Introduction to Christianity

Description

One of Cardinal Ratzinger's most important and widely read books, this volume is a revised second edition with an improved translation and an in-depth 20 page preface by the Cardinal. As he states in the preface, since this book was first published over 30 years ago, many changes and significant events have occurred in the world, and in the Church. But even so, he says he is firmly convinced that his fundamental approach in this book is still very timely and crucial for the spiritual needs of modern man. That approach puts the question of God and the question about Christ in the very center, which leads to a narrative Christology and demonstrates that the place for faith is in the Church.Thus, this remarkable elucidation of the Apostle's Creed gives an excellent, modern interpretation of the foundations of Christianity. Ratzinger's profound treatment of Christianity's basic truths combines a spiritual outlook with a deep knowledge of Scripture and the history of theology.

Details

Author(s)
Joseph Ratzinger
Format
Paperback | 300 pages
Dimensions
135 x 205 x 25mm | 408g
Publication date
01 Dec 2004
Publisher
Ignatius Press
Publication City/Country
San Francisco, United States
Language
English
Edition
Revised
Edition statement
Revised edition
ISBN10
1586170295
ISBN13
9781586170295
Bestsellers rank
31,982

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