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By Mark Dooley
The Catholic Church has never been so deeply immersed in crisis - crisis of authority, priestly scandal, celibacy, hierarchy - stretching right up to the Vatican itself. In this book, the author argues that only when the sacramental life of the local parishes is revitalised that renewal in the Church...
Albert Lautman 1908-1944 was a French philosopher of mathematics whose work played a crucial role in the history of contemporary French philosophy. This title collects the work of Lautman. It offers readers an insight into his influence on the development of mathematics and philosophy.
By Edward Short
No one in nineteenth-century England had a more varied circle of friends and contacts than John Henry Newman 1801-1890, the priest, theologian, educator, philosopher, poet and writer, who began his career as an Anglican, converted to Catholicism and ended his days a Cardinal. This book studies Newman's personal influence.
Presents the foundations of the author's theoretical project. This title marks the moment at which he emerges from the tutelage of his mentor, Louis Althusser, and begins to outline the themes he may go on to develop in his later writings.
The death of a child is seldom discussed. This title offers a collection essays in which parents and siblings tell their own stories of losing a child, brother or sister, and of how they have coped with bereavement and grief. It ends with a reflection by a celebrated psychotherapist on...
By Ronni Lamont
Theological colleges and courses are full of eager, fresh-faced ordinands, training to serve God and the Church. This title offers an exploration of the nature of vocation, in particular how clergy may need to move out of parish life to remain true to their calling.
By Ann Morisy
An exploration of how can we adapt our lifestyles and redirect resources to take account of the challenges that result from increasing longevity.
Welcomes us into a world where creativity, pleasure and embracing difference are shown to be the foundation for an authentic and committed religious life. This book presents - on topics ranging from parenting a son with Down syndrome to Biblical criticism to Talmudic interpretation of dreams - a perspective on...
By Jeremy Black
A work that demonstrates how the outcome of the First World War has formed the modern world we live in today. It considers how we now look at the impact of the conflict across the globe and how it came to be World War I in our consciousness.