The Mysteries of Christianity

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The Mysteries of Christianity

Fr. Matthias Joseph Scheeben, a renowned neoscholastic German theologian, presents a vast modern synthesis of theology, and expounds upon the great underlying unity of the Christian mysteries.

The Mysteries of Christianity, a definitive work in the evolution of Western Catholic thought, continues to inspire and challenge a new generation of Catholics seeking a logically rigorous and heartfelt presentation of the truths of the Catholic faith.

Over a century after its publication, The Mysteries of Christianity remains one of the most deeply beloved and sought-after books in Western Catholic thought. In the book’s ten parts, Fr. Matthias J. Scheeben (1835-1888), a renowned neoscholastic German theologian, presents a vast modern synthesis of theology, expounding upon the great underlying unity of the Christian mysteries. Cited as a major influence by authors as diverse as Schott Hahn and John Courtney Murray, The Mysteries of Christianity continues to inspire and challenge a new generation of Catholics seeking a logically rigorous and heartfelt presentation of the truths of Catholic faith.

Major Topics include:

  •  The Most Holy Trinity
  •  God in the Original Creation
  •  Sin
  • The God-man and His Economy
  • The Eucharist
  • The Church and the Sacraments
  • Christian Justification
  • Glorification and the Last Things
  • Predestination
  • The Science of Mysteries of  Christianity

  

Reviews and endorsements

"I don't think any theologian since Matthias Scheeben in the 19th century has shown us the profound interrelation of all the mysteries of Christianity."
Scott Hahn, author of Politicizing the Bible and The Lamb's Supper


"I don't think any theologian since Matthias Scheeben in the 19th century has shown us the profound interrelation of all the mysteries of Christianity."
Scott Hahn, author of Politicizing the Bible and The Lamb's Supper

9780824524302
Paperback / 846 pages
Dimensions: 5 x 8
HERDER & HERDER, 2006