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Published by Ignatius Press .
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"The idea of putting Magisterial teaching in a beautiful display case while separating it from pastoral practice, which then could evolve along with circumstances, fashions, and passions, is a sort of heresy, a dangerous schizophrenic pathology. I therefore solemnly state that the Church in Africa is staunchly opposed to any rebellion against the teaching of Jesus and of the Magisterium. . . . The Church of Africa is committed in the name of the Lord Jesus to keeping unchanged the teaching of God and of the Church."
Robert Cardinal Sarah

In this fascinating autobiographical interview, one of the most prominent and outspoken Catholic Cardinals gives witness to his Christian faith and comments on many current controversial issues. The mission of the Church, the joy of the gospel, the heresy of activism , and the definition of marriage are among the topics he discusses with wisdom and eloquence.

Robert Cardinal Sarah grew up in Guinea, West Africa. Inspired by the missionary priests who made great sacrifices to bring the Faith to their remote village, his parents became Catholics. Robert discerned a call to the priesthood and entered the seminary at a young age, but due to the oppression of the Church by the government of Guinea, he continued his education outside of his homeland. He studied in France and nearby Senegal. Later he obtained a licentiate in theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, followed by a licentiate in Sacred Scripture at the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum of Jerusalem.

At the age of thirty-four he became the youngest Bishop in the Catholic Church when John Paul II appointed him the Archbishop of Conakry, Guinea, in 1979. His predecessor had been imprisoned by the Communist government for several years, and when Archbishop Sarah was targeted for assassination John Paul II called him to Rome to be Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. In 2010 Pope Benedict XVI named him Cardinal and appointed him Prefect of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum. Pope Francis made him Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments in 2014.

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages285
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Open LibraryOL26421265M
ISBN 109781621640509

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God or Nothing book. Read 98 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The idea of putting Magisterial teaching in a beautiful display cas /5.   God or Nothing. by Cardinal Robert Sarah, Nicolas Diat. NOOK Book (eBook) $ $ Save 39% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 39%. Sign in to Purchase Instantly Written with economy and in chronological order, this book offers a Brand: Ignatius Press. God or Nothing Book Summary: This is a fascinating and powerful autobiographical interview of one of the most prominent and outspoken Cardinals appointed by Pope Francis. The biography alone is inspirational. But Cardinal Sarah’s commentary on Christian living in the modern world and his response to the controversial issues of the day—including the upcoming ordinary Synod of Bishops—are.   His previous collaboration with Cardinal Sarah was on his book, God or Nothing. show more. Rating details. ratings. out of 5 stars. 5 64% () 4 25% () 3 8% (55) 2 2% (16) 1 0% (2) Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader /5().

Writing about God and religious issues can attract adverse reactions from people, and one can never be sure of the kind of reception that may ensue even if one's arguments appear to be nothing less than logical. I hope this book will imbue in you a realization that there are no logical arguments for the existence of God or any god, apart from. Robert Cardinal Sarah with Nicholas Diat, God or Nothing – A Conversation on Faith, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, In these times of confusion, it would be good for the faithful to mediate on the quote that opens this great book: “For nothing is impossible with God” (Lk. ). Creation by God, or Evolution from Nothing, by Nicolene Filmalter. If you’re concerned about what your children are learning in school regarding evolution, yet you don’t know how to answer them, this book is for you. If you think that the ‘story behind the story’ is too complicated to understand, this book is for you. Nothing, absolutely nothing happens in God 's world by mistake. The and More ™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A. Grapevine (A.A. Preamble only).

  Our subject here is an important and inspiring book published earlier this year, God or Nothing. It resembles The Ratzinger Report, a record of conversations between a journalist and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI when the latter was still Prefect of the Congregation for the Faith. God or Nothing records conversations between a journalist, Nicholas Diat, and Robert Cardinal Sarah, for twenty-three. His book is certainly an important contribution to the New Evangelization which St. Pope John Paul II proclaimed. Anyone looking for answers on contemporary issues such as abortion, euthanasia, gender, homosexuality and poverty in the context of the Gospel, will find the correct and truthful answers in Sarah’s book God or Nothing.   In this interview, he discusses his new book God or Nothing, the scope of papal authority, and why authentic mercy depends on a “break” from evil, and repentance of sin. Thus, Hart reckons, correctly, that his book is a “thought experiment not a system in any modern sense” (). God Being Nothing consists of two prefaces, an overview, a postscript, and two appendices. The main portion contains three sections entitled “Theogony,” “Cosmogony,” and “Anthropogony” ().