The Radical Bible

Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2009. Revised Edition, Presumed first printing thus. Trade paperback. Small size book, measuring 3-1/2 inches by 5 inches. 176 pages. Review slip laid in. Some creasing to cover. Includes an Introduction on The Bible: A Book of Reflection, Prayer, and Action, as well as chapters on Suggestions for Action, Further Reading, and Notes. Kevin Ahern is past president of the International Movement of Catholic Students (IMC-Pax Romana-MIEC) which brings together more than 75 national federations of Catholic university students from six continental regions, founded in 1921, and headquartered in Paris. A learned and dynamic young Christian, he is a Maryknoll affiliate and has been involved with Catholic NCOs at the UN. A bestseller for decades, this new and revised edition of an inspirational classic is bursting with powerful biblical quotes on the beatitudes, works of mercy, and essential teachings of Jesus. With compelling excerpts from the Church's social teachings and the declarations of major Christian organizations such as the World Christian Student Federation, this is an indispensable pocket-sized guide to living the gospel. Other features include: moving quotes from writers such as Desmond Tutu, Dorothy Day, Mohandas Gandhi, Thomas Merton, Pedro Arrupe, and Thich Nhat Hanh, this is an up-to-date list of resources on issues of world peace, poverty, development, inculturation, liberation theology, and Christian social ethics; practical suggestions for living the Bible, and much more! Kevin Glauber Ahern, Ph.D. is a lay theologian who writes and teaches about the church’s social justice commitments. He is an assistant professor of Religious Studies at Manhattan College where he directs the Peace Studies program. He has published several books, including the award-winning Visions of Hope: Emerging Theologians and the Future of the Church and Structures of Grace: Catholic Organizations Serving the Global Common Good. He has taught courses on Catholic social teaching at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry and Saint John XXIII National Seminary. He is also active on the boards of several national and international Catholic social justice networks, including the Catholic Common Ground Initiative, America Media, and ICMICA-Pax Romana. Condition: Good.

Keywords: Christianity, Bibles, Religion, Faith, Spirituality, God, Utopia, Creation, Scripture, Humanity, Israel, Peach, Oppressed

ISBN: 9781570758164

[Book #80777]

Price: $25.00

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