Overview

Sheen's extraordinarily insightful, if unique, interpretation of the Parable of the Prodigal Son in this work is historical rather than moral. The younger son in the parable is Western Civilization which has squandered its spiritual capital in riotous living. Its redemption is the substance of these meditations.
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The Prodigal World

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Overview

Sheen's extraordinarily insightful, if unique, interpretation of the Parable of the Prodigal Son in this work is historical rather than moral. The younger son in the parable is Western Civilization which has squandered its spiritual capital in riotous living. Its redemption is the substance of these meditations.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014404242
  • Publisher: Pious Society of St. Paul, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/17/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 1,194,212
  • File size: 328 KB

Meet the Author

With prophetic insight, Fulton J. Sheen, one of the Roman Catholic Church's most prolific and insightful communicators, was only 40 when he delivered the powerful messages found in this landmark work. His contribution to the teachings of the Church by making use of the mass media of communications to convey Gospel truth is legendary. His cause for canonization is presently in Rome.
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