Fundamentals of Catholicism: Creed, Commandments

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Ignatius Press, 1982 - Religion - 282 pages
 

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Contents

Preface
9
Introduction
13
THE CREED
19
Faith and the Good News
21
Submission to God
23
The Center of Christian Faith
25
There Is Only One God
27
God Our Father
30
True Morality Is Based on Objective Principles
135
Adore God and Him Alone
138
The Need for Sacrifice
141
Watch and Pray
144
Superstition Wears Many Faces
147
Modern Idolators
150
Treat Holy Things in a Holy Manner
153
Simon the Magician
155

The Almighty Father
32
Maker of Heaven and Earth
34
Jesus Is Lord
36
The Holy Name of Jesus
38
ChristThe Anointed One
40
The Only Son of God
43
Father and Son
45
The Son Is Equal to the Father
47
One in Being with the Father
50
Through Him All Things Were Made
52
Why Did God Become Man?
55
The Enfleshment of God
57
An Absolute Mystery
59
More Reflections on the Incarnation
62
Jesus Suffered for Our Sake
64
The Death of Jesus
67
The Resurrection of Jesus
70
The Glorified Body of Jesus
72
The Cosmic Effects of Jesus Resurrection
75
Jesus Ascended into Heaven
77
The Second Coming
80
The Glory of the Lord
82
Jesus Will Judge the Living and the Dead
85
Jesus Eternal Kingdom
87
Lord and Giver of Life
90
The Origin of the Holy Spirit
92
Worship of the Holy Spirit
95
The Holy Spirit and Prophecy
97
Faith in the Church
99
One Church
102
The Church Is Holy
104
The Catholicity of the Church
107
The Church Is Apostolic
109
Baptism and the Forgiveness of Sins m
111
The Resurrection of the Dead
113
The Life of the World to Come
116
THE COMMANDMENTS
119
Faith and Morality
121
What Makes Human Acts Good or Bad?
123
Moral Responsibility
126
Dignity of the Law
129
Correct and Certain
132
Blessed Be the Name of the Lord Forever
158
Swearing and Perjury
161
The Catholic View of Vows
164
Blasphemy and Cursing
167
Christ the Rising Son of Justice
170
What About the Sunday Rest?
173
The Church CalendarA Perpetual Catechesis
176
Fast and Abstinence for Catholics
179
Honor Your Father and Your Mother
182
Love for Ones Relatives
185
He Who Spares the Rod Hates His Son
188
Caesar and God
191
Mans Unalienable Right to Life
194
Stewards of Life
196
The Catholic Church and Euthanasia
200
Innocent Human Life
203
Mutilation and Sterilization
206
Morality of a Just War
209
Adequate Care of Ones Health
212
Sex Is Sacred
215
Sex and Human Life
218
Two in One Flesh
221
Fidelity in Marriage
224
Blueprint for a Christian Society
227
Premarital Sex Is Still Fornication
230
Catholic View of Homosexuality
233
What Is and What Should Be
236
Pornography and the Ninth Commandment
240
Attention All Thieves and Muggers
243
Is Stealing Ever a Mortal Sin?
245
Balancing the Scales of Justice
249
The Right to Private Property
252
Both Charity and Justice
255
A Fair Days Work for a Fair Days Pay
258
The Thrill of Gambling
261
Our Debt of Truth
264
Lying and Mental Reservations
267
On Keeping Secrets
270
Calumny and Detraction
273
Truth and the Media
276
On Avoiding Evil Thoughts and Desires
279
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Ken Baker is a faculty member at Dartmouth College. He is currently Nathaniel Leverone Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business and also Adjunct Professor at the Thayer School of Engineering. He teaches courses relating to mathematical modeling and operations management. At present, he is a principal investigator on the Spreadsheet Engineering research project, and co-author (with Steve Powell) of The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets. Over the years, much of Professor Baker's teaching and research has dealt with operations planning and control, and he is widely known for his textbook, Elements of Sequencing and Scheduling, in addition to a variety of technical articles. Professor Baker has served as Tuck School's Associate Dean and Associate Dean of Faculty, and he has directed the Tuck School's management development programs in the manufacturing area. Currently, he serves as a Co-director of Thayer School's Master's program in Engineering Management.

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