Buy Item InStock13.49$13.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 10% ($1.50) Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist

The Work of Mercy: Being the Hands and Heart of Christ

Servant Books / 2012 / Paperback

$13.49 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $14.99
|
Save 10% ($1.50)
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 10/25/16.
CBD Stock No: WW360090

* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.
  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include

Product Description

Reflecting on the seven corporal and seven spiritual works of mercy, the pillars of Catholic social teaching, Mark Shea examines their history, practice, and meaning for Christians today. With wit and insight, he shines new light on these ancient traditions. For practical use, he outlines some organizations working in each discipline.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 176
Vendor: Servant Books
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1616360097
ISBN-13: 9781616360092
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 10/25/16.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Aggressive Mercy
    Aggressive Mercy
    Kilian McDonnell
    St. John's University Press / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $8.49 Retail: $10.95 Save 22% ($2.46)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW407558
  2. Crossing the Threshold of Mercy: A Spiritual Guide for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy
    Crossing the Threshold of Mercy: A Spiritual Guide for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy
    Paulist Press / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $14.95 Save 40% ($5.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW149810
  3. Justice For The Poor Participant's Guide, Slightly Imperfect
    Justice For The Poor Participant's Guide, Slightly Imperfect
    Zondervan / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $3.49 Retail: $9.99 Save 65% ($6.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW327875DA
  4. Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers: Prayer for Ordinary Radicals
    Becoming the Answer to Our Prayers: Prayer for Ordinary Radicals
    Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
    InterVarsity Press / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $7.09 Retail: $16.00 Save 56% ($8.91)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW836222

Related Products

  1. You Did It to Me
    You Did It to Me
    Father Michael E. Gaitley MIC
    Marian Press / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $13.46 Retail: $14.95 Save 10% ($1.49)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW143043
  2. What to Do When Jesus is Hungry: A Practical Guide to the Works of Mercy
    What to Do When Jesus is Hungry: A Practical Guide to the Works of Mercy
    Father Andrew Apostoli
    Ignatius Press / 2011 / Trade Paperback
    $13.46 Retail: $14.95 Save 10% ($1.49)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 10/26/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW174490
  3. The Holy Year of Mercy
    The Holy Year of Mercy
    Word Among Us Press / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $9.99 Retail: $11.95 Save 16% ($1.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW252824
  4. Mercy: A Bible Study Guide for Catholics
    Mercy: A Bible Study Guide for Catholics
    Father Mitch Pacwa S.J.
    Our Sunday Visitor / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $8.19 Retail: $9.95 Save 18% ($1.76)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW787916

Publisher's Description

A fresh look at the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. If you’ve wondered what the corporal and spiritual works of mercy are—or you want to incorporate them more authentically into your interactions with others—this book is for you. Shea’s unique wit and wisdom permeate these pages, bringing the works of mercy alive in practical ways and dealing with the difficulties that arise when trying to apply them now. How, for instance, do we "ransom the captive" in our present day, much less think of it as a virtue and not as a capitulation to terrorists? In a civilization where the poor suffer from obesity, what do we do about the command to feed the hungry? What does it mean to forgive? This book tackles the works of mercy in a reverent way, with attention to the many puzzles and complications that arise for the faithful Catholic who tries to live out the works of mercy.

Author Bio

MARK P. SHEA is a popular writer and speaker. He is coauthor of the bestseller A Guide to the Passion: 100 Questions About The Passion of The Christ and author of the acclaimed Mary, Mother of the Son trilogy. He is a regular contributor to the National Catholic Register, is a regular guest on Catholic radio, and blogs at Catholic and Enjoying It.

Editorial Reviews

"In this engaging, entertaining book, Mark Shea helps us rediscover what Christians have practiced for centuries—the corporal and spiritual works of mercy." — Jimmy Akin, senior apologist, Catholic Answers

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Availability

Availability: Expected to ship on or about 10/25/16. You may order this item now and we will ship it to you when it arrives. If you are charging this purchase to a credit card, you will not be charged for this item and its portion of your shipping charges until it is shipped.

Send Me Email  Email me when this product is available.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search