Stimulating reading from AD Books
On the Way to Jesus Christ
Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger
Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, reminds us of the real Jesus (not the imaginary "you're okay" one) who is both demanding and bold and answers the deepest questions of our existence.
185 pages * Hardback * $26.00
The Incredible Da Vinci Code
Clear, concise and penetrating, this is an ideal gift for friends or relations who believe The Da Vinci Code contains accurate history. With a movie of the book due soon, Dr Frank Mobbs' book is particularly timely.
53 pages * Softcover * $9.95
Answers, Not Promises
Mother M. Angelica
The remarkable Mother Angelica, founder of the world's largest religious TV channel EWTN, offers her typically wise, commonsense and frank advice on how to handle the everyday problems we encounter.
263 pages * Hardback * $29.95
Saint John Bosco and Saint Dominic Savio
Aimed at readers aged nine to fifteen, this is the inspiring story of the great apostle of youth, St John Bosco, and his best-loved pupil who became a saint, Dominic Savio.
157 pages * Softcover * $20.00
Not Made by Hands
This book examines two unique icons of Jesus Christ and Our Lady in terms of their origins, importance and authenticity, responding to attempts to discredit them as pious forgeries. The author concludes these are "not made by human hands."
112 pages * Softcover * $10.00
The Theology of the Church
Cardinal Charles Journet
This is a welcome reprint of the theological classic by Swiss born Cardinal Journet. The original edition (in French) was written in 1958. This one contains the two appendices added after Vatican II.
475 pages * Hardback * $60.00
Principles of Catholic Theology
Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger
The present work was first written in 1982, just before Cardinal Ratzinger's appointment as Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. It gains added significance with the Cardinal's recent election as Pope. 398 pages * Softcover * $25.95
Saint Elizabeth's Three Crowns
Blanche Jennings Thompson
Another edifying story for young readers, it tells of a princess who sought a life of poverty like the Franciscans. Her generosity, simplicity and holiness led to her canonisation following her death in 1231.
168 pages * Softcover * $20.00
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Reprinted from AD2000 Vol 19 No 3 (April 2006), p. 19