Whether it’s new Atheism or ancient heresies like Gnosticism, the challenges to the catholic church are coming from all angles. The proponents of such movements employ arguments that appeal not just to reason , but also to our emotions, and even to the common doubts that can plague many Catholics.
Issues In Contemporary Christian Thought
For anyone interested in how Christianity got to where it is today and where it might be going in the future, Duane Olson provides a well written and compelling road map through the labyrinth of competing theological perspectives.
Could you ever come back to the Catholic Church?
Sixteen million Catholic feel separated from the Church, and 40% of you say you'd come back if the Church really wanted you. This book was written to address your concerns: the real reasons that caused you to leave in the first place, the problems you may have about doctrinal matters, the doubts you may have experienced, the anger you may still harbor towards God and towards the Church.
Hungry Souls recounts Church-verified accounts of earthly visitations from the dead in purgatory. Accompanying these accounts are images from the Museum of purgatory in Rome, which contains relics of encounters with the Holy souls, including numerous evidences of hand prints burned into clothing and books.
The Five Wounds Of Saint Francis
Many Saints have borne Stigmata woulds resembling Christ's crucifixion wounds. Some of them have written about the experience. Theologians have certainly pondered the meaning of the phenomenon.