An Introduction to Moral Theology

Our Sunday Visitor - This updated and expanded edition of a text widely used in colleges, moral absolutes, virtue, and conscience; and natural law, and seminaries as well as in high schools and parish religious education programs, free human action, universities, offers the latest Catholic teaching on moral theology, including: moral theology; human dignity, and sin.

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Morality: The Catholic View

St. Augustines Press - No one has shown better the roleof virtues as building blocks for morality. John’s seminary, brighton, Massachusetts Used book in Good Condition. As pinckaers himself notes in the text, excellently translatedby Michael Sherwin, the interest should in no way be limited to RomanCatholics. The sermon on the mount is at the center of an approach to moralitythat turns on the distinction between ‘freedom for excellence’ and ‘freedom ofindifference, ’ the former understood as human flourishing and the latter as a ‘neutral’capacity to choose between controversies.

He has recovered the classical view of themoral life as the quest for happiness and has presented it with disarming simplicity. Bringing us back to the sermon on the mount and romans 12–15, and the theme of natural law, the writingsof Augustine and Aquinas, he has freed those textsfrom the layers of legalism which has hidden their liberating, spiritual powers formoral living.

Morality: The Catholic View - By distinguishing freedom of indifference from freedom for excellence, he has restored a wise vision of freedom. Catechists need to read this book. Rev. Morality recasts the earlier book in an argument that is both lower andupper case ‘catholic, ’ and is accessible to readers and teachers outside the limitedcircle of moral theologians and academic ethicists.

The clarityand brevity of his presentation – captured well by the translator – make this bookideal for classroom and parish use. Readers will find the historical and systematic observations very informative.





Handbook on Critical Life Issues

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Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction; Second Edition

Paulist Press - Without in any way diminishing its famed clarity, two prominent scholars, Richard Clifford and Daniel Harrington, judiciousness, and theological depth, have brought the book into the twenty-first century. Reading the old testament was recognized as a classic almost from its date of publication in 1984.

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Models of the Church Image Classics

Image - Paulist Press. There is today a dramatic reexamination of structure, authority, dogma -- indeed, every aspect of the life of the Church is held up to scrutiny. The method of models or types, " observes Cardinal Dulles, "can have great value in helping people to get beyond the limitations of their own particular outlook and to enter into fruitful conversation with others.

. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Such conversation is obviously essential if ecumenism is to get beyond its present impasses. This new edition includes a new Appendix and Preface by the author. Welcoming this as a sign of vitality, herald, in a recent addition to the book, servant, Mystical Communion, " through which the Church's character can be understood: as Institution, Avery Dulles has carefully studied the writings of contemporary Protestant and Catholic ecclesiologists and sifted out six major approaches, and, or "models, Sacrament, as Community of Disciples.

Models of the Church Image Classics - A balanced theology, he concludes, must incorporate the major affirmations of each.





A Short Dictionary of the Psalms: Keeping It Metaphoric, Making It Inclusive

Liturgical Press - The first gives etymological and semantic information on the meaning of the root and the words compounded from it. He encourages looking at the psalms that were composed in the past to ask ourselves how they can contribute to our own prayer today. Each of the forty words are examined from two perspectives.

A short dictionary of the psalms helps all those who are exposed to the psalms to enter more readily into their theological and spiritual world. Out of the experience of numerous courses, seminars, and retreats he was able to fine-tune the explanations of vocabulary particular to the psalms, which have become prayers of the Church.

A series of separate short essays serves as general introductions to the Psalter to help readers with problems that may be encountered when using the psalms as prayer in today's world. This small volume provides the tool to savor the psalms and more readily internalize their meaning. Jean-pierre prévost, SMM, belongs to the Montfort community in Montreal.

A Short Dictionary of the Psalms: Keeping It Metaphoric, Making It Inclusive - He is on the faculty at St. Paul's university, Ottawa, Ontario. Paulist Press. The word study is done on the original hebrew, but a tale in the back of the book allows those who don't know or are unfamiliar with Hebrew to learn the words' and themes' English equivalents. A short dictionary of the psalms helps the faithful enter into the world of the Psalter through the gateway of the specific words that constitute the characteristic vocabulary of the psalms.





Mystery of the Church

Gracewing Publishing - Paul haffner is a priest and professor of theology at Regina Apostolorum University in Rome, visiting professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University, and adjunct lecturer at Duquesne University Roman Campus. Her unity and holiness are guaranteed by the sanctity of Christ her Head despite the sinfulness of her members.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The catholicity of the Church is also examined from the perspective of Eastern Christendom. The church is seen as the instrument of salvation, and her relationship with the State and with science is investigated. Finally the church is pictured as leading to the Kingdom of God.

Mystery of the Church - Paulist Press. Mystery of the church presents a global picture of the main themes of current ecclesiology. Subsequently the four hallmarks of the Church are described. First, it deals with the institution of the Church and her essential nature. This is the fifth volume of fr paul haffner's systematic exposition of theology - previously published volumes in this series: Mystery of Creation, The Mystery of Reason, The Mystery of Mary, The Sacramental Mystery.

The apostolicity of the Church leads to a description of the Petrine Office.





Biblical Exegesis: A Beginner's Handbook

Westminster John Knox Press - All bibliographies have been updated, and Scripture has been converted to the NRSV. Paulist Press. Used book in Good Condition. John hayes and carl holladay have thoroughly revised and expanded this best-selling textbook, adding new chapters on emerging methods of interpretation and the use of computer technology for exegesis.

This new edition retains the features of the early editions: a minimum of technical terms, solid introductory guidelines in exegetical methods, and a valuable presentation of exegetical theory and practice. Westminster John Knox Press. Used book in Good Condition. It is ideal for general introductory exegesis courses, introductions to the Old and New Testaments, and introduction to preaching, as well as for pastors and lay leaders.





Synopsis of the Four Gospels, Revised Standard Version

American Bible Society - Religious Studies. Westminster John Knox Press. Paulist Press. Used book in Good Condition. It is an authoritative and best-selling resource among Biblical scholars, seminarians and translators worldwide. Revised Printing 1985. Used book in Good Condition. Revised Standard Version. This is the english portion of the Greek-English Synopsis- Quattuor Evangeliorum.

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The Mystery of Jesus Christ Theology Textbook

Four Courts Press - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Written chiefly for theology students the book presents the authentic teachings of Catholic faith, to be found not only in the ancient conciliar sources, but also in important recent documents dealing with disputed issues of our times. Westminster John Knox Press.

Chapters deal with: the hoped-for saviour; the coming of Jesus Christ in the fullness of time; The Person of Christ; Christ, the Way, the Truth and the Life; Redemption. Religious Studies. Paulist Press.





The Compact History of the Catholic Church: Revised Edition

Servant - Religious Studies. Used book in Good Condition. Or maybe you’ve been tempted to give up on it as you realize its weaknesses. Westminster John Knox Press. Paulist Press. Maybe you’ve wondered just what the Church has to offer. God’s faithfulness and mercy are evident, as he continually renews the Church and raises it “again and again from the pit of trouble to new heights of faith, too, charity and peace.

Now including a handy timeline highlighting major developments and figures from the time of Christ into the twenty-first century. The compact history of the catholic Church sweeps through the centuries offering a clear-eyed view of the Church’s development and contributions to world history. Used book in Good Condition.

The Compact History of the Catholic Church: Revised Edition - A must-have guide to the Church through the ages.