Faith and Reason For Everyone

Sound doctrine, profound reasoning. Top scholars, writing for everyone.

The Catholic University of America Press combines the highest standards of scholarship with fidelity to the Church’s tradition. In Faith and Reason for Everyone, our top academic theologians write for the educated reader, providing explanations and explorations of important and difficult issues at the intersection of faith and reason. Some of these titles present Catholic teaching in a systematic and understandable way, through catechisms, introductions, or the writings of the popes, providing practical guidance in areas like business, family life, and medicine. All of them count scholars, priests, students, and lay people as appreciative readers.


The Light of Christ

Thomas Joseph White

The Light of Christ provides an accessible presentation of Catholicism that is grounded in traditional theology, but engaged with a host of contemporary questions or objections. Inspired...

Hell and the Mercy of God

Adrian J. Reimers

If God is truly merciful and loving, perfect in goodness, how can he consign human beings created in his own image to eternal torment in hell? God's goodness seems incompatible with inflicting horrible...

John Henry Newman on Truth and Its Counterfeits

Reinhard Hütter

Reinhard Hütter’s main thesis in this third volume of the Sacra Doctrina series is that John Henry Newman, in his own context of the nineteenth century, a century far from being a foreign...

Renewing the Mind

Ryan N. S. Topping

No other living tradition has been thinking about thinking longer than the Catholic Church. With carefully selected readings from classical, patristic, medieval, modern, and contemporary sources,...

Handbook of Catholic Social Teaching

Martin Schlag, Peter K.A. Turkson

Living out the social message of the Catholic Christian faith is not only an academic question. But if someone asked you for one book that clearly elucidated that message, what could you give them?Just...

The Seven Deadly Sins

Kevin M. Clarke, Mike Aquilina

The Seven Deadly Sins: Sayings of the Fathers of the Church is the inaugural volume in a new series from the Catholic University of America Press. This series will feature a wide range of...

Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell

Edward Condon, Chad C. Pecknold

Catholic University of America Press is proud to present the second volume in its new Sayings of the Fathers of the Church Series. Featuring a wide range of scholars compiling material from...

A Catechism for Family Life

Sarah Bartel, John S. Grabowski

The purpose of A Catechism for Family Life: Insights from Catholic Teaching on Love, Marriage, Sex, and Parenting is to present the teachings of the Catholic Church as they relate to specific...

A Catechism for Business

Andrew V. Abela, Joseph E. Capizzi

This second edition streamlines some of the editing from the first addition, and more importantly, includes material from Pope Francis's encyclical, Laudato Si', and his apostolic exhortation,...