And now I see--: a theology of transformation

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Crossroad Pub., Sep 1, 1998 - Religion - 231 pages
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“Christianity is, above all, a way of seeing. What unites figures as diverse as James Joyce, Caravaggio, John Milton, the architect of Chartres, Dorothy Day, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the later Bob Dylan is a peculiar and distinctive take on things, a style, a way, which flows finally from Jesus of Nazareth. Origen remarked that holiness is seeing with the eyes of Christ. Teilhard de Chardin said, with great passion, that his mission as a Christian thinker was to help people see. And Thomas Aquinas said that the ultimate goal of the Christian life is a ‘beatific vision,’ an act of seeing. This book is about coming to vision through Christ.” — Robert Barron, from the Prelude

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Review: And Now I See . . .: A Theology of Transformation

User Review  - Daniel Avery - Goodreads

Wow! I have to say Father Barron is one of the all time greats, right up there with Fulton Sheen and my favorite, John Paul II. Read full review

Review: And Now I See . . .: A Theology of Transformation

User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

Very much enjoyed this text! Barron writes beautifully, something I wouldn't naturally expect from a book on theology. A very impassioning book on Christianity. Read full review

Contents

Change Your Way of Seeing
1
The Mind of Fear
19
Originating
32
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Robert Barron is professor of systematic theology at the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois. Fr. Barron was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1986, has a masters degree in philosophy from the Catholic University of America and a doctorate in sacred theology from the Institut Catholique in Paris. He is the author of many articles and popular books, including Thomas Aquinas: Spiritual Master; And Now I See: A Theology of Transformation; and The Strangest Way. Fr. Barron gives frequent talks, retreats and workshops on issues of theology and spirituality across the country and hosts the radio program Words on Fire.