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Why Priests? : A Failed Tradition

Priest power: the Eucharist -- A priestless movement -- Holy men -- The miracle -- Explaining the miracle: Aquinas -- Explaining the miracle : Augustine -- Jesus the non-priest: Killer priests -- The Melchizedek myth -- Higher Melchizedeks -- Melchizedekand Jesus -- Letter to Hebrews: What is it? -- What does it mean? -- A new high priest -- Jesus as sacrifice: Human sacrifice -- Who killed Jesus? -- Jesus as rescuer: The saving Trinity -- Comrade Christ -- Monopoly on the sacred: Priestly imperialism -- The Lord's Supper(s).

Evaluates the relevance of the role of the priesthood in today's world, exploring both sides of the argument and drawing on historical examples to consider whether or not Christianity would be stronger without priests.

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Peninsula Community Library 262 WIL Adult Available -
Woodmere (Main) Branch 262.14 WIL Adult Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780670024872
  • ISBN: 0670024872 : HRD
  • Physical Description: 302 p.;
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2013]

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