Christianity is an historical religion…..Christians have a unique relationship with their own past. So, for instance, Tradition does not mean for Christians what it means for others, the dead weight of the past holding them back in the present, but rather a huge resource for the present and the future.
The Origins Of Christianity
Category: Church Leadership
Saint Romero and Pope Francis
''Fr Francis Gonsalves has compared and contrasted the life and message of two inspiring leaders of our times: Saint Romero and Pope Francis. His focus on Christian identity, church life and mission is a triad that we must seriously consider if we are to build the church according to the mind and heart of Christ.
Pope Francis Untying the Knots
for this book, Paul Valley travelled to Argentina and Rome to meet Bergoglio''s intimates over the last four decades. His book charts a remarkable journey. It reveals what changed the man who was to become Pope Francis from a reactionary into the revolutionary who is unnerving Rome's clerical careerists with the extent of his behind-the-scene changes. In this perceptive portrait Paul Valley offers both new evidences and penetrating insights into the kind of Pope Francis could become.
Encounters with Holiness
The last century produced an extraordinary large number of saints. some of them have already been proposed for canonization, others have not. In this book father catoir presents a number of personal encounters and Christopher Close-up interviews that he had over the course of the last century with some of the saints who are now up for canonization, as well as with a few others who will probably never be canonised, though all of them are amongst the holiest people of the twentieth century.
Models of The Church
this book defines the basic function of the church while assessing its different roles in the lives of believers and its mission on earth. Avery Dulles carefully studied the writing s of contemporary Protestant and Catholic ecclesiologists and sifted out six major approaches, or models, through which the church's character could be understood. this is a veritable book, read and get more enriching knowledge