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Healing and Growth: an everyday Experience, Lynch, Flann
141 Lynch, Flann Healing and Growth: an everyday Experience
Australia St Pauls Pub 1983 0909986673 / 9780909986674 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 16mo 
119 pages. This book tries to draw out all aspects of human experience, setting them in a context of God who is intimately involved in the whole of life. It helps readers to see how the Lord is present in their ordinary, daily experience and that everything they do and experience has value and meaning. Thus, life is presented as a series of God-given opportunities for human healing and growth. The language of healing is a language of hope. It opens us up to the future with all its exciting ossibilities. Christian hope has its final fulillment after death when we experience complete happiness - total healing. In the meantime we have Jesus to comfort and heal us and we must put no limit on his power to help us. 
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Not without Hope: Christian traditions of Grieving, Lynch, Peter J.
142 Lynch, Peter J. Not without Hope: Christian traditions of Grieving
Australia Catholic Institute of Sydney 1989 090824415X 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
x + 102 pages. This book shows how, during their long history, Christians have grieved their dead Beginning with Christianity’s origins in Antiquity, the author traces a fascinating story through the period of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Reformation, the Victorian Age down to modern times, as to how women and men of faith sought consolation amidst death. Lynch attempts to show how feelings such as shock, sadness, guilt and anger associated with bereavement have given rise to religious beliefs and mourning customs of popular religion that grew and blended together over centuries. The book faces the issue of differences between Catholics and Protestants concerning the dead and how to grieve them. Can these differences be now reconciled? Drawing upon theology, history, the arts, and contemporary social science, the author offers some pastoral conclusions as to how the Church today can best minister to people at the time of death. To what extent can the insights of the modern world be integrated with the Christian traditions of the past when it comes to grieving? Peter Lynch graduated in theology from the Catholic Institute of Sydney. He obtained a Master’s degree in adult religious education from Fordham University, New York and the Doctor of Ministry degree from the Catholic University of America, Washington D. C. He is a priest of the Archdiocese of Sydney and teaches in the Department of Pastoral Studies at the Catholic Institute of Sydney. Name in the first page. 
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Monastery of St. Paul, Lyster, William
143 Lyster, William Monastery of St. Paul
Egypt American Recearch Center 1999 0300118473 / 9780300118476 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo Godeau, Patrick 
96 pages including colour illustrations - namely a folding map. The Coptic Monastery of St. Paul by the Red Sea grew up around the cave where Paul, the first Christian hermit, lived in solitude. 
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Between Two Lives. What We Are and What We Can Become, MacNab, Francis
144 MacNab, Francis Between Two Lives. What We Are and What We Can Become
Australia Spectrum Pub 1980 0909837783 / 9780909837785 Reprint Soft Cover Good 12mo 
109 pages. Includes bibliographical references. Dr. Macnab combines the insights of psychology and religion lo help people cope with life, and live more enjoyoble endurable lives. He is the Executive Minister at St Michael's Uniting Church, a congregation of the Uniting Church in Australia. 
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The Rosary: Contemplating the Mystery, Madore, Georges
145 Madore, Georges The Rosary: Contemplating the Mystery
USA Pauline Books & Media 2000 0819864714 / 9780819864710 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 16mo Claudette Danis 
126 pages about an enriched method for praying the rosary. The author sketches the historical development of this devotion and offers practical suggestions for praying it. He then proposes an expanded series of mysteries drawn from gospel episodes and themes. 
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Love Speaks Out: Meditations and Studies for Lent and for other Times, Malcolm, Arthur
146 Malcolm, Arthur Love Speaks Out: Meditations and Studies for Lent and for other Times
Australia AIO Pub 1989 0949108340 / 9780949108340 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
viii + 71 pages with meditations and studies for Lent and for other times. There is a sticker in the first page. 
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Discovering an Australian Theology, Malone, Peter (ed)
147 Malone, Peter (ed) Discovering an Australian Theology
Australia St Paul Pub 1988 0949080195 / 9780949080196 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
239 pages with essays by the following prominent Australian Christian writers: Tony Kelly, Peter Malone, Michael Casey, Frank Fletcher, Denis Edwards, Patrick Dodson, Peter Kirkwood, Christine Burke, Patricia Hearity, Gideon Goosen, Lawrence Cross, Maryanne Confoy, Raymond Canning and Francis J. Moloney. Since the late 1970s, Writers and lecturers have been exploring theology in an Australian context. They have been considering how the distinctive, if not always unique, Australian experience influences the way we investigate, understand and express our faith. A number of their findings are collected in this book. Some of the articles have appeared in ‘Compass Theology Review’ while others are being published for the first time. Co-ordinated by Peter Malone, this collection offers foundations for a local theology, considers indigenous theology and a range of issues including multiculturalism, ministry, evangelisation and materialism. ‘Discovering an Australian Theology is a beginning of a journey in faith and understanding. 
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About Life: That's Worth Living and Lasts Forever - Introducing Jesus from John's Gospel, Mansfield, David
148 Mansfield, David About Life: That's Worth Living and Lasts Forever - Introducing Jesus from John's Gospel
Australia David Mansfield 2002 0957987307 / 9780957987302 Reprint Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
163 pages. Hope. Is there any? Eternity. Can I be sure? Jesus. What does he offer? David Mansfield takes us to John's Gospel to meet Jesus and his offer of life in all its fullness. In a world of uncertainty, the one certainty is Christ. He can be trusted. 
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Cinema and Sentiment: Film's Challenge to Theology (Studies in Religion and Culture), Marsh, Clive
149 Marsh, Clive Cinema and Sentiment: Film's Challenge to Theology (Studies in Religion and Culture)
UK Paternoster 2005 1625643489 / 9781625643483 Reprint 2nd Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo 
162 pages. Watching any film happens within a cultural context. Cinema and Sentiment critically examines the practice of watching movies in western culture. Clive Marsh demonstrates aspects of the religious function of film-watching by comparing watching movies to worshiping. Through a variety of case studies on the habit of going to the theater, Marsh's study shows how watching films as a regular practice can contribute to the shaping of human living. Engaging with social and religious behavior patters in western culture, Cinema and Sentiment suggests a need to recover a positive sense of sentiment, both in theology and film. Two concluding chapters locate the text in recent studies of theology and film, offering church leaders, students of theology and film studies, and all those with an interest in contemporary culture practical consequences of the work's findings. There is a crease in the front cover. 
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Fresh words and deeds : the McCaughey Papers, Matheson, Peter; Mostert, Christiaan (editors
150 Matheson, Peter; Mostert, Christiaan (editors Fresh words and deeds : the McCaughey Papers
Australia David Lovell Pub 2004 1863551069 / 9781863551069 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
202 pages. Davis McCaughey has become something of a legend in his own life time', says Peter Matheson, in his Preface to Fresh Words and Deeds,- as a scholar, teacher, preacher, as Master of Ormond College and as leader in church and state.' This book follows on from a first collection, Tradition and Dissent, which gathered together his words from his university and public life. This complementary collection focuses on his theological work. The title of this collection, Fresh Words and Deeds, draws upon a phrase from the United Church of Australia's foundational document, The Basis of Union. The Church, it insists, links 'fresh words and deeds' with the 'inheritance of literary, historical and scientific enquiry' and the 'faithful and scholarly interpretation' of Scripture that are the hallmarks of an informed faith. David McCaughey ensured that these were the characteristics of the educational, pastoral, social and political activities that he found himself involved in. This book has been published to mark the ninetienth birthday of the fifth Master of Ormond College. It is indeed an expression of gratitude for some fifty years of stimulating theological teaching and leadership. Published to mark the 90th birthday of the fifth Master of Ormond College, this is a selection of Davis McCaughey's theological writings and represents his scholarly initiatives and pastoral and prophetic insights. 
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Essentials of the Faith: A Guide to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, McBride, Alfred
151 McBride, Alfred Essentials of the Faith: A Guide to the Catechism of the Catholic Church
U.S.A. Our Sunday Visitor (IN) 2002 193170953X / 9781931709538 Updated & Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
222 indexed pages. We challenge you to find a better, more understandable, more accessible guide to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Second Edition, than this newly updated classic. Essentials of the Faith is more than a brilliant guide to the Catechism. It's also a practical handbook for putting those timeless teachings of the Church into daily life. Everything you need to know about the Catholic Faith is presented in short topical chapters, tied directly to the principles so marvelously articulated in the Catechism. With reflections, prayers, and daily action to help you live out what you've learned, Father McBride's stunning presentation of the truth helps all of us make doctrines not just what we believe, but how we live. 
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Prayerwalk: Becoming a Woman of Prayer, Strength, and Discipline, McHenry, Janet Holm
152 McHenry, Janet Holm Prayerwalk: Becoming a Woman of Prayer, Strength, and Discipline
U.S.A. Waterbrook Pr 2001 1578563763 / 9781578563760 1st Edition Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
193 pages. Joining two common New Year's resolution into one powerful new guide to physical and spiritual discipline, the author combines prayer and walking into a single healthy daily regimen for women. 
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Let's Read Latin: Introduction to the Language of the Church, McInerny, Ralph
153 McInerny, Ralph Let's Read Latin: Introduction to the Language of the Church
USA Dumb Ox Books 1995 Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
170 pages. This book seeks to plunge immediately into prayers and scriptural and liturgical passages. The grammar and syntax of Latin are learned as the sine qua non of grasping the meaning of a prayer or psalm or hymn. This book will sugar-coat the abstract with the contemporary benefit of mastering an essential element in our Catholic patrimony. We shall move, as toward our goal, to the reading of a passage from the Summa theologiae of Saint Thomas Aquinas. 
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Doors of Perception: The Way You See It Is the Way It Is, Mcintyre, Simon D.
154 Mcintyre, Simon D. Doors of Perception: The Way You See It Is the Way It Is
Australia Max Ministries 2002 0975002309 / 9780975002308 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
212 pages. Includes bibliographical references. A fresh look at how we relate to the world around us. A look at the Christian life with fresh insight. This is a book for today's world, for the modern Christian. It examines the vital, and often misunderstood, role of our conscience taking into account how our perceptions define our world. So the way you see it really is the way it is - for you/us. 
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Releasing Healing, Mellor, John; Beresford, Rowena
155 Mellor, John; Beresford, Rowena Releasing Healing
Australia John Mellor 2010 0977553817 / 9780977553815 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
141 pages. In this book John Mellor shares some of his journey, including how God transformed his relationship with his father, addresses some of the common misconceptions around forgiveness, and provides some insights that he hope will help you move forward. As you read it, his prayer is that you will come to see that forgiveness is not only possible, but also necessary to your wellbeing, in every area of your life. 
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The How and Why of Love: An Introduction to Evangelical Ethics, Michael Hill
156 Michael Hill The How and Why of Love: An Introduction to Evangelical Ethics
Australia Matthias Press 2002 187632645X / 9781876326456 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 12mo 
278 indexed pages. An accessible, yet rigorously biblical approach to evangelical ethics. In this vibrant and much-needed book, Michael Hill introduces us to an evangelical approach to ethics. Starting from creation, and taking us trough the whole of biblical theology, this book describes how we can find out what is good and how to love one another. When does life start? Is abortion ever right? Can divorced Christians remarry? In a whole range of issues, Christians search for the biblical answer. But working out the ethical thing to do can be confusing. In this vibrant and much-needed book, Michael Hill introduces us to an evangelical approach to ethics. Starting from creation, and taking us trough the whole of biblical theology, this book describes how we can find out what is good and how to love one another. Table of Contents: Preface Section 1. Understanding Ethics 1. What's ethics all about? 2. The various accounts of morality Section 2. The Bible and ethics 3. Using the Bible in ethics 4. The schema of Biblical theology 5. Creation order 6. The ethics of personal relationships 7. The ethics of Community 8. Sketching a Biblically based theory of Christian ethics. Section 3. Moral Issues 9. Sex and Marriage 10. Divorce and remarriage 11. Homosexuality 12. Abortion 13. Euthanasia Section 4. Practical Application 14. How to live a moral life Notes Bibliography Bible passages Index Authors Index 
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Happiness Is a Choice: Symptoms, Causes, and Cures of Depression, Minirth, Frank; Meier, Dr. Paul
157 Minirth, Frank; Meier, Dr. Paul Happiness Is a Choice: Symptoms, Causes, and Cures of Depression
U.S.A. Spire 2002 080078698X / 9780800786984 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 16mo 
205 pages combining professional and biblical resources to provide answers on the causes and cures of depression, exploring the complex relationship between spiritual life and psychological health to outline steps for recovery. Whether depression is felt mildly or acutely, temporarily or persistently, it strikes just about everyone. Drs. Minirth and Meier believe, however, that the emotional pain of depression can be overcome and avoided. Drawing from their professional training, counseling experience, and biblical knowledge, they provide expert answers to questions such as: What are the symptoms of depression? What are the primary sources of emotional pain? Which personality dynamics lead to depression? How should you deal with anger and anxiety? What medical treatments are available for depression? Happiness Is a Choice explores the complex relationship between spiritual life and psychological health and then spells out basic steps for recovering from depression and maintaining a happy, fulfilling life. 
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Spirituality and Emptiness: The Dynamics of Spiritual Life in Buddhism and Christianity, Mitchell, Donald William
158 Mitchell, Donald William Spirituality and Emptiness: The Dynamics of Spiritual Life in Buddhism and Christianity
U.S.A. Paulist Pr 1991 0809132664 / 9780809132669 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
224 pages. A former Zen Buddhist compares the views of Japanese Buddhists of the Kyoto School with those of traditional Christian spirituality by focusing on the Buddhist concept of Emptiness and the key theological issue of Kenosis, the process of self-emptying. The author also explores the theme of kenosis (which states that Christ voluntarily relinquished his divine powers so as to experience human suffering) as it pertains to Buddhism and Christianity. His discussion of the Kyoto School encompasses both Zen and Mahayana sects, while his discussion of Christianity involves kenotic perspectives on each person of the Trinity, as well as human expressions of kenosis (e.g., Adam and Eve's failure as negative kenosis). The concern for social and communal transformation and the emphasis on spiritual, rather than intellectual, issues distinguishes this book from others in the field. 
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Twinkle: Sharing Your Faith a Little Light at a Time, Morgan, Elisa
159 Morgan, Elisa Twinkle: Sharing Your Faith a Little Light at a Time
U.S.A. Revell 2006 0800730623 / 9780800730628 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
188 pages. Being a light in dark places is always a challenge. When it comes to sharing faith, many people bump up against their fears and go no further: I don't know all the answers; I don't want to offend; I don't want to get involved. These thoughts are all very real and all very intimidating. But God wouldn't invite us to be part of something impossible, says Elisa Morgan, CEO of MOPS International. We can share our faith in simple and everyday ways. We may not think we know all the answers, but we can be real. We may fear that we'll mess up, but we also can trust God with the outcome of our efforts. Twinkle: Sharing Your Faith a Little Light at a Time will guide readers away from thoughts that prevent them from sharing God's love and shows what they can do to shine their faith every day. With real-life stories, Scripture references, and helpful advice, Elisa Morgan shows today's women practical ways they can draw others to Christ. Because a little light can go a long way. 
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The Benedictine Way, Mork, Wulstan
160 Mork, Wulstan The Benedictine Way
U.S.A. St Bedes Pubns 1987 0932506321 / 9780932506320 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
95 pages.This book carries a very good and informative synthesis of the basic elements of the monastic tradition which have come down to us in the Rule of St. Benedict. From the very beginning of the book, Fr. Wulstan rightly presents the basic foundation of the monastic life - the monk is one who truly seeks God. The Benedictine Way is a mentality, an attitude characteristic of the monastic life. It consists of certain elements that are essential to the life: continual prayer, lectio divina, community life, the opus Dei, work, separation from the world, and the specifically Benedictine vows of obedience, stability, and conversatio morum. These elements are necessary means for monks and nuns on their road to union with God. While the book was intended originally as a basis for the formation of novices and juniors in monasteries, it also provides material for renewal and re-formation for older monks and nuns. It can also be used by Benedictine oblates or by any lay Christian who is hungering for prayer and wants instruction on how to pray. Benedictine prayer is simple and direct, and anyone who wants to returnto the sources of Christian spirituality will easily appreciate The Benedictine Way. 
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