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Ignatius Press
 Spring/Summer 2019


The Catholic Gentleman
 Living Authentic Manhood Today
Sam Guzman

"The word ‘gentleman’ has fallen into disrepute, along with the word ‘man.’ There is a connection. Gentlemen have become ungentlemanly in direct correlation to men becoming unmanly. It is a paradox that the word was traditionally applied to a man not immediately associated with gentleness. It was a word given to a knight. We need to bring back these knights. We need to bring back true gentlemen. Sam Guzman has given us something we desperately need: a valuable, readable guide to help make our young men into true men." —
Dale Ahlquist, from the Foreword, Author, G.K.Chesterton; Apostle of Common Sense


978-1-62164-068-4   160 pages  £13.99



Common Sense Catholicism
How to Resolve Our Cultural Crisis
Bill Donohue

Details why the lack of common sense of influential intellectuals has created a cultural crisis, and how the social teachings of Catholicism offer the right remedy. Common Sense Catholicism offers much wisdom and insight

to check the ravages created by the big thinkers today, most of whom have very little common sense about them.

978-1-62164-209-1  292 pages  £15.50



Eight Ways of Loving God
As Revealed by Love Himself
Jeannette Flood

Loosely based on the Beatitudes, it presents eight “love languages”

of God revealed in the life and teachings of his Son:

trusting Him, spending time with Him, heeding Him, apologizing

when we offend Him, loving his whole family, picking

up our cross, following Him, and eagerly awaiting Him.


978-1-62164-045-5 375 pages  £15.50



Eternity in the Midst of Time
Fr. Wilfrid Stinissen


Stinnisen's classic book helps us to dare to see time with new

eyes, to meditate on time and what it means. The insight

that eternity is written in the depths of our hearts can help us

to live in time in a new way that leads us deeper into God's joy.

joy.
978-1-62164-280-0  215 pages  £13.99



Faith and Reason
Philosopher Converts Explain Their Turn to Catholicism
Ed. By Brian Besong and Jonathan Fuqua


Twelve highly respected intellectuals whose professional training has honed their reasoning skills and whose vocation calls them to pursue the truth—come what may— give their compelling stories of why they embraced Catholicism. Among the twelve are well-known writers and teachers including Peter Kreeft, Edward Feser, Francis Beckwith, Jay Budziszewski, Robert Koons and others.


978-1-62164-201-5    310 pages  £16.50



From Fire, By Water
A Journey to the Catholic Faith
Sohrab Ahmari


Sohrab Ahmari was a teenager living under the Iranian ayatollahs when he decided that there is no God. Nearly two decades later, he would be received into the Roman Catholic Church.

In From Fire, by Water, he recounts this unlikely passage, from the strident Marxism and atheism of a youth misspent on both sides of the Atlantic to a moral and spiritual awakening prompted by the Mass. At once a young intellectual’s finely crafted self-portrait and a life story at the intersection of the great ideas and events of our time, the book marks the debut of a compelling new Catholic voice.

978-1-62164-202-2   240 pages  £18.99 Hardback



For Love of My People I Will Not Remain Silent
On the Situation of the Church in China
Cardinal Jospeh Zen

It has been recognized—and Pope Francis himself has confirmed—that the historic 2007 letter of Pope Benedict XVI "TO THE BISHOPS, PRIESTS, CONSECRATED PERSONS AND LAY FAITHFUL OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA" remains the magna carta of the Catholic Church in China. On the 10th anniversary of this letter, June of 2017, Cardinal Zen gave a series of eight lectures on the origin of the letter, the drafting process, and the content of the final text. In doing so, he gives an enlightening overview of the recent history of the Church in China and a clear description of the delicate relationship between the two Catholic communities.

978-1-62164-314-2  160 pages  £13.99



Hans Urs von Balthasar
on the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises

An Anthology

This book will also be useful for the many students of Balthasar’s theology, as it maps out hidden strains of Ignatian spirituality that run unnoticed through his oeuvre. Finally, the book could also be of interest to anyone seeking to deepen his prayer life or come to grips with Catholic doctrine, for as the Swiss theologian himself says, the Exercises are not only a “great school of christocentric contemplation” but “an authentic, genuine interpretation of [the Church’s]

deposit of the faith.”

978-1-62164-279-4   330 pages  £16.50



The Indissolubility of Marriage
Amoris Laetitia in Context
Matthew Levering


Levering says that numerous contemporary Catholic theologians and biblical scholars are mistakenly turning the indissolubility of marriage into contingent dissolubility based upon whether the spouses continue to act in loving ways toward each other. The sacrament’s gift of objective indissolubility is thereby undermined. Fortunately, the main interpreters of Amoris Laetitia, whose views have been approved by Pope Francis, insist that the Apostolic Exhortation does not change the doctrine of marital indissolubility in any way.

978-1-62164-293-0  220 pages  £15.50



Knight of the Holy Ghost
A Short History of G.K. Chesterton
Dale Ahlquist


Those curious about Chesterton will have their initial questions answered. Those who might be dubious about Chesterton’s reputation will be challenged to reconsider. Those who consider Chesterton an old friend will be delighted. All will be engaged by amusing anecdotes, plentiful quotations,

and a thoughtful study of the life of G. K. Chesterton.

978-0-9993756-4-8  208 pages  £13.99



A Most Dangerous Innocence
Fiorella de Maria

A Most Dangerous Innocence offers a glimpse into the early days of the 2nd World War, seen from a sleepy corner of Britain. It is also a meditation on childhood guilt, innocence, loyalty and the courage to stand alone.

978-1-62164-257-2  220 pages  £12.99



On the Edge of Infinity
A Biography of Michael D. O’Brien
Clemens Cavallin
The author was granted unrestricted access to Michael

The author was granted access to O’Brien’s personal archive, including his diary from the late 1970’s until the present day. New sides of O’Brien’s interior creative life were uncovered, ripe with mystical experiences, spiritual struggles and illuminations. The picture that appears is that of writer and artist whose inspiration arise from an intense fusion of imagination and active faith.

978-1-62164-260-2  300 illustrated pages  £15.50



The Power of Truth
Challenges to Catholic Doctrine and Morals Today

Cardinal Gerhard Műller


A fascinating and engaging examination of the Catholic Church and its current controversies by a prominent “inside” Church leader. Thoughtful and persuasive answers to some of the most challenging issues facing Catholics,

such as divorce and remarriage, whether Catholic morality can change, what role the Pope plays when it comes to Catholic beliefs, the relationship of politics and religion, and how to reconcile science and faith. An honest, undiluted exploration of provocative topics by a former Vatican leader under Pope Francis.

978-1-62164-281-7  190 pages  £14.99



Rethinking Mary in the New Testament
What the Bible Tells Us about the Mother of the Messiah
Edward Sri


In Rethinking Mary in the New Testament, Dr. Edward Sri shows that the Bible reveals more about Mary than is commonly appreciated. For when the Mother of Jesus does appear in Scripture, it's often in passages of great importance, steeped in the Jewish Scriptures, and packed with theological significance.

978-0-9997592-9-5  320 pages  £14.99


St. Gregory’s Prayer Book

Includes ancient English collects, introits and hymns available together for the first time for the whole Church as approved examples of Catholic liturgy. In addition to the Liturgical texts, classic translations of traditional prayers and devotions for use

in the Church and in the home have been lovingly compiled and edited in

St Gregory’s Prayer Book.


978-1-62164-270-1  448 pages  £19.99 Leatherette


Symbol or Substance?
A Dialogue on the Eucharist with C.S.Lewis, Billy Graham
and J.R.R.Tolkien

Peter Kreeft

This “trialogue” explains, defends, and critiques three views of the Eucharist - the Roman Catholic view (transubstantiation), defended by Tolkien; the typically Protestant (holy symbol), defended by Graham; and the Anglican “via media” compromise defended by Lewis. Kreeft says that such a conversation may actually have happened, and it aims at historical

realism.

978-1-62164-275-6  210 pages  i£13.99


The Word
A Meditation on the Prologue to Saint John’s Gospel
Adrienne von Speyr

After having written an extensive four volume series of meditations on
St. John’s Gospel, the mystic von Speyr presents her reflections on the Prologue to St. John's Gospel. Her insights actually embrace the whole Christian revelation and life; the Church and the Sacraments, Faith, Love, Hope, and man's attitudes towards revelation, his acceptance and rejection of the Word.


978-1-62164-272-5   170 pages  £13.99

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