Romans : Spiritual Commentary Paperback
Life in Christ
by Fr Raniero, O.f.m. Cantalamessa;
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Romans : Spiritual Commentary
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At the beginning of the third millennium a new phenomenon is spreading through the Christian Churches which can only be the work of the Holy Spirit. Up to now Christians of different denominations have proclaimed Jesus Christ mainly in competition and rivalry with one another, thus compromising our testimony in the eyes of the world. Why should we not grasp this unique occasion to start proclaiming together with brotherly love our common belief in Christ, which is far more important than what still separates us? Pope John Paul II has espoused this project and has expressed the wish that all Christians take this opportunity "for fruitful cooperation in the many areas which unite us; these are unquestionably more numerous than those which divide us."
Life in Christ is a contribution to the realization of this project. Father Cantalamessa has made the most of the insights and riches present in each one of the three main Christian traditions: Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant, avoiding those points not commonly shared by all believers in Christ, or at least by the majority of them. The Letter to the Romans lends itself to this aim because it deals with the basics of the Christian faith, leaving all the rest aside. It is the ideal basis for that "Common Witness" which is becoming more and more central to ecumenical dialogue. This is, therefore, a first and "partial" attempt to present a spirituality and a proclamation corresponding to the new grace of understanding and unity given to the Christians in the second half of this century.
Romans : Spiritual Commentary by Fr Raniero, O.f.m. Cantalamessa was published by Liturgical Press in January 2002 and is our 8567th best seller. The ISBN for Romans : Spiritual Commentary is 9780814627990.
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|Page last updated||20th January 2017|
|Author / Artist||Fr Raniero, O.f.m. Cantalamessa|
|Publisher||Liturgical Press (January 2002)|
|Number of Pages||232|