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On the Road to Vatican II: German Catholic Enlightenment and Reform of the Church (Renewal: Conversations in Catholic Theology)
By Fortress Press
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ean: 9781506408989, isbn: 1506408982,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
In the present day, there is widespread confusion regarding the theological achievements of the Catholic Enlightenment. This book outlines such contributions in the fields of biblical exegesis, church reform, liturgical renewal, and the move toward a more tolerant view of other churches and religions. Since some of the most important Catholic Enlighteners lived in Germany, this book concentrates on their endeavors, but also frequently points to other European players. Only an unpolemical histori

The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage (Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World)
By Routledge
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ean: 9780367139643, isbn: 0367139642,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage explores how the visionary experiences of early Christian martyrs shaped and informed early Christian ancestor cult and the construction of the cemetery as paradise. Taking the early Christian cemeteries in Carthage as a case study, the volume broadens our understanding of the historical and cultural origins of the early Christian cult of the saints, and highlights the often divergent views about the dead and post-mortem realms expressed by the church fa

The Life of Saint Joseph as manifested by Our Lord, Jesus Christ to Maraia Cecilia Baij, O.S.B.
By One Hundred One Foundation
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ean: 9781890137014, isbn: 1890137014,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
The Life Of Saint Joseph by Maria Cecilia Baij, O.S.B. Saint Joseph lived his life hidden in the Divine Light of Sacred Mysteries. He was a living prayer of faith and trust and dedication. Read this beautiful account of St. Joseph's life, as revealed by Jesus to Sr. Maria Baij in 1736. 418 Pages

The Life and Revelations of Anne Catherine Emmerich (2-Volume Set)
By Tan Books
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ean: 9780895550613, isbn: 089555061X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Definitive life of Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774-1824); a German Augustinian nun-mystic; stigmatist; visionary; prophet; victim soul. Prophecies and amazing revelations on every aspect of the Faith. Extremely edifying; makes the Gospels come alive with details you never knew before! 2 Volume Set. Impr. 2 vol set- 1,297 pgs; PBThe Life and Revelations of Ann Catherine Emmerich (Vol. 1 & 2 Set).

Francis of Assisi and His World (Ivp Histories)
By Brand: IVP Books
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ean: 9780830823543, isbn: 0830823549,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Francis of Assisi is one of the world's most beloved and popular religious figures--and also one of the most misrepresented. Such is the assertion of Mark Galli, who in this IVP Histories volume strips away the modern gloss in order to discover the real man in his real physical, political, and social context. Writing with lively and engaging style, Galli traces the fascinating adventure of Francis's life, from his hedonistic youth to his emergence as a Christian leader of outstanding influence a

The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199946617, isbn: 0199946612,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Lucidly written by leading biblical scholar Michael D. Coogan, this balanced, engaging, and up-to-date introduction to the Hebrew scriptures distills the best of current scholarship. Employing the narrative chronology of the Bible itself and the history of the ancient Near East as a framework, Coogan covers all the books of the Hebrew Bible, along with the deuterocanonical books included in the Bible used by many Christians. He works from a primarily historical and critical methodology but also

The Byzantine Christ: Person, Nature, and Will in the Christology of Saint Maximus the Confessor (Oxford Early Christian Studies)
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 9780199258642, ean: 9780199258642, isbn: 0199258643,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
St Maximus the Confessor is one of the giants of Christian theology. His doctrine of two wills gave the final shape to ancient Christology and was ratified by the Sixth Ecumenical Council in AD 681. This study throws new light upon one of the most interesting periods of historical and systematic theology. Its focus is the seventh century, the century that saw the rapid expansion of Islam, and the Empire's failed attempt to retain many of its south-eastern provinces by inventing and promoting the

The Heart of Perfection: How the Saints Taught Me to Trade My Dream of Perfect for God's
By Howard Books
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ean: 9781982106164, isbn: 1982106166,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
An award-winning author, former presidential speechwriter, and mother of four weaves stories of her own struggles against comparison and impossible expectations with those of seven ex-perfectionist saints (and one heretic) who show us how to pursue a new kind of perfection: freedom in Christ.Spiritual perfectionism—an obsession with flawlessness rooted in the belief that we can earn God’s love—is the most dangerous form of perfectionism because so many of us mistake it for virtue, or deny

Sitting Like A Saint: Catholic Mindfulness for Kids
By Wellspring
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ean: 9781635820539, isbn: 1635820537,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Catholic Writers Guild 2019 Seal of Approval Catholic Press Awards 2019 Honorable Mention Dear Parents, We’ve written this book for two reasons: to help you introduce your children to some of the great saints of our faith, and to help you and your children grow in the peace beyond all understanding that comes from being loved by a Father who takes care of us. Mindfulness may seem like a new concept, but as it is presented in this Catholic context, it is something that has been practiced since

61 Minutes to a Miracle: Fulton Sheen and a True Story of the Impossible
By Our Sunday Visitor
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ean: 9781612787176, isbn: 1612787177,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
''You mean sixty-one seconds. You said sixty-one minutes, but you mean a little over one minute.'' ''No,'' I said. ''He didn't have a pulse for over an hour.'' After a healthy pregnancy, on September 16, 2010, Bonnie L. Engstrom delivered a stillborn baby boy. After sixty-one minutes, just when the doctors were going to call a time of death, James Fulton's heart began to beat. In that sixty-one minutes, the Engstroms had been asking for and counting on the powerful intercession of James's names

Rediscover the Saints: Twenty-Five Questions That Will Change Your Life
By Blue Sparrow
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ean: 9781929266630, isbn: 1929266634,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
We are capable of so much more than we think. You have no idea what you are capable of. None of us do. God is constantly trying to open our eyes to the amazing possibilities that he has enfolded in our being. The saints continue this work, encouraging us to explore all our God-given potential, not with speeches but with the example of their lives.When we have the courage to collaborate with God and pursue our truest self, he lights a fire within us that is so bright and warm, it keeps shining lo

The Discernment of Spirits: An Ignatian Guide for Everyday Living
By Crossroad
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mpn: 9780824522919, ean: 9780824522919, isbn: 0824522915,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, is one of the most influential spiritual leaders of all time, yet many readers find his Rules for Discernment hard to understand. What can Ignatius teach us about the discernment of spirits that lies at the very heart of Christian life? In The Discernment of Spirits, Fr. Timothy Gallagher, a talented teacher, retreat leader, and scholar, helps us understand the Rules and how their insights are essential for our spiritual growth today. By integrating t

NKJV, Spirit-Filled Life Bible, Third Edition, Leathersoft, Brown, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Kingdom Equipping Through the Power of the Word
By HarperCollins Christian Pub.
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ean: 9780529100016, isbn: 0529100010,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Encounter the power of the word. Walk in the freedom God intends. Experience the Holy Spirit. For the NKJV Spirit-Filled Life Bible, Jack Hayford, founding pastor of The Church on the Way and chancellor of The King’s University, assembled a team of respected, Spirit-led scholars to produce this resource of solid biblical truth. Now in a full-color third edition with new contributors, it is even more dynamic. With over 2 million copies sold, the NKJV Spirit-Filled Life Bible continues to eq

On Faith: Lessons from an American Believer
By WaterBrook Press
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ean: 9781984823311, isbn: 1984823310,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
On Faith is an inspiring collection of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia's reflections on his own faith, on the challenges that religious believers face in modern America, and on the religious freedoms protected by the Constitution. Featuring a personal introduction by Justice Scalia's son Father Paul Scalia, this volume will enrich every reader's understanding of the legendary justice.Antonin Scalia reflected deeply on matters of religion and shared his insights with many audiences

You Are the Beloved: Daily Meditations for Spiritual Living
By Convergent Books
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ean: 9781101906378, isbn: 1101906375,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Seven million copies of his books in print! This daily devotional from the bestselling author of such spiritual classics as The Return of the Prodigal Son and The Wounded Healer offers deep spiritual insight into human experience, intimacy, brokeness, and mercy.Nouwen devoted much of his later ministry to emphasizing the singular concept of our identity as the Beloved of God. In an interview, he said that he believed the central moment in Jesus's public ministry to be his baptism in the Jordan,

The Fisherman's Tomb: The True Story of the Vatican's Secret Search
By Our Sunday Visitor
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ean: 9781681921402, isbn: 1681921405,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
A Texas oilman. A brilliant female archaeologist. An unknown world underneath the Vatican.In 1939, a team of workers beneath the Vatican unearthed an early Christian grave. This surprising discovery launched a secret quest that would last decades a quest to discover the long-lost burial place of the Apostle Peter.From earliest times, Christian tradition held that Peter a lowly fisherman from Galilee, whom Christ made leader of his Church was executed in Rome by Emperor Nero and buried on Vatican

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