Seas creyente, escéptico o un poco de ambos, prepárate a enfrentar un reto a través de argumentos lógicos en este libro instigador y perspicaz.
Muestra del libro.
Movies such as Risen and books such as Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Jesus raise questions about what really happened to the crucified body of Jesus of Nazareth. Using a popular question-and-answer format, Carl Olson examines the historical evidence concerning Jesus’s controversial fate.
Whether you are a believer, a skeptic, or something in between, prepare to be challenged by the logical arguments in this provocative and insightful book.
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El Señor Obispo Jorge Rodríguez STD, Obispo Auxiliar de Denver, nos habla del camino más significativo de todo cristiano y nos explica la necesidad de tener un encuentro personal con Jesucristo. Escucha, de boca del Señor Obispo, sugerencias para tener una vida de amistad íntima con Jesús. Nuestro encuentro con Él, despertará en nosotros el deseo de cumplir la misión que nos confía, la salvación de las almas.
English Translation: Missionary Discipleship from Encounter to Mission
Bishop Jorge Rodríguez STD, Auxiliary Bishop of Denver explains to us the necessity of having a personal encounter with Jesus Christ. Listen as the Bishop gives suggestions for having a life of intimate friendship with Jesus. Our encounter with him will awaken our desire to fulfill the mission that entrusts to us: the salvation of souls. This title is only available in English.
The papal encyclical Humanae Vitae (On Human Life) made headlines worldwide. Many talked about the encyclical when it was issued in 1968, but few actually read it. Why is it perhaps the most controversial document in modern Church history?
On Human Life combines Humanae Vitae with commentary by popular and respected Catholic authors Mary Eberstadt, James Hitchcock, and Jennifer Fulwiler in order to address this question and shed light on the document’s enduring wisdom.
Humanae Vitae is Pope Paul VI’s explanation of why the Catholic Church rejects contraception. The pope referred to two aspects, or meanings, of human sexuality: the unitive and the procreative. He also warned of the consequences if contraception became widely practiced—consequences that have since come to pass: greater infidelity in marriage, confusion regarding the nature of human sexuality and its role in society, the objectification of women for sexual pleasure, compulsory government birth control policies, and the reduction of the human body to an instrument of human manipulation. The separation of sexuality from its dual purpose has also resulted in artificial reproduction technologies, including cloning, that threaten the dignity of the human person.
Although greeted by controversy and opposition, Humanae Vitae has continued to influence Catholic moral teaching. St. John Paul II’s popular “theology of the body” drew deeply on the insights of Paul VI. Pope Benedict and now Pope Francis have upheld the long-standing teaching, and a new generation of Catholics, as well as non-Catholics, is embracing the truths of the encyclical.
Foreward by Mary Eberstadt
Afterward by James Hitchcock
Postscript by Jennifer Fulwiler
El P. Mike nos comparte pensamientos profundos sobre el significado de la Cruz de Cristo. Nos muestra cómo la misión salvadora de Cristo incluye también que cada uno de nosotros abrace su cruz personal, para restablecer la confianza en el Padre y entender que el amor requiere sacrificio.
English Translation: Love - Sacrifice - Trust: He Showed Us the Way
Fr. Mike Schmitz shares important insights on the meaning of Christ’s Cross. He shows how God’s rescue mission for us includes the need for each person to embrace his own cross in order to reestablish trust in the Father and the understanding that love requires sacrifice.
Para muchos Católicos, la confesión es solo un medio para alcanzar un fin: lavarnos del pecado para poder recibir la Comunión. Sin embargo, como nos dice el Papa Francisco, la confesión es mucho más que “ir a la lavandería.” Es “un encuentro con Jesús que nos espera como somos.”
En 7 Secretos de la Confesión, el autor de gran éxito de ventas, Vinny Flynn, explora las verdades “ocultas” de ese encuentro con Cristo, presentando lo que para muchos será un modo nuevo de acercarse a la confesión, e invitándote a iniciar un apasionante camino personal de sanación y santidad.
Si aún no ansias la confesión de la misma manera que ansias la Comunión, lee este libro. Cambiará tu vida.
For too many Catholics, Confession is just a means to an end: cleaning us up from sin so we can receive Communion. But, as Pope Francis tells us, Confession is much more than "going to the dry cleaner." It's "an encounter with Jesus, who waits for us as we are."
Vinny Flynn, author of the best-seller, 7 Secrets of the Eucharist (100,000 copies sold), presents a similar approach to the Sacrament of Confession in this new book that reveals 7 key "secrets" or hidden truths about the great spiritual beauty, power and depth of Confession.
If you do not yet look forward to going to Confession with the same eagerness and expectation with which you receive Holy Communion, this book is for you. It will be a whole new way of going to Confession, inviting you to begin an exciting personal journey to healing and holiness. It may change your life.
This book is also available in English.
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Well-known author, psychologist, and priest Fr. Benedict Groeschel draws on his own years of personal experiences in dealing with people’s problems, tragedies, and “darkness” as he offers help and guidance for any Christian troubled or burdened by life. If you are struggling with fear, anxiety, grief, loss of loved ones, hurt, anger, or anything that makes life difficult or the road through it dark, then this book was written for you. Fr. Benedict offers practical suggestions on how to keep going and even grow more with the help of God’s grace, even when this help seems remote.
The Christian response to the problem of evil and suffering began with the cross of Christ. Our answer is inseparable from the cross—from Jesus’ own encounter with evil and his triumph over it. In this light, Fr. Benedict recalls some of our most frequently encountered sorrows and griefs: the failure of friends, financial and personal insecurity, the failure of some in the Church, our own inconsistent behaviors and weaknesses, and the death of loved ones. As we examine these painful experiences, he shows that we can find solutions in the Gospel and in the lives of saints, heroes, and very brave ordinary people.
En este CD, Luis Soto,
Director de Ministerio
Hispano del Augustine
Institute, nos explica cómo
todos los bautizados
estamos llamados a
responder al mandato de Jesucristo de
evangelizar. Citando las palabras de los
Papas más recientes e invitándonos a
tener una fe y convicción a toda prueba,
nos motiva a amar como Jesús ama si
queremos ser eficientes en la Nueva
Evangelización, que es nueva en su ardor,
en sus métodos y en su entusiasmo, pero,
sobre todo, nueva en sus protagonistas.
English Translation: Urgent Call to the New Evangelization
In this CD, Luis Soto, Director of Hispanic Ministry at Augustine Insitute, explains how all the baptized are called to respond to the command of Christ to evangelize. Citing the works of the most recent popes and inviting us to have a foolproof faith and conviction, he motivates us to love like Jesus loves if we want to be effective in the New Evangelization, which is new in ardor, in its methods and enthusiasm, but, above all, new in its protagonists.
Evan Lemoine es Fundador
del Instituto Amar al Máximo
y un conferencista reconocido
internacionalmente en temas
como la Teología del Cuerpo,
noviazgo y matrimonio. Evan
nos enseña cómo el matrimonio visible es
imagen de la unión invisible con Dios, que
es ofrenda, comunión y creador. A través
del matrimonio, Dios nos revela su deseo de
entregarse a nosotros, de unirse a nosotros
y de compartir su vida divina con nosotros. El
deseo más profundo del corazón humano es
vivir en esta comunión con Dios.
English Translation: Love, Sex and God
Evan Lemoine is founder of Instituto Amar al Máximo and an internationally recognized conference speaker on themes like Theology of the Body, courtship, and marriage. Evan teaches us how marriage is the visible image of the invisible union with God, who is gift, communion, and creator. Through marriage, God reveals to us his desire to entrust himself to us, to unite with us, and to share his divine life with us. The most profound desire of the human heart is to live in this communion with God.
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Conversar con familia y amigos sobre temas morales puede ser complicado, sobre todo en nuestra cultura que promueve la idea de que no hay verdad objetiva. Echando mano de su experiencia personal, el conocido escritor y teólogo Dr. Edward Sri, nos ofrece 5 claves para que los cristianos resistamos, con amor y lógica, lo que Benedicto XVI llamó “la dictadura del relativismo.” Nos aclara también lo que debemos entender al decir que no queremos juzgar y la importancia de hacer juicios morales correctos.
English Translation: Who Am I to Judge? Responding to Relativism with Logic and Love
Discussing moral issues with family and friends can be a challenge in a culture that strongly promotes the idea that there is no objective truth. Speaking from a wealth of personal experience, renowned author and theologian Dr. Edward Sri provides 5 “keys” to enable Christians to oppose with logic and love what Pope Benedict XVI called the “dictatorship of relativism.” He also clarifies the proper understanding of what it means to judge, and the importance of making good judgments.