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Cardinal RatzingerPope Benedict XVI

Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger of Germany has been elected Pope by the Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church.

Learn about the new Pope from this selection of books from Abebooks' booksellers.

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Called to Communion: Understanding the Church TodayCalled to Communion: Understanding the Church Today
Joseph Ratzinger

This is a book of wisdom and insight that explains how providential are the trials through which the Catholic Church is now passing. The need of the Papal Primacy to ensure Christian unity; the true meaning of the Priesthood as a sacrament and not a mere ministry; the necessity of the Eucharist as the Sacrifice of the Savior now offering Himself on our altars; the role of the Bishops as successors of the Apostles.

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Many Religions, One CovenantMany Religions, One Covenant
Joseph Ratzinger

In Many Religions, One Covenant, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger spans the deep divides in modern Catholic scholarship to present a compelling biblical theology, modern in its concerns yet classical in its breadth. It is his classical mastery, his ressourcement, that enables the Cardinal to build a bridge. Cardinal Ratzinger seeks to deepen our understanding of the Bible's most fundamental principle.

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God Is Near UsGod Is Near Us
Joseph Ratzinger

The Second Vatican Council says, "We ought to try to discover a new reverence for the Eucharistic mystery. Something is happening that is greater than anything we can do. The liturgy is the summit toward which the activity of the Church is directed; it is the font from which all her power flows." This profound statement about the Eucharist stands at the center of this book by Cardinal Ratzinger. He compellingly shows us the biblical, historical, and theological dimensions of the Eucharist.

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The Spirit of LiturgyThe Spirit of the Liturgy
Joseph Ratzinger

Considered by Ratzinger devotees as his greatest work on the Liturgy, this profound and beautifully written treatment of the "great prayer of the Church" will help readers rediscover the Liturgy in all its hidden spiritual weath and transcendent grandeur as the very center of our Christian life.

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Truth and ToleranceTruth And Tolerance: Christian Belief And World Religions
Joseph Ratzinger

Is truth knowable? If we know the truth, must we hide it in the name of tolerance? Cardinal Ratzinger engages the problem of truth, tolerance, religion and culture in the modern world. Describing the vast array of world religions, Ratzinger embraces the difficult challenge of meeting diverse understandings of spiritual truth while defending the Catholic teaching of salvation through Jesus Christ.

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In The Beginning In the Beginning...: A Catholic Understanding of the Story of Creation and the Fall
Joseph Ratzinger

While the stories of the vcreation of the world and of the fall of humankind have often given rise to conflict - fundamentalists twist the Bible into science and history while rationalists approach this issue by "divorcing God from creation" - Cardinal Ratzinger presents the Catholic middle ground between extremist positions in explaining the vitality of these early Old Testament writings.

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