Best Catholic Theology Books

Here you will get Best Catholic Theology Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. El Aviso: Testimonios y profecías sobre la Iluminación de Conciencia (Spanish Edition)

Author: by Christine Watkins
325 pages

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El presente best-seller ha alcanzado cotas de aclamacin importantes y es cautivador. Presenta al lector el conocimiento ms completo sobre lo que se conoce comoEl Aviso o la Iluminacin de Conciencia un momento decisivo en el tiempo en el que veremos nuestras almas en el ardiente fuego de la divina Verdad Su contenido presenta historias reales sobre aquellas personas que ya lo han experimentado.Mons.Ramn C.

Argelles, Arzobispo Emrito de la Arquidicesis Metropolitana de Lila Filipinas, dice: Este libro debe ser ampliamente difundido, para la gloria de Dios. Christine Watkins ha hecho un excelente trabajo, un manual inapreciable, dice Mark Mallett, Evangelizador, Autor, Msico y Compositor Catlico.

El Obispo Gavin Ashenden, Capelln de la Reina de Inglaterra (2008-2017), comenta en su prlogo del libro, Lo devor siendo incapaz de dejarlo … Para prepararse espiritualmente, este escrito ser de gran ayuda informativa; es muy inspirador, dice Padre John Struzzo de la Congregacin de la Santa Cruz dice: Lo recomiendo encarecidamente.Mons.Ralph J.

2. Pray the Rosary

Author: by J. M. Lelen
ISBN: 978-0899420400
Published at: Catholic Book Pub Co (July 1, 1999)

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Pray the Rosary by Catholic Book Publishing is the most popular and comprehensive pocket-size Rosary booklet. With a flexible, illustrated blue cover and magnificent full-color illustrations of each Mystery, this Pray the Rosary by Rev. J.M. Lelen is ideal for praying Rosary Novenas, Family Rosaries, and the Five First Saturdays.

Pray the Rosary is also perfectly suited for Private Recitation during quiet, personal prayer-time. Available individually, the conveniently-sized bo …

3. Catecismo de la Iglesia Catolica (Spanish Edition)

Author: by U.S. Catholic Church
USCCB Publishing

880 pages

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Here it is – the first new Catechism of the Catholic Church in more than 400 years, a complete summary of what Catholic throughout the world believe in common. This book is the catechism (the word means “instruction”) that will serve as the standarad for all future catechisms.

The Catechism draws on the Bible, the Mass, the Sacraments, Church tradition and teaching, and the lives of saints. It comes with a complete index, footnotes and cross-references for a fuller understanding of every subject. Using the tradition of explaining what the Church believes (the Creed), what she celebrates (the Sacraments), what she lives (the Commandments), and what she prays (the Lord’s Prayer), the Catechism of the Catholic Church offers challenges for believers and answers for all those interested in learning about the mystery of the Catholic faith.

Here is a positive, coherent and contemporary map for our spiritual journey toward transformation. The Catechism of the Catholic Church is, as Pope John Paul II calls it, “a special gift.”

4. El Manto de María: Diario de Oración para la Consagración

Author: by Christine Watkins
115 pages

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Este diario de oracin es un libro complementario que se utiliza en conjunto con El Manto de Mara: Una Consagracin Mariana para Obtener Ayuda Celestial, un retiro autoguiado que ha dado lugar a milagros en la vida y el corazn de aquellos que se han aplicado y lo han hecho.

Es una ventaja adicional que te llevar an ms profundamente dentro de tu alma y a la gracia transformadora de Dios. Sers guiado a lo largo de los peldaos de esa escalera que todos debemos ascender en esta vida, si queremos llegar a ser las criaturas que Dios quiso, cuando nos forj por primera vez en Su corazn.

S quin Dios quiso que fueras y prenders fuego al mundo”.Santa Catalina de SienaCada da del retiro, en algn momento despus de haber ledo la meditacin del da en el libro El Manto de Mara: Una Consagracin Mariana, ests invitado a leer este diario.

Primero te pedir que comiences con un par de minutos de oracin.Esto es crtico. Calma tu espritu y tmate ese tiempo para comunicarte con Dios. Luego, el diario te har preguntas y proporcionar informacin de las Escrituras y la sabidura de los santos para ayudarte a explorar y aplicar la virtud o el don del da en tu vida.

5. Theology of the Body for Beginners: Rediscovering the Meaning of Life, Love, Sex, and Gender

Author: by Christopher West
224 pages

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Divorce.Broken families.Sexual abuse.Addiction.Pornography. Same-sex “marriage.” Gender issues. Everywhere we look, we find more and more confusion about the most fundamental truths of human life. As we lose our basic understanding of the meanings of man, woman, marriage, and sex, the question becomes ever more urgent: What does it mean to be a human being?

Against this backdrop, St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body appears as a bright light in the darkness. His writings go straight to the heart of what it means to be fully humanbut they are often difficult for most of us to grasp easily.

That’s where Christopher West comes in. He covers the main points of this revolutionary teaching in a way that you can understand. You’ll see desirephysical, emotional, and spiritualin a whole new light! The first edition of this book was released in 2004 and instantly became an international best seller.

In this updated, revised, and expanded edition, you’ll have access to key insights gleaned from West’s ongoing study on the subject, as well as wisdom from Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis. You’ll also discover brand-new insights on how to respond with clarity and compassion to the gender chaos so prevalent in our world today.

6. My Catholic Faith

Author: by Louis LaRavoire
Sarto House
415 pages

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The classic 1954 edition of this fabulous catechism is available again. 193 chapters in three sections: What to Believe, What to Do, and Means of Grace. Abundant Scriptural quotations (excellent for proving Catholic Doctrine to Bible-Believing Protestants). It’s also an excellent tool for dealing with liberal Catholics because two subjects of utmost importance are thoroughly treated: the true nature of the Catholic Church (today denied by false ecumenism) and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass (today obscured by the New Mass).

This catechism is known and loved by Catholics because of its timeless texts, charts, lists and graphs. Profusely and beautifully illustrated! The durable burgundy and gold-embossed hardcover makes it a family heirloom.

7. Winning the Battle for Your Soul: Jesus’ Teachings through Marino Restrepo: A St. Paul for Our Times

Author: by Christine Watkins
77 pages

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Has your sense of security been shattered amidst the chaos of our current times? Winning the Battle for Your Soul will help you find solid ground and clarity of purpose. Internationally renowned author, Mara Vallejo-Njera, writes in her foreword, This book is an authentic jewel of God!

Archbishop-Emeritus Ramn C. Argelles also notes the book’s greatness: “I most willingly say, this book should be widely disseminated, all for God’s glory!” Why does this little book promise so much? Because it contains some of the most extraordinary teachings that Jesus has given to the world-jewels from heaven that will profoundly alter and inform the way you see your ancestry, your past, your purpose, your future, and your very salvation.

These teachings have come to us through Marino Restrepo, hailed as one of the greatest evangelizers of our time. Formerly a wealthy Hollywood film producer steeped in serious sin and the New Age movement, he was abducted for ransom by Colombian guerilla rebels and held captive in the Amazon jungle for nearly half a year.

8. The Complete Apocrypha Volume: The Bible's Lost Books Collection: All The 12 Christian Apocryphal Books + Enoch, Jasher and Jubilees

Author: by History Academy
353 pages

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THE NEW DEFINITIVE COLLECTION OF CHRISTIAN APOCRYPHAL BOOKS:All 12 Christian apocryphal books + Enoch, Jasher, and Jubilees + All of the apocryphal additions to Daniel, Esther, and Psalms18 books in oneThe complete collection, high-quality, 8,5″ x 11″ paperback, with book, chapter, page, and verse numbering Etymologically, the word “apocrypha” means “things that are hidden”, but why they were hidden is not clear.

Some have suggested that the books were “hidden” from common use because they contained esoteric knowledge, too profound to be communicated to any except the initiated… Others have suggested that such books were hidden due to their spurious heretical teaching.

This is the only modern translation of the complete collection of deuterocanonical books known popularly as “The Apocrypha” that also includes Enoch, Jasher, and Jubilees. The Literal Standard Version (LSV) is a modern translation that stays true to the original manuscripts.

This handsome 8,5″ x 11″ edition features a matte finish with thick, high-quality, cream-colored pages. These ancient texts provide commentators’ valuable insight into what many ancient Jews and early Christians believed when, God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets (Heb.1:1).

9. Understanding Catholic Christianity: (Student Text)

Author: by Thomas Zanzig
Saint Mary's Press
336 pages

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As young teens begin to understand the rich heritage of Catholicism, they need a text that engages them at their stage of life. The one- or two-semester course Understanding Catholic Christianity offers a comprehensive overview of Catholicism for ninth graders that gives these teens a foundation in their religion.

Through engaging stories, writings by teens, and inspiring original artwork, the material in this course comes alive for students. This extensively revised edition of Understanding Catholic Christianity was developed using the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and covers topics that include faith, the adolescent, the Jewish roots of Catholic Christianity, Jesus Christ’s life, ministry, death, and Resurrection, the sacraments and the liturgical year, and spirituality and prayer.

Awards:Understanding Catholic Christianity was awarded second place in the category of Educational Books by the Catholic Press Association in 1997. It also won the 1997 Certificate of Merit for the Premier Print Award from the Printing Industries of America. Chosen from thousands of entries, the Premier Print Award goes to those firms who demonstrate a unique ability to create visual masterpieces.

10. The Wisdom of Fulton Sheen: 365 Days of Inspiration

Author: by Fulton J Sheen
400 pages

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Fulton Sheen was one of the greatest communicators to ever live. He is famous for reminding millions of television viewers each week that, “Life is worth living!” and was literally the face of Catholicism in the United States for forty years.

In this beautiful collection of inspiring quotes from Sheen’s life and works, we are given a unique glimpse into the heart, mind, and soul of this incredible man. With each turn of the page, it is easy to see why his inspiring and practical messages inspired so many during his lifetime and continue to inspire so many people today.

The Wisdom of Fulton Sheen is a powerful collection of writings that will encourage you to think differently about who you are, how your life is unfolding, what God is calling you to next, and what priorities will lead you to the peace and purpose you desire.

Sooner or later we all rise or fall to the level of our friendships. Invite Fulton Sheen deep into your life, make him one of your trusted friends, and he will elevate many aspects of your life.

11. A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation (15th Anniversary Edition with New Introduction by Author)

Author: by Gustavo Gutierrez
Orbis Books
334 pages

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A Theology of Liberation: History, Politics, and Salvation (15th Anniversary …

12. What Really Happens after We Die: How We Know There Will Be Hugs in Heaven!

Author: by James L. Papandrea
128 pages

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Here professor of Church history Dr. James Papandrea gathers in one place all that is known about the afterlife drawn from the teachings of Jesus, the Apostles, the Church Fathers, and the Church’s Magisterium affording, for the first time ever, a complete, authoritative, detailed portrait of the state of souls after death and the realms we enter.

The following are among the many questions he answers:If, as St. Paul says, flesh and blood cannot inherit the Kingdom of God, how can our bodies enter Heaven? After death but before the final resurrection, are we simply unconscious?

What is our resurrection like? (And does it differ from Jesus Resurrection?Are ghosts real? (You’ll be surprised at what the Church Fathers have to say. What is the difference between Heaven and Paradise? Which of our parts will accompany us to Heaven (and which must be left behind)?

In Heaven, do we still eat and drink? If, as Jesus says, there’s no marrying in heaven, are we still male and female there? After our resurrection, will we, like Jesus, be able to pass through matter? And many more fascinating questions answered!

13. The Book of the Gospels, No. 165/00

Author: by Confraternity of Christian Doctrine
Catholic Book Publishing
576 pages

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The Book of the Gospels from Catholic Book Publishing contains the new edition of the Gospel Readings approved by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for the new Lectionary for Mass. Includes Proper of Seasons (Sunday Gospels), Solemnities and Feasts of the Lord and Saints, and 17 Ritual Masses.

This edition of The Book of the Gospels is printed in two colors in extra-large type in practical sense-line format. With gold-edged pages and durable red, gold-stamped cloth cover, The Book of the Gospels is a magnificent book to enable the proclamation during the Liturgy of the Word.

14. Forty Reasons I Am a Catholic

Author: by Peter Kreeft
144 pages

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My title explains itself. But it’s misleading. There are more than 40 reasons. In fact, there are at least ten to the 82nd power, which, I am told, is the number of atoms in the universe. And that’s just in ordinary matter, which makes up only 4.

9% of the universe, the rest being dark matter and dark energy. Each of my reasons is an independent point, so I have not organized this book by a succession of chapters or headings. After all, most readers only remember a few big ideas or separate points after reading a book.

(I’ve never heard anyone say “Oh, that was a good continuous-process-of-logically-ordered-argumentation” but I’ve often heard people say, “Oh, that was a good point.”Which takes me back to my main point: “Why are you a Catholic” is a good question.

A good question deserves a good answer. Here are forty of mine.

15. Forty Anti-Catholic Lies: A Mythbusting Apologist Sets the Record Straight

Author: by Gerard Verschuuren
352 pages

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Tired of being stumped when false claims are made about the Catholic Church? Want to be armed with knowledge that puts these mistruths to rest? In these pages, veteran apologist Gerard Verschuuren provides thorough yet concise answers to forty of the most common and absurd lies about the Catholic Church.

With precision and charity, you’ll soon be able to defend the Church when you’re told that Catholics … Still lives in the Dark AgesReject modern ideas of justiceOppress womenOppose free speechKilled thousands during the InquisitionTake orders from the popeReject scienceWorship statues and the Virgin MaryAdded books to the BibleInvented purgatoryWrongly call priests “father”Celebrate pagan holydaysHelped Hitler seize powerAnd so much more!

Relying on historical works and official Church documents, Vershuuren authoritatively proves that these and many other claims are simply caricatures or outright misrepresentations of the real beliefs of Catholics. Read this book and you’ll be armed with the knowledge and confidence you need to defend the Catholic Church from those who wrongly disparage her teachings.

16. The Life of Saint Joseph as manifested by Our Lord, Jesus Christ to Maraia Cecilia Baij, O.S.B.

Author: by Maria Cecilia Baij
418 pages

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The Life Of Saint Joseph by Maria Cecilia Baij, O.S.B. Saint Joseph lived his life hidden in the Divine Light of Sacred Mysteries. He was a living prayer of faith and trust and dedication. Read this beautiful account of St. Joseph’s life, as revealed by Jesus to Sr. Maria Baij in 1736.418 Pages