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Embracing the Way of Jesus is a book of reflections from Pope Francis on what it really means to be a disciple of Jesus today, and how that identity should guide our every thought and action.
Vendor: Loyola Press
Publication Date: 2016
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"There is a charm and a charism to Pope Francis. His words have a way of captivating the reader. Like all good pastors, he points to Jesus. Prepare now to join Pope Francis on this walk along the Way." From the Foreword by ARCHBISHOP JOSEPH E. KURTZ
Embracing the Way of Jesus is a beautifully curated collection of excerpts from the homilies and writings of Pope Francis, all centering on Christianity as a way of lifeor, as the earliest Christians would have understood it, "the Way." Through the Popes meditations on Scripture, we pause to consider essential aspects of discipleship such as The Way of the Cross, The Way of Prayer, The Way of Children, The Way of the Poor, and more. The book even offers a rare opportunity to see more clearly the path of discipleship through the lens of the Old Testament.
For anyone desiring to live out the faith in a way that can truly transform and heal our hearts and our world, Embracing the Way of Jesus is the perfect place to start.
JAMES P. CAMPBELL, D.MIN., father of two children and grandfather of six, is a religious educator and author. He is the coauthor of the Finding God religious education program and has three post-graduate degrees, including masters degrees in theology and history and a doctorate in Ministry in Christian Education from the Aquinas Institute of Theology. He lives in Rockford, IL, with his wife Barbara.
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Pope Francis (Jorge Mario Bergoglio), is the first Latin American to be elected to the chair of Peter. A native of Buenos Aires, Argentina, he was ordained as a priest in 1969. He served as head of the Society of Jesus in Argentina from 1973 to 1979. In 1998 he became the archbishop of Buenos Aires, and in 2001 a cardinal. Following the resignation of his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, February 28, 2013, the conclave elected Bergoglio, who chose the papal name Francis in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi. He is the first pope to be a Jesuit and to come from the Americas.
James P. Campbell, DMin, father of two children and grandfather of six, is a religious educator and author. He is the coauthor of the Finding God religious education program, published by Loyola Press, and the general editor of the Haper's New American Bible Study Program. He has master's degrees in theology and history and a doctorate in ministry in Christian education from the Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Loyus. He is the staff theologian at Loyola Press.