John Paul II: The Encyclicals in Everyday Language

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John Paul II: The Encyclicals in Everyday Language, an Orbis best-seller, now includes the Pope's most recent encyclical Fides et Ratio ("Faith and Reason"). Father Donders gives us the gist of this complex encyclical and the twelve that preceded it in easy-to-read sense lines.

In a penetrating epilogue, Father Donders offers a profound interpretation of John Paul II's legacy and the unity of his thirteen encyclicals. Here Donders shows that the Pope's teaching is best ...

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Overview

John Paul II: The Encyclicals in Everyday Language, an Orbis best-seller, now includes the Pope's most recent encyclical Fides et Ratio ("Faith and Reason"). Father Donders gives us the gist of this complex encyclical and the twelve that preceded it in easy-to-read sense lines.

In a penetrating epilogue, Father Donders offers a profound interpretation of John Paul II's legacy and the unity of his thirteen encyclicals. Here Donders shows that the Pope's teaching is best understood as an expression of his fundamental intuition into the meaning of Christianity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570756313
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 8/28/2005
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 401
  • Sales rank: 1,277,437
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Preface
1 Redeemer of Humankind: Redemptor Hominis: March 4, 1979 1
2 The Mercy of God: Dives in Misericordia: November 30, 1980 21
3 On Human Work: Laborem Exercens: September 14, 1981 41
4 The Apostles of the Slavs: Slavorum Apostoli: June 2, 1985 71
5 Lord and Giver of Life: Dominum et Vivificantem: May 30, 1986 80
6 The Mother of the Redeemer: Redemptoris Mater: March 25, 1987 108
7 On Social Concern: Sollicitudo Rei Socialis: December 30, 1987 126
8 The Mission of the Redeemer: Redemptoris Missio: December 7, 1990 143
9 The Hundredth Year: "New Things" One Hundred Years Later: Centesimus Annus: May 1, 1991 173
10 The Splendor of Truth: Veritatis Splendor: August 6, 1993 201
11 The Gospel of Life: Evangelium Vitae: March 25, 1995 242
12 That They May Be One: Ut Unum Sint: May 25, 1995 291
13 Faith and Reason: Fides et Ratio: September 14, 1998 325
Epilogue 358
Index 363
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