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Your Christian Vocation by Ave Maria Press

Title Your Christian Vocation
Author Ave Maria Press
Publisher
Release 2020-01-24
Category
Total Pages 384
ISBN 9781594717451
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Understanding the rewards of a lifelong commitment to Christ is the most important goal of a new high school religion textbook from Ave Maria Press. Your Christian Vocation helps students learn how to live their lives to the benefit of others as they consider a vocation of service--in marriage, priestly or consecrated life, or the single life--to the Church and their own communities. Students will explore a variety of topics in each vocation, including friendship, dating, and courtship related to choosing a spouse; family planning and raising children; the importance of the Sacrament of Holy Orders to the whole Church; priestly celibacy; and other forms of religious life including religious institutes, eremites, consecrated virgins and widows, secular institutes, and societies of apostolic life. Students will find the encouragement and practical skills to practice discernment for their lifelong vocation. They'll also learn how to consider the differences between vocation, jobs, and career. A bonus chapter on the single life is available online, along with a variety of teacher resources. Your Christian Vocation replaces the Marriage and Holy Orders textbook. Developed in collaboration with experts in theology, catechesis, and pedagogy, Your Christian Vocation is part of the Encountering Jesus textbook series and features the same pedagogical design and features that have made the series popular with both teachers and students: Chapter Focus Questions: Each chapter's main idea is posed as a question to the student to provide a broader context in which new ideas can be integrated and understood. Infographics: A wide variety of visual and interactive designs throughout the text help students understand theological concepts in ways they will remember. Currents Events: Each chapter opens with a story from the contemporary world that teens can relate to their own lives. Educational Photos: Images throughout the text have been carefully chosen not only to illustrate the chapter but for teachers and students to use as educational tools. Note-Taking Graphic Organizers: Designed to help students organize, summarize, and sequence the text, various types of organizers were customized for every section of the book. Section Assessments: Each section includes pedagogically designed assessment questions with labels that show how the questions serve a variety of different learning styles. Online Resources: As always, teachers can access a wide variety of online resources at the Ave Maria Press website, including videos, PowerPoints, handouts, crossword puzzles, reading guides, and tests. The enhanced digital edition of Your Christian Vocation includes exclusive access to videos from the Apostleship of Prayer, America Media, Catholic Relief Services, the Congregation of Holy Cross, and Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. These videos enrich the written text with expert explanations of key theological concepts, sacred people, and sacred places by Bishop Robert Barron, Dr. John Bergsma, Rev. Kevin Grove, C.S.C., Rev. James Kubick, S.J., and Rev. James Martin, S.J. A Teacher's Wraparound Edition (TWE) offers strategies and lessons to facilitate several different learning styles. Guides, approaches, rubrics, questions, and answers all ease a teacher's planning and coverage of each student text chapter. The text has been approved by the Subcommittee on Catechism for use with Elective D, Responding to the Call of Jesus Christ, of the USCCB curriculum framework.

God at Work by Gene Edward Veith, Jr.

Title God at Work
Author Gene Edward Veith, Jr.
Publisher Crossway Bibles
Release 2002
Category Religion
Total Pages 176
ISBN 9781581344035
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

The author points out the Reformation teaching about the doctrine of vocation and emphasizes the importance of God's calling within the home, family, church, society, and in the workplace.

Title The Christian Vocation of Forgiveness
Author Dominick D. Hankle
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release 2017-04-25
Category Religion
Total Pages 132
ISBN 1532605692
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Every soul carries within itself pain caused by the hurtful words and acts of another human being. How can you find peace and heal from these wounds? How can you live a Christian life reflective of Christ's command to be a forgiving, loving person? By integrating the work of psychologists and the deep theological truths of the Christian faith, Dr. Hankle answers these questions and more so you can live a healthy, flourishing, resilient life. He provides you with practical steps to incorporate in your daily spiritual practices so you may love and be loved as God intended.

Politics as a Christian Vocation by Franklin I. Gamwell

Title Politics as a Christian Vocation
Author Franklin I. Gamwell
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release 2005
Category Philosophy
Total Pages 185
ISBN 9780521547529
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This 2004 book argues that Christian faith belongs in politics because both pursue rational forms of thought.

You and Your Pulpit by Waldo J. Werning

Title You and Your Pulpit
Author Waldo J. Werning
Publisher
Release 1962
Category Christian life
Total Pages 16
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title The Christian Vocation of Forgiveness
Author Dominick D. Hankle
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release 2017-04-25
Category Religion
Total Pages 132
ISBN 1532605684
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Every soul carries within itself pain caused by the hurtful words and acts of another human being. How can you find peace and heal from these wounds? How can you live a Christian life reflective of Christ's command to be a forgiving, loving person? By integrating the work of psychologists and the deep theological truths of the Christian faith, Dr. Hankle answers these questions and more so you can live a healthy, flourishing, resilient life. He provides you with practical steps to incorporate in your daily spiritual practices so you may love and be loved as God intended.

Called to Love by Mary Kathleen Glavich

Title Called to Love
Author Mary Kathleen Glavich
Publisher
Release 2000
Category Religion
Total Pages 158
ISBN 9780877936879
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Dotted with relevant features, profiles, activities, and discussion questions, Called to Love: Your Christian Vocation focuses on our basic call to be fully human and to live a holy, Christian life. It leads students to realize that their ultimate vocation is to live a life of love. The text also guides the students to consider career choices and to know the value of work. They study how to prepare for a career and how to go about choosing one. They also learn about ethical practices necessary for the workplace. Called to Love: Your Christian Vocation reminds teens that the core truths of life - that God loves and saves us and that we only become fully human when we love God and others - are completely related to whatever life path they choose.

This is My Body by Jennie Hogan

Title This is My Body
Author Jennie Hogan
Publisher Canterbury Press
Release 2017-10-05
Category Religion
Total Pages 160
ISBN 1848259484
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

This is My Body is a compelling and unforgettably powerful story of trauma, illness, recovery and transformation, told with honesty, courage and resilient good humour. Jennie Hogan, an Anglican priest, has a history of brain injury and illness going back to childhood. In this gripping memoir, memories of the athletic, competitive and fun-loving schoolgirl jostle alongside accounts of invasive emergency medical treatments and the long processes of recovery. She reflects on what it means to live with uncertainty, to become reconciled with a new identity, and how trust and hope can be regained as a vocation flowers despite the odds. Jennie draws on her experience and her beliefs to pose challenging questions about our relationships with our bodies in an age that is obsessed with body image and physical perfection. She explores the nature of faith in times of crisis, the reality of pain and disability, and what it means to be human and vulnerable, yet made in the image of God.

Live Your Christian Vocation by William C. Berkemeyer

Title Live Your Christian Vocation
Author William C. Berkemeyer
Publisher
Release 1957
Category Vocation
Total Pages 64
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Wesley Speaks on Christian Vocation
Author Paul W. Chilcote
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release 2001-11-26
Category Religion
Total Pages 84
ISBN 1579108121
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

When Wesley spoke, ordinary people were inspired to pursue their Christian vocation in extraordinary ways with fervor and obedience to the mission of the gospel. The subject of Christian vocation appeared often in the letters, journals, hymns, sermons, and books of John and Charles Wesley. At the Methodist Conference of 1744, John Wesley posed three crucial questions for Christian vocation: What do we teach?, How do we teach?, What do we do? For the theme of Christian vocation, Paul Wesley Chilcote has assembled nuggets and selections from the literature by the Wesleys. Each of the three questions is helpfully introduced and set in perspective. We are astonished by Wesley's ability to speak clearly to our turbulent times about doctrine, liturgy, worship, hunger, oppression, peace, and service in the world. Chilcote follows up each chapter with reflection questions that ask the reader to apply Wesley's teachings to personal situations in the home and in the community. The resource has been tested in various settings and is recommended for Covenant Discipleship groups. It is ideal for personal retreats or for a group study that helps us to clarify what and how to teach, then what to do.