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Apologetics is the name for a a field of theology, which presents a rational basis for the Catholic faith, defending the Faith against objections. These books will help to strengthen the Faith of Catholics, as well as providing a wealth of information and arguments for Catholics who wish to discuss their faith with non-believers, non-Christians and those belonging to other Christian denominations. Books by great Catholic Apologists to help inspire you and strengthen your Faith, beginning with St Thomas Aquinas, and including modern day apologetics, such as Catholic convert Dr Scott Hahn, famous converts such as G K Chesterton, John Henry Newman, and English writers such as Hilaire Belloc.

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  • The Conversion of Marie-Alphonse Ratisbonne

    The Conversion of Marie-Alphonse Ratisbonne
    Baron Théodore de Bussieres

    Code: B2509
    Alphonse Ratisbonne was a French Jew who was miraculously converted while at Rome in the Church of San Andrea della Frate. His brother had previously ... Learn More
  • Apologia: Catholic answers to today's questions

    Apologia: Catholic answers to today's questions
    Fr Marcus Holden, Fr Andrew Pinsent

    Code: B2927
    A positive and reasoned response to some of the most common accusations against the Catholic faith. The rise of secularism and the new atheists has le... Learn More
  • Let There Be No Divisions Among You

    Let There Be No Divisions Among You
    Rev John MacLaughlin

    Code: B2854
    Why All Christians Should be Catholic. With clear, compelling logic bolstered by countless Scriptural confirmations, Fr. John MacLaughlin here conside... Learn More
  • Forty Anti-Catholic Lies

    Forty Anti-Catholic Lies
    Gerard Vershuuren, PhD

    Code: B3129
    A Mythbusting Apologist Sets the Record Straight. Tired of being stumped when false claims are made about the Catholic Church? Want to be armed with ... Learn More
  • Apologetics and Catholic Doctrine - hardback

    Apologetics and Catholic Doctrine - hardback
    Archbishop Michael Sheehan

    Code: B2589
    Almost 500,000 copies of this classic high school text were printed, which was used to teach the Faith to generations of English-speaking Catholics ar... Learn More
  • A Shorter Summa

    A Shorter Summa
    Ed Peter Kreeft

    Code: B1972
    The Essential Philosophical Passages of St. Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica Edited and Explained for Beginners. A shortened version of Kreeft's much ... Learn More
  • Jesus of Nazareth: The Story of His Life Simply Told

    Jesus of Nazareth: The Story of His Life Simply Told
    Mother Mary Loyola

    Code: B2961
    In 1906, Mother Mary Loyola was asked to write the story of Our Lord for American missionaries. Her writing style had so endeared her to children the... Learn More
  • A Brief Life of Christ

    A Brief Life of Christ
    Rev. Dr. Leslie Rumble

    Code: B0528
    A perfect, short rendition of the main events in the life of Our Lord. Designed to be an introduction or refresher study, it is excellent for the clas... Learn More
  • Removing the Blindfold

    Removing the Blindfold
    John Rao

    Code: B2407
    £11.95 £9.50
    19th Century Catholics and the Myth of Modern Freedom. Among American Catholics, there is a certain unwillingness to see anything amiss with modern ci... Learn More
  • Rebuilding Catholic Culture

    Rebuilding Catholic Culture
    Ryan Topping

    Code: B2208
    Rarely does a book come along that so succinctly explains the decline of modern culture, articulates a defense of the Church's teachings, and offers a... Learn More
  • Search and Rescue

    Search and Rescue
    Patrick Madrid, Scott Hahn

    Code: B2170
    How to Bring Your Family and Friends Into - or Back into - The Catholic Church. You don't have to become a biblical scholar or a theologian to be an e... Learn More
  • Hundreds of Churches but Only One is Christ's

    Hundreds of Churches but Only One is Christ's
    Martin J Scott, S.J.

    Code: B2325
    Father Scott gives convincing answers to prove the Catholic Church is the One, true Church. A catechism format is used with text that is easy to under... Learn More
  • Holy Water and Its Significance for Catholics

    Holy Water and Its Significance for Catholics
    Rev. Henry Theiler, S.O. Cist.

    Code: B2341
    This booklet correctly presents the teaching of the Church concerning sacramentals, specifically that of Holy water, and it likewise encourages in pop... Learn More
  • Lord of the World

    Lord of the World
    Robert Hugh Benson

    Code: B2357
    Recommended by Pope Francis as a must-read book on several occasions, and described by Fulton Sheen as one of the three greatest depictions of the adv... Learn More
  • After Death-What?

    After Death-What?

    Code: B2328
    This small booklet will answer many questions you may have about Heaven, Hell, or Purgatory with many quotes from scripture. Heaven, Hell and Purgator... Learn More
  • A Biblical Defense of Catholicism

    A Biblical Defense of Catholicism
    Dave Armstrong

    Code: B0742
    £19.96 £16.50
    This exciting book shows that, far from straying from the Bible, Catholicism is eminently and thoroughly biblical. Indeed, Catholicism is the only Chr... Learn More
  • The Divine Romance

    The Divine Romance
    Archbishop Fulton J Sheen

    Code: B2875
    Biretta Books is proud to present this masterwork of the great Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen! In The Divine Romance, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen delves in... Learn More
  • God's World and Our Place in it

    God's World and Our Place in it
    Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

    Code: B2161
    God and the world explained — by Bishop Sheen, the T.V. personality who captivated the nation and won countless converts. In the 1950s, Fulton J. Sh... Learn More
  • Dangers to the Faith

    Dangers to the Faith
    Al Kresta

    Code: B2139
    Recognizing Catholicism's 21st Century Opponents. A storm has been brewing in society and its treatment, views, and activities toward the Catholic Fai... Learn More
  • Handbook of Heresies

    Handbook of Heresies
    M L Cozens

    Code: B2765
    This most concise and helpful reference work was first published in 1928. It was reissued in 1945 by Sheed & Ward publishers and is newly reprinted in... Learn More
  • Mary Crushes the Serpent

    Mary Crushes the Serpent
    Rev Theodore Geiger, ed.

    Code: B2630
    30 Years' Experience of an Exorcist Told In His Own Words – Sequel to "Begone Satan". Sections include: 1. Possession in general & its characterist... Learn More
  • An Exorcist Tells His Story

    An Exorcist Tells His Story
    Fr. Gabriele Amorth

    Code: B1918
    In this powerful book, the renowned exorcist of Rome tells of his many experiences in his ministry as an exorcist doing battle with Satan to relieve t... Learn More
  • The Truth of Papal Claims

    The Truth of Papal Claims

    Code: B1958
    Replying to an Anglican theologian living in Rome in 1902, who had challenged this future Cardinal, then Archbishop Rafael Merry del Val responded wit... Learn More
  • Statues and Pictures in Religion

    Statues and Pictures in Religion

    Code: B2324
    One of the common objections to the Catholic Church is her attitude towards statues and pictures. She is accused of nothing less than idolatry because... Learn More
  • Purgatory and Heaven

    Purgatory and Heaven
    J.P. Arendzen D.D

    Code: B1873
    The nature, joy, and sorrows of Purgatory--its fire, mental agony, how to avoid it, etc. Plus, the nature and happiness of Heaven--its never-ending fr... Learn More
  • Purgatory

    Fr. Frederick Faber

    Code: B0527
    All you need to know about Purgatory as revealed by the Catholic Church and her Saints. How to help those in Purgatory and most of all how to avoid it... Learn More
  • Purgatory: A Mystery of Love

    Purgatory: A Mystery of Love
    Fr Donncha Ó hAodha

    Code: B2621
    Does purgatory exist? If so, where, and why? What does the Bible say? What does the Church teach? What sense can be made of indulgences? This engagin... Learn More
  • Things Catholics Are Asked About

    Things Catholics Are Asked About
    Rev. Martin J. Scott, S.J.

    Code: B2315
    Of the new spirit of inquiry that is sweeping the nation today, Catholicity is receiving a full measure. On the street, at the club, Catholics are met... Learn More
  • The Death of Evolution

    The Death of Evolution
    Wallace Johnson

    Code: B0137
    No informed Catholic, and certainly no educated person, should miss reading this book. It sheds the light of truth on the untenable theory of evolutio... Learn More
  • Creation Rediscovered

    Creation Rediscovered
    Gerard J. Keane

    Code: B1701
    Evolution and the Importance of the Origins Debate. The author covers the basic question, the two basic Evolution theories, the concept of "Special Cr... Learn More
  • The Biblical Basis for Purgatory

    The Biblical Basis for Purgatory
    John Salza

    Code: B1887
    Jesus taught us about it, and for centuries the Church has faithfully defined and defended it. Protestants deny it even exists, while many Catholics f... Learn More
  • The Theory of Evolution Judged by Reason and Faith

    The Theory of Evolution Judged by Reason and Faith
    Cardinal Ernesto Ruffini

    Code: B1507
    A scholarly study, Cardinal Ruffini (1888-1967) expounds what the Catholic Church teaches on the subject, and then ably demonstrates how modern scienc... Learn More
  • Reincarnation and Christian Doctrine

    Reincarnation and Christian Doctrine
    Michel san Pietro

    Code: B1833
    The great Christian truths versus the theory of reincarnation, which contradicts the Resurrection: If Christ has not risen, vain is our faith, writes ... Learn More

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