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The Priesthood of the Faithful

Paul Philibert

The Priesthood of the Faithful

Paul Philibert

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he New Testament describes the baptized as a "holy priesthood" and "a priestly people." Vatican II clearly taught that the baptized become "a holy priesthood." Their personal fidelity and lives led in loving obedience to the Gospel become "spiritual sacrifices" offered along with the body of the Lord in the Eucharist. The Priesthood of the Faithful explores this key doctrine of Christian faith and examines its significance for the spiritual growth and revitalization of the church. It focuses on the prophetic, pastoral, and priestly roles of the faithful with the aim of helping people experience their own lives as the fruitful blossoming of Christ's grace in the world. Chapters are "A Timely Discussion," "Chosen To Live," "Living, Holy Signs," "A Priesthood Embracing Christ's Body," "People Who Speak for the Spirit," "Hearts Set on the Kingdom of God," "Lives Lifted in Praise," "An International Symbolic Life." Includes two appendices: "Graced Sign and Realized Mystery," and "An Open L

- Publisher The New Testament describes the baptized as a "holy priesthood" and "a priestly people." Vatican II clearly taught that the baptized become "a holy priesthood." Their personal fidelity and lives led in loving obedience to the Gospel become "spiritual sacrifices" offered along with the body of the Lord in the Eucharist. The Priesthood of the Faithful explores this key doctrine of Christian faith and examines its significance for the spiritual growth and revitalization of the church. It focuses on the prophetic, pastoral, and priestly roles of the faithful with the aim of helping people experience their own lives as the fruitful blossoming of Christ's grace in the world. Chapters are "A Timely Discussion," "Chosen To Live," "Living, Holy Signs," "A Priesthood Embracing Christ's Body," "People Who Speak for the Spirit," "Hearts Set on the Kingdom of God," "Lives Lifted in Praise," "An International Symbolic Life." Includes two appendices: "Graced Sign and Realized Mystery," and "An Open Letter to Religious."

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he New Testament describes the baptized as a "holy priesthood" and "a priestly people." Vatican II clearly taught that the baptized become "a holy priesthood." Their personal fidelity and lives led in loving obedience to the Gospel become "spiritual sacrifices" offered along with the body of the Lord in the Eucharist. The Priesthood of the Faithful explores this key doctrine of Christian faith and examines its significance for the spiritual growth and revitalization of the church. It focuses on the prophetic, pastoral, and priestly roles of the faithful with the aim of helping people experience their own lives as the fruitful blossoming of Christ's grace in the world. Chapters are "A Timely Discussion," "Chosen To Live," "Living, Holy Signs," "A Priesthood Embracing Christ's Body," "People Who Speak for the Spirit," "Hearts Set on the Kingdom of God," "Lives Lifted in Praise," "An International Symbolic Life." Includes two appendices: "Graced Sign and Realized Mystery," and "An Open L
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The New Testament describes the baptized as a "holy priesthood" and "a priestly people." Vatican II clearly taught that the baptized become "a holy priesthood." Their personal fidelity and lives led in loving obedience to the Gospel become "spiritual sacrifices" offered along with the body of the Lord in the Eucharist. The Priesthood of the Faithful explores this key doctrine of Christian faith and examines its significance for the spiritual growth and revitalization of the church. It focuses on the prophetic, pastoral, and priestly roles of the faithful with the aim of helping people experience their own lives as the fruitful blossoming of Christ's grace in the world. Chapters are "A Timely Discussion," "Chosen To Live," "Living, Holy Signs," "A Priesthood Embracing Christ's Body," "People Who Speak for the Spirit," "Hearts Set on the Kingdom of God," "Lives Lifted in Praise," "An International Symbolic Life." Includes two appendices: "Graced Sign and Realized Mystery," and "An Open Letter to Religious."
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Meet the Author

Paul Philibert

Paul Philibert, O.P., S.T.D., is professor of pastoral theology at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland and is distinguished visiting professor of church and society at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the author of Stewards of God's Mysteries: Priestly Spirituality in a Changing Church, published by Liturgical Press.

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  • Catalogue Code 241626
  • Product Code 0814630235
  • EAN 9780814630235
  • Pages 184
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Liturgical Press
  • Publication Date Aug 2005
  • Dimensions 229 x 152 x 9 mm
  • Weight 0.255kg

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