An Introduction to Canon Law RevisedPaulist Press - Two appendices offer guidance for doing canonical research and case studies for further discussion. A superb teaching and learning tool, sketches the basic structure and design of the various offices and functions within the church and how they relate to each other, and gives an orientation to the more important areas of canon law, it provides outlines and overviews of relatively complex areas of canon law, as well as a background and context within which more detailed rules can be understood.
Canon law is the name given to the rules that govern church order and discipline of the Roman Catholic Church. This valuable book, which has been updated to reflect changes and adaptations in canon law and new resources in the field, offers an introductory orientation of all of canon law.
Code of Canon Law: Latin-English Edition English and Latin EditionCanon Law Society of America - Nothing additional Used book in Good Condition.
Mystery and Sacrament of Love: A Theology of Marriage and the Family for the New Evangelization Humanum ImprintEerdmans - Cultural changes in our increasingly secularized society have dire consequences in the family sphere, requiring a Christian response that is faithful to the Church's tradition, says Marc Cardinal Ouellet. In mystery and sacrament of love ouellet clearly expounds a theology of marriage and the Catholic Church's understanding of the sacrament celebrated between spouses and God.
. Developed with influences from pope francis, and the innovative thought of Hans Urs von Balthasar, the theological intuitions of Vatican II, the contributions of Saint John Paul II the "pope of the family", Ouellet's study lays the foundations for a faithful resurgence of well-being for families in our contemporary day and age.
Mystery and Sacrament of Love: A Theology of Marriage and the Family for the New Evangelization Humanum Imprint - Used book in Good Condition. An internationally respected roman Catholic leader on the mystery-sacrament of marriageMarriage and the family are at the forefront of the burning questions being debated by civil society and the church today.
General Principles of Sacramental TheologyThe Catholic University of America Press - Since that time, the necessity and number of the sacraments, sacramental matter and form, sacramental character, sacramental intention, there has been a noted decrease, sacramental causality, in treatments of the basic topics and principles―such as the nature of the sacraments of signs, sacramental grace, especially in English-language sacramental theology, inter alia―which apply to all of the sacraments.
Rather than deconstruct the church's tradition, as many recent books on the sacraments do, Roger Nutt offers a vibrant presentation of these principles as a sound foundation for a renewed appreciation of each of the seven sacraments in the Christian life as the divinely willed means of communion and friendship between God and humanity.
General principles of Sacramental Theology addresses a current lacuna in English-language theological literature. The sacraments bestow and nourish the personal communion with Jesus Christ that is the true source of human happiness. Recourse to the patrimony of Catholic wisdom, especially St. Used book in Good Condition.
General Principles of Sacramental Theology - . It is further offered as a source of hope to all those seeking deeper intimacy with God amidst the confusion, alienation, and disappointment that accompanies life in a fallen world. Thomas aquinas, can help to highlight the sacraments and their significance within the plan of salvation. This book will be of use in seminary, graduate, and undergraduate courses.
What Is Marriage?: Man and Woman: A DefenseEncounter Books - Most compellingly, including polyamorous sexual unions, they show that those who embrace same-sex civil marriage leave no firm ground--none--for not recognizing every relationship describable in polite English, and that enshrining their view would further erode the norms of marriage, and hence the common good.
What is marriage? identifies and defends the reasons for this historic consensus and shows why redefining civil marriage is unnecessary, unreasonable, and contrary to the common good. Until yesterday, no society had seen marriage as anything other than a conjugal partnership: a male-female union. Since then, it has been cited and debated by scholars and activists throughout the world as the most formidable defense of the tradition ever written.
What Is Marriage?: Man and Woman: A Defense - . George offer a devastating critique of the idea that equality requires redefining marriage. If the marriage debate in America is decided soon, it will be with this book's help or despite its powerful arguments. Originally published in the harvard journal of Law and Public Policy, this book's core argument quickly became the year's most widely read essay on the most prominent scholarly network in the social sciences.
They defend the principle that marriage, as a comprehensive union of mind and body ordered to family life, unites a man and a woman as husband and wife, and they document the social value of applying this principle in law. Rhodes scholar sherif Girgis, Heritage Foundation Fellow Ryan T. Used book in Good Condition.
Great Christian Thinkers: From the Early Church Through the Middle AgesAugsburg Fortress Publishers - Used book in Good Condition. Always with an eye to their deepest religious convictions and struggles, the Holy Father presents these great thinkers importance for the church and for Christian life today. Pope benedict discusses notable theologians from East and West but also many figures whose primary witness was as ascetics, poets, mystics, and missionaries.
Used book in Good Condition. In brief portraits, and edifying sketches of some of the great thinkers and writers of Christianity, perceptive, Pope Benedict XVI offers engaging, from early Christianity through the high Middle Ages.
Medieval Popular Religion, 1000-1500: A Reader, Second Edition Readings in Medieval Civilizations and CulturesUniversity of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division - Documents new to this edition include a new translation of the English peasant Thurkill's thirteenth-century vision of hell, two pilgrims' travelogues to Jerusalem, a substantial excerpt from the twelfth-century Play of Adam, and a complete translation of a thirteenth-century handbook for administering confessions.
. Used book in Good Condition. Medieval popular religion, 1000-1500: a reader, second edition, brings together a unique collection of 82 sources that casts light on the beliefs and practices of ordinary Christians in the Middle Ages whose religious lives have often been overlooked by historians and theologians.
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The Christian Faith: In the Doctrinal Documents of the Catholic ChurchAlba House - Used book in Good Condition. This classic compendium of the documents which define the christian faith as understood by Catholics includes the creeds of the Church from the earliest times, popes and Vatican congregations touching on matters of faith, along with major extracts from all the important decrees of councils, now fully updated through to 2000.
All these documents have been organized in chronological order, under themes, each with a helpful introduction and outline, so that developments in teaching the faith, and the concerns of theology and authority at various periods in the history of the Church, become fully apparent. Used book in Good Condition.
The Christian Faith: In the Doctrinal Documents of the Catholic Church - Used book in Good Condition. Indexes and tables enhance the value of this unique collection for catechists and all students of Church history and theology.
Marriage: The Mystery of Faithful LoveSophia Institute Press - These pages will give you what you need to make your marriage a source of profound happiness and lasting peace: Knowledge: You'll come to understand the nature of marriage and its superiority to living together and other temporary unions. Love: you'll learn to distinguish love from lust, infatuation, and other common counterfeits; and you'll discover the healing role it can play in the best and bleakest of marriages.
. Especially today, this beautiful book which reveals the sublime vocation of Christian marriage is a must for anyone who is eager to live worthily this great mystery of love. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Marriage will show you: the one right motive for marrying and the many wrong ones some often accepted by christians the difference between the meaning of marriage and its purpose and the dangers of confusing the two The five ways in which married love differs from other loves Six counterfeit loves: what sometimes passes for love isn't The key role of will in sustaining love Your unhappy marriage: it may be a clear call from God How difficulties and suffering can deepen your marriage and make you and your spouse better persons How marriage reveals God's love and presence How Christianity intensifies married love The meaning of marriage as a sacrament: its promises, its demands, and how it is a source of strength and grace.
Marriage: The Mystery of Faithful Love - Faith: you'll come to see how the sacramental marriage of Christians is the fulfillment and perfection of marriage, giving husband and wife what every spouse secretly longs for.