Tag: Church History

Q&A with John Gavin

Q&A with John Gavin

The Church Fathers responded to the spiritual and theological questions of their day—questions that remain present in the hearts of modern Christians. My hope was to recover the Fathers’ wonder and joy before the Word of God and to inspire Christians to share in that same wonder and joy.

Lenten Reading List

Lenten Reading List

Lent is an ideal time to contemplate the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In commemoration of Ash Wednesday, we’d like to offer you our recommendations for what to read in these next 40 days.

Excerpt of Betting on Freedom

Excerpt of Betting on Freedom

A bout of tuberculosis forced me to interrupt my studies from May 1963 to June 1964. I was forced to spend long periods in the mountains. Far from my friends and immersed in solitude, I had the opportunity to reflect on the Christian journey I had started years ago.

A Sommelier’s Top 10 CUA Press Books

A Sommelier’s Top 10 CUA Press Books

As the UP Week blog tour train rolls into our station, we asked a sommelier friend of ours to come in and pick the ten best books we’ve produced in the past ten years.

Excerpt of The Pope by Gerhard Cardinal Müller

Excerpt of The Pope by Gerhard Cardinal Müller

One day, my sister Antonia, who was graduating from high school and thus was in my eyes the highest authority of knowledge, rushed into my room and cried out: “Have you already heard it? The pope has died.”

Q&A with Ulrich Lehner & Shaun Blanchard

Q&A with Ulrich Lehner & Shaun Blanchard

Church history and historical theology have too often neglected to pay adequate attention to the diversity of voices after the end of the Middle Ages. We have many studies about medieval women and lay people, but hardly anything about their role and influence and participation in the post-Trent church.

New Issue of The Jurist Out Now!

New Issue of The Jurist Out Now!

The Catholic University of America is pleased to announce that the newest issue of The Jurist, Volume 77 Number 1, is now available in print or digitally on Project MUSE…. READ MORE

A Pandemic Year with the Global Deaf Catholic Community

A Pandemic Year with the Global Deaf Catholic Community

If there is one group that understands the devastating effects of social isolation and restricted communication as a way of life, it is the deaf people of the world. Most signing Deaf people are experts at dealing with loneliness and the stress that comes from social distance and a lack of direct communication.

Excerpt from The Devil and the Dolce Vita

Excerpt from The Devil and the Dolce Vita

Upon its release in 1960, La dolce vita seized the imagination of Italy and the world, not only as a brilliant work of art, but as something of a warning. Paolina’s world and the souls of the good people that inhabited it were in danger.

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