Seat of Wisdom A Theological and Pastoral Journal    ISSN 2154-8757 
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 1-11    The Exegetical Method of John P.
             Meier in A Marginal Jew:
             Rethinking the Historical Jesus
Evaluating His Approach that Prescinds from


                Rev. John P. Cush, S.T.L.  


    Evangelization and Religious

                 Rally for Religious Freedom
                 St. John the Baptist Highschool, West Islip, NY
                 June 29, 2013

                 Most Rev. William Murphy, S.T.D.
                 Bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre, NY


17-19    Tending to the Outcast among Us

                  Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B            
                February 12, 2012
                St. Francis R.C. Church
                Greenlawn, NY

                Rev. Mr. Jim Byrne

21-23    The Subtle Hand of God

                Seventh Sunday of Easter, Cycle B 
                May 20, 2012
                St. Francis R.C. Church
                Greenlawn, NY

                Rev. Mr. Jim Byrne

Student Reflections 

25-42    The Validity of the Catholic View
              of Marriage
                 John J. Fielding

43-51     The Mission of the Laity as Priest,
                 Prophet and King

                 Collins Andrew Adutwum


53-54     Two Sonnets

                 Richard A. Meland


Book and Media Reviews


55-57.     Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st - Century Church.  By George Weigel.  New York: Basic Books, 2013.  291 pp.  $27.99.  ISBN 978-0-465-02768-2.

      Reviewed by Clemens Cavallin, Ph.D. 


59-61.  From Enemy to Brother: The Revolution in Catholic Teaching in the Jews, 1933-1965.  By John Connelly. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012.  384 pp.  $35.  ISBN: 978-0-674-05782-1.

      Reviewed by Philip E. Miller, Ph.D.


63-67.  History of the Catholic Church: From the Apostolic Age to the Third Millennium.  By James Hitchcock.  San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2012.  580 pp.  $29.95.  ISBN: 978-1-58617-664-8. 

     Reviewed by John J. Fielding, M.A.


69-71.  The Easter Triduum: A Ritual PilgrimageBy Donna Eschenauer.  San Jose: Resource Publications, 2013.  106 pp.  $21.95.  ISBN: 978-0-8939-0764-8.

   Reviewed by Jo-Ann Metzdorff, D.Min


73-75. The Church at Worship: Theology, Spirituality and Practice of Parish Liturgy. By Joseph DeGrocco. Chicago: Liturgy Training Publications, 2013. 212 pp. $21.95. ISBN 978-1-61671-103-0.

    Reviewed by Jennifer Menneci, M.A.


77-79.  Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith that Does Justice.  By Roger Bergman.  New York: Fordham University Press, 2011.  203 pp.  $24.00.  ISBN: 978-0-8232-3329-8.

Reviewed by Marc Tumeinski, Ph.D. cand


81-82.  Love and Responsibility.  By Karol Wojtyła (John Paul II).  Transl. by Grzegorz Ignatiuk.  Boston: Pauline Books & Media, 2013.  366 pp.  $24.95. ISBN: 978-0-8198-4558-2.

 Reviewed by Rev. Janusz Mocarksi, M.A.


83-85.  Adam and Eve after the Pill: Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution.  By Mary Eberstadt.  San Francisco: Ignatius, 2012.  171 pp.  $19.95.  ISBN: 978-1-5861-7627-3.

  Reviewed by Cynthia Toolin, PhD, STL


87-89.  Cosmic Origins: The Scientific Evidence for Creation.  A Film by Robert J. Spitzer.  San Francisco: Ignatius, 2012.  49 min.  $19.95.  ISBN: 978-1-5861-7771-3.

   Reviewed by Thomas Sheahen, Ph.D.






























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