THE MYSTICAL BODY OF CHRIST
A Timeless Portrait of the Church from a Beloved Catholic Evangelist
Author: Fulton J Sheen
Softcover - 352pp
"Fulton Sheen's "The Mystical Body of Christ" remains a serious and significant contribution to the mystical body theology of the twentieth centry." - Foreward written by Fr. Robert Barron
This Catholic book captures the theological precision and communicative genius of Fulton J. Sheen (18951979), whose radio and television broadcasts, including Life is Worth Living, have reached millions of homes since the 1950s. With more than thirty of his works still in print, Sheen is one of the most beloved Catholic evangelists of all time.
This fully developed work on the Church as an extension of the Incarnation reveals Sheens accessible and theologically astute teaching style in the early years of his ministry. First published in 1935, the books themes of the Eucharist as a source of unity for the Mystical Body of Christthe Churchand the link between the liturgy and works of social justice were echoed in the Second Vatican Council several decades later. Add to the cart or wish list above.