Theology for Beginners

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…a brilliant book of immense practical usefulness. —Our Sunday Visitor

A Modern Classic

"The joy and excitement of theological knowledge is like the joy and excitement of any other love." —From Chapter One

Clear, precise and inspiring, Theology for Beginners has been acclaimed as one of the outstanding modern introductions to theology. More than a compendium of the central doctrines of Catholicism, however, the book is designed to equip you with the information you need to ...

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Overview

…a brilliant book of immense practical usefulness. —Our Sunday Visitor

A Modern Classic

"The joy and excitement of theological knowledge is like the joy and excitement of any other love." —From Chapter One

Clear, precise and inspiring, Theology for Beginners has been acclaimed as one of the outstanding modern introductions to theology. More than a compendium of the central doctrines of Catholicism, however, the book is designed to equip you with the information you need to understand key doctrines and to explain them to others. Along the way, you will find yourself falling more deeply in love with your faith and more confident of your ability to bring healing and hope to what Frank Sheed called "a society that is losing contact with God."

Theology for Beginners will help bring the truth to life in your soul.

Doctrines discussed:
The Trinity • Creation • The Nature of Man • The Fall • Sin • Redemption • The Incarnation • Grace • Christ's Death • The Resurrection • The Kingdom • Mary • The Holy Spirit • The Sacraments • The Eucharist • Baptism • The Second Coming

Theology for Beginners has been acclaimed as one of the outstanding modern introductions to theology. It is a clear, precise, and inspiring compendium of the central doctrines of the Christian faith. Frank Sheed makes the profound truths of theology not only understandable but exciting reading for the Catholic layman. A Servant Book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780892831241
  • Publisher: Franciscan Media
  • Publication date: 6/28/1982
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 190
  • Sales rank: 153,330
  • Product dimensions: 5.19 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

FRANK SHEED had a distinguished career as an evangelist, publisher, lecturer and writer. He and his wife, Maisie Ward, founded the publishing house Sheed & Ward in London, publishing works by such prominent authors as Dorothy Day, Jacques Maritain, Francois Mauriac and G.K. Chesterton. His many books include A Map of Life, Theology and Sanity, To Know Christ Jesus and The Holy Spirit in Action.
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