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Trent: What Happened at the Council
Trent: What Happened at the Council
Trent, the Catholic Church's attempt to put its house in order after the Reformation, has long been praised and blamed for things it never did. This one-volume history, the first in modern times, explores the volatile issues that pushed several Holy Roman emperors, kings and queens of France, five popes, and all of Europe to the brink of disaster. READ MORE >>
Jan 2013
$42.95
Daniel Mannix: Beyond the Myths
Daniel Mannix: Beyond the Myths
Learn more about controversial churchman, Archbishop Daniel Mannix, and his impact on Australian society, politics and the Australian Catholic Church. Go beyond the myths surrounding this 'combative churchman' and discover the many ambiguities surrounding Mannix, and that, in real life he may not have been the saint-like figure we have been lead to believe. READ MORE >>
Dec 2012
$30.00
And Man Created God: Kings, Cults, and Conquests at the Time of Jesus
And Man Created God: Kings, Cults, and Conquests at the Time of Jesus
And Man Created God is a sweeping exploration of the changing religions of the empires and peoples of the world at the time of Jesus: a work of extraordinary richness and ambition, this is popular history at its best.READ MORE >>
Nov 2012
$35.00
Proof of Heaven A neurosurgeons journey into the afterlife
Proof of Heaven A neurosurgeons journey into the afterlife
This is the story of a prominent US neurosurgeon who has a profound afterlife experience while in a coma When an unknown bacteria attacks Dr Alexander's brain, sending him into a coma, his doctors say and MRIs show that his neocortex the part of the brain that forms images, makes memories, makes connections is functionally dead. In other words, Alexander has no capacity for thought. Miraculously, Alexander wakes seven days later, and recovers all his functions. More than this, he is able to recall, in a profound and detailed way, an extraordinary afterlife experience; remember, he has been pronounced incapable of producing thoughts/images/memories of any kind. As a neurosurgeon, Alexander is uniquely placed to talk about his illness and the shutdown of his brain, and to speculate on the source of his extraordinary coma experiences.READ MORE >>
Nov 2012
$24.99
Christian Beginnings: From Nazareth to Nicaea, AD 30-325
Christian Beginnings: From Nazareth to Nicaea, AD 30-325
The creation of the Christian Church is one of the most important stories in the development of the world's history, but also one of the most enigmatic and little understood, shrouded in mystery and misunderstanding. This fascinating book is Vermes's masterpiece, pulling apart the many myths and legends to focus on the true figure of Jesus and the birth of one of the world's major religions.READ MORE >>
Sep 2012
$45.00
House of Stone A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East
House of Stone A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East
House of Stone is the story of a battle-scarred home and a war correspondent's jostled spirit, and of how reconstructing the one came to fortify the other. Shadid creates a mosaic of past and present, tracing the house's renewal alongside his family's flight from Lebanon and resettlement in America. He memorializes a lost world and provides profound insights into this volatile landscape. House of Stone is an unforgettable meditation on war, exile, rebirth and the universal yearning for home.READ MORE >>
Sep 2012
$24.99
Mortality
Mortality
Mortality is the most meditative piece of writing Hitchens has ever produced; at once an unsparingly honest account of the ravages of his disease, an examination of cancer bathroom etiquette, and the coda to a lifetime of fierce debate and peerless prose. In this eloquent confrontation of mortality, Hitchens returns a human face to a disease that has become a contemporary cipher of suffering.READ MORE >>
Sep 2012
$26.99
Titian: His Life
Titian: His Life
Sheila Hale not only examines Titian's life, both personal and professional, but how his art affected his contemporaries and how it influences artists today. She also examines Venice in its context of a city at the time of the Renaissance, over shadowed artistically by Rome and Florence and growing into the famous historical city it has become.READ MORE >>
Jul 2012
$55.00
Pursuit of the Nazi Mind
Pursuit of the Nazi Mind
The story of how psychoanalysis was used in the war against Nazi Germany - in the crucial quest to understand the Nazi mind.READ MORE >>
Jun 2012
$35.95
Dream of the Celt
Dream of the Celt
In an epic and moving novel spanning three continents, one of the world's greatest writers re-imagines the life of Roger Casement, the most controversial hero of Irish nationalism.READ MORE >>
Jun 2012
$29.99
My Journal of the Council
My Journal of the Council
Yves Congar, OP, was one of the most important and influential theologians of the twentieth century. Much of this influence came as a result of his role as theological advisor to the bishops who participated at the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965).READ MORE >>
May 2012
$69.95
War On Heresy Faith and Power in Medieval Europe
War On Heresy Faith and Power in Medieval Europe
A passionate history of the great war on heresy which dominated medieval Europe.READ MORE >>
May 2012
$49.99
Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England
Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England
In this book Ian Mortimer answers the key questions that a prospective traveller to late sixteenth-century England would ask. Applying the groundbreaking approach he pioneered in his bestselling Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England, the Elizabethan world unfolds around the reader. READ MORE >>
May 2012
$49.95
Francis of Assisi: A New Biography
Francis of Assisi: A New Biography
Among the most beloved saints in the Catholic tradition, Francis of Assisi (c. 1181-1226) is popularly remembered for his dedication to poverty, his love of animals and nature, and his desire to follow perfectly the teachings and example of Christ. During his lifetime and after his death, followers collected, for their own purposes, numerous stories, anecdotes, and reports about Francis. As a result, the man himself and his own concerns became lost in legend.READ MORE >>
Apr 2012
$43.95
Vatican II: The Battle For Meaning
Vatican II: The Battle For Meaning
A balanced presentation of the councils key issues and their interpretation by major theologians and church historians at work in global Catholicism.READ MORE >>
Mar 2012
$22.95