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Marriage & Family Life

One Flesh

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Is the Church too negative about sex? Beginning with this provocative question, Fr. Lawrence Farley explores the history of the Church’s attitude toward sex and marriage, from the Old Testament through the Church Fathers. He persuasively makes the case both for traditional morality and for a positive acceptance of marriage as a viable path to [...]

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Subtitle: The Catholic Epistles of James, Peter, Jude, and John The catholic, or general, epistles of the “other apostles”–James, Peter, Jude, and John–are sometimes overshadowed by the stirring theology of the great Apostle to the Gentiles, St. Paul. But these seven epistles are quiet gems of instruction, encouragement, and exhortation for all believers. Written at [...]

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From the depths of a Roman prison, words of encouragement and instruction from the great Apostle Paul were sent in a series of letters to communities throughout the Roman Empire. St. Paul may have been fettered and shackled to a series of Roman guards, but the Word he preached remained unfettered and free. This volume [...]

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The Hebrew Christians of apostolic-era Palestine were tempted to fall back into Jewish ways because of persecution and a lack of understanding of the true uniqueness and significance of Christ. The writer of the Epistle to the Hebrews exhorts them to stand fast, finish the race, and attain the promises awaiting the faithful. About the [...]

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Fr. Lawrence Farley explores the Acts of the Apostles as St. Luke’s sequel to his Gospel—an apology for the Christian Faith as the fulfillment of Judaism, a gospel for all peoples, and a faith that poses no threat to Roman government or society. It’s also the greatest adventure story of all time. About the Orthodox [...]

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St. Paul’s epistles to Timothy and Titus contain the apostle’s instructions to the pastors under his care about how they, in turn, should care for their flocks in wisdom and love. As the last epistles St. Paul wrote in anticipation of his martyrdom, they remain as a testimony to his pastoral love and as an [...]

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The community Paul founded in Corinth gave him both joy and grief, for he was to encounter problems there of disunity, sin, and arrogance including the rejection of his own apostolic authority by some of his flock. His two epistles to the Corinthians come straight from the heart, as he appeals to them to live [...]

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Fr Lawrence Farley brings his exegetical skills to bear on the Song of Songs, one of the shortest but richest and most difficult books of the Bible. This balanced, verse-by-verse commentary examines the text on two main levels: both as a beautiful image of the love and the bond shared between man and woman in [...]

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The Book of Daniel should be read with the eyes of a child. It s a book of wonders and extremes mad kings, baffling dreams with gifted interpreters, breathtaking deliverances, astounding prophecies with even what may be the world s first detective stories added in for good measure. To argue over the book s historicity, [...]

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The Gospel of St. Luke has been described as “the loveliest book in the world.” It was written by a Gentile for Gentiles, with the purpose of touching their hearts with the Good News of Christ. Luke speaks especially to the poor and the marginalized of society—including women—with an emphasis on joy, healing, and prayer. [...]

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Subtitle: A Revelation of Love and Power The Book of Revelation has inspired controversy ever since it was written in the first century. It was the last book to be accepted into the New Testament canon, and today a myriad of mutually contradictory end-times speculations claim to be based on its teachings. Fr. Lawrence Farley [...]

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Subtitle: Torah for the Church The New Testament is a Jewish book, and no part of it is more Jewish than the Gospel of Matthew. It tells the story of how God fulfilled His word to Israel and sent them His Messiah, who in turn carried out the work of redemption. The Gospel of Matthew [...]