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SPIRITUALITY

AScienceOfSaintsA Science of the Saints: Studies in Spiritual Direction

Robert E. Alvis

Explores the dynamics of spiritual direction as revealed in the lives and writings of a wide array of  disciples, from the Desert Fathers and Mothers to Thomas Merton, and from St. Teresa of Avila to St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein). This work sheds new light on an essential dimension of the Christian experience, yielding wisdom to inform the practice of spiritual direction in our own day.

4.15. 2020   240 pages  R575.00

 

 

 

CounterfeitpiritualityCounterfeit Spirituality: Exposing the False Gods

Bryan Mercier

Equips Catholics to spot false teachings and practices that have infiltrated our society and captivated members of our Church. We need to recognize the differences between true and false spiritualties so that we can grow closer to God and the truth of his Church. Counterfeit Spirituality also includes resources and recommended reading for those who want to go deeper into this topic.

6.29.2020  144 pages   R349.50

 

 

 

A FeastForHungrySoulsA Feast for Hungry Souls: Spiritual Lessons from the Church's Greatest Masters and Mystics

Susan Muto

Susan Muto presents her spiritual legacy with an introduction to thirty Christian masters. These voices from the ancient, medieval, and modern Church have been the focus of Muto’s work for more than forty years and the trusted guides of her own spiritual life. Masters such as Benedict of Nursia, Clare of Assisi, Thomas Merton, and Teresa of Avila will help answer your spiritual questions and satisfy the deepest cravings of your heart.

5.29.2020   384 pages   R485.00

 

 

 

ListeningForGodInEverydayLifeListening for God in Everyday Life

Joseph D. White

In this book you'll find engaging stories and thoughtful reflections about the many ways God speaks to us every day - in nature, relationships, silence, struggle, and more. Each chapter offers questions for reflection and practical ways for the reader to hear God's voice more clearly.

6.22.2020   112 pages   R210.00

 

 

 

 

HopeAlwaysHope. Always.: Our Anchor in Life's Storms

Kris Frank

Kris Frank offers his personal reflections on hope and how this virtue can change our perspective on life's difficulties. Sharing stories from his own life, along with Scripture passages and theological commentary, Frank teaches by demonstrating how the practice of hope can help any person, in any state of life, and in any situation.

6.15.2020   176 pages  R295.00

 

 

 

 

LetThereBeLightLet There Be Light

Hildegard of Bingen and John Kirvan

Offers you a personal, thirty-day retreat based on the spiritual insight and wisdom of St. Hildegard of Bingen, the Benedictine who became only the fourth woman to be elevated as a Doctor of the Church. This book will help you find your way through the darkness and into the light of divine love.

1.24.2020   120 pages   R 225.00

 

 

 

 

SCRIPTURE

GodWithUsrGod with Us: Encountering Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew

Edward P. Sri

Focuses on why Jesus lived. This book shows that Jesus did not just come to be our teacher, a miracle work or prophet, or even just Israel's savior and redeemer. Jesus is Emmanuel, God with us. The author leads readers on a faithful exploration of Jesus's kingdom-building mission and how it revealed God presence, which remains with us today. Helpful discussion questions are provided for personal and group study.

11.15.2019   192 pages  R455.00

 

 

 

IgnatiusNoteTakingJourlalingBibleIgnatius Note-taking & Journaling Bible

Revised Standard Version, Second Catholic Edition

It features a two-column format with two-inch ruled margins, enabling readers to easily align their notes, thoughts, and prayers alongside specific verses. Also includes 16 pages of colour maps. This bible is a durable edition for anyone who wants to capture sermon notes, prayers, artwork, discussion notes, or personal reflections in their Bible.

9.25.2020   1264 pages  R699.50

 
DiscoveringPsalmsDiscovering Psalms:
Content, Interpretation, Reception

Jerome F D Creach

Encourages study of the text and genuine grappling with related theological and historical questions by providing a critical assessment of key interpreters and interpretative debates. It draws on a range of methodological approaches and reflects the growing scholarly attention to the reception history of biblical texts, viewed as a vital aspect of interpretation rather than an optional extra.

9.24.2020    244 pages  R495.00

 

 

 

Galatians1Galatians: Life in the New Creation

Ronald D. Witherup

Some struggle to connect with doctrinal discussion they perceive to be abstract or abstruse. Others may find the scope of theology, and the connections between different theological issues, dizzying. The guiding motif of this book is the claim that theology is full-bodied thought. The phrase 'full-bodied' shows both the richness of the experience of theology and its nature as a thoroughly embodied encounter with ways of knowing God and God's ways with the world.

1.1.20120   76 pages  R565.00

 

 

THEOLOGY

A ConciseTheologyOfTheNewTestamentA Concise Theology of the New Testament

Frank Matera, SJ

A nontechnical overview of New Testament theology that summarizes the diverse theologies in the writings of the New Testament, identifies its overall theological vision, and explains the contribution that New Testament theology can make to the life of the Church and the contribution that the life of the Church can make to it.
6.2.2020  104 pages  R380.00

 

 

 

 

A CrisisInCultureA Crisis in Culture

Fr. George Rutler

Fr. George Rutler shows how the West's decades-long cultural assault against Christianity is finally reaching its inevitable conclusion: the self-destruction of our culture and society.
Fr. Rutler sees the past thirty years as a moral cold war between Christians and those for whom personal behavior is of lesser concern than one’s good intentions. He explains how relativism and its consequent dictatorship of feeling spun civilization on its head by denying the relevance and the very existence of God. Indeed, it seeped into the remotest corners of society and, over time, led our entire culture into a full-on rebellion against our Creator. The good news is that Fr. Rutler believes we can emerge from the rubble of civilization, but first there must be a battle between those who are inspired by God and those who are haunted by Him.

10.15.2020  140 pages  R349.50

 

HenryDeLubacHenri de Lubac and the Shaping of Modern Theology: A Reader

David Grumett

Henri de Lubac being well acquainted with political theory and philosophy, diagnosed the pathologies of modern materialist ideologies and presented a Christian alternative. Within the Church, too, de Lubac was a witness of his times. He brought patristic and medieval texts to bear on doctrinal questions. In the 1950s, he experienced internal exile within the Church, forbidden to publish theological writings. After de Lubac's rehabilitation, however, Pope John XXIII asked him to serve as a consultant for the Second Vatican Council. In 1983 Pope John Paul II named him a cardinal. De Lubac's theological writings are voluminous and wide-ranging, and this is the first time his most important texts have been combined into a single book. Annotated and arranged by theme, these passages address God, Christian faith, the Church, grace and nature, Scripture, the Eucharist, Buddhism, and the renewal of theology.

4.2.2020  404 pages  R449.50

 

AnIntroductionToChristianEthicsAn Introduction to Christian Ethics: A New Testament Perspective

Alberto de Mingo Kaminouchi PhD

Introduces the contemporary reader to Christian ethics by examining the New Testament through the three key concepts of Aristotle’s ethics: happiness, virtue, and love. In turn, the three affirmations orient this reflection through the Gospel. First, when the triune God appears on the horizon, it becomes easier to understand that existence has a purpose: namely, participating with the entire human family in this project of happiness called the Kingdom of God. Second, happiness is not something outside of us; it consists in the practice of the virtues that bring about a personal transformation. Third, the project of the Kingdom leads us to live in love with others. De Mingo shows the reader a real model of this in the community we call the church.

10.20.2020  216 pages  R469.50

 

CHURCH

EightPopesAndTherCrisisOfModernityEight Popes and the Crisis of Modernity

Russell Shaw

Assaults on the dignity and rights of the human person have been central to the ongoing crisis of the modern era in the last hundred years. This book takes a searching look at the roots of this problem and the various approaches to it by the eight men who led the Catholic Church in the twentieth century, from Pope St. Pius X and his crusade against "Modernism" to Pope St. John Paul II and his appeal for a renewed rapprochement between faith and reason. Thus, it offers an interpretation of recent world events viewed through the lens of an ancient institution, the papacy.

4.20.2020   150 pages   R285.00

 

 

LITURGY

CatholicMarriageCatholic Marriage: A Pastoral and Liturgical Commentary

Edward Foley

Is a collection of essays by scholars and practitioners on the rites, spirituality, history, theology, and pastoral practice surrounding the Sacrament of Matrimony in the Roman Catholic Church. Those who minister to engaged couples and teach the sacrament will appreciate the accessible approach to the meaning of Christian marriage and how that is and has been expressed in the rites of the Church and cultural customs.

10.29.2019   192 pages   R595.00

MINISTRY

AlleluiaToAmenAlleluia to Amen

Macclain Justin

A resource for parish leaders and volunteers looking for prayers to offer at gatherings outside of Mass. They provides leaders with original and traditional prayers to help you lead your faith community in prayer with confidence and ease. While Catholics regularly gather for liturgical celebrations and for devotions such as the Rosary and Stations of the Cross, we also pray in all sorts of settings and for many reasons--to begin and end meetings, to bless events, and to mark the launch of major undertakings.

5.29.2020   224 pages   R385.00

 

 

 

TheCareGiversThe Caregivers Companion

Kelly Johnson

A practical self-care resource created by the founders of Nourish for Caregivers, a Christ-centred, parish-based support group for those juggling the challenges of caregiving while holding down the fort at work and at home. Just a few moments each day with the encouraging readings and guided journaling can help you discover soul-nourishing respite, draw strength from your faith, and experience the blessings of each present moment.

8.07.2020   160 pages  R325.00

 

 

 

CaringForOurCommonHomeCaring for our Common Home

Catherine Wright

What makes Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Sí so unique is how deeply it connects the cries of the poor with the cries of Earth. Thanks to the intellectual matrix in Latin America and other formative experiences, his ministry to the poor, Pope Francis recognized the urgency of addressing the Earth’s deterioration and an aspect of Catholic social teaching that had not been articulated fully enough: care of creation. This interactive text helps readers answer the above question by exposing some of the problems we are facing, engaging with the theology Laudato Sí, and offering a way for people of faith to move from theory to a practical and faithful commitment to creation.

6.2.2020   128 pages   R375.00

 

 

MoralLeadershipMoral Leadership: Integrity, Courage, Imagination HC

Robert Michael Franklin

Whether in a local community, an educational institution, or a global organization, the key to addressing the current crisis in American public life is genuine moral leadership. Moral leadership is anchored in intellectual and ethical integrity, a vision of and commitment to the public good and personal investment in transformative community. Drawing on a lifetime of witnessing, the author proposes a model for moral leadership and ways in which readers in any context can discover and foster those qualities in themselves.

4.5.2020   144 pages   R430.00

 

 

TheHowToBookOfEvangelizationThe How-to Book of Evangelization: Everything You Need to Know But No One Ever Taught You

Jennifer Fitz

We are all called to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ. However, when it comes down to it, many Catholics don’t know when, why, or how. You can learn the skills you need for evangelization, starting today.

6.23.2020   312 pages   R420.00

 

 

 

 

OurPeculiarTimeOur Peculiar Time

Fr. George Rutler

From Fr. George Rutler comes this set of reflections on the ominous times in which we're living. From riots to pandemics, speech codes to behavior mandates, modern man is living in a time of eerie, fast-moving social change that increasingly resembles some of the darkest periods of history. Father Rutler dives deep into the relevant histories to put our modern times into a balanced perspective and provide us with moral applications that enable us to see, understand, and navigate our current circumstances

8.20.2020   256 pages   R435.00

 

 

 

MissionPerspectiveInLukeAndActsMission Perspective in Luke and Acts

Magnante Antonio

The Gospel of Luke shows us the ministry of Jesus. Luke’s second book, the Acts of the Apostles, shows us the ministry of the early Church. There is a unity between the two books, and that unity is provided by the idea of mission. In the Gospel, the apostles and disciples are instructed to go forth on mission; in the Acts, mission is actually carried out, first by the Twelve apostles, and then by Paul and the early Christians. This book is a welcome tool for all in ministry. An awareness of the continuity between Luke's two books will deepen our awareness of mission as central to being a Christian, and will enhance our practical commitment to mission.

2019   184 pages   R285.00

 

 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

After Witeness After Whiteness

Jennings Willie James

If theological education aims to form people who can gather others together through border-crossing pluralism and God-drenched communion, we can begin to cultivate the radical belonging that is at the heart of God’s transformative work. This book is a call for Christian intellectuals to exchange isolation for intimacy and embrace their place in the crowd—just like the crowd that followed Jesus and experienced his miracles. It is part memoir, part de-colonial analysis, and part poetry—a multimodal discourse that deliberately transgresses boundaries, as Jennings hopes theological education will do, too.

9.15.2020   175 pages   R455.00

 

 

LivingAndLearningWithJesusLiving and Learning with Jesus: Reflections, Activities and Prayers for Forming Joyful Disciples

Patricia Mathson

Put on a praise parade for Jesus. Lead a Scripture pantomime. Make a kindness tree. These are just a few of the creative, interactive ideas you ll find here to help children explore Jesus presence in their lives and his call to love as he loves. Each chapter begins with a gospel reflection, followed by an engaging activity suggestion perfect for ages 5-8 and for adapting to many other age levels and backgrounds. Simple prayer starters for children to finish in their own words, along with full prayers to say together complete the learning experience, helping children actively respond to the love of Jesus in their hearts and live in joy as his disciples.

2.1.2020  71 pages  R275.00

FAMILY LIFE

BeDevotedBe Devoted: Restoring Friendship, Passion, and Communion in Your Marriage

Schuchts Bob

Delivers Catholic teaching, and practical tools for healing, along with psychological insights and expertise to help couples create a relationship that is rich in trust, passion, and unity. The key to a healthy and passionate marriage is as simple as fostering genuine love and affection, or devotion. True devotion only develops, however, when both spouses take responsibility for their actions and emotional wounds.

2.21.2020   224 pages   R339.50

 

 

 

A FamilyGuideToSpiritualWarfareA Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare: Strategies for Deliverance and Healing

Kathleen Beckman

Kathleen Beckman offers you advice from her 12 years of active participation on an exorcist's team. She shows you how to clean up your household by cultivating in your family a civilization of love and how to withstand the spiritual attacks that inevitably come to destroy the harmonious family life you create. Beckman reveals how you can recognize diabolical disguises in your home and offers proven means of protection found only in the Church's arsenal of spiritual weapons.

11.17.2020   336 pages   R445.00

 

 

 

TheDivorcedCatholicsGuideToParentingThe Divorced Catholic's Guide to Parenting

Lynn Cassella-Kapusinski

Lynn Cassella-Kapusinski, herself a child of divorce, takes parents step by step through these challenges. Drawing on her own story and professional experience, she helps Catholic parents walk with their children through the heartbreak of divorce into the healing, peace, and even joy that is possible in their lives.

6.29.2020   208 pages   R379.50

FEATURED TITLES

MaryInDifferentTraditionsMary in Different Traditions

Thomas G. Casey

How can we learn to see Mary in a new way? The author explores the insights of other faiths Protestantism, Orthodoxy, Islam, and Judaism; and also the insights of the `other' within the Catholic tradition the Eastern-rite Catholics who, despite their full communion with Rome, have a distinct approach to Mary based on their unique liturgical and spiritual tradition. Perhaps the novelty of their viewpoints on Mary can bring us to the joy of surprise about her once again. If we can learn to wonder anew about this woman from Nazareth, maybe we will enjoy the even greater wonder of her son, Jesus.

10.10.2019   88 pages    R255.00

 
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