A Year with the Catechism
by & Scotto Asci Elizabeth S Petroc Willey
The Faith of the Catholic Church
by David Konstant and Thomas Finnegan
Bishop Konstant has produced an easy to understand overview of the basics of the faith and moral teaching of the Catholic Church. Some readers may be encouraged to explore the full text of the Catechism. All readers will be directed "towards the maturing of their faith, putting down roots in personal life, and shining forth in personal conduct."
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and Regulations
by National Highway Traffic Safety Admin
A Formula for Parish Practice (Lutheran Quarterly Books)
by Timothy J. Wengert
This book combines a rich description of the (Lutheran) Formula of Concord (1577) with experiences in today's Lutheran parishes to demonstrate how confessional texts may still come to life in modern Christian congregations. Timothy Wengert takes the Formula of Concord, traditionally used as ammunition in doctrinal disagreements, back to its historical home, the local congregation, giving pastors, students, and theologians a glimpse into the original debates over each article. The most up-to-date...
Gathered & Sent
by Roger Prehn
Focusing on patterns of worship common to many Christian traditions, Gathered and Sent explores basic essentials of worship: gathering, word, baptism, communion, and sending. The beautifully illustrated participant edition may be used by individuals, or for group study. Newcomers to Christian worship, or people who have been active worshipers for decades, will appreciate its fresh style. The leader's guide presents a variety of study possibilities for using the participant book as a primary reso...
Creed as Symbol
by Nicholas Ayo
From its probable beginnings as an interrogatory creed for catechumens to its current place in the Sunday liturgy, the Apostles' Creed has played an integral role in the sacraments of the church. The symbol of faith, as it was called by generations of Christians, was not only a vehicle of orthodox instruction but a profession of faith of profound beauty and meaning to be memorized and pondered for a lifetime. It is this Creed, a lasting achievement of the Christian tradition that Nicholas Ayo, C...
Contemporary Spiritualities (Routledge New Religions)
by Stefania Palmisano and Nicola Pannofino
Contemporary alternative spirituality, as studied by sociologists, is usually seen as a recent phenomenon dating from the 1960s and 1970s. However, when viewed from a longer-term perspective this form of religious expression is actually seen to reintroduce concepts that recur throughout Western cultural history. This book argues, therefore, that spirituality in the 21st Century actually shares many of the same characteristics as Classical, Mediaeval, Renaissance and Modern spiritualities. It is...
Translated Christianities (Latin American Originals, #8)
by Mark Z. Christensen
Beginning in the sixteenth century, ecclesiastics and others created religious texts written in the native languages of the Nahua and Yucatec Maya. These texts played an important role in the evangelization of central Mexico and Yucatan. Translated Christianities is the first book to provide readers with English translations of a variety of Nahuatl and Maya religious texts. It pulls Nahuatl and Maya sermons, catechisms, and confessional manuals out of relative obscurity and presents them to the...