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A Catholic Perspective on Restorative Justice
Edited by Trudy D. Conway, David Matzko McCarthy, and Vicki Schieber
The Catholic Church teaches that punishment must have a constructive and redemptive purpose and that it be coupled with treatment and, when possible, restitution. Rehabilitation and restoration must i ...
Graham R. Hughes, edited and introduced by Steffen Lösel, foreword by Gordon Lathrop
In Reformed Sacramentality, the late Graham Hughes discusses the role of physicality in worship. He contends that to counter the Reformed tradition's vulnerability to a cultural colonization by secula ...
What the Bible's Outsiders Can Teach Christians
The Bible is laced with stories in which strangers behave better than believers. What do these encounters with "others"—people from different cultures, religions, genders, economic and social classes— ...
His Life, Rule, and Legacy
Terrence G. Kardong, OSB
Saint Columban: His Life, Rule, and Legacy contains a new English translation of a commentary on the entire Rule of Columban. Columban was a sixth-century Irish monk who compiled a written rule of lif ...
Para Cada día del año y santoral, Ciclo B
A dos colores, para facilitar la búsqueda de los domingos y fiestas. Con las citas bíblicas de la liturgia de cada día, el snatoral y la respuesta de los salmos de la Misa.Printed in two colors to fac ...
Christmas Poems to Open the Heart
John Shea, drawings by Mark and Franklin McMahon
Christmas is unavoidable. But if it is going to happen for us, we need to take time. We need to slow down and do something out of the ordinary, something that has to do with the spiritual meaning of t ...
Five RCIA Inquiry Questions for Making Disciples
We all know that a one-size-fits-all approach to RCIA catechumenate formation doesn't work. But until now, many of us were stumped trying to find a viable alternative. Seek the Living God: Five RCIA I ...
Martyr of the Suffering Church
John L. Allen Jr.
When Shahbaz Bhatti, the lone Christian in Pakistan's cabinet and a determined campaigner for the rights of Christians and members of other faiths was killed, his Taliban-affiliated assassins probab ...
Writing and Images from the Vatican Library
Edited by Ambrogio M. Piazzoni with Francesca Manzari
The Bible has inspired scholarly and artistic achievements all over the world since Late Antiquity. The largest and most diverse collection of Bibles, in both their calligraphic and illuminative expre ...
Cassiodorus and the Interpretation of the Psalms in the Early Medieval West
The Honey of Souls is the first full-length study of the Explanation of the Psalms by Cassiodorus. While the Explanation became a seminal document for the monastic movement in the West and was eagerly ...
with Related Old English Texts
Saint Æthelwold of Winchester; Translated and Introduced by Jacob Riyeff
St. Æthelwold (904/909-984), abbot of Abingdon and bishop of Winchester, made the first translation of the Rule of Saint Benedict into English (or, indeed, into any vernacular language) as part of the ...
Sunday Lectionary Reflections
John W. Martens
In The Word on the Street, John Martens brings the Bible to where people live: in the church, at home, at work, and in the broader world. This Lectionary commentary for every Sunday of the liturgical ...
A Field Guide to Collaborations in Church
Transcending Generations is a guide for church leaders seeking to communicate and collaborate with adults of all ages—beyond generations. In this new guide to being and doing church, sociologist and c ...
Liturgy Distilled from Daily Life
Jill Y. Crainshaw
All of life is liturgy. People encounter God as they live, work, and play in human communities and as they work to sustain the health of communities and the ground on which communities are built. Litu ...
Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza
Ephesians is a "mystery" text that seeks to make known the multifarious Wisdom of G*d. At its heart is the question of power. In this commentary, Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza examines the political un ...