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    Catechesis: Sermons for the Christian Year (Paperback) By (author) Andrew C Mead, Preface by Jon Meacham

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    DescriptionTaken together, the sermons collected here record a priestly life spent in pursuit of the simplest yet most profound truths of Christianity. They underscore Father Mead's insistence on returning again and again, in times of war and of peace, of plenty and of want, to the proper answer to the question Jesus once put to his disciples: "Who do men say that I am?" Father Mead understands that the message and mission of the crucified and risen Lord Jesus is in fact the most radical story in human history-a story at once so fundamental and overwhelming that it requires no embroidery and little elaboration. The core is sufficient, for the core is Christ, and Christ is everything. -Jon Meacham Pulitzer Prize-winning author


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    Title
    Catechesis
    Subtitle
    Sermons for the Christian Year
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew C Mead, Preface by Jon Meacham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 313 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780990302001
    ISBN 10: 0990302008
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.1
    BIC E4L: REL
    BIC subject category V2: HRCX4
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25450
    Ingram Subject Code: RO
    Libri: I-RO
    BISAC V2.8: REL080000
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVS2
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Saint Thomas Church
    Imprint name
    Saint Thomas Church
    Publication date
    05 May 2014
    Author Information
    Andrew Craig Mead was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1971 and was an assistant parish priest in England, Connecticut and Boston. From 1978 he was a parish rector-in Rosemont, Pennsylvania, for seven years; in Boston for eleven years; and from 1996 to 2014, when he retired, at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City. After a public school education, he received his B.A. from DePauw University in Indiana, his B.D. (M.Div.) from Yale University Divinity School, and his M.Litt. from Oxford University in England. He and his wife, Nancy, have a daughter, Emma; a son, Matthew, who is also an Episcopal priest and rector; and four grandchildren.