Pope Benedict XVI’s encyclical Spe Salvi is a challenging but nonetheless truly rewarding endeavor for any reader. Michaels’ convenient guide breaks down each of the encyclical’s complex topics, providing essential background information and clear explanations. An essential reading companion that makes the profound thought of Benedict XVI simple and accessible for readers everywhere.
Features & Benefits:
Each chapter contains:
- A helpful explanation and commentary on the Pope's text.
- Reflection questions for personal or group use.
- Practical suggestions on how to apply the Pope's message of hope to everyday life.
About the author:
Barry Michaels lives with his wife and children in central New York state, where he works as a high school teacher. His previous books include Eucharist: The Church's Treasure, At the School of Mary, and Saints for Our Times (all from Pauline Books & Media).
What Are People Saying about this Title?
"I highly recommend Your Guide to Spe Salvi to the interested individual reader but especially for us in an Adult Faith Formation small group setting."
—Rev. Joseph M. Hennessey, Parochial vicar at St. Julia Parish, Weston/Lincoln, MA.
"Barry Michaels' step-by-step guide through the complex teachings of Spe Salvi is most useful, especially for those of us who attempt to speed-read the encyclical. We would miss everything if we did not meditate on every line of Pope Benedict XVI's illuminating exhortation to embrace hope."
—Andre Nguyen Van Chau, Author of The Miracle of Hope
Category: Church Documents
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