Rome Sweet Home

Author: Scott Hahn
Publisher: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 1681494094
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The well-known and very popular Catholic couple, Scott and Kimberly Hahn, have been constantly travelling and speaking all over North America for the last few years about their conversion to the Catholic Church. Now these two outstanding Catholic apologists tell in their own words about the incredible spiritual journey that led them to embrace Catholicism. Scott Hahn was a Presbyterian minister, the top student in his seminary class, a brilliant Scripture scholar, and militantly anti-Catholic ... until he reluctantly began to discover that his "enemy" had all the right answers. Kimberly, also a top-notch theology student in the seminary, is the daughter of a well-known Protestant minister, and went through a tremendous "dark night of the soul" after Scott converted to Catholicism. Their conversion story and love for the Church has captured the hearts and minds of thousands of lukewarm Catholics and brought them back into an active participation in the Church. They have also influenced countless conversions to Catholicism among their friends and others who have heard their powerful testimony. Written with simplicity, charity, grace and wit, the Hahns' deep love and knowledge of Christ and of Scripture is evident and contagious throughout their story. Their love of truth and of neighbor is equally evident, and their theological focus on the great importance of the family, both biological and spiritual, will be a source of inspiration for all readers.

Katholizismus f r Dummies

Author: Rev. John Trigilio, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527678581
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Jeder kennt sie, fast jeder hat sich eine Meinung über sie gebildet, aber kaum jemand weiß, wofür sie genau eintritt, was sie genau vermitteln will. Die Rede ist von der katholischen Kirche. »Katholizismus für Dummies« erklärt, wie und warum Katholiken Heilige verehren, was die Sakramente sind, welche Regeln für Katholiken gelten und wie die Kirche aufgebaut ist. Die Leser erfahren, wo die Unterschiede zwischen Katholiken und Protestanten liegen und was die römische Kirche so einzigartig macht. Das Buch ist dabei leicht verständlich und wird trotzdem der jahrhundertelang gereiften Theologie der römisch-katholischen Kirche gerecht.

Die Konferenz der V gel

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Publisher: Aladin
ISBN: 9783848900022
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Eines Morgens wacht der Dichter Attar aus einem unruhigen Traum auf und stellt fest, dass er sich in einen Wiedehopf verwandelt hat. Er versammelt die Vögel der Welt und eröffnet ihnen, dass in einem fernen Land, auf dem Berg Kaf, ein König lebt, der allein in der Lage ist, die Welt von Anarchie, Armut und Aufruhr zu befreien. Die Vögel folgen ihm auf eine beschwerliche Reise und müssen die Sieben Täler durchfliegen und Stürmen, Regengüssen, Eis und glühender Hitze trotzen. Als die dreißig kräftigsten und tapfersten schließlich den Berg Kaf erreichen, abgekämpft und zerschunden, finden sie dort nicht den König, nach dem sie gesucht haben – sondern erkennen, dass der König in jedem von ihnen steckt.

Ever Ancient Ever New

Author: Winfield Bevins
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310566142
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For many years now, the church in North America has heard figure after figure concerning the steady flow of millennials leaving the church as soon as they complete high school. In the midst of these troubling figures, there remains a glimmer of hope for these youth as they transition into young adults. Ever Ancient, Ever New tells the story of a generation of younger Christians from different backgrounds and traditions who are finding a home and a deep connection in the church by embracing a liturgical expression of the faith. Author and pastor Winfield Bevins introduces you to a growing movement among millennial Christians who are returning to historic, creedal, and liturgical reflections of Christianity. He unpacks why and how liturgy has beckoned them deeper into their experience of Jesus, and what types of churches and communities foster this "convergence" of old and new. Filled with stories illustrating the excitement and joy many millennials have found in these ancient expressions of Christianity, this book introduces you to practices and principles that may help the church as it seeks to engage our postmodern world.

Is the Reformation Over

Author: Mark A. Noll
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 9781441201812
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For the last few decades, Catholics and Protestants have been working to heal the wounds caused by centuries of mistrust. This book, a Christianity Today 2006 Book Award winner, provides an evaluation of contemporary Roman Catholicism and the changing relationship between Catholics and evangelicals. The authors examine past tensions, post-Vatican II ecumenical dialogues, and social/political issues that have brought Catholics and evangelicals together. While not ignoring significant differences that remain, the authors call evangelicals to gain a new appreciation for the current character of the Catholic Church. Written by Mark Noll, one of the premier church historians of our day, and Carolyn Nystrom, this book will appeal to those interested in the relationship between evangelicals and the Catholic Church.

Fast Facts on Roman Catholicism

Author: John Ankerberg
Publisher: ATRI Publishing
ISBN: 1937136302
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What do Catholics mean when they use the words salvation & justification? What special role does Mary have in the church? What about the Pope? Does the Catholic Tradition add to God's Word? How do official Church teachings affect Catholics' day-to-day lives? In their helpful question & answer style noted researchers John Ankerberg & John Weldon lead you through these & other key issues. This straightforward practical guide will help you comprehend one of the world's most prominent religious institutions &the beliefs of friends & family members who belong to it - in light of the clear teaching of the Bible.