Books in category Religion – Clergy

  • Pulpit and Politics

    Pulpit and Politics
    Corwin E. Smidt

    Pulpit and Politics is a treasure trove of historical, comparative, and statistical information about the political behavior of America's clergy.

  • The Collar

    The Collar
    Jonathan Englert

    A journalist chronicles the spiritual odyssey of five men who choose to leave behind their former lives and careers to pursue the Catholic priesthood, offering a candid study of seminary life, the challenges of the priesthood, and the …

  • The Deacon s Ministry of the Word

    The Deacon’s Ministry of the Word
    Jay Cormier

    The book will focus primarily on the homily—but the ideas and skills can be readily applied by deacons in any presentation in which the word of God is central, including RCIA meetings and retreat conferences.

  • Sons of Saint Patrick

    Sons of Saint Patrick
    George J. Marlin, Brad Miner

    Sons of Saint Patrick tells the story of America's premiere Catholic see, the archdiocese of New York—from the coming of French Jesuit priests in the seventeenth century to the early years of Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

  • And You Visited Me

    And You Visited Me
    Charles W. Gusmer

    Priests, deacons, and students of liturgy will find this work a sourcebook for understanding the development of the rites and a guide in the ritual praxis.

  • Talking About Cultural Diversity in Your Church

    Talking About Cultural Diversity in Your Church
    Michael V. Angrosino

    Clergy and laity of any church that wants to embrace rather than avoid issues of diversity will gain much from this book.

  • Salt of the Earth

    Salt of the Earth
    Joseph Ratzinger

    Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, well-known Vatican prelate and head of the Congregation on the Doctrine of the Faith, gives a full-length interview to secular journalist Peter Seewald, on a host of controversial and difficult issues facing …

  • Cities and Priests

    Cities and Priests
    Marietta Horster, Anja Klöckner

    These texts and images indicate how the priests and priestesses saw themselves and were viewed by others.

  • Patterns of Parish Leadership

    Patterns of Parish Leadership
    Dean R. Hoge, Jackson W. Carroll, Francis K. Scheets

    Patterns of Parish Leadership is a call to leadership on the part of all those who care for the future of ministry and missions.

  • Church Ethics and Its Organizational Context

    Church Ethics and Its Organizational Context
    Jean M. Bartunek, Mary Ann Hinsdale, James F. Keenan

    Church Ethics and Its Organizational Context is the first book to provide a broadly interdisciplinary approach to understanding the leadership crisis in the Catholic Church in the wake of the sex abuse scandal and how it was handled.

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