Faith that Dares to Speak
The current crisis in the Church, while profoundly disturbing and troubling, offers possibilities for a renewed and revitalized Church. In Faith That Dares to Speak, Donald Cozzens underscores the critical need for laity and clergy to speak honestly and courageously to church authorities. He addresses the obstacles to faithful speech as well as the spiritual and moral foundations of mature, adult conversation and commitment. Chapters include "The Courage to Speak," "The Humility to Listen," "Love That Dare to Question." "The Liberation of the Laity," "Voice of the Faithful," and "Conteplative Conversation."
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Chapter Two The Humility to Listen
Chapter Three Love That Dares to Question
Chapter Four Faith That Dares to Speak
Chapter Five The Liberation of the Laity
Chapter Six Voice of the Faithful
Chapter Seven Contemplative Conversation
Chapter Eight A Rising Chorus
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