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On July 8, 1820, Friedrich Pustet was granted a book trade license in Passau. Six years later, he left Passau, opened trading in “bound and unbound books” in Regensburg and began to publish religious and folk writings, regional, historical and theological literature.

Generations that followed increasingly specialized in liturgy, setting a profile as it stands and positioning Fr. Pustet Verlag among the leading publishers in the Catholic area.

The current catalogue mainly consists of:

  • an extensive history program, with a focus on historical biographies, history of cities and countries, and numerous titles on Bavarian national history

  • theological publications, with numerous books on pastoral practice, informative and specialist literature, and prestigious academic series.

Assortimento di libri

TITLES

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SERVITUDE, NOT DOMINION (DIENEN STATT HERRSCHEN)

New Testament Foundation of Church Offices

Genre:

Religion

Author:

Michael Theobald

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Michael Theobald, a distinguished New Testament scholar, explores the historical and theological aspects of early Church offices, addressing social competencies, the role of women, and the relevance of the New Testament model to contemporary ministry discussions.
His answers are accessible and based on profound research.

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DOES TRUTH MAKE US FREE, OR DOES FREEDOM MAKE US TRUE?

A dispute

Genre:

Religion

Author:

Karl-Heinz Menke

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Menke shows that truth and freedom do not contradict each other. Human freedom enables us to receive freedom.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY

Epochs, Thinkers, Trends

Genre:

Religion

Author:

Dirk Ansorge

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Dirk Ansorge broadly traces the epochs of the history of theology from late antiquity to the present day and makes central theological statements understandable from their respective historical contexts and concepts.

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GOD'S PROJECT

Reflections on the Creation and the Church

edited by Michael Langer & Karl-Heinz Kronawetter

Genre:

Religion

Author:

Joseph Ratzinger

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These reflections on the Creation and the Church are based on tape recordings of the lectures that Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger gave in 1985 in St. Georgen am Längsee (Austria).

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DOCTRINE SPEECHES FROM FIVE DECADES (1963-2004)

edited, with short preface to each speech, by Florian Schuller

Genre:

Religion

Author:

Joseph Ratzinger

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An insight in Joseph Ratzinger’s thought, spanning from 1963 to 2004. The wide ranging thematic outlook casts light on underlying questions, whose up-to-dateness is made clear on a retrospective.

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ESCHATOLOGY

Death and eternal Life

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Religion

Author:

Joseph Ratzinger

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This is the most thorough elaboration of Benedict XVI's thought and one of the fundamental works in XXth century Theology

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IS GOD LOVE?

Searching for traces in the Bible and in tradition

Genre:

Religion

Author:

Hansjürgen Verweyen

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TRANSFORMATION OF POWERS

A Theology of Non-Violence

Genre:

Religion

Author:

Walter Wink

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The "question of power" is the key to the New Testament, indeed to the whole Bible. In dealing with the biblical matter of "principalities and powers" – which many dismiss as mythological talk - Walter Wink shows a new approach to the core of the Christian message.

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