Jun 2007 - Sapientia Press Ave Maria Univ
In his Foreword to this Festschrift presented to Father Matthew L. Lamb on the occasion of his seventieth birthday, Archbishop Charles Chaput comments, "It is a privilege to call him my friend, and to wish on the bishops of the century ahead the good counsel of men like Father Lamb." The fifteen contributors to this volume include Don Briel, Romanus Cessario, OP, Michael Dauphinais, Avery Cardinal Dulles, SJ, Paul Gondreau, Jeremy Holmes,...
Thomas Joseph White
Jan 2016 - Sapientia Press Ave Maria Univ
A restatement of Aquinas's natural theology that takes account of the controversies in which Maritain, Gilson, and Rahner engaged has been badly needed for quite some time. So has an extended and creative reply to Heidegger's accusations of ontotheology. To have met both needs in one book is an impressive and unexpected achievement. This book should become a focus for discussions within and about Thomism from now on. -Alasdair Macintyre, University of...
John A. Hardon
Jan 2001 - Sapientia Press Ave Maria Univ
The years following the Second Vatican Council have witnessed a crisis of faith in Christ Jesus' Real Presence in the Eucharist. Lacking the faith that Jesus is truly, physically present in the Eucharist, Catholics today are often unable to understand the purpose of the Mass and of the ordained priesthood. Fr. Hardon discusses the serious implications of this decreasing faith in the Real Presence and how it is linked to the crisis in the priesthood today.
Guy Mansini, OSB
Nov 2003 - Sapientia Press Ave Maria Univ
Faith and Reason: Studies in Catholic Theology and Philosophy Series This insightful collection of essays focuses on Christ’s saving work and presence in the Church through the sacrament of Orders. The essays on Christ and his work draw creatively upon the Christology of St. Thomas and the soteriology of St. Anselm. The essays on Orders range from a treatment of the priestly representation of Christ to the nature of the "character" imparted by the sacrament of Orders. The last...
Apr 2003 - Sapientia Press Ave Maria Univ
Catholic Social Teaching has been described as the best kept secret of the Church. This is particularly regrettable now that the Catholic Church is one of the few global voices to uphold the ‘primacy of labor over capital’. Rapid transformations in the world economy mean that growth, productivity, and profitability are no longer closely associated with increases in employment. In Work and Human Fulfillment, members of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and their colleagues explore the recent...