Self-Gift: Essays on Humanae Vitae and the Thought of John Paul II

Janet E. Smith has been among the world’s preeminent voices in the study of the issues raised by Pope Paul VI’s 1968 encyclical letter Humanae vitaeSelf-Gift: Essays on Humanae Vitae and the Thought of John Paul II presents Smith’s critical collection of essays on the vocation of marriage, human sexuality, contraception, and more.

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Canon, Cult, and Covenant: Essays in Biblical Theology

With the founding of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology in 2001, Scott Hahn’s scholarly career entered into perhaps its most fruitful period. The essays in this volume document this period and include seminal studies of key exegetical issues in the Old and New Testament that highlight Hahn’s groundbreaking hermeneutics and keen interpretive gifts. Essential and exciting reading for any scholar wishing to go deeper into the historical and spiritual depths of the biblical text.

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Letter and Spirit, Vol. 12: According to the Scriptures: The Mystery of Christ in the History of Salvation

Letter & Spirit is an annual journal of Catholic Biblical Theology. We strive to publish work that is academically rigorous but accessible to the motivated lay reader. This twelfth volume, According to the Scriptures: The Mystery of Christ in the History of Salvation, is focused on current exegesis as well as the pre-modern reception of St. Paul.

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The Eucharist: Mystery of Presence, Sacrifice, and Communion

What is the Eucharist? Lawrence Feingold sets out to answer that question in his masterful work The Eucharist: Mystery of Presence, Sacrifice, and Communion. The ultimate answer to the question comes in the form of an organized, thorough, and engaging look at the three ends of the Eucharist: God’s true presence, His redemptive sacrifice, and spiritual nourishment through communion with Him. Feingold not only paints a beautiful and complete historical picture of the Eucharist—from its prefigurement in the Old Testament to its fulfillment in the New and its treatments by the Fathers of the Church—but he also dives deeply into how the Eucharist effects actual change and communion in individuals and the Church. With theological expertise, Feingold answers Protestant objections and provides a detailed explanation of doctrine. Feingold’s treatment on the Eucharist will enrich the understanding of those seeking the truth about this most important sacrament and sacrifice. This book is versatile enough to be used as a textbook for a course on the Eucharist or for theological reading.

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Letter & Spirit, Vol. 11: “Our Beloved Brother Paul” Reception History of Paul in Catholic Tradition

As Jesus himself demonstrated to the two disciples on the Emmaus Road, to interpret the Scriptures aright one must maintain their internal unity, a unity where Christ himself is the nexus of all Old Testament pathways. In Letter & Spirit, Vol. 11, this standard for interpretation is examined in light of the theology of St. Paul’s writings. This issue explores the reception history of St. Paul . . .

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