The interpretation of scripture is an outstanding collection of important essays on the historical critical method of biblical interpretation, written by renowned biblical scholar Joseph A Fitzmyer, SJ who has taught scripture and biblical languages since 1958.
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.
Catholics And the New Age
in Catholics and the New Age, Fr. Pacwa probes the reasons why many Catholics are dabbling in the new age movement. he shares his firsthand experiences and disillusionment with Jungian psychology, the enneagram, and astrology as a Jesuit seminarian. He also provides invaluable information on new-age fads, including the use of crystals and channeling.
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.
A Concise Guide To Catholic Social Teaching
Topics related to Catholic social teaching emerge regularly in American political and civil discourse, often connected to discussions about religious freedom, abortion, immigrant right, racism, capital punishment, and health care.