Item description for The Legacy of Pope John Paul II: His Contribution to Catholic Thought (Crossroad Faith & Formation Book) by John F. Crosby, Fritz Lobinger & Geoffrey Gnuehs...
Overview Expressed in encyclicals and books, in speeches and sermons, the thought of Pope John Paul II has enriched the Church in many ways. In this volume, scholars examine central aspects of the thought of John Paul II and explore its significance for the contemporary Church.
Publishers Description Expressed in the encyclicals and books, in speeches and sermons, the thought of Pope John Paul II has enriched the Church in many ways. In this volume, scholars examine central aspects of the thought of John Paul II and explore its significance for the contemporary Church.
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Studio: The Crossroad Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2000
Publisher Herder & Herder
ISBN 0824518314 ISBN13 9780824518318
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More About John F. Crosby, Fritz Lobinger & Geoffrey Gnuehs
John Crosby is Professor of Philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville, and is known for his writings on Christian personalism and the philosophy of religion.
Stafford Betty is Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at California State University, Bakersfield, and specializes in Asian religious thought and the mind-body problem as it relates to death and the afterlife.
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Very helpful Dec 22, 2000
Dr. John F. Crosby's "The Mystery of 'Fair Love,'" contained in this collection of essays, is one of the best introductions to Pope John Paul II's theological anthropology, "theology of the body," and thought on human sexuality available. Rarely does one find such insight and concise clarity in one place. Follow up this essay with the Pope's works collected in Pope John Paul II on the Genius of Women and/or Theology of the Body, both available through this site.
Why the Pope's Right Feb 8, 2000
So much coverage of John Paul II presents him as a politician or a superstar. This book explains his role as a thinker. And it does a good job showing the theory behind the battles at the UN and the battle to restore orthodoxy---or just a little sanity---within the Catholic church.
Papal Coronation Feb 8, 2000
John Paul II, the philosopher pope, is the most intriguing thinker of our time. But it's not easy to plow through the mass of encyclicals, adresseses, and books. This work provides an excellent study of the Pope's thought. Special kudos to John Crosby for showing the phenomenological side of the pope and to Joseph Koterski for unraveling the Thomist side.