Great Christian Thinkers: From the Early Church Through the Middle Ages Benedict XVI

Great Christian Thinkers: From the Early Church Through the Middle Ages

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Book Title
Great Christian Thinkers: From the Early Church Through the Middle Ages
Author
Benedict XVI
ISBN
9780800698515
In brief portraits, Pope Benedict XVI offers engaging, perceptive, and edifying sketches of some of the great thinkers and writers of Christianity. Pope Benedict discusses notable theologians from East and West but also many figures whose primary witness was as ascetics, poets, mystics, and missionaries. His pieces are not only illuminating historical sketches but also often surprisingly personal reflective meditations on the perennial changes of theology, spirituality, devotion, and corporate religious lifein short, of thinking about and wrestling daily with the mysteries that envelop all our lives and struggles.Always with an eye to their deepest religious convictions and struggles, the Holy Father presents these great thinkers' importance for the church and for Christian life today.Great Christian Thinkers is an openminded look at the tradition and is written for Catholics and Protestants alike. Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Benedict XVIPublisher: Fortress PressPublished: 07/01/2011ISBN: 9780800698515Pages: 316Weight: 1.01lbsSize: 8.47h x 5.71w x 0.82dReview Citations: Library Journal 08/01/2011 pg. 104

In brief portraits, Pope Benedict XVI offers engaging, perceptive, and edifying sketches of some of the great thinkers and writers of Christianity. Pope Benedict discusses notable theologians from East and West but also many figures whose primary witness was as ascetics, poets, mystics, and missionaries. His pieces are not only illuminating historical sketches but also often surprisingly personal reflective meditations on the perennial changes of theology, spirituality, devotion, and corporate religious lifein short, of thinking about and wrestling daily with the mysteries that envelop all our lives and struggles.

Always with an eye to their deepest religious convictions and struggles, the Holy Father presents these great thinkers' importance for the church and for Christian life today.

Great Christian Thinkers is an openminded look at the tradition and is written for Catholics and Protestants alike.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Benedict XVI
Publisher: Fortress Press
Published: 07/01/2011
ISBN: 9780800698515
Pages: 316
Weight: 1.01lbs
Size: 8.47h x 5.71w x 0.82d

Review Citations: Library Journal 08/01/2011 pg. 104

In brief portraits, Pope Benedict XVI offers engaging, perceptive, and edifying sketches of some of the great thinkers and writers of Christianity. Pope Benedict discusses notable theologians from East and West but also many figures whose primary witness was as ascetics, poets, mystics, and missionaries. His pieces are not only illuminating historical sketches but also often surprisingly personal reflective meditations on the perennial changes of theology, spirituality, devotion, and corporate religious lifein short, of thinking about and wrestling daily with the mysteries that envelop all our lives and struggles.

Always with an eye to their deepest religious convictions and struggles, the Holy Father presents these great thinkers' importance for the church and for Christian life today.

Great Christian Thinkers is an openminded look at the tradition and is written for Catholics and Protestants alike.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Benedict XVI
Publisher: Fortress Press
Published: 07/01/2011
ISBN: 9780800698515
Pages: 316
Weight: 1.01lbs
Size: 8.47h x 5.71w x 0.82d

Review Citations: Library Journal 08/01/2011 pg. 104