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Signs of Life by Scott Hahn (Chapter 1)

Signs of Life by Scott Hahn (Chapter 1)

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Scott Hahn, the bestselling author of The Lamb’s Supper and Reasons to Believe, celebrates the touchstones of the Catholic life, guiding readers to a deeper faith through the Church’s rites, customs, and traditional prayers.

Signs of Life is beloved author Scott Hahn’s clear and comprehensive guide to the Biblical doctrines and historical traditions that underlie Catholic beliefs and practices. Devoting single chapters to each topic, the author takes the reader on a journey that illuminates the roots and significance of all things Catholic, including: the Sign of the Cross, the Mass, the Sacraments, praying with the saints, guardian angels, sacred images and relics, the celebration of Easter, Christmas, and other holidays, daily prayers, and much more.

In the appealing conversational tone that has won him millions of devoted readers, Hahn presents the basic tenets of Church teachings, clears up common misconceptions about specific rituals and traditions, and responds thoughtfully to the objections raised about them. Each chapter concludes with loving, good-natured, inspiring advice on applying the Church’s wisdom to everyday life.
Scott Hahn, the bestselling author of The Lamb’s Supper and Reasons to Believe, celebrates the touchstones of the Catholic life, guiding readers to a deeper faith through the Church’s rites, customs, and traditional prayers.

Signs of Life is beloved author Scott Hahn’s clear and comprehensive guide to the Biblical doctrines and historical traditions that underlie Catholic beliefs and practices. Devoting single chapters to each topic, the author takes the reader on a journey that illuminates the roots and significance of all things Catholic, including: the Sign of the Cross, the Mass, the Sacraments, praying with the saints, guardian angels, sacred images and relics, the celebration of Easter, Christmas, and other holidays, daily prayers, and much more.

In the appealing conversational tone that has won him millions of devoted readers, Hahn presents the basic tenets of Church teachings, clears up common misconceptions about specific rituals and traditions, and responds thoughtfully to the objections raised about them. Each chapter concludes with loving, good-natured, inspiring advice on applying the Church’s wisdom to everyday life.

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Published by: Image Books on Oct 14, 2011
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Excerpted from Signs of Life by Scott Hahn. Copyright © 2009 by Scott Hahn.Excerpted by permission of Doubleday Religion, a division of Random House,Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced orreprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
 
Other Books by Scott Hahn
The Lamb’s Supper: The Mass as Heaven on EarthHail, Holy Queen: The Mother of God in the Word of God First Comes Love: Finding Your Family in the Church and the TrinityLord, Have Mercy: The Healing Power of ConfessionSwear to God: The Promise and Power of the Sacraments Letter and Spirit: From Written Text to Living Word in the LiturgyReasons to Believe: How to Understand, Explain, and Defend the Catholic FaithOrdinary Work, Extraordinary Grace: My Spiritual Journey in Opus Dei Understanding the Scriptures: A Complete Course on Bible StudyScripture Matters: Essays on Reading the Bible from the Heart of the ChurchUnderstanding “Our Father”: Biblical Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer  A Father Who Keeps His Promises: Gods Covenant Love in Scripture Rome Sweet Home: Our Journey to Catholicism
(with Kimberly Hahn)
Living the Mysteries: A Guide for Unfinished Christian
(with Mike Aquilina)

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