Drawing his inspiration from the last article of the Apostles’ Creed (“I believe in eternal life”)- Cardinal Martini introduces us in this book to some fundamental themes of Christian faith and hope: life after death, judgment, the resurrection. His reflections are prompted by the fear of death, which is a natural instinct, but which does not have to transform itself into an anguish that paralyzes the heart and mind.
here is the truth about the devil. the author discusses the following: does the devil exist? if he is in hell, how can he trouble the earth? what is the devil's religion? is the devil a prophet? is it a sin to converse with him? what are the diabolic temptation and possession? what is exorcism? and many more. read this book and open your eyes
Saint Augustine Marriage and Virginity
This volume is to be commended on several points. The translation itself is in eminently readable, clear English that should be accessible to anyone interested in Augustine.... The general introduction does an excellent job of placing these works in the context of Augustine's career, showing how Augustine reacts to controversies with the Manichees, Jovinian, Jerome, and the Pelagians, while maintaining a commitment to the threefold goods of marriage - procreation, fidelity, and sacrament.
read this book for the same reason you read the Bible because we find there an articulation of intimacy with God. Abraham and Moses have experiences of God; the writers of Genesis and Exodus relate the experiences of God... read this book and enrich yourself