Synopses & Reviews
a brilliant book of immense practical usefulness. Our Sunday Visitor
A Modern Classic
"The joy and excitement of theological knowledge is like the joy and excitement of any other love." From Chapter One
Clear, precise and inspiring, Theology for Beginners has been acclaimed as one of the outstanding modern introductions to theology. More than a compendium of the central doctrines of Catholicism, however, the book is designed to equip you with the information you need to understand key doctrines and to explain them to others. Along the way, you will find yourself falling more deeply in love with your faith and more confident of your ability to bring healing and hope to what Frank Sheed called "a society that is losing contact with God."
Theology for Beginners will help bring the truth to life in your soul.
The Trinity Creation The Nature of Man The Fall Sin Redemption The Incarnation Grace Christ's Death The Resurrection The Kingdom Mary The Holy Spirit The Sacraments The Eucharist Baptism The Second Coming
Theology for Beginners has been acclaimed as one of the outstanding modern introductions to theology. It is a clear, precise, and inspiring compendium of the central doctrines of the Christian faith. Frank Sheed makes the profound truths of theology not only understandable but exciting reading for the Catholic layman. A Servant Book.
Theology for Beginners has been acclaimed as one of the outstanding modern introductions to theology. It is a clear, precise, a nd inspiring com-pendium of the central doctrines of the Christian faith.
About the Author
FRANK SHEED had a distinguished career as an evangelist, publisher, lecturer and writer. He and his wife, Maisie Ward, founded the publishing house Sheed and Ward in London, publishing works by such prominent authors as Dorothy Day, Jacques Maritain, Francois Mauriac and G.K. Chesterton. His many books include A Map of Life, Theology and Sanity, To Know Christ Jesus and The Holy Spirit in Action.