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McBrien, Richard P.

Overview
Works: 106 works in 304 publications in 4 languages and 13,084 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Reference works  Church history  Miscellanea  Television news programs 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Editor, Commentator, Other
Classifications: BX1751.2, B
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Most widely held works by Richard P McBrien
Catholicism by Richard P McBrien( Book )

49 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the character of the contemporary Catholic Church, the roots of the present crisis in Catholicism, and the Catholic doctrines concerning human existence, Jesus Christ, Christian existence, and the nature and mission of the Church
Lives of the popes : the pontiffs from St. Peter to John Paul II by Richard P McBrien( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains brief biographies of every pope, as well as information about a pope's election, his removal from office if necessary, and the papacy's history and future; includes a timeline of ecclesiastical and secular figures and events
Lives of the saints : from Mary and St. Francis of Assisi to John XXIII and Mother Teresa by Richard P McBrien( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a modern perspective on the lives of the saints, chronicling the histories and significance of individuals representing the best in Christian discipleship, and examines the meaning of sanctity, spirituality, and canonization
The HarperCollins encyclopedia of Catholicism by Richard P McBrien( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 4,200 entries by nearly 280 experts offer a guide to the world's largest religious tradition
Caesar's coin : religion and politics in America by Richard P McBrien( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The church : the evolution of Catholicism by Richard P McBrien( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the evolution of the Church's relationship to the divine, its leadership of the faithful, and its role as a global religion
Report on the Church : Catholicism after Vatican II by Richard P McBrien( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marked at the same time by uncertainty, demoralization, conflict, and alienation, on the one hand, and by a remarkable liturgical, ministerial, and spiritual renewal, on the other. As Charles Dickens put it at the beginning of A Tale of Two Cities, it is for the Church 'the best of times and the worst of times.'" Incisive, and always candid, McBrien addresses almost every major issue, event, need, and dispute to have affected the Church in the last three decades. In
The remaking of the church; an agenda for reform by Richard P McBrien( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do we need the church? by Richard P McBrien( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christians must be prepared for a "Copernican Revolution" in their attitude toward the Church. The Church is no longer to be conceived of as the centre of God's plan of salvation, but as the sign and instrument of the Kingdom of God. All are called to the Kingdom; not all are called to the Church. This book is written with an added sense of urgency: that Christians may understand the nature and mission of the Church so that they can accept psychologically, intellectually and spiritually the radical changes that will inevitably occur at a progressively accelerated pace
The church in the thought of Bishop John Robinson by Richard P McBrien( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in French and English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ministry : a theological-pastoral handbook by Richard P McBrien( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This highly praised handbook on ministry is an essential resource for clergy and laity alike--clear, readable, theologically sound, and pastorally wise. Traces the development of ministry from New Testament times through Vatican II to provide pastoral guidance for priests, nuns, teachers, and others who are called to the ministry
Inside Catholicism : rituals and symbols revealed by Richard P McBrien( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church: the continuing quest by Richard P McBrien( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is a Catholic? by Richard P McBrien( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Responses to 101 questions on the Church by Richard P McBrien( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Catholics( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Cardinal Francis George discusses the Cardinals' meeting with the Pope; Father Richard McBrien and Father Richard Neuhaus discuss the priest abuse scandal; former Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu discusses the situation in Bethlehem
Basic questions for Christian educators by Richard P McBrien( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives of the popes : the pontiffs from St. Peter to Benedict XVI by Richard P McBrien( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This pocket edition of Richard McBrien's acclaimed Lives of the Popes is a practical quick reference tool for scholars, students, and anyone needing just a few concise facts about all the popes, from St. Peter to Benedict XVI
The pocket guide to the saints by Richard P McBrien( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This pocket edition of Richard McBrien's Lives of the Saints is the perfect concise, handy reference for scholars, students, and general readers
 
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Lives of the popes : the pontiffs from St. Peter to John Paul II
Alternative Names
Mac Brien Richard P.

MacBrien Richard P.

MacBrien, Richard P. 1936-

Mc Brien Richard P.

Mc Brien, Richard P. 1936-

McBrien, Richard 1936-2015

McBrien, Richard P.

McBrien, Richard Peter.

McBrien, Richardus P. 1936-

Richard McBrien American Roman Catholic priest and theologian

Richard McBrien Amerikaans theoloog (1936-2015)

Richard P. McBrien

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Lives of the popes : the pontiffs from St. Peter to John Paul IILives of the saints : from Mary and St. Francis of Assisi to John XXIII and Mother TeresaThe HarperCollins encyclopedia of CatholicismThe church : the evolution of CatholicismMinistry : a theological-pastoral handbookInside Catholicism : rituals and symbols revealedResponses to 101 questions on the ChurchLives of the popes : the pontiffs from St. Peter to Benedict XVIThe pocket guide to the saints