Teachings for an Unbelieving World: Newly Discovered Reflections on Paul's Sermon at the Areopagus
Teachings for an Unbelieving World is a newly discovered work written by St. John Paul II—then Archbishop Karol Wojtyła of Kraków—in the years just after Vatican II. He uses St. Paul’s sermon to the people of Athens in Acts 17 as a framework for articulating the faith in a culture of skepticism and unbelief. These thirteen brief reflections provide compelling teaching for...more
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This was a short and easy read for me, and while I didn't find any striking insights or revelations here, it was still profitable to me. I'm grateful it has been published. ...more
The rediscovered writings of Saint John Paul II are an inspiration to read. Doctrinal and Gospel teaching from a true man of God. A must read.
5 out of 5 stars. Highly recommended.
Karol Wojtyla was Archbishop of Krakow in the years after Vatican II when he penned 13 reflections on St. Paul’s sermon to the people of Athens in Acts 17. He used this section of scripture to articulate the Christian faith in a culture of skepticism and unbelief. I hadn’t ever read anything before by the man who would become on ...more
His ‘smarts’ wasn’t ever what attracted me to him though, it was his holiness. His love for young people. His love for Jesus. One of my favorite quotes of his is: “It is Jesus that you seek when you dream of happiness.” (The short version of 3 paragraphs of hear ...more
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Driven by his pastoral solic ...more