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A review of "To Change the World. Christology and Cultural Criticism" by Rosemary Radford Ruether
(The Furrow, 1984)
This is a collection of five essays which were originally read at the Free University of Amsterdam in 1980. The opening essay, 'Jesus and the R?volu tionaries: Political Theology and Biblical Hermeneutics', provides the ...
A review of "The Meaning and the Mission of Religious Life in the Local Church"
(The Furrow, 1983)
This is a collection of papers, reports and reflections from the General Assembly of Canadian Religious, held in May 1980. The theme of the Assembly was: 'The Meaning and Mission of Religious Life in the Local Church'. The ...
A review of "Jesus the Liberator: A Historical-Theological Reading of Jesus of Nazareth" by Jon Sobrino, Paul Burns and Francis McDonagh
(The Furrow, 1995)
In the first part of this book Sobrino establishes the importance of the setting in which Christology is done. He draws attention to the historical situation of poverty, suffering, dispossession and oppression in Latin ...
A review of "God Still Matters" by Herbert McCabe
(The Furrow, 2003)
Pp. 264. Price ?16.99 stg. Herbert McCabe, who died in 2001, was an outstanding English Dominican scholar and preacher. His working career spanned the entire latter half of the twentieth century and he has left a lasting ...
A review of "Parish Cell Communities as Agents of Renewal in the Catholic Church in Ireland: A Sociological Analysis" by Michael Hurley
(The Furrow, 2012)
Over the next year or more we can expect to hear the issues of faith renewal and New Evangelisation discussed in various theological and pastoral fora. The next Synod of Bishops will discuss the New Evangelisation and Pope ...
A review of "In the Poorer Quarters" by Aidan Matthews
(The Furrow, 2007)
I remember listening to RTE Radio one Sunday morning sometime last year and hearing a reflection on that day's gospel reading from the lectionary and wishing that I had the text to mull over it again at my leisure. Now ...
A review of "The Church: The People of God" by William Henn
(The Furrow, 2004)
William Henn, a Capuchin, is professor of theology at the Gregorian University, Rome, and known for his work in ecclesiology and ecumenism. This book is not an academic treatise on the Church but is rather aimed at a wider ...
A review of "On Being Catholics" by Charles Connolly
(The Furrow, 1984)
This book proposes three 'right reasons' for becoming or remaining a Catholic. The reasons are the Catholic teaching on the Eucharist, the primacy and infallibility of the pope and the Assumption of Mary. The opening chapter ...
Episcopal conferences in the context of communion: some notes on the American experience (Pre-published version)
(The Catholic University of America Press, 2004)
In A Report on the Crisis in the Catholic Church in the United States, The National Review Board for the Protection of Children and Young People made numerous observations about the exercise of the episcopal ministry that ...
A personal response to the consultation paper on: Education about religions and beliefs (ERB) and ethics in the primary school
(NCCA [National Council for Curriculum and Assessment], 2016)