In the Beginning Paperback
A Catholic Understanding of the Story of Creation and the Fall
by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger;
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In the Beginning
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While the stories of the world?'s creation and the fall of humankind have often been subjected to reductionism of one sort or another literalists treat the Bible as a science textbook whereas rationalists divorce God from creation Ratzinger presents a rich, balanced Catholic understanding of these early biblical writings and attests to their enduring vitality.
Beginning each homily with a text selected from the first three chapters of Genesis, Ratzinger discusses, in turn, God the creator, the meaning of the biblical creation accounts, the creation of human beings, and sin and salvation; in the appendix he unpacks the beneficial consequences of faith in creation.
Expertly translated from German, these reflections set out a reasonable and biblical approach to creation. In the Beginning . . . also serves as an excellent homiletic resource for priests and pastors.
In the Beginning by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in January 1995 and is our 59727th best seller. The ISBN for In the Beginning is 9780802841063.
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|Author / Artist||Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger|
|Publisher||Eerdmans Publishing Company (January 1995)|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Page last updated||27th July 2017|