Romanus Cessario, O.P.
Kidnapped by the Vatican? The Unpublished Memoirs of Edgardo Mortaraby vittorio messoriignatius, 190 pages, $17.95 At nightfall on Wednesday, June 23, 1858, a knock came on the door of Salomone and Marianna Mortara, Jewish residents of Bologna. Only the wife was at home with the children. It . . . . Continue Reading »
Arendt, Augustine, and the New Beginning: The Action Theory and Moral Thought of Hannah Arendt in the Light of Her Dissertation on St. Augustine by Stephan Kampowski Eerdmans, 364 pages, $50 paper This scholarly study relates Hannah Arendts early dissertation on St. Augustine to her mature . . . . Continue Reading »
ARENDT, AUGUSTINE, AND THE NEW BEGINNING by Stephan Kampowski Eerdmans, 364 pages, $50 paper This scholarly study relates Hannah Arendts early dissertation on St. Augustine to her mature thought. Stephen Kampowski, professor at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome, exposes the . . . . Continue Reading »
Praeambula Fidei: Thomism and the God of the Philosophers by Ralph McInerny The Catholic University of America Press, 310 pages, $34.95 If Ralph McInerny had not written this book, then someone like McInerny would have had to write it. That person would have been difficult to locate. When it comes . . . . Continue Reading »
Why should a medieval Catholic priest merit a place among the most important figures of the second millennium? In part because more than seven centuries after his death his writings and teachings still seem fresh and—more importantly—true. His genius as a thinker and teacher has led thousands of . . . . Continue Reading »
As its principal objective, this ninth volume in the series The Family, Religion, and Culture aims to illuminate the transformation of the institution of marriage in the West since the sixteenth century. Drawing mainly from Protestant authors of the early modern period, John Witte, Jr. . . . . Continue Reading »