Here is a unique history of the Catholic church given in summary form that shows how in every epoch the Church has given incontestable proofs of its divine origin. Its set forth the major events in the life of the church in a clear and logical fashion that make them understandable to the modern reader.
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.
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.
Models of the church
In Models of the church, one of the twentieth century's most beloved theologians defined the basic function of the church while assessing its different roles in the lives of believers and its mission on earth.
Godspeed: Racing is my Religion
this book examines the increasing popularity of NASCAR both as a sport and as a business, but more crucially as a religion. Rather than forcing a religious template on the sport, Russell examines the culture of racing, beginning with a tour of the southern racetracks where racing as we know it today was born and finds ample evidence to support his theory that, for many spectators, watching a race really is a religious experience.