Francisco Arguello was an awarding -winning painter and an atheist. Struggling with the contrast between his desire for justice and the lack of justice in the world, he adopted existentialism and its explanation of life; every thing is absurd.
The Church In The Making
The Church In The Making responds to this pressing pastoral reality by outlining and explaining the issues still alive in the catholic church as it continues the work of implementing Vatican II. This volume focuses on three of the council's documents: the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church (lumen Gentium): The Decree on the pastoral office of bishops in the church(Christus Dominus), and the Degree on the catholic Eastern church (Orientalium Ecclesiarum),
the hidden treasure
the spiritual reflection in this book takes up the theme of the life-long quest for the treasure of God's love- a treasure that we stumble across, find, lose, and search for again, a treasure that we must sometimes hide for, if we show it off before we possess it fully, we may endanger and even lose what we thought was ours too soon.
God the Evidence
this book is a reconciliation of faith and reason in a post-secular world. this book lays out the astonishing new evidence that leads away from from atheism. this book demonstrates that faith today is not grounded in ignorance. it is where reason has bee leading us all along.
this is a useful and insightful guide through the complex contemporary debate on how the church could be one without losing its many faces and particularities. it offers a rich variety of contributions from diverse denominational and cultural backgrounds committed to the re-evaluation of older models of ecumenism while sharing their desire for the church's celebration, witness, and service in the world not to be disrupted by divisions.