The Way of Mystery
The Eucharist and Moral Living
Way of Mystery by Dennis J. Billy
Book DescriptionThe Vatican II documents remind us that the spiritual journey is not made in a vacuum, that God has chosen to save us, not individually, but as The People of God. The Eucharist must help Christians to make their choices by discerning out of Christ's paschal mystery. For this process to take place, however, Christians must first understand how the Eucharist puts them in touch with Christ's passion, death, and resurrection, and what concrete implications being in touch with this mystery has for their daily lives. In The Way Of Mystery, James Keating and Dennis Billy examine the Eucharistic mystery to uncover its significance for Christian life today. They seek to discover what implications the simple act of breaking bread together has for the concrete decisions Christians make. And they point out how, if Christian worship is to enliven the believing community, it must help the faithful to integrate the spiritual and moral dimensions of their lives by leading them to embrace the attitudes and values embraced by Christ. The book is intended for an educated lay audience. It is also idea for adult continuing education classes, as a text for undergraduate courses seeking to integrate faith and the moral life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780809143771
(230mm x 151mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Publisher: Paulist Press International,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Our Father, Paperback (October 2012)
In The Lords Prayer: A Prayers Power to Touch Hearts Dennis Billy, CSsR explores the prayer line by line to encourage us to deepen our faith and spirituality, delivering the message that Jesus gives to us through the prayer; HOW to pray.
Contemplative Ethics, Paperback (May 2011)View all books by Dennis J. Billy
A manifesto for contemplative ethics, which seeks to integrate spirituality and morality, contemplation and action, goodness and holiness in the lives of believers and the people they serve.
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Author Biography - Dennis J. Billy
Dennis J. Billy, CSsR is an American Redemptorist of the Baltimore Province and professor of the history of moral theology and Christian spirituality at the Alphonsian Academy of The Pontifical Lateran University in Rome. He also serves as the Karl Rahner professor of Catholic theology at the Graduate Theological Foundation in South Bend, Indiana. James Keating, PhD, editor of the Josephinum Journal of Theology, is associate professor of moral theology in the school of theology at the Pontifical College Josephinum, Columbus, OH.
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