Catholics who feel lost when facing the bible will find that Introduction to the Bible is an extremely valuable and vary thorough orientation to sacred scripture. Based upon the traditional teaching of the church, this book fills a great need for the interested reader by providing a catholic road map to God’s inspired word.
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.
Clement Of Rome The Didache
The letter to the Corinthians by clement of Rome and the Didache are two of the most important documents from the earliest days of Christianity. Here we stand at the very fount of Christian teaching outside the new testament. Clement's letter and the Didache reveal how Christians were implementing and living out the faith taught by Jesus and passed on by the twelve apostles.
Saving Christianity From Empire
At a time when Christian fundamentalists see the extension of American power in the world as God given, saving Christianity from empire is especially welcome. In clear, strong language it demolishes the religious justification for imperialism and brings to the fore the best of the Christian heritage.
Christ* Church* Mankind; The Spirit of Vatican II according to POPE JOHN PAUL II
The glory of God is the living man, say St. Irenaeus. This same perception so dear to John Paul II is central to the vision of faith that underpins Vatican II, reemerges in its documents, and shines out of the long and intense witness of Pope John Paul II.