Introducing the Practice of MinistryLiturgical Press #ad - Cahalan is associate professor of theology at Saint John's University School of Theology, Seminary in Collegeville, Minnesota. She is author of formed in the image of christ: the sacramental-moral Theology of Bernard Häring Liturgical Press, 2004 and Projects That Matter: Successful Planning and Evaluation for Religious Organizations Alban Institute, 2003.
Inintroducing the Practice of Ministry Kathleen A. Cahalan defines ministerial leadership as carried out through the practices of teaching, pastoral care, social ministry, worship, preaching, and administration for the sake of nurturing the life of discipleship in the community of believers. Ministry is often examined in terms of who the minister is, not what the minister does.
Introducing the Practice of Ministry #ad - But the vocation to ministry must be understood as a call to identity as well as to practice, one that is rooted in Jesus' life and ministry as well as the Spirit's charisms. In her examination of charisms for each of the practices of ministry, Cahalan presents readers with a Trinitarian foundation, noting that the practices of discipleship and ministry have their origin in the very practices of God.
Kathleen A. She is the past-president of the Association of Practical Theology. ".
Pneumatic Correctives: What is the Spirit Saying to the Church of the Twentyfirst Century?University Press of America #ad - Tkacik's and mcgonigle's visions regarding the future of the Catholic Church require that the ministerial and hierarchical leaders, as well as laity, embrace new models of leadership and shared governance within the Church and with other Christian Traditions. University Press of America. The primary argument is that the holy spirit perennially illuminates reforms that give life to the Church, such as affirming the baptismal dignity of the laity and affording the laity their rightful voice in the Church's decisionmaking processes.
This work's devotion to passionate calls for reforms are offered within the light of the Catholic Church's past and are an inspiring challenge to the Church to empty herself of mentalities, customs and practices that no longer give life to the faithful. This work confronts the Catholic Church's need to be ecumenically sensitive and open to acculturation.
Systematic Theology: A Roman Catholic ApproachMichael Glazier #ad - The present text is intended to be concise and accessible, an introduction that explores basic themes in Catholic systematic theology from a biblical, historical, and contemporary perspective, always aware of today’s theological pluralism. University Press of America. It tries to demonstrate how these doctrines are rooted in scripture and develop in the history of the church; most important, it strives to more adequately express and sometimes reinterpret the church’s doctrinal tradition, always in the interest of better communicating the mystery of salvation and bringing it into a dialogue with culture.
Systematic theology seeks to understand and render more intelligible the central doctrines of faith and to show how they are related to each other.
The Christian Faith: In the Doctrinal Documents of the Catholic ChurchAlba House #ad - All these documents have been organized in chronological order, under themes, each with a helpful introduction and outline, and the concerns of theology and authority at various periods in the history of the Church, so that developments in teaching the faith, become fully apparent. Used book in Good Condition.
University Press of America. Indexes and tables enhance the value of this unique collection for catechists and all students of Church history and theology. 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, along with major extracts from all the important decrees of councils, popes and Vatican congregations touching on matters of faith, now fully updated through to 2000.
Quest for the Living God: Mapping Frontiers in the Theology of GodContinuum #ad - Continuum. Christian faith does not believe in a new God but, finding itself in new situations, seeks the presence of God there. Aspects long-forgotten are brought into new relationships with current events, and the depths of divine compassion are appreciated in ways not previously imagined. This book sets out the fruit of these discoveries.
On different continents, under pressure from historical events and social conditions, people of faith have glimpsed the living God in fresh ways. Christian faith does not believe in a new God but, finding itself in new situations, seeks the presence of God there. Featured are transcendental, and ecological theologies, interreligious, political, Hispanic, feminist, black, liberation, ending with the particular Christian idea of the one God as Trinity.
Quest for the Living God: Mapping Frontiers in the Theology of God #ad - It is not that a wholly different God is discovered from the One believed in by previous generations. Used book in Good Condition. The first chapter describes Johnson's point of departure and the rules of engagement, with each succeeding chapter distilling a discrete idea of God. University Press of America.
The first chapter describes Johnson's point of departure and the rules of engagement, with each succeeding chapter distilling a discrete idea of God. Since the middle of the twentieth century, ' writes Elizabeth Johnson, 'there has been a renaissance of new insights into God in the Christian tradition.
Catholicism: The Story Of Catholic ChristianityOxford University Press #ad - Continuum. This lucid and accessible account explains how Roman Catholicism and its beliefs and practices came to be what they are. The bestselling Catholicism has now been revised and updated for an eagerly-anticipated second edition. Clear and engaging, the authors present matters in a fresh and original way.
Renowned scholars gerald o'collins and Mario Farrugia move through history to sum up the present characteristics of Catholic Christianity and the major challenges it faces in the third millennium. O'collins and farrugia engage with contemporary moral issues and explore the challenges which Catholics and other Christians must face.
Catholicism: The Story Of Catholic Christianity #ad - This is an authoritative, lively, and up-to-date introduction to Catholicism for the twenty-first century. Used book in Good Condition. They skilfully depict the Catholic heritage and show that Catholicism is a dynamic and living faith. University Press of America.
Faith: What It Is and What It Isn'tOrbis Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. University Press of America. The five chapters include 1 misunderstanding Faith, 2 Defining Faith, 4 Living Faith, 3 Expressing Faith, and 5 Justifying Faith. An introduction to the concept of faith. This accessible book that addresses what faith is and what it means in our lives can serve as an introduction to the study of theology or religious studies.
Because most of us live in a world with multiple faith traditions, this books deals broadly with the nature and expression of faith across traditions including religious traditions and secular traditions such as humanism. In the words of professor tilley, this book is an exercise in learning how to see our faiths clearly so we can figure out how we can live well together in a world in which faith unites and divides us.
Faith: What It Is and What It Isn't #ad - Written in clear language and with easily understood examples, this book serves as a first step as students begin to explore the world of theology or religious studies. Continuum. Used book in Good Condition.
Foundations of Theological Study: A SourcebookPaulist Press #ad - Continuum. It covers the major themes of an introductory course in theology, the experience of the sacred, the notion of God, Revelation, Jesus Christ and the Christian life. This is a collection of readings in theology, classical and contemporary, intended for college level students. University Press of America.
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Christology: A Biblical, Historical, and Systematic Study of JesusOxford University Press, U.S.A. #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This book critically examines the best biblical and historical scholarship before tackling head-on some of the key questions of systematic Christology: does orthodox faith present Jesus the man as deficient and depersonalized? Is his sinlessness compatible with the exercise of a free human will? Does up-to-date exegesis challenge his virginal conception and personal resurrection? Can one reconcile Jesus' role as universal Saviour with the truth and values to be found in other religions? What should the feminist movement highlight in presenting Jesus? This integral Christology is built around the resurrection of the crucified Jesus, highlights love as the key to redemption, and proposes a synthesis of the divine presence through Jesus.
University Press of America. Oxford university Press USA. In this fully revised and updated second edition of his accessible account of systematic Christology, Gerald O'Collins continues to challenge the contemporary publishing trend for sensationalist books on Jesus that are supported neither by the New Testament witness nor by mainline Christian beliefs.
Christology: A Biblical, Historical, and Systematic Study of Jesus #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Clear, this book should be valued by any student reading systematic theology, and accessible, anyone training for the ministry in all denominations, balanced, as well as interested general readers. Continuum.
Foundations of Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Idea of ChristianityHerder & Herder #ad - Continuum. Karl rahner is one of Catholicism’s most influential, and yet difficult to understand, theologians. Used book in Good Condition. Oxford university Press USA. This remarkably comprehensive volume gives a page by page explanation of Rahner’s great summary Foundations of Christian Faith. Used book in Good Condition.
With an excellent introduction and helpful indices, this book is an indispensable addition to every theological library. University Press of America.