Lord Acton is the author of the maxim, "Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely." In this intellectual biography, Gertrude Himmelfarb regards Acton as a man more of our age than of his own.
This book was written in 1887 at a critical time for the debate on Irish Home Rule and for Gladstone. Its influence on events proved to be great.
This edition has an introduction by historian Rupert Matthews that puts this classic work into its historical and political context.
This is the fourth edition of Archbishop Wynn Wagner’s Liberal Catholic Catechism. The first edition was when he was a rookie priest with Holy Water behind the ears. Now comes an update from Wynn as a lah-dee-dah don’t-even-look-at-me archbishop. And yet it still works as an easy-to-read introduction to a little known branch of the church catholic.
This is the most indispensible book available for independent priests and bishops, especially those who want to balance traditional liturgies with progressive attitudes.
This is 350+ pages (paperback) of rites, rituals, liturgies and practices that cover the entire spectrum of Sacraments for the entire Christian year.