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20 Answers ebooks

20 Answers ebooks

All of your favorite booklets from the popular 20 Answers Series are now available in eBook format! Everything you love about digital books just got even better, choose from over 50 titles or buy the sampler and get all 50!

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    Our Elder Brothers in the Faith

What are the basics of Jewish belief and practice?

How does modern Judaism differ from the Hebrew religion of the Old Testament?

Is Christianity to blame for historic anti-Semitism and for not doing enough to stop the Holocaust?

What should we do—and not do—to foster constructive dialogue with Jews about Jesus and the Catholic Church?

Judaism is the ancient foundation of Christianity, the religion of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob… and Jesus. Yet many Catholics, perhaps intimidated by its unfamiliar terms and traditions, remain ignorant of its beliefs. 20 Answers: Judaism dispels that ignorance with a helpful overview of Judaism’s history, its forms of worship and sources of doctrine, its various movements from biblical times to today, and more.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, compelling arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package.

    20 Answers: Judaism (Digital)

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    Our Elder Brothers in the Faith What are the basics of Jewish belief and practice? How does modern Judaism differ from the Hebrew religion of the Old Testament? Is Christianity to blame for historic anti-Semitism and for not doing enough to stop...
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     Why do human persons have a right to life?

What does the Church teach about the morality of in vitro fertilization?

How can technologies like cloning, embryonic stem cells, fetal-tissue vaccines, and designer genetic screening be wrong if they help people?

What can Catholics do to fight the rapidly advancing normalization of euthanasia, eugenics, transhumanism, and other offenses to the dignity of human life?

With biological technology moving forward at a dizzying—some would say terrifying—rate, it is more important than ever to have a firm grasp on the principles that will safeguard human worth in this brave new world. 20 Answers: Bioethics tackles the topics where life, science, and morality meet, offering solid guidance that combines the wisdom of authentic Catholic anthropology with a shrewd understanding of the medical and political realities.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, compelling arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package

    20 Answers: Bioethics (Digital)

    Catholic Answers Press

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    Reverencing the Laws of Life Why do human persons have a right to life? What does the Church teach about the morality of in vitro fertilization? How can technologies like cloning, embryonic stem cells, fetal-tissue vaccines, and designer genetic...
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    Scriptural Head-Scratchers

What are the two basic interpretation problems we encounter when we read the Bible?

How can we deal with difficulties arising from translation differences, copyist errors, and varying literary genres?

Can we really say the Bible is inerrant when it seems to contain so many internal contradictions about allegedly factual events?

How do we explain apparent errors in Scripture on matters of science and history, or moral problems concerning violence or women’s rights?

The Bible is a source of wisdom, inspiration, and comfort. As Catholics we also believe it is God’s inerrant word. But sometimes we read something that just makes us say, “Huh?” 20 Answers: Bible Difficulties helps clear up the confusion by giving you the tools to recognize—and reconcile—common kinds of Bible difficulties, and by addressing the specific ones that most often embolden skeptics and dismay believers.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, compelling arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, ea

    20 Answers: Bible Difficulties (Digital)

    Catholic Answers Press

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    Scriptural Head-Scratchers What are the two basic interpretation problems we encounter when we read the Bible? How can we deal with difficulties arising from translation differences, copyist errors, and varying literary genres? Can we really say...
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    Visible Signs of Invisible Grace

Where are the seven sacraments found in the Bible?

Why do we need the sacraments? Can’t God just give me grace directly?

How do some sacraments leave a permanent mark on the soul of the person receiving them?

What can I do to prepare for and profitably receive sacraments like confession, Holy Communion, confirmation, and matrimony?

In this booklet you’ll find smart, solid answers to these questions and many more. Jesus instituted the seven sacraments to give us ordinary, tangible signs and instruments of his saving grace.

20 Answers: The Sacraments explains the mysteries of these powerful gifts from God, defends the Catholic understanding and administration of them, and shows you how to receive them with the disposition needed to make the most of their effects.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, compelling arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package.

    20 Answers: The Sacraments (Digital)

    Catholic Answers Press

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    Visible Signs of Invisible Grace Where are the seven sacraments found in the Bible? Why do we need the sacraments? Can’t God just give me grace directly? How do some sacraments leave a permanent mark on the soul of the person receiving them?...
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    The Rupture of Christendom

Who and what were the major figures and ideas of the Protestant Reformation?

Is it true that the medieval Catholic Church was so corrupt that a total religious revolution was necessary?

How did the Church respond to the Reformation, and what were its lasting effects on Christianity and world history?

Five hundred years after Martin Luther, what can Catholics do to bridge the divide with Protestants and restore Christian unity?

When Martin Luther presented his Ninety-Five Theses in 1517, no one could have foreseen the impact of the revolution he and his fellow “Reformers” would unleash.

20 Answers: The Reformation is a perfect introduction to the major players, concepts, and events of this defining period in Western history. Only by understanding it can we work to counter its ill effects in the world today—and to fulfill Jesus’ prayer that we may all be one.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, compelling arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package.

    20 Answers: The Reformation (Digital)

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    The Rupture of Christendom Who and what were the major figures and ideas of the Protestant Reformation? Is it true that the medieval Catholic Church was so corrupt that a total religious revolution was necessary? How did the Church respond to the...
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    The Bread of Life

How do non-Catholic views of the Eucharist differ from the Catholic belief?

Is the Bread of Life discourse in John 6 evidence for the Real Presence?

What did the early Church Fathers believe about the Eucharist?

In this booklet you’ll find smart, solid answers to these questions and many more.

20 Answers: The Eucharist will help you understand the main arguments for and against the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, powerful arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package.

    20 Answers: The Eucharist (Digital)

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    The Bread of Life How do non-Catholic views of the Eucharist differ from the Catholic belief? Is the Bread of Life discourse in John 6 evidence for the Real Presence? What did the early Church Fathers believe about the Eucharist? In this booklet...
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    The Gathering Place of God’s Family

How do we know Jesus founded a visible, organized Church?

Is today’s Catholic Church the same as the church of the apostles and the early Christians?

What can I say to someone who claims that the medieval Church became corrupted by pagan ideas and practices?

Where in the Bible does it say that the Church is infallible, that we need a pope, or that indulgences can help us get to heaven?

In 20 Answers: The Church you’ll find smart, solid answers to these questions and many more.

Jesus founded the Catholic Church to carry on through history his mission of teaching and sanctifying his followers. Though on an earthly level it is made up of sinners, it is holy, because Jesus its head is holy. Though its human leaders are fallible, it never fails to proclaim authentic Christian truth, because it is protected by the Holy Spirit. It is Christ’s mystical body and his spotless bride, his chosen instrument of salvation for the world.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, compelling arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package.

    20 Answers: The Church (Digital)

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    The Gathering Place of God’s Family How do we know Jesus founded a visible, organized Church? Is today’s Catholic Church the same as the church of the apostles and the early Christians? What can I say to someone who claims that the...
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God’s Written Word

What does it mean to say that Scripture is “inspired”?

Why don’t Catholics believe that the Bible is the sole rule of faith?

Do Christians have to follow all the strange and archaic laws found in the Old Testament?

In this booklet you’ll find smart, solid answers to these questions and many more.

Catholics are sometimes accused of ignoring the Bible, but we believe that God gave us his inspired word in Sacred Scripture to teach, guide, and edify us. 20 Answers: The Bible offers a truly Catholic perspective on Scripture, showing how it harmonizes with God’s revelation in Sacred Tradition and with the teaching authority of the Church. It also takes on challenges from skeptics, giving you the knowledge you need to answer those who say the Bible is too old, too incoherent, or too fantastic to believe.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, compelling arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package.

    20 Answers: The Bible (Digital)

    Catholic Answers Press

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    God’s Written Word What does it mean to say that Scripture is “inspired”? Why don’t Catholics believe that the Bible is the sole rule of faith? Do Christians have to follow all the strange and archaic laws found in the Old...
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    What Must I Do To Be Saved?

How should we understand the key concepts connected with salvation?

Why did Jesus die on the cross? What are “works of the law”?

Is there salvation outside the Church?

In this booklet you’ll find smart, solid answers to these questions and many more. 20 Answers: Salvation will help you understand the Catholic view on Salvation, Justification, Penance, and much, much more.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, powerful arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package.

    20 Answers: Salvation (Digital)

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    What Must I Do To Be Saved? How should we understand the key concepts connected with salvation? Why did Jesus die on the cross? What are “works of the law”? Is there salvation outside the Church? In this booklet you’ll find...
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    More to the World than Meets the Eye

What are miracles, and why does God work them?

How can I believe in miracles if I have never experienced one?

Aren’t miracles just something pre-scientific people made up to explain what they couldn’t understand?

How can we discern whether a phenomenon is truly a miracle and not a hallucination, a hoax, or the work of a demon?

In this booklet you’ll find smart, solid answers to these questions and many more. The rare and wonderful supernatural events we call miracles are a gift from God, testifying to a skeptical world of his existence and his power.

20 Answers: Miracles unpacks the nature of miracles, their appearances in Scripture and history, how the Church evaluates them, and ways to answer doubters who say they’re mere superstition. Most of all, it shows that miracles are never an end in themselves, but instead are meant to lead us to greater faith in, and gratitude for, God’s providence.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, compelling arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package.

    20 Answers: Miracles (Digital)

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    More to the World than Meets the Eye What are miracles, and why does God work them? How can I believe in miracles if I have never experienced one? Aren’t miracles just something pre-scientific people made up to explain what they...
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    Handmaid of the Lord

How can a human woman be God’s mother?

Where in the Bible does it say that Mary was sinless and a perpetual virgin?

Doesn’t praying to Mary and calling her “mediatrix” turn her into a kind of goddess?

What can I do to build and deepen my relationship with Mary as my spiritual mother in heaven?

In 20 Answers: Mary you’ll find smart, solid answers to these questions and many more.

From the cross, as his mission of redemption reached its climax, Jesus gave us Mary to be our mother. In 20 Answers: Mary you’ll find biblical evidence for Marian doctrine and devotion, answers to common objections to Catholic teachings about Mary, and guidance on how to imitate Christ—which we should do in all things—by loving and honoring his mother.

The 20 Answers series from Catholic Answers offers hard facts, compelling arguments, and clear explanations of the most important topics facing the Church and the world—all in a compact, easy-to-read package.

    20 Answers: Mary (Digital)

    Catholic Answers Press

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    Handmaid of the Lord How can a human woman be God’s mother? Where in the Bible does it say that Mary was sinless and a perpetual virgin? Doesn’t praying to Mary and calling her “mediatrix” turn her into a kind of goddess?...
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