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The Gift of Faith: A Question and Answer Catechism of the Teaching of Christ

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Cross-referenced with the Catechism, this is a Catholic resource for adults—a book of Faith. In question-and-answer form, it provides a brief, but comprehensive account of Catholic faith and life. It speaks the Faith of the Catholic Church, that faith which is so great a gift of God. This revised edition reflects elements found in the Catechism that needed a more in-depth explanation. For example, the Our Father has received a fuller treatment as well as racism, artificial ...
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Overview

Cross-referenced with the Catechism, this is a Catholic resource for adults—a book of Faith. In question-and-answer form, it provides a brief, but comprehensive account of Catholic faith and life. It speaks the Faith of the Catholic Church, that faith which is so great a gift of God. This revised edition reflects elements found in the Catechism that needed a more in-depth explanation. For example, the Our Father has received a fuller treatment as well as racism, artificial generation of children, assisted suicide, and capital punishment.

Author Biography: S Bishop Donald W. Wuerl of Pittsburgh, Thomas Comerford Lawler, and Ronald Lawler, O.F.M. Cap., have authored or co-authored many projects for Our Sunday Visitor, including The Teaching of Christ.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879739720
  • Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor (IN)
  • Publication date: 3/28/2001
  • Pages: 275
  • Sales rank: 853,814
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 5
Preface 7
From the 1976 Preface 9
Introduction 11
Documents of the Second Vatican Council and Catechism of the Catholic Church 15
Part 1 The Invitation to Faith
1 The Hope of Our Calling 19
Part 2 Through Christ: Coming to Knowledge of God
2 The Father of Our Lord Jesus Christ 27
3 God the Lord and Creator of All 34
4 Man and Woman--The Glory of God 40
5 Our Sin and the Faithfulness of God 46
6 The Son of God Becomes Our Brother 55
7 The Mother of Jesus 62
8 The Public Life of Jesus 69
9 By Dying He Destroyed Our Death 75
10 By Rising He Restored Our Life 81
11 The Holy Spirit 87
12 The Holy Trinity 93
13 The Catholic Church 100
14 Christ Shepherds His People 111
15 Mary, Mother and Model of the Church 125
16 Faith Lived in a Divided World 132
Part 3 With Christ: Sharing the Life of God
17 Christ Comes to Give Life 141
18 God's Plan for Human Living 145
19 Living Faith, Hope, and Love 153
20 A Life Worthy of Our Calling 163
21 Building a Just and Good Society 176
22 Ways of Living a Christian Life 187
23 To Share in the Divinity of Christ 192
24 Christ and the Life of Prayer 198
25 Private and Liturgical Prayer 202
26 Liturgy: The Paschal Mystery and the Sacramental Life 210
27 The Eucharist--Center of Life 216
28 Sacraments of Initiation 229
29 Sacraments of Healing 240
30 Christian Marriage: Christ and Human Love 252
Part 4 In Christ: Fulfillment of All
31 The Death of a Christian 262
32 The Fulfillment of All 268
Appendices
I The Bible 275
II The General Councils of the Church 281
III Catholic Prayers 283
IV Catechism of the Catholic Church and The Gift of Faith 287
Index 291
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