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An Invitation to Faith: An A to Z Primer on the Thought of Pope Benedict XVI
As soon as he was elected to the Papacy, Benedict XVI immediately challenged the relativism of our times that rejects God, that sees noting as definitive, and that, according to the Pope, sets as the ultimate yardstick the individual's own ego and desires alone. The Pope offers instead an opposing standard: Christ, the Son of God, the true man. The Pope's words are rousing ...more
Hardcover, 104 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Ignatius Press
(first published July 31st 2007)
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Sep 28, 2008 booklady rated it really liked it
Can be read in a single sitting but not fully taken in for years. Good for a Confirmation or graduation gift book. I got it for a quick reference to Pope Benedict's XVI's thoughts on key concepts. It would also be excellent for Adoration and inspiration for prayer or meditation.
Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: Benedictus PP. XVI; Italian: Benedetto XVI; German: Benedikt XVI.; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger on 16 April 1927) was the 265th Pope, by virtue of his office of Bishop of Rome, the Sovereign of the Vatican City State and the head of the Catholic Church. He was elected on 19 April 2005 in a papal conclave, celebrated his Papal Inauguration Mass on 24 April 2005, and too ...moreMore about Pope Benedict XVI...