Catholic for a Reason: Scripture and the Mystery of the Family of God (Google eBook)

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Scott Hahn, Leon J. Suprenant
Emmaus Road Publishing, 1998 - Religion - 310 pages
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Imagine today's top Catholic authors, apologists, and theologians. Now imagine 12 of them collaborating on a book that answers common questions about and challenges to the teachings and doctrines of the Catholic Church. Imagine no more, it's a reality. (How's that for an endorsement?)Catholic for a Reason, edited by Dr. Scott Hahn and Leon J. Suprenant, with the foreword by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput (yes, we?re name dropping), will help Catholics and non-Catholics alike develop a better understanding of the Church. Each chapter goes to the heart of its topic, be it Mary, the Eucharist, Baptism, or Purgatory and in a clear, concise and insightful way, presents the teachings of the Church. Those teachings are explained in the light of the relationship of God the Father to us, his creatures.
  

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User Review  - graffitimom - LibraryThing

Catholic for a Reason looks at Catholicism with the theme of Scripture and Family. it is a collection of writings by various authors. Scott Hahn examines the Trinity as Family. Jeffrey Cavins writes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael Brady - Goodreads

I am no longer Catholic (nor am I Christian) but it is the team I was born to. The Church's place in history is pivotal - for better and worse - so studying it still appeals to me. This is another Goodreads Giveaway. Read full review

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Contents

The Mystery of the Family of God
1
His Story Is Your Story
21
Divine Revelation How Gods Plan Is Known by Us
45
The Church as the Family of God
65
Justification as Divine Sonship Is Faith Alone Justifiable?
93
Born Again What the Bible Teaches About Baptism
113
The Family That Learns Together Yearns Together The Liturgy as Family Pedagogy
141
The Heart of the Home Jesus in the Eucharist
165
Scriptures Revelation of Mary
189
The Priest as Spiritual Father
213
The Real Presence of the Marriage Bond
237
Sacraments of Healing A Return from Exile and a Healing of Heart
267
The Burning Truth About Purgatory
291
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About the author (1998)

Scott Hahn, an internationally renowned Catholic lecturer & apologist, is a professor of theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. His books include "A Father Who Keeps His Promises", "Rome, Sweet Home", the best-selling story, coauthored with his wife, of their conversion to Catholicism, & most recently, "The Lamb's Supper". He lives in Steubenville, Ohio.

Leon J. Suprenant, Jr. is the president of Catholics United for the Faith and the editor of "Lay Witness," a monthly magazine for lay Catholics. He received his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and his master's degree in theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. He resides in Steubenville, Ohio, with his wife Maureen and their children.

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