Clergy: the origin of species examines the convoluted histories and cultural changes that have come to shape clerical identity since the foundation of the Church. It offers a serious treatment of the cultural factors, such as hierarchies, manners, clerical dress and stipends that are often overlooked within more standard approaches to pastoral studies and Church history.
Sex, Priestly Ministry, and the Church
Sex, Priestly Ministry, and the Church provides and objective and authoritative account of psycho sexual development in priests and key background information on the many sexual issues facing the church today. it is a concise , comprehensive, easy to read source of current information needed to understand these sexual issues and controversies and make reasoned. reasoned, reasonable decisions concerning them.
Consecrated life called to move beyond
Consecrated life called to move beyond A rare book of conferences of religious life, combining rich and vast pastoral experience, intelligent reflection, spiritual fervour and human and Christian concern in an easy flowing conversational style.
The priest in Union with Christ
Today, when many priests and Seminarians have been led to believe that they must personally design their own particular priesthood to meet the needs of their own people, this book is of primary importance to help them refocus their priesthood on God, on eternal life and on the saving of souls.
Religious Life and Priesthood
Religious life and priesthood and priesthood reclaims the vision of Vatican II for contemporary priests, religious, and ecclesial ministers. The book examines the historical context, the key players, and the implementation of Vatican II documents on the priesthood, the training of priests, and the religious life.