When you visit a monument with a guide, you expect the guide to be unobtrusive, to allow you to see the monument so that you take in all its essential features. This book is meant to be such a guide to the New Testament. Travel guides usually offer a number of options: ‘If you only have a few hours . . ‘If you have three days. . .’ The same is true of this. It is not concerned to involve you in every detail but to help you get to know your way around. You can always come back.. . Companions to this volume are: How to Read the Old Testament, How to Read Church History, How to Read the World: Creation in Evolution, How to Understand Marriage, How to Understand the Creed, How to Understand the Liturgy.
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.
Go To Galilee
from the birth of Jesus in a cave in Bethlehem to his burial in a cave outside of Jerusalem, from his hidden life in the hills of Nazareth to his public life along the sea of Galilee, from his Transfiguration on the mount called Tabor to his sermon on the mount in Galilee and his Ascension on the mount of olives. This book is an intuitive and contemplative approach to the scripture, we enter into the mystery of the life of Jesus and find our faith increase. Read this book and get more
The Wisdom of Mr Chesterton
Chesterton was a poet, a journalist, a mystery novelist, a people's theologian and some would say, a prophet who only by looking at the world upside-down could see it clearly enough to predict its future. read and enjoy the purest distillations of Chesterton's with and charm with the wisdom of Mr. Chesterton, a unique collection of the pithiest and most profound sentences ever to spring from his pen.
shades within shadows
we live under the shadow of rulers, religion and ritual; of childhood fears, adult realities and hovering death. we live in shadows of varying shades, from hues of darkening night, through lightening shades of gray, to brightest light. within these shades of many shadows, our stories sawn and mature, some sad, some happy, some tragic, mostly soon forgotten, but some preserved and written about. shades within shadows tells one such tale of an entire community sucked into a maelstrom that devastates and nearly destroys them.