The Joy of Knowing Christ: Meditations on the Gospels  -     By: Pope Benedict XVI
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The Joy of Knowing Christ: Meditations on the Gospels

Word Among Us Press / 2009 / Paperback

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Knowing that there is a God who is good, who knows us, who is near to us - this is truly the gospel, the good news that brings us joy. And the Holy Father is the bearer of good news in these fifty-five reflections on passages from the gospels. A strong advocate of lectio divina, the prayerful reading of Scripture, Pope Benedict has said this practice has the potential to bring about a "new spiritual springtime" in the Church. In this collection, taken from homilies and addresses since becoming pope, the Holy Father shows us by example how much nourishment and inspiration we can derive from meditating on Scripture as he opens our hearts and minds to God's love and its power to renew our world.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
Vendor: Word Among Us Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.25 (inches)
ISBN: 1593251513
ISBN-13: 9781593251512
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These 55 reflections from the gospels, taken from the pope's homilies and Angelus messages over the first three years of his papacy, reveal Benedict's passionate love for Christ, his depth of faith, his grasp of Scripture, and his perspective on the challenges of today. (Catholic)

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