Those Mysterious Priests

Those Mysterious Priests

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by Fulton J. Sheen
     
 

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"A priest is mysterious, because he lives in two worlds. He is at his best when he leads 'a double life,' at once both human and divine." In this penetrating book written some five years before his death, Sheen explores this duality inherent in the vocation of the modern-day priest: his need, like that of Christ, to feel the holiness of God that binds him to the… See more details below

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"A priest is mysterious, because he lives in two worlds. He is at his best when he leads 'a double life,' at once both human and divine." In this penetrating book written some five years before his death, Sheen explores this duality inherent in the vocation of the modern-day priest: his need, like that of Christ, to feel the holiness of God that binds him to the Father; and at the same time his need to become a victim, like Christ, for the world's sins, assuming its guilt and poverty in union with the Lord.

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ISBN-13:
9780818909788
Publisher:
Saint Pauls/Alba House
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Pages:
363
Sales rank:
592,520
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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