Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author Wills, Garry, 1934-

Title Why priests? : a failed tradition / Garry Wills.

Publication Info. New York : Viking, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    262.14 WIL    Available
Description x, 302 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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 -- Melchizedek and 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).
Subject Catholic Church -- Doctrines.
Lord's Supper -- Catholic Church.
Lord's Supper -- Real presence.
Lord's Supper -- Biblical teaching.
Lord's Supper -- Miracles.
ISBN 9780670024872

Available items only