The Light of Christ: An Introduction to Catholicism

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The Catholic University of America Press #ad - The light of christ provides an accessible presentation of Catholicism that is grounded in traditional theology, but engaged with a host of contemporary questions or objections. I hope to outline its inherent intelligibility or form as a mystery that is at once visible and invisible, ancient and contemporary, mystical and reasonable.

". Thomas joseph white presents major doctrines of the christian religion in a way that is comprehensible for non-specialists: knowledge of God, the sacraments and the moral life, the mystery of the Trinity, the Incarnation and the atonement, eschatology and prayer. At the same time, the light of christ also addresses topics such as evolution, the modern historical study of Jesus and the Bible, and objections to Catholic moral teaching.

This book serves as an excellent introduction for young professionals with no specialized background in theology who are interested in learning more about Catholicism, or as an introduction to Catholic theology. White examines questions such as whether christianity is compatible with the findings of the modern sciences, do historical Jesus studies disrupt or confirm the teaching of the faith, and does history confirm the antiquity of Catholic claims.

The Light of Christ: An Introduction to Catholicism #ad - I do not presume to argue the reader into the truths of the Catholic faith, though I will make arguments. White states in the book's introduction: "This is a book that offers itself as a companion. My goal is to make explicit in a few broad strokes the shape of Catholicism. Inspired by the theologies of irenaeus, Thomas Aquinas and John Henry Newman, and rooted in a post-Vatican II context, Fr.

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The Misanthrope and Other Plays: A New Selection Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Finally, the doctor despite Himself forms a hilarious chapter in Molière's long-standing vendetta against the medical profession. Like shakespeare, molière was a true man of the theatre whose comedies blend sharp insight into human nature with an unerring sense of what would work on stage and make people laugh.

Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Such foolish affected ladies and those learned ladies both newly translated for this edition expose the extravagant, fashionable fads and snobbery of the Parisian smart set, while the story of the falsely devout Tartuffe and his devoted disciple Orgon attracted huge controversy for its attack on religious hypocrisy.

All his greatest achievements are included here and in the accompanying Penguin Classics volume, The Miser and Other Plays. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Most are built around dangerously deluded and obsessive heroes such as The Would-Be Gentleman and The Misanthrope who threaten to blight the lives of those around them.

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Dr. Faustus Dover Thrift Editions

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Dover Publications #ad - Dover Publications. Faustus one of the first true tragedies in English. Vividly dramatic, rich in poetic grandeur, this classic play remains a robust and lively exemplar of the glories of Elizabethan drama. One of the most durable myths in western culture, the story of Faust tells of a learned German doctor who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power.

But the young elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe 1564–1593 recognized in the story of Faust's temptation and fall the elements of tragedy. In his epic treatment of the Faust legend, Marlowe retains much of the rich phantasmagoria of its origins. Early enactments of Faust's damnation were often the raffish fare of clowns and low comedians.

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There are florid visions of an enraged lucifer, dueling angels, the Seven Deadly Sins, Faustus tormenting the Pope, and his summoning of the spirit of Alexander the Great.

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King Lear No Fear Shakespeare

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Art and the Bible Ivp Classics

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IVP Books #ad - Sparknotes. In this book's classic essays, francis Schaeffer first examines the scriptural record of the use of various art forms, and then establishes a Christian perspective on art. Art and the bible has been a foundational work for generations of Christians in the arts. But the bible offers a robust affirmation of the arts.

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The human impulse to create reflects our being created in the image of a creator God. With clarity and vigor, Schaeffer explains why "the Christian is the one whose imagination should fly beyond the stars. Dover Publications.

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Catechism of the Catholic Church

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USCCB Publishing #ad - The full, this second edition of the international bestseller has been significantly expanded, complete exposition of Catholic doctrine, enhancing both its content and usability. Great product! Dover Publications. Sparknotes. Only available for sale in the United States.

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The Philosophy of Art: Readings Ancient and Modern

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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages #ad - Great product! This anthology is intended as a core text for courses in aesthetics or philosophy of art. Dover Publications. Unlike other anthologies on the market, The Philosophy of Art is both comprehensive and affordable, making it the ideal book for course use. Sparknotes. It contains a wealth of readings from both classic and contemporary sources, and aims to present substantial selections from those texts rather than mere "snippets.

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The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style Hollywood Standard: The Complete & Authoritative Guide to

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The Incarnate Lord: A Thomistic Study in Christology Thomistic Ressourcement Series

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The Catholic University of America Press #ad - But he has also read carefully and deeply in modern and contemporary Christologies. Theological studies"Clear, unhurried, irenic, receptive, and encyclopedicuniquely valuable and pleasurable to read. Great product! Michael Wiese Productions. Provides excellent insight into how Christology would be manifest through the lenses of Thomas Aquinas.

As one would expect, White shows an intimate familiarity with the thought of Aquinas. Sparknotes. In each of these sections, White provides excellent analysis and synthesis enabling the reader to understand how Thomas Aquinas might view them. Catholic library world"a masterful and coherent vindication of aquinas's Christology in the context of the diverse claims of modern christologies The immense importance of this work lies principally in the fact that it can benefit not only Thomists, but anyone committed to serious theological reflection on the Scriptural witness to Jesus Christ.

New blackfriars"A significant piece of systematic theology. He does this by looking at central themes in christology, the passion and death of Christ, giving particular attention to the hypostatic union, Christ's descent into hell, the two natures of Christ, the knowledge and obedience of Jesus, and the resurrection.

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Aquinas A Beginner's Guide

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Oneworld Publications #ad - One of the most influential philosophers and theologians in history, St. Michael Wiese Productions. Thomas aquinas was the father of modern philosophy of religion, and is infamous for his "proofs" for God’s existence. Great product! In this cogent introduction to the great Saint's work, Edward Feser argues that you cannot fully understand Aquinas' philosophy without his theology and vice versa.

Sparknotes. Thomas Aquinas was the fath. Covering his thoughts on the soul, metaphysics, this will prove indispensable for students, natural law, and the interaction of faith and reason, experts or the general reader. Dover Publications. One of the most influential philosophers and theologians in history, St.

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A Catholic Introduction to the Bible: The Old Testament

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Ignatius Press #ad - Dover Publications. Sparknotes. One of the most influential philosophers and theologians in history, St. Although many catholics are familiar with the four Gospels and other writings of the New Testament, for most, reading the Old Testament is like walking into a foreign land. Unique among introductions, this volume places the Old Testament in its liturgical context, showing how its passages are employed in the current Lectionary used at Mass.

Although many catholics are familiar with the four Gospels and other writings of the New Testame. Its unique approach, makes it a valuable resource for seminarians, Scripture scholars, along with its maps, priests, theologians, illustrations, and catechists, and other reference materials, as well as anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the Bible.

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Accessible to nonexperts, this thorough and up-to-date introduction to the Old Testament can serve as an idea textbook for biblical studies.

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