Download e-book for iPad: From Celibate Catholic Priest to Married Protestant by Stephen Joseph Fichter

By Stephen Joseph Fichter

ISBN-10: 0739185209

ISBN-13: 9780739185209

ISBN-10: 0739185225

ISBN-13: 9780739185223

From Celibate Catholic Priest to Married Protestant Minister: Shepherding in Greener Pastures describes a formerly unstudied inhabitants of celibate Catholic monks who left the priesthood and at last grew to become married Protestant ministers. Stephen Fichter alternates from narrative to descriptive as he follows the lives of 3 of his research individuals prior to, in the course of, and after their twin transition. The descriptive sections comprise a historical past of religiously prompted celibacy and a overview of the 4 major forerunners within the box of Catholic clergy study. This scholarly research is the 1st time that those transitional clerics have candidly defined their tricky trips of discernment. faith, love, loss, and dedication are all analyzed within the context of this targeted team of guys, and the profiles during this ebook are memorable not just for the richness in their content material, yet also—and perhaps so much importantly—for their humanity. classes might be drawn for everyone, specially those that have ever suffered a mid-life crisis.

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Download e-book for iPad: Reformation im Geist der Synodalität: Papst Franziskus' Weg by Holger Dörnemann

By Holger Dörnemann

ISBN-10: 3739204567

ISBN-13: 9783739204567

'Reformation im Geist der Synodalität' – Nach der Erstauflage 'Revolution der zärtlichen Liebe' bringt der Titel des um den Verlauf der XIV. Ordentlichen Bischofssynode bis zur Veröffentlichung des Apostolischen Schreibens ‚Amoris laetitia‘ aktualisierten Synodentagebuches das alle Erwartungen übertreffende Ergebnis eines alle Teilkirchen der Welt umfassenden, synodalen Prozesses in der Katholischen Kirche auf den Punkt und unterstreicht das vom Autor selbst eingebrachte Neuverständnis der 'Ehe als Freundschaft'.
Rückblickend auf einen zweieinhalbjährigen, synodalen Weg zeigt sich: 'Papst Franziskus ist kein Revolutionär, sondern ein Reformator.' (Kardinal Walter Kasper)
Verfolgen Sie in dieser als ein zeitgeschichtliches Dokument aufbereiteten Chronologie eines Synodentagebuches – mit einem ausführlichem, forty Seiten umfassenden Personen- und Stichwortverzeichnis – eine der spannendsten Zeiten der jüngeren Theologiegeschichte seit dem II. Vatikanischen Konzil!

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New PDF release: Infinity Dwindled to Infancy: A Catholic and Evangelical

By Edward T. Oakes S.J.

ISBN-10: 0802865550

ISBN-13: 9780802865557

on the middle of all ecumenical discussion among Catholics and Evangelicals is their basic contract on Christology and a typical realizing and confession of the lordship of Jesus Christ because the exact Savior of the human race. Infinity diminished to Infancy offers a extensive survey of doctrinal and historic concerns at play in Christology.

Drawing from a variety of assets modern New testomony scholarship and patristic Christology, key medieval theologians, significant Protestant voices, Catholic theologians, and up to date magisterial statements from Vatican II Edward T. Oakes provides millennia of considering on one of many nice paradoxes on the middle of Christian religion: an enormous God who's finite guy . . . briefly, Infinity faded to infancy.

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Read e-book online The Five Wounds of Saint Francis PDF

By Fr. Solanus M. Benfatti

ISBN-10: 0895558734

ISBN-13: 9780895558732

Many saints have borne the stigmata - wounds reminiscent of these of Christ's crucifixion. whereas a few of these saints have written approximately their adventure, little is understood of the non-public adventure of the 1st of all saints to brandish this amazing signal, Francis of Assisi. They have been and feature remained his rigorously guarded secret.

In The 5 Wounds of Saint Francis, writer Fr. Solanus Benfatti, CFR, explores the importance of this marvelous occasion within the Saint's existence via cautious research of pertinent medieval literature and up to date scholarly stories. He establishes the historicity of the development, which has been referred to as into query, and attracts remarkable and encouraging conclusions, leaving the reader with a afresh knowing of Saint Francis's religious experience.

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Download e-book for kindle: They Followed His Call by Adrienne von Speyr

By Adrienne von Speyr

ISBN-10: 0818903767

ISBN-13: 9780818903762

ISBN-10: 0898701007

ISBN-13: 9780898701005

Combining wealthy philosophical perception with the religious discernment of a real contemplative, Adrienne opens the reader to Our Lord’s hope for our overall hand over to His Love. As a striking modern girl instructor of the Church, she issues out the numerous methods we flee from the calls for of our vocation.

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Get Guérir: Comment offrir au monde la Miséricorde de Dieu (EDB) PDF

By Mary Healy

Jésus guérit-il encore aujourd'hui ?
Comment prier pour l. a. guérison ?
Comment savoir si Dieu nous y appelle ?

A travers des témoignages contemporains, Mary Healy nous rappelle que Dieu se soucie de nos plus petits maux et nous montre que le Christ est le même hier et aujourd'hui. Toute l'Ecriture et l'histoire de l'Eglise nous invitent à une véritable conversion du coeur, nous encourageant à l. a. confiance et à l'audace. Dieu veut offrir au monde sa guérison et sa miséricorde : il répand ses dons, gratuitement et en abondance, bien au-delà de nos attentes.

Saisissons-nous par los angeles foi de ce merveilleux cadeau que le Père fait à tous ses enfants, pour l'offrir au monde. Osons prier pour notre guérison et pour celle de nos proches.

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Conscience and Catholic Health Care: From Clinical Contexts by David E. DeCosse,Thomas A. Nairn PDF

By David E. DeCosse,Thomas A. Nairn

ISBN-10: 1626982120

ISBN-13: 9781626982123

Drawn from a two-day symposium at Santa Clara collage, judgment of right and wrong and Catholic overall healthiness Care presents a well timed and updated review of the Catholic figuring out of judgment of right and wrong and the way it pertains to daily concerns in Catholic well-being care. The participants discover quite a lot of themes, together with end-of-life care, abortion and sterilization, and the position of Catholic ethics fairly in medical institution settings.

With insights from key figures this ebook will function an invaluable textual content and reference for scientific scholars and practitioners in addition to a source for ethics forums and chaplains in Catholic hospitals, such a lot particularly these merging with secular future health institutions.

In addition to the editors, individuals contain Ron Hamel, Anne E. Patrick, Roberto Dell Oro, Lisa Fullam, Kristin E. Heyer, John J. Paris, M. Patrick Moore, Jr., Cathleen Kaveny, Lawrence J. Nelson, Kevin T. FitzGerald, SJ, Gerald Coleman, Margaret R. McLean, Shawnee M. Daniels-Sykes, and Carol Taylor.

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New PDF release: Sacra Pagina: 1 Peter, Jude and 2 Peter

By Donald P. Senior,Daniel J. Harrington

ISBN-10: 0814658172

ISBN-13: 9780814658178

ISBN-10: 0814659764

ISBN-13: 9780814659762

Crisis within the church isn't really a brand new phenomenon. actually, the church has continuously been 'and most likely continuously might be 'involved in a few type of main issue. Even within the apostolic interval, that is looked via many because the church's golden age, there have been critical crises coming either from the skin, as in 1 Peter, and from the interior, as in Jude and a pair of Peter. the 3 brief New testomony letters taken care of in 1 Peter, Jude and a pair of Peter illustrate the issues early Christians confronted in addition to the rhetorical strategies and theological thoughts with which they combated these problems.

In the 1st a part of this quantity, Donald Senior perspectives 1 Peter as written from Rome in Peter's identify to numerous church buildings in northern Asia Minor 'present-day Turkey 'in the latter a part of the 1st century CE. the hot Christians addressed in 1 Peter stumbled on themselves extraterrestrial beings and exiles within the wider Greco-Roman society and suffered one of those social ostracism. yet they're given a wonderful theological imaginative and prescient of who they've got turn into via their baptism and pastoral encouragement to face company. they're proven easy methods to take a missionary stance towards the skin global via giving the witness of a holy and innocent lifestyles to offset the slander and lack of knowledge of the non-Christian majority and probably even to guide them to glorify God at the day of judgment.

In the second one a part of this quantity, Daniel Harrington translates Jude and a couple of Peter as confronting crises within the overdue first century that have been perpetrated via Christian lecturers who're defined polemically as intruders in Jude and as fake lecturers in 2 Peter. In confronting the crises inside of their church buildings, the authors attraction often to the previous testomony and to early summaries of Christian religion. whereas Jude makes use of different Jewish traditions, 2 Peter comprises many of the textual content of Jude in addition to many distinctively Greek phrases and ideas. it really is transparent that for the authors, regardless of their various social settings, what was once at stake used to be the fight for the faith.

Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, is a professor of recent testomony at Boston collage college of Theology and Ministry in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has written a variety of works, together with What Are We Hoping For? New testomony pictures, Why can we desire? photographs within the Psalms, and Jesus Ben Sira of Jerusalem: A Biblical advisor to residing Wisely, al released by means of Liturgical Press. Harrington is editor of the Sacra Pagina sequence, for which he additionally authored The Gospel of Matthew and coauthored The Gospel of Mark.

Donald Senior, CP, is president of Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, the place he's additionally a member of the school as professor of recent testomony. he's the overall editor of the acclaimed Catholic learn Bible (Oxford college Press, rev. ed., 2006), coeditor of The New Interpreters examine Bible (Abingdon Press, 2003), and editor-in-chief ofThe Bible Today. His courses contain the four-volume The ardour series (Liturgical Press), Jesus: A Gospel Portrait (Paulist Press, rev. ed., 1994), What Are They asserting approximately Matthew? (Paulist Press, rev. ed., 1996), and a observation at the Gospel of Matthew (Matthew. Abingdon Press, 1998). he's previous president of the Catholic Biblical organization of the United States. In 2001 Pope John Paul II appointed him as a member of the Pontifical Biblical fee and he was once reappointed in 2006 through Pope Benedict XVI.

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