To Build the City of God
Living as Catholics in a Secular Age
BRIAN M. McCALL
Foreword by Christopher A. Ferrara
IS MAN an isolated, voluntaristic, autonomous individual, as modernity would have him? Or is he subject to natural, social, and transcendent orders? Much has been written since Rerum Novarum in 1891 on the general outlines of Catholic social, economic, and political thought, but what Catholics need today is a sure guide to how to live out these principles in their daily lives. To this end, Brian McCall’s To Build the City of God responds with chapters on marriage and the family, dress, education, profit and wealth, debt, politics in the age of Obama, and much more.
A Liturgical Theology of the Body
ADAM G. COOPER
Foreword by David W. Fagerberg
IN JOHN PAUL II’S Theology of the Body, the sexed human body speaks a language revealing God’s creative design and heralding humanity’s ultimate goal in the nuptial union of Christ and the Church. In a similar way, the Church, the body of Christ, anticipates her future nuptial union with Christ here and now through the “body language” of her public worship. Holy Eros combines insights from the great Pope’s theology of the body with traditional and contemporary liturgical studies, allowing each to shed light on the other. It shows how the various rituals of the Church, and the “shape” proper to the liturgical gathering, engage us as performative, physical enactments which actuate the spiritual and divine realities they signify, making heavenly marriage real on earth.
Meditations in Times of Wonder
MICHAEL MARTIN’S Meditations in Times of Wonder is a collection of what might be called “postmodern metaphysical poetry.” It inhabits a space characterized by love and anger, by pathos and laughter, by perplexity and grace.
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