Catholic Spirituality, Its History and Challenge by James J. Bacik

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ISBN 100809140608
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Rev. Father James Bacik's Catholic Spirituality, Its History and Challenge explain and encourage the authentic spirituality needed to progress in search for union with God. The book is intellectually stimulating, yet the reader can easily follow Bacik's trend of thought.

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[James J Bacik] -- Offers a historical survey of the influence of theology on spirituality, followed by commentaries on practical links between spirituality and theology.

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Its history reminds us, on the contrary, of what Paul wrote to Timothy: “But the Spirit plainly saith that in after times some will fall away from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and the teachings of demons, through the impostures of those who speak falsely, men seared in.

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Although all Catholics are expected to pray together at Mass, there are many different forms of spirituality and private prayer which have developed over the centuries. This series that I begin today, “English Catholic Spirituality,” will be an effort to explore some of these questions, but it will not answer them definitively.

Anglicanorum Coetibus is barely ten years old, and the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter in which I serve is a mere seven. In the history of the Church, that is barely a blip. SPIRITUAL DIRECTION IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC TRADITION thus a practice with biblical roots passed into the life of the Christian community.

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