Drawing together the wisdom of the Bible with his vast knowledge of the Western literary tradition (Shakespeare, Hopkins, Eliot and many others) and his experience of nature as a longtime resident of Japan, Fr. Milward conveys the beauty that those attentive to God's creation discover. He reawakens us to the sense of contemplative wonder and delight that children experience but that adults, in the busy hubbub of urban and suburban...

The Presence of Christ in the Church

Lawrence J. Welch
Faith and Reason: Studies in Catholic Theology and Philosophy Series The Presence of Christ in the Church shows the importance of Christ’s sacramental presence in the Church through the magisterium, the priesthood, marriage, and the moral life.  

The Privilege of Being a Woman

edited by Alice von Hildebrand, Alice Von Hildebrand
Women historically have been denigrated as lower than men or viewed as privileged. Dr. Alice von Hildebrand characterizes the difference between such views as based on whether man's vision is secularistic or steeped in the supernatural. She shows that feminism's attempts to gain equality with men by imitation of men is unnatural, foolish, destructive, and self-defeating. The Blessed Mother's role in the Incarnation points to the true privilege of being a woman. Both...

Promising and the Good

edited by Guy Mansini, OSB
Bringing to bear the wisdom of the Benedictine monastic tradition, Fr. Mansini explores the Christian understanding of promises and the importance of keeping them. Through a series of theological meditations, he shows how our promises find their meaning when taken up into God’s promises to us in Christ.