The One Thing Is Three

How the Most Holy Trinity Explains Everything
Author: Father Michael E. Gaitley MIC,Father Michael E. Gaitley (M.I.C.)
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 9781596142602
Category: Philosophy
Page: 394
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With humor and ease, Father Michael Gaitley, MIC, deftly unlocks the "one thing," the key to the Church's wisdom, and the greatest mystery of the Catholic faith: the Most Holy Trinity. Far from being a scholarly or academic read, The "One Thing" is Three makes deep theology accessible to every-day Catholics. What's more, it makes even what's familiar or forgotten appear in a way that's new, exciting, and relevant. Thus, The "One Thing" is Three brings its readers a unique and powerful experience of the faith. It's the perfect book for the Year of Faith.

The ‘One Thing’ Is ­Three

How the Most Holy Trinity Explains Everything
Author: Michael Gaitley, MIC
Publisher: Marian Press - Association of Marian Helpers
ISBN: 1596142766
Category: Religion
Page: N.A
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With humor and ease, Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, deftly unlocks the “one thing,” the key to the Church’s wisdom, and the greatest mystery of the Catholic faith: the Most Holy Trinity. Far from being an academic read, The ‘One Thing’ Is Three makes deep theology accessible to everyday Catholics. Further, it makes even what’s familiar or forgotten new, exciting, and relevant.

33 Days to Merciful Love

A Do-It-Yourself Retreat in Preparation for Consecration to Divine Mercy
Author: Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC
Publisher: Marian Press
ISBN: 1596143223
Category: Religion
Page: 208
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33 Days to Merciful Love is the stirring sequel to the international sensation, 33 Days to Morning Glory. Using the same 33-day preparation format, 33 Days to Merciful Love journeys with one of the most beloved saints of modern times, St. Thérèse of Lisieux, and concludes with a consecration to Divine Mercy. So whether you want to deepen your love of Divine Mercy or have a devotion to St. Thérèse, 33 Days to Merciful Love is the book for you.

How Can You Still Be Catholic?

50 Answers to a Good Question
Author: Christopher Sparks
Publisher: Marian Press - Association of Marian Helpers
ISBN: 159614405X
Page: N.A
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Christopher Sparks asked Facebook friends to finish the question: “How can you still be Catholic when … ?” The replies came swiftly and forcefully. With that, Sparks went to work. Here is the result. In this book, he addresses the biggest issues people grapple with when they think about the Catholic Church: the Inquisition, the Crusades, the Church’s role in a state, homosexuality, the role of women in the Church, and many others.For skeptics and non-Catholics, this book is an invitation to understanding the faith, a way for outsiders to hear one contemporary Catholic’s worldview, and to see through Catholic eyes, even if they remain unconvinced. For Catholics, this book is an introduction to an array of answers and resources for delving more deeply into and defending the faith.

Die Hütte

ein Wochenende mit Gott
Author: William Paul Young
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783548284033
Category: Detective and mystery stories
Page: 351
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The Paulist Liturgy Planning Guide

For the Readings of Sundays and Major Feast Days, Year C
Author: Lawrence Boadt,Celine M. Allen
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 080914414X
Category: Religion
Page: 271
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A compact, easy-to-use, and comprehensive resource for all ministries involved in Sunday planning. Contains information and tips for musicians, lectors, Eucharistic ministers, liturgical planning committees, homilists, and celebrants--all in one volume.

God, the Father of Mercy

Author: N.A
Publisher: Herder & Herder
ISBN: 9780824517786
Category: Religion
Page: 109
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A study aid for adult catechesis and religious education.

Is God a Trinity?

Author: United Church of God
Publisher: United Church of God
ISBN: 1257958844
Category: Religion
Page: N.A
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You might be surprised to find that God is not a trinity. The Trinity is one of mainstream Christianity’s most widely accepted and revered doctrines held by millions of Catholics, Protestants and Orthodox believers. The belief that God is three persons—the Father, Son and Holy Spirit—coexisting in one being is how the trinity doctrine is often defined. But the word trinity appears nowhere within the pages of the Bible. You can not cling to long-held religious traditions if they contradict the Scriptures. Your beliefs must rest solidly on the teachings of the Holy Bible. This Bible Study aid, "Is God a Trinity?", goes into great detail explaning the non-biblical origins of the trinity and how this false gospel replaced the true teachings of Jesus Christ. Discover how the Bible communicates a true picture of God and learn about the awesome plan He has promised for you and all mankind. Chapters in this ebook: -- Is the Trinity Biblical? -- The Surprising Origins of the Trinity Doctrine -- Greek Philosophy's Influence on the Trinity Doctrine -- How Ancient Trinitarian Gods Influenced Adoption of the Trinity -- A Spurious Reference to the Trinity Added in 1 John 5:7-8 -- How Is God Revealed in the Bible? -- Jesus Was Sent by the Father -- Jesus Christ: "The Rock" of the Old Testament -- The Apostles Understood Jesus to Be the Creator -- Did Jesus Christ Claim to Be God? -- "In the Beginning Was the Word" -- The Claim of Jesus' Disciples -- "There Is One God, the Father...and One Lord, Jesus Christ" -- God's Plan to "Bring Many Sons to Glory" -- Jesus Christ's Submission to the Father -- How Is God One? -- "The Lord Our God, the Lord Is One" -- Seven Scriptures That Debunk the Trinity as a Single Being -- Elohim: The Plurality of God -- Is the Holy Spirit a Person? -- Does Matthew 28:19 Prove the Trinity? -- Why the Holy Spirit Is Sometimes Incorrectly Referred to as "He" and "Him" -- What About Passages That "Prove" the Trinity? -- The Holy Spirit: God's Transforming Power -- How to Stir Up God's Spirit -- God's Nature and Character -- God's Purpose for You -- The Likeness of God -- Do Some Verses Deny a Divine Family? -- The God Family Inside this Bible Study Aid ebook: "Most people assume that everything that bears the label “Christian” must have originated with Jesus Christ and His early followers. But this is definitely not the case." "Many historians and religious scholars, some quoted in this publication, attest to the influence of Greek or Platonic philosophy in the development and acceptance of the Trinity doctrine in the fourth century." God the Father is the One who calls us to baptism and a new way of life (John 6:44, 65), and it is His goodness that leads us to repentance and baptism (Romans 2:4). "As even the New Catholic Encyclopedia, quoted from earlier, acknowledges: “The majority of New Testament texts reveal God’s spirit as something, not someone; this is especially seen in the parallelism between the spirit and the power of God..."

Laudato si

Die Umwelt-Enzyklika des Papstes
Author: Franziskus (Papst),
Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
ISBN: 345180736X
Category: Religion
Page: 288
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Mit großer Spannung wurde sie erwartet, auch von Nicht-Katholiken: Die Umwelt-Enzyklika von Papst Franziskus nimmt die heute entscheidenden Themen in den Blick; es geht um die geht um soziale, ökologische und politische Zusammenhänge. Wohl selten war ein päpstliches Schreiben so aktuell und brisant und vor allem relevant für alle Gesellschaftsschichten und Menschen weltweit. Mit "Laudato si" beweist Franziskus, dass die Kirche nach wie vor eine unverzichtbare Stimme im Diskurs zur Gestaltung der modernen Welt ist. Wer verstehen will, wie Papst und Kirche die großen Herausforderungen unserer Zeit bestehen wollen, kommt an diesem Werk nicht vorbei. Ein Muss für jeden, der an den drängenden Fragen unserer Zeit interessiert ist.

How the Jesuits Settled in New York

A Documentary Account
Author: Thomas C. Hennessy
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Category: History
Page: 286
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This unique book is not only an essential contribution to the history of the Society of Jesus in New York and in the United States; it is also a fascinating social history of the early years of Catholic institutional life in America. Drawing for the first time on letters, memoirs, and other key documents from the Fordham archives, Hennessy opens a window on 19th century Catholic New York, with profiles of three leading Jesuit educators - Clement Boulanger, August Thebaud, and John Larkin - and the institutions they built at St. John's College, Fordham and the college and parish of St. Francis Xavier in Manhattan. He also provides concise biographical profiles of the pioneering Jesuit priests and brothers s buried in the Fordham Cemetery.

Enzyklika Dominum et Vivificantem

Über den heiligen Geist im Leben der Kirche und der Welt
Author: Papst Johannes Paul II
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783945462171
Page: 114
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Die Kirche bekennt ihren Glauben an den Heiligen Geist als den, der Herr ist und lebendig macht. So spricht sie im sogenannten nizano-konstantinopolitanischen Glaubensbekenntnis, das nach den beiden Konzilien - dem von Nizaa (325) und dem von Konstantinopel (381) - benannt ist, auf denen es formuliert oder verkundet worden ist. Darin fugt man noch hinzu, dass der Heilige Geist durch die Propheten gesprochen hat. Diese Worte empfangt die Kirche aus der Quelle ihres Glaubens selbst, von Jesus Christus. Nach dem Johannesevangelium ist uns ja mit dem neuen Leben der Heilige Geist geschenkt worden, wie Jesus am grossen Tag des Laubhuttenfestes ankundigt und verspricht: Wer Durst hat, komme zu mir, und es trinke, wer an mich glaubt. Wie die Schrift sagt: Aus seinem Inneren werden Strome von lebendigem Wasser fliessen. Und der Evangelist erklart dies: Damit meinte er den Geist, den alle empfangen sollten, die an ihn glauben. Das ist derselbe Vergleich mit dem Wasser, den Jesus im Gesprach mit der samaritischen Frau benutzt, wenn er von der sprudelnden Quelle spricht, deren Wasser ewiges Leben schenkt, wie auch im Gesprach mit Nikodemus, wenn er die Notwendigkeit einer neuen Geburt aus Wasser und Geist ankundigt, um in das Reich Gottes zu kommen. Durch das Wort Christi belehrt und durch die Pfingsterfahrung und die eigene apostolische Geschichte bereichert, verkundet die Kirche deshalb von Anfang an ihren Glauben an den Heiligen Geist als den, der lebendig macht und in dem sich der unerforschliche dreieinige Gott den Menschen mitteilt und so in ihnen die Quelle zum ewigen Leben begrundet."

The Longman Standard History of Medieval Philosophy

Author: Daniel Kolak,Garrett Thomson
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780321235145
Category: Philosophy
Page: 420
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With selections of philosophers from Plotinus to Bruno, this anthology provides significant learning support, historical context, and pedagogical tools to help the reader understand the often complex and abstract concepts encountered in philosophy. Features such as “Philosophical Bridges,” “Biographical Histories,” “Prologues,” and “Study Questions” offer historical context, contemporary relevance, and provide starting points for discussion. In addition to this volume of Medieval Philosophy, other individual volumes for each of the major historical eras are also available.

One or three?

from the father of Jesus to the Trinity
Author: Karl-Heinz Ohlig
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
Category: Religion
Page: 140
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The study shall demonstrate that the dogma of the Trinity is a product of historical developments. Jesus believed in Jahwe and called him Father. This monotheism was a central subject of the earliest Christian preachings. The contact between the Christianity and the hellenistic thinking and philosophy led to the trinitarian concepts in the second century: the activities of God were interpreted « ad extra, to the outside (the creation « in the beginning and the guidance over the history of Israel and of the church) as ontological hypostasis in the concept of the « Word and the « Holy Ghost. In the third century they lost their temporal character and became eternal « qualities of God himself. Since the fifth century the western Latin theology produced the doctrine of the three persons in God. Contents: A latent tritheism? - The Pre-Christian Roots - Trinitarian Echoes in the New Testament? - The Origins of a Christian Doctrine of the Binity or the Trinity between the 2nd Century and the Beginning of the 4th Century - The Linguistic Fixing of the Doctrine of the Trinity in the 4th Century - The Trinitarian Development in the Latin West.

Katholizismus für Dummies

Author: Rev. John Trigilio, Jr.,Rev. Kenneth Brighenti
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527678581
Category: Religion
Page: 408
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Jeder kennt sie, fast jeder hat sich eine Meinung über sie gebildet, aber kaum jemand weiß, wofür sie genau eintritt, was sie genau vermitteln will. Die Rede ist von der katholischen Kirche. »Katholizismus für Dummies« erklärt, wie und warum Katholiken Heilige verehren, was die Sakramente sind, welche Regeln für Katholiken gelten und wie die Kirche aufgebaut ist. Die Leser erfahren, wo die Unterschiede zwischen Katholiken und Protestanten liegen und was die römische Kirche so einzigartig macht. Das Buch ist dabei leicht verständlich und wird trotzdem der jahrhundertelang gereiften Theologie der römisch-katholischen Kirche gerecht.