Many Are Called Paperback
Rediscovering the Glory of the Priesthood
by Scott Hahn;
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Many Are Called
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Lively, insightful, and engaging, "Many Are Called" will serve as an inspiration to students and seminarians considering a vocation, to clergy renewing their call, to Catholic readers looking to deepen their faith, and to seekers curious about one of Catholicism's defining but least understood elements. With a foreword by the Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, this is a truly special book, one that speaks to the restless heart of humanity and reveals that our pleas for a spiritual father have already been answered.
Many Are Called by Scott Hahn was published by Darton Longman & Todd in March 2011 and is our 52893rd best seller. The ISBN for Many Are Called is 9780232528718.
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Many Are CalledJ.Nicholas Latham, via The Good Book Stall
'The faithful sanctify the world through the common priesthood - but the Church's priests sanctify the faithful through the sacraments.' (p. 142). After a 'Foreword' and two introductory chapters, Scott Hahn reflects on 'The Priest' as Father, Mediator, Provider, Teacher, Warrior, Judge, Bridegroom, Celibate Father, Brother, and, finally, 'The Priesthood of the New Covenant'. He searches the Bible and history to show the importance, and necessity, of the Priesthood for and in the (Catholic) Church, and as Christ's mediator in the World.
The book is suitable for a private retreat, for aspirants to the Priesthood and for lay people wishing to know, and understand, more about their Priests and their own 'priesthood'.
The sub-title is unfortunate, as it implies that 'the Glory of the Priesthood' has been diluted or even lost. Maybe Hahn's target are American Priests, and, from the first page, he writes from such a perspective, possibly irritating to the British reader. There are a few reference notes, but no index, which may be deliberate rather than an oversight, as one needs to read / meditate upon the book's contents chapter by chapter.
As a reminder of 'who I am', this is a useful contribution to the subject.
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Details for Many Are Called
|Page last updated||5th December 2016|
|Author / Artist||Scott Hahn|
|Book Format||Paperback / softback|
|Publisher||Darton Longman & Todd (March 2011)|
|Number of Pages||160|