all ebooks in category: History of Catholicism (11)

Church and State in Communist Poland: A History, 1944-1989
ISBN: 0786459042 | 203 pages | PDF | August 9, 2010 | English | 0.91 Mb

This text explores the nature of Polish Catholicism in the first half of the twentieth century and the changes it underwent under the policies of …

Ireland's Magdalen Laundries and the Nation's Architecture of Containment
English | ISBN: 026804127X, 0268182175 | September 28, 2007 | EPUB | 312 pages | 12.41 MB

The Magdalen laundries were workhouses in which many Irish women and girls were effectively imprisoned because they were perceived to be a threat to the …

Martin Luther's The Church Held Captive in Babylon: Latin-English Edition
English/Latin | April 4, 2019 | ISBN: 0199359539 | PDF | 288 pages | 1.9 MB

In August of 1520, Martin Luther published the first of three incendiary works, Address to the German Nobility, in which he urged secular authorities to …

The Jesuits: A History from Ignatius to the Present
English | 2014 | ISBN: 144223475X | PDF | pages: 159 | 3.3 mb

As Pope Francis continues to make his mark on the church, there is increased interest in his Jesuit background—what is the Society of Jesus, how …

Vatican II: A Sociological Analysis of Religious Change (No. 2)
English | ISBN: 0691118299 | August 19, 2007 | PDF | 224 pages | 2 MB

On an otherwise ordinary Sunday morning in 1964, millions of Roman Catholics around the world experienced history. For the first time in centuries, they attended …

Among the Ruins: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Catholic Church
ISBN: 1633883035 | 2017 | EPUB | 336 pages | 1 MB

This critical review of the Roman Catholic Church since the pivotal changes initiated in the 1960s by Vatican II paints a disturbing picture of decline …

The Crusades: The World's Debate
English | ISBN: 0991560639 | 2014 | 256 pages | EPUB | 596 KB

Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)—one of the most prominent Catholic authors of his time—gives a common sense explanation of why the Crusades were necessary, and why they …

Entrepreneurship in the Catholic Tradition (repost)
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0739125133, 0739125141 | 192 pages | PDF + EPUB | 2,6 + 1,2 MB

Entrepreneurship in the Catholic Tradition is a theological and historical exploration of the treatment of entrepreneurship, business, and commerce in the teaching of the Roman …

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Calm in Chaos: Catholic Wisdom for Anxious Times
English | ISBN: 1621642364 | 2018 | EPUB | 232 pages | 0.3 MB

In these brilliant essays the renowned writer and churchman Fr. George Rutler addresses our current causes of anxiety and our never-changing, ever-new reasons for hope. …

The Great Betrayal: The Great Siege of Constantinople (repost)
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1497637880 | 218 pages | EPUB | 1,1 MB

Few historians immersed themselves in their topics like bestselling, noted author Ernle Bradford. Specializing in the Mediterranean world and naval topics, Bradford was an enthusiastic …