Life in Christ: The Spiritual Message of the Letter to the Romans

Life in Christ: The Spiritual Message of the Letter to the Romans

by Raniero Cantalamessa OFM Cap

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ISBN-13: 9780814627990
Publisher: Liturgical Press, The
Publication date: 02/28/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author


Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap, is past professor of the history of Christian origins at the Catholic University of Milan and a member of the International Theological Commission. He is preacher to the papal household and author of The Mystery of Pentecost, Easter in the Early Church; The Eucharist: Our Sanctification; The Mystery of God's Word; The Holy Spirit in the Life of Jesus; Jesus Christ, The Holy One of God; Mary, Mirror of the Church; The Mystery of Christmas; and The Mystery of Easter published by Liturgical Press.

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Chapter 1Loved by God! The good news of God's love5
Chapter 2All Have Sinned: The mystery of impiety21
Chapter 3The Righteousness of God Has Been Manifested! Justification by faith35
Chapter 4He Was Put to Death for Our Trespasses: A meditation on the Passion of Christ47
Chapter 5He Was Raised for Our Justification: Christ's resurrection, the source of our hope66
Chapter 6God Did Not Spare His Own Son: The mystery of God's suffering85
Chapter 7Let Not Sin Reign in Your Mortal Bodies! Freedom from sin101
Chapter 8The Law of the Spirit Which Gives Life: The Holy Spirit, the principle of the New Covenant115
Chapter 9The Spirit Intercedes for Us: Prayer in the Spirit133
Chapter 10Let Love Be Sincere: The excellent way of charity149
Chapter 11Don't Think Too Highly of Yourselves: Christian humility164
Chapter 12By One Man's Obedience: Christian obedience to God180
Chapter 13Let Us Put on the Armor of Light: Christian purity195
Conclusion212
Index of Subjects219

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There have been very few books, if any, that have had such a profound effect on my life. I love the combination of stunning scholarship and beautiful spirituality.
Nicky Gumbel, Founder of Alpha Course

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