Praying in Rome

  • Filename: praying-in-rome.
  • ISBN: 9780804139281
  • Release Date: 2013-07-09
  • Number of pages: 40
  • Author: Timothy M. Dolan
  • Publisher: Image

The Archbishop of New York offers his insight on his time in Rome, the Conclave and the election of a new Holy Father, Pope Francis. Since February 2013, many have asked Cardinal Timothy Dolan to comment about Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, his final days in the Vatican, the Conclave, and the excitement and joy of the election of Pope Francis. Those two months--between the time Pope Benedict announced his retirement up until the election of Pope Francis--were a deeply spiritual and important period for the Cardinal. In this eBook original, he reflects on that most exciting of times. By turns, witty, provocative, and inspiring Cardinal Dolan gives a first hand account of what happened during those days and what it means for the future of the Church.

Clowning in Rome

  • Filename: clowning-in-rome.
  • ISBN: 9780804152136
  • Release Date: 2013-11-20
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Author: Henri Nouwen
  • Publisher: Image

A classic work by one of this century's most beloved spiritual writers now reissued. The inspirational writings of Henri Nouwen have touched millions of readers all over the world, and since his death in September 1996, widespread recognition of their enduring value has continued to grow. Now, after being unavailable for several years, Nouwen's Clowning in Rome is available again as an Image trade paperback. In this classic account of the time he spent in Rome, Nouwen offers reflections and spiritual insight characteristic of his best works. During the months in Rome, it wasn't the red cardinals or the Red Brigade who had the most impact on Nouwen, but the little things that took place between the great scenes. In some ways, Nouwen discovered, the real and true story was told by the clowns he often saw in the city streets. In his own words, from the Introduction to Clowning in Rome: "The clowns are not the center of events. They appear between the great acts, fumble and fall and make us smile again after the tensions created by the heroes we came to admire. The clowns don't have it together--they are awkward, out of balance and left-handed, but--they are on our side. The clowns remind us with a tear and a smile that we are sharing the same human weakness. The longer I was in Rome, the more I enjoyed the clowns, those peripheral people who by their humble, saintly lives evoke a smile and awaken hope, even in a city terrorized by kidnapping and street violence."

Reply to a Priest of Rome Part I On prayers to and worship of Mary Saints Angels c Part II The constitution of the Primitive Churches contrasted with the constitution of the Papacy By Presbuteros Second edition

  • Filename: reply-to-a-priest-of-rome-part-i-on-prayers-to-and-worship-of-mary-saints-angels-c-part-ii-the-constitution-of-the-primitive-churches-contrasted-with-the-constitution-of-the-papacy-by-presbuteros-second-edition.
  • ISBN: BL:A0018909326
  • Release Date: 1868
  • Number of pages: 147
  • Author: PRESBUTEROS.
  • Publisher:

Issues in Eucharistic Praying in East and West

  • Filename: issues-in-eucharistic-praying-in-east-and-west.
  • ISBN: 081466248X
  • Release Date: 2011-01-01
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Maxwell E. Johnson
  • Publisher: Liturgical Press

This collection provides several state of the question" essays on current research in a variety of Eucharistic prayers in the Churches of East and West, including attention to other issues of Eucharistic praying and theology. In addition to essays by already recognized scholars in the field, this collection also introduces readers to a new generation of liturgiologists who are emerging within the academy as notable contributors to the field of liturgical studies. For students and teachers of liturgy, indeed, for al who seek solid and up-to-date scholarship on Eucharistic liturgy and theology, this volume offers an ecumenical guide from New Testament texts through Addai and Mari, the so-called Apostolic Tradition, and Roman Canon, through the diversity of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox anaphoras, up to and including the sources for the prefaces of the Missal of Paul VI. Close attention is also given to questions such as the origins of the Sanctus, Eucharistic consecration, as well as other historical and theological questions from within Eucharistic praying. Maxwell E. Johnson is professor of liturgy at the University of Notre Dame. Among the several titles he has written or edited are The Rites of Christian Initiation: Their Evolution and Interpretation (2007) and American Magnificat: Protestants on Mary of Guadalupe. He is also a frequent contributor to and an editorial consultant for Worship. "

The Gospel of Jesus Christus According to Patience Worth

  • Filename: the-gospel-of-jesus-christus-according-to-patience-worth.
  • ISBN: 9781430315759
  • Release Date: 2007-06
  • Number of pages: 104
  • Author: Patience Worth
  • Publisher:

In June 1917, Henry Holt and Company published a book over 600 pages long entitled: "The Sorry Tale: A Story of the Time of Christ." Critics hailed it as a literary masterpiece. What makes it more amazing is this book was dictated a letter at a time by Patience Worth, a disembodied spirit, through the mediumship of Pearl Curran. "The Sorry Tale" contains an elegant and exquisite depiction of the gospel of Jesus Christ that has been extracted and presented here in this book, "The Gospel of Jesus Christus According to Patience Worth." This gospel provides novel insights into the life and lessons of Jesus. It reads like an eyewitness account and includes many fascinating intimate details. This unique document is for open-minded individuals who can recognize the Word of God, regardless of the channel through which it flows. In each generation, God provides us with an opportunity to cast off the past and hear His Word anew. This gospel is just such an opportunity.

Josephus And Jewish History in Flavian Rome And Beyond

  • Filename: josephus-and-jewish-history-in-flavian-rome-and-beyond.
  • ISBN: 9789004141797
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 454
  • Author: Joseph Sievers
  • Publisher: BRILL

This volume focuses on the interplay between Josephus' Judean identity and his Roman context. After treating historiographical and literary issues, it addresses Josephus' presentation of Judaism and of historical "facts." A final section deals with the transmission of his works.

A Journey to Victorious Praying

  • Filename: a-journey-to-victorious-praying.
  • ISBN: 0802480470
  • Release Date: 2003-05-01
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: William D. Thrasher
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers

Why do so many people struggle with the discipline and delight of prayer? Dr. Bill Thrasher believes we suffer from fear and a lack of understanding about the nature of prayer. In A Journey to Victorious Praying, he teaches readers that prayer is simply coming before Christ with an attitude of helplessness, opening up our needy lives to Him. Filled with practical insight, this book will give readers renewed enthusiasm for embarking on this essential journey.

Praying in God s Theater

  • Filename: praying-in-god-s-theater.
  • ISBN: 9781630871598
  • Release Date: 2014-03-10
  • Number of pages: 238
  • Author: Joel L. Watts
  • Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Much like the book of Revelation, Joel L. Watts' Praying in God's Theater aims to pull readers into a deeper spirituality to confront the daily struggles of Christian life. Drawing from the rich well of Christian mystics and theologians from across the ecumenical experience, Watts uses the Apocalypse to build a series of prayers and devotions aimed at increasing what he identifies as the contemplative unity and the certain unity between the individual and Christ. He urges a radical vision of the prayer and the sacrament of the Eucharist. Each chapter of Revelation is considered, explored, and finally used as a basis to draft prayers. Added to this is an application commentary that explores ancient liturgical practices similar to the scenes in Revelation while looking at Revelation in a mystical manner. Watts offers Revelation as an early liturgy, using this proposition as a catalyst for building prayers and a vision of life based on the Eucharist as the emblem of how we are to approach God. What emerges is a profound view on how we envision Scripture, prayer, and the book of Revelation.

Praying Faith

  • Filename: praying-faith.
  • ISBN: 9780768429640
  • Release Date: 2005-01-01
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Thomas Dooley
  • Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers

As a molecular biologist, Dr. Thomas Dooley is well trained in applying scientific analysis to execute experimental research. But in Praying Faith, this man-of-God exercises his faith to invade the marketplace with an apostolic-prophetic anointing. With genuine faith, the scientist-entrepreneur rejects evidence of natural circumstances and instead leans on the compass of spiritual revelation. An industry sector veteran, Dr. Dooley equates a faith lifestyle with risks taken-on by any businessmen either Christian or non-believer that anyone can use to achieve Godly success.

Return to Rome

  • Filename: return-to-rome.
  • ISBN: 9781441203908
  • Release Date: 2009-01-10
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: Francis J. Beckwith
  • Publisher: Brazos Press

What does it mean to be evangelical? What does it mean to be Catholic? Can one consider oneself both simultaneously? Francis Beckwith has wrestled with these questions personally and professionally. He was baptized a Catholic, but his faith journey led him to Protestant evangelicalism. He became a philosophy professor at Baylor University and president of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS). And then, in 2007, after much prayer, counsel, and consideration, Beckwith decided to return to the Catholic church and step down as ETS president. This provocative book details Beckwith's journey, focusing on his internal dialogue between the Protestant theology he embraced for most of his adult life and Catholicism. He seeks to explain what prompted his decision and offers theological reflection on whether one can be evangelical and Catholic, affirming his belief that one can be both. EXCERPT It's difficult to explain why one moves from one Christian tradition to another. It is like trying to give an account to your friends why you chose to pursue for marriage this woman rather than that one, though both may have a variety of qualities that you found attractive. It seems to me then that any account of my return to the Catholic church, however authentic and compelling it is to me, will appear inadequate to anyone who is absolutely convinced that I was wrong. Conversely, my story will confirm in the minds of many devout Catholics that the supernatural power of the grace I received at baptism and confirmation as a youngster were instrumental in drawing me back to the Mother Church. Given these considerations, I confess that there is an awkwardness in sharing my journey as a published book, knowing that many fellow Christians will scrutinize and examine my reasons in ways that appear to some uncharitable and to others too charitable.

The Doctrine of the Church of Rome Concerning Purgatory Proved to be Contrary to Catholick Tradition and Inconsistent with the Necessary Duty of Praying for the Dead as Practised in the Ancient Church

  • Filename: the-doctrine-of-the-church-of-rome-concerning-purgatory-proved-to-be-contrary-to-catholick-tradition-and-inconsistent-with-the-necessary-duty-of-praying-for-the-dead-as-practised-in-the-ancient-church.
  • ISBN: BL:A0018857574
  • Release Date: 1718
  • Number of pages: 143
  • Author: Thomas DEACON (Nonjuring Bishop of Manchester.)
  • Publisher:

God s Champion

  • Filename: god-s-champion.
  • ISBN: 9781490828039
  • Release Date: 2014-03-25
  • Number of pages: 316
  • Author: Donald Wilson
  • Publisher: WestBow Press

Using the Bible as my structural outline, I have, with much imagination, charted the story of the spirit world, as angels, demons, God, and Satan struggle to claim ownership of the human race. The climax of this age-old battle is the appearance of God's champion, Jesus, and the solution He alone offers to each one of us. The story begins in eternity past and concludes in eternity yet to come. I hope you can identify yourself somewhere in the stream of traffic, and, in the knowledge of the accomplishment God's Champion made real, you can with thanksgiving write a personal postscript, "And we lived happily ever after."

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