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Courage and conviction : unpretentious Christianity

Author: Anthony J Gittins
Publisher: Collegeville, Minnesota : Liturgical Press, [2018]
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"In virtue of baptism, all are called to become missionary disciples" (Pope Francis, "The Joy of the Gospel," 119-120)


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Gittins, Anthony J., 1943-
Courage and conviction.
Collegeville, Minnesota : Liturgical Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017047353
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony J Gittins
ISBN: 9780814644522 081464452X
OCLC Number: 1000582337
Notes: "In virtue of baptism, all are called to become missionary disciples" (Pope Francis, "The Joy of the Gospel," 119-120).
Description: 240 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: CONTENTS Introduction Part 1: Identity and CommitmentChapter One: "The Wind Was Against Them" (Mark 6:48): Facing Life's ChallengesChapter Two: "Stretch Out Your Hand" (Luke 6:10); "Stand Up Straight!" (John 5:8): Restoration and RenewalChapter Three: "They Set Out at Once and Returned" (Luke 24:33): Rethinking and Recommitting to the MissionChapter Four: "It Shall Not Be So Among You" (Mark 10:43): From Domination to CommunionChapter Five: "Do This in Memory of Me" (1 Cor 11:25): An Urgent Agenda for Every ChristianPart 2: Margins, Mission, and DiversityChapter Six: "Give Them Something to Eat Yourselves" (Mark 6:37): Challenges and Possibilities for Marginal MinistryChapter Seven: "My Witnesses to the Ends of the Earth" (Acts 1:8): Missionary Discipleship at the MarginsChapter Eight: "As I Have Done, You Should Do Also" (John 13:15): A Christian Response to DiversityChapter Nine: "True Worship: In Spirit and in Truth" (John 4:23): Can We Get Beyond Religion?Chapter Ten: "Let Us Go Elsewhere: That Is Why I Came" (Mark 1:38): Faith, Culture, Movement, and MissionPart 3: Models of and Models for Discipleship TodayChapter Eleven: "It Is Not You Who Speak, but the Holy Spirit" (Mark 13:11): A Call to Prudent, Risk-Taking DiscipleshipChapter Twelve: "Be Careful How You Live" (Eph 5:15): Gossip, Gospel, and God's Open SecretChapter Thirteen: "People Were Saying, 'He Has Gone Out of His Mind' " (Mark 3:21): Called to Holy MadnessChapter Fourteen: "Do Whatever He Tells You" (John 2:5): Mary, the First to Hear and RespondChapter Fifteen: "By This, Everyone Will Know You Are My Disciples" (John 13:35): Would Jesus Recognize Today's Church?Scripture Index Subject Index Author Index
Responsibility: Anthony J. Gittins, CSSp.


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