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Becoming Community: Biblical Meditations and Applications in Modern Life

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A thorough exploration of the nature of community and interpersonal relationships as revealed in Sacred Scripture Becoming Community guides readers in reflecting on particular passages from both the Old and New Testaments concerning the circumstances of personal family and community life. Weaving together biblical insights with contemporary Church teaching pastoral wisdom and the human sciences it helps readers become more competent comfortable and confident in their ability to pray with interpret and apply the Bible.Becoming Community is particularly suited to engaged and married couples members of ecclesiastical movements lay and religious communities or organizations and persons active in parish and family life.

Table of Contents

Introduction — Reconciliation as a prerequisite to worship — Linking compassion with spirituality and salvation — Jesus' peculiar particularity — The communal dimension of faith and forgiveness — Spiritual gifts: complementary diversity — Teamwork: Christian interdependence — Community conflicts and practicalities — Sharing the joys and the pain — The divine presence — One heart and one soul — The mark of Christians: unity and love — Fraternal correction and conflict resolution — Resisting retaliation — Overcoming envy and resentment through intercession — Lawsuits among Christians — Respecting the conscience of others — Adapting to others — Beyond stereotypes: discovering good in unlikely places — How love of God and love of neighbor complement each other — Rendering hospitality — Showing partiality — Redemptive suffering — Christian conduct and conversion — Expectations for evangelization — Strengthening the brethren — Requisite justice and charity.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781122581073
Subtitle:
Biblical Meditations and Applications in Modern Life
Publisher:
New City Press
Author:
Karl A. Schultz
Author:
Schultz, Karl A.
Subject:
Christian Life - Spiritual Growth
Subject:
Biblical Meditations - General
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Communities - Religious aspects -
Subject:
Religion Western-Prayers/Meditations
Subject:
Religion Western-Prayers and Meditations
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20070901
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
175

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