Ethics in Pastoral Ministry should be must reading for all clergy, Catholic and Protestant alike. Deceptively easy to read, it contains a wealth of information and reflection. Combining an interest in virtue theory, moral rules, and questions of professional power, Gula offers a framework for evaluating common problems of ministry. most helpful are his efforts not simply to name problems, but also to identify strategies for prevention. A wonderful find!
Catholicism In Social And Historical Contexts
Designed for undergraduate use, Catholicism In Social And Historical Contexts is replete with details and revelatory stories that trace the evolution of Catholicism from a tiny Jewish sect to the dominant religion in the west. In evoking this rich history, Curt Cadorette shows how the challenges Catholicism faces today present a dynamic similar to that of the first century.
A to Z A basic Catholic dictionary
Do you ever want to quickly look up some basic information about the Catholic church? If so then this book is for you. This reversed edition of a basic Catholic dictionary, first published in 1985, includes new definitions and uses the most up to date information from the catechism of the catholic church document.
Yours is the Church
this book provides an urgently needed and eye-opening reminder of the historical witness, cultural greatness, moral leadership, and perennial relevance of the catholic church. Christianity has radically changed the world for the better. in a book that's both thoughtful and entertaining, Mike Aquilina shows how the Gospel really has been the good news in the most practical ways possible. Even the atheist ought to thank...whoever he thanks...for the rise of Christianity.
this is a useful and insightful guide through the complex contemporary debate on how the church could be one without losing its many faces and particularities. it offers a rich variety of contributions from diverse denominational and cultural backgrounds committed to the re-evaluation of older models of ecumenism while sharing their desire for the church's celebration, witness, and service in the world not to be disrupted by divisions.