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The Great Mysteries: Experiencing Catholic Faith from the Inside Out

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In Greeley's vision, God is an agent of life and life to the full…Greeley interprets Christianity as the proclamation of light in the midst of darkness, final victory after many losses, life trumping death. What he sees in all Christian doctrine…is God's exuberant, childlike, irrepressible 'Yes.'
—from the foreword by Rev. Robert Barron

Chapter 1: The Mystery of God Chapter 2: The Mystery of Jesus of Nazareth Chapter 3: The Mystery of the ...

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Overview

In Greeley's vision, God is an agent of life and life to the full…Greeley interprets Christianity as the proclamation of light in the midst of darkness, final victory after many losses, life trumping death. What he sees in all Christian doctrine…is God's exuberant, childlike, irrepressible 'Yes.'
—from the foreword by Rev. Robert Barron

Chapter 1: The Mystery of God Chapter 2: The Mystery of Jesus of Nazareth Chapter 3: The Mystery of the Spirit Chapter 4: The Mystery of the Cross and Resurrection Chapter 5: The Mystery of Salvation Chapter 6: The Mystery of Grace Chapter 7: The Mystery of the Holy Eucharist Chapter 8: The Mystery of the Church Chapter 9: The Mystery of Baptism Chapter 10: The Mystery of Mary the Mother of Jesus Chapter 11: The Mystery of Heaven Chapter 12: The Mystery of the Return of Jesus

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This deceptively simple catechesis is actually an invaluable primer of Catholic beliefs and traditions that will intrigue both the faithful and the merely curious.
Chicago Sun-Times - Mike Thomas
Within the Catholic Church, Greeley's staunchly against-the-grain stances on such hot-button issues as birth control, female clergy and abortion, as well as his sex-and-corruption-tinged novels, have made enemies and waves.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780867167023
  • Publisher: Franciscan Media
  • Publication date: 5/28/2005
  • Format: CD
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew M. Greeley is a priest, distinguished sociologist, and best-selling author. With more than 20 million copies of his books in print, he is one of America's best-known novelists and most quoted authorities on religion and culture. A professor of social sciences at the University of Arizona, he is also research associate at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago.
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Table of Contents


Foreword   Rev. Robert Barron     vii
Introduction     xi
The Mystery of God     1
The Mystery of Jesus of Nazareth     13
The Mystery of the Spirit     25
The Mystery of the Cross and Resurrection     39
The Mystery of Salvation     51
The Mystery of Grace     65
The Mystery of the Holy Eucharist     75
The Mystery of the Church     87
The Mystery of Baptism     103
The Mystery of Mary the Mother of Jesus     111
The Mystery of Heaven     125
The Mystery of the Return of Jesus     135
Conclusion     145
Guide for Discussion and Personal Meditation     151
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