Unchanging Heart of the Priesthood (Google eBook)

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Emmaus Road Publishing, 2006 - Religion - 180 pages
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In The Unchanging Heart of the Priesthood, Father Thomas Acklin presents an apologetic for that which is immutable?that which cannot change since it is found in the unchanging heart of Christ. Father Acklin refutes modern misconceptions and false understandings of the priesthood, while uncovering the beauty, strength, and hope that is found in God's plan. This book will encourage the heart of every priest and help the laity to understand and appreciate the reality and mystery of the priesthood in the Church. In The Unchanging Heart of the Priesthood Father Thomas Acklin presents an apologetic for the immutability of the priesthood?that which cannot change since it is found in the unchanging heart of Christ. Father Acklin refutes modern misconceptions, while uncovering the beauty, strength, and hope that is found in God's plan, bringing the reader to an appreciation of the reality and mystery of the priesthood in the Church.
  

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Chapters 2 & 3 (on the use and abuse of clerical power and the gift of celibacy) are some of the best material on the subjects I have ever seen Read full review

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Contents

The UNCHANGING HEART beneath the CHANGING FACE
3
The SERVANT HEART of the PRIEST
27
The HUMAN HEART in the DIVINE PLAN
55
The AFFLICTED PRIESTLY HEART Sexual Misconduct and Homosexuality
79
The UNCHANGING PRIESTLY HEART Celibacy and Intimacy
103
The EVEREXPANDING PRIESTLY HEART Priestly and Spiritual Renewal
127
Notes
159
Bibliography
177
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