The difference God makes: a Catholic vision of faith, community, and culture

Book Cover
Average Rating
Crossroad Pub. Co.,
Pub. Date:
Penned by the leading intellectual in the American Catholic hierarchy, this debut brings together some of the most influential writings on the Catholic vision—not just the Church itself but of the relation and unity of all people. Weaving together intellectual insight and personal wisdom, this investigation offers a luminous Catholic vision of communion, illustrating the Church’s relation to numerous religions as well as the secular world. Drawing from both the author’s observations of Catholicism in cultures around the globe and countless theologians’ perspectives—including Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI, Thomas Aquinas, and Francis of Assisi—this analysis demonstrates how to recognize the self-giving, liberating God who provides freedom from the competitive, oppressive gods of secular modernity. This overview also recalls an assortment of fascinating stories, from a poignant moment with a non-Christian in Zambia to the humbling dedication of volunteers who came to observe Pope John Paul II’s visit to Mexico City. Confronting controversial issues head-on, this volume will inspire Christians everywhere while also offering non-Christians a renewed understanding of what a Christian lifestyle means for political and personal life today.
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID c61ab981-adf7-be31-d031-28f32aa7ab53
full_title difference god makes a catholic vision of faith community and culture
author george francis e
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:40AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author George, Francis E. (Francis Eugene), 1937-
author2-role "A Herder & Herder book.", (OCoLC)318426927, -1- -11-22-2015 12:44, .b1313056009-23-1101-25-11, 0824525825 (cloth), 2009032348, 230.2 GEORG, 230/.2, 5241608, 9780824525828 (cloth), BX1751.3.G46 2009, C0VIA, Catholic Church, DLCDLCBTCTA, English qEnglish., George, Francis E.1937-, ITS64.6 20091005143732 rrc 2483ITS73.3 20091208120009 mca 2483ITS73.3 20091208115950 mca 2483ITS64.6 20091005143732 rrc 2483, Includes bibliographical references and index., New York :Crossroad Pub. Co.,c2009., OCLC Holdings Updated 20110802, The difference God makes :a Catholic vision of faith, community, and culture /Francis George., VIAC, can01-25-11ma-, qBibliographies., qBook., xiii, 352 p. ;24 cm.
author_display George, Francis E
available_at_arlington Central
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
detailed_location_arlington Central Adult Nonfiction
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id c61ab981-adf7-be31-d031-28f32aa7ab53
isbn 9780824525828
item_details ils:.b13130560|.i1436122x|Central Adult Nonfiction|230.2 GEORG|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Nov 22, 2015|can||
itype_arlington Hardback
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 230.2 GEORG
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Central
primary_isbn 9780824525828
publishDate 2009
record_details ils:.b13130560|Book|Books||English|Crossroad Pub. Co.,|c2009.|xiii, 352 p. ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13130560|.i1436122x|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Catholic Church -- Doctrines
title_display The difference God makes : a Catholic vision of faith, community, and culture
title_full The difference God makes : a Catholic vision of faith, community, and culture / Francis George
title_short The difference God makes :
title_sub a Catholic vision of faith, community, and culture