Fundamentals of Catholicism: God, Trinity, Creation, Christ, Mary

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Ignatius Press, 1982 - Religion - 387 pages
 

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Contents

UNITY OF
11
Our Knowledge of God
13
Man Can Know God with Certainty
16
On Proving the Existence of God
19
Two Ways to God
22
God Is Known through Creatures
25
Our Imperfect but True Knowledge of God
28
By Your Light We See the Light
32
CHRISTOLOGY
195
Jesus Christ Is True God
197
Jesus Divine Knowledge and Power
200
The Divinity of Jesus in St Johns Gospel
203
St Paul on the Divinity of Jesus
206
Jesus Christ Is Truly Human
210
The Perfect Man
213
Jesus Is a Divine Person
216

Whats in a Name
35
Gods Absolute Perfection
38
There Is Only One God
41
God Tells Nothing but the Truth
44
No One Is Good but God Alone
47
Before Abraham Ever Was I Am
50
Where Could I Flee from Your Presence?
53
God and Intelligence
56
Prayer and Gods Knowledge of the Future
59
Gods Will and the Problem of Evil
62
For God Everything Is Possible
65
God Is Infinitely Just
68
His Mercy Is Everlasting
71
TRINITY
75
The Most Holy Trinity
77
God Is Both One and Three
80
The Fatherhood of God
83
The Son and the Holy Spirit
86
The Origin of the Son and the Holy Spirit
89
Jesus Is the Perfect Image of the Father
93
The Origin of the Holy Spirit
96
Three Divine PersonsOne God
99
What Is a Divine Person?
102
The Father and I Are One
106
The Works of the Trinity
109
Father Son and Holy Spirit Dwell in Us
112
The Trinity Is an Absolute Mystery
115
CREATION
119
God Created the Heavens and the Earth
121
Why Did God Create the World?
124
The Best Possible World?
127
The Beginning of the World
130
God Keeps the World in Existence
133
The Divine Plan for Creation
136
The Origin of Man
139
All the Children of Adam and Eve
142
Body and Soul
146
Where Does the Human Soul Come from?
149
The Idea of the Supernatural
152
Adam and Eve before the Fall
155
The Sin of Our First Parents
159
The Transmission of Original Sin
162
What Is Original Sin?
165
Never Make Light of Sin
168
Do Infants Dying Without Baptism Go to Limbo?
171
Angels by the Millions
174
What Is an Angel?
177
The Angels Were Tested Too
181
Where Did the Devil Come from?
184
Each Person Has a Guardian Angel
187
The Power of the Devil
190
Jesus Is Both God and Man
219
The Two Wills in Christ
222
His Kingdom Will Have No End
225
The Hypostatic Union
228
The Whole Trinity Brought about the Incarnation
231
We Adore Thee O Christ
234
Heart of Jesus Burning Furnace of Love
237
Talking about Jesus
240
Jesus Soul Possessed the Immediate Vision of God
243
Jesus Suffering and Glory
247
Ignorance or Error Exist in Christ?
250
Jesus Possessed Both Infused and Acquired Knowledge
253
Jesus Was Free from All Sin and Could Not Sin
257
Jesus Possesses the Fullness of Grace
260
The Power of Christ
263
Jesus Suffering and Human Feelings
266
Why Did God Become Man?
269
Jesus ChristRedeemer and Liberator of Mankind
273
Fallen Man Cannot Save Himself
276
The Divine Teacher
279
King of Kings and Lord of Lords
282
Jesus Is a Priest Forever
286
Jesus Sacrifice on the Cross
289
What Do We Mean by Redemption?
292
Jesus Died Not for Himself but for All Men
295
Jesus Merited Grace for Us
298
The Descent of Christ into Hell
301
Jesus Glorious Resurrection
304
The Ascension of Jesus
308
MARIOLOGY
313
Church Teaching about Mary the Mother of God
315
Mary Is a Gift of God
318
Mary the Immaculate Mother of God
321
Hail Mary Full of Grace
324
Mary Was Free from All Evil Desire
327
Mary Our Sinless Sister
330
Marys Fullness of Grace
333
Joseph and Mary Husband and Wife
337
Mary the Mother of God
340
Mary Freely Said Yes to God
343
The Virginal Conception of Jesus
346
Marys Virginity during Childbirth
349
What about the Brothers and Sisters of Jesus?
353
Our Spiritual Mother
356
Mary Our GoBetween
359
Mary Cooperated in Our Redemption
362
Mary Prays for All of Us
365
The Dormition of Mary
368
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
372
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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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