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Patrick Madrid is an American Christian apologist, author, and radio host. His many books include Why Be Catholic?, Life Lessons: 50 Things I Learned in My First 50 Years, and How to Do Apologetics.
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Yoga, Tai Chi and Reiki
A Guide for Christians
Max Sculley - Dec 01, 2012
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Max Sculley's definitive critique of Yoga, Tai Chi and Reiki comes with a timely warning that despite these practices' surface appeal for helping fitness, relaxation and health, they are closely linked to underlying Eastern philosophies that are incompatible with Christianity. Vatican documents, including one authored by the present Pope when he wa...
Patrick Madrid
Dec 03, 2020
Here's that book on Yoga I just mentioned on the @PMadridShow. It offers a Christian critique of the practice that I found very helpful:     source
The Indians of New Jersey
Dickon Among the Lenapes
M. R. Harrington - Aug 01, 1963
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Here is a story of the Lenape Indians who lived in what is now New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. It describes their culture, crafts, and language as no other book has done. Hunters, fishers, artisans of flint and skins and basketry, tellers of traditional tales, dwellers in a region of hills and barrens, of rivers and forests, they had developed...
Patrick Madrid
Nov 19, 2020
Here's that excellent book I just recommended on the @PMadridShow. I read it many times as a boy and have given copies to all my grandsons. It's great!     source
The Hidden Manna
A Theology of the Eucharist
Rev. James T. O'Connor - Mar 15, 2005 (first published in 1989)
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The Hidden Manna has become a classic on Eucharistic teaching. Now in a second edition, accompanied by a new introduction by Fr. Kenneth Baker, a new preface from the author, new material from John Paul II, and the original foreword by Cardinal John O'Connor, this in-depth study lets the breadth and richness of the Church's Tradition speak for itse...
Patrick Madrid
Feb 18, 2020
@McCabeTimothy @Trent_Horn @DrScottHahn @JerusalemJones @KenHensley007 @EscapingAtheism @greekorthodox @ProfessorKreeft @UncompromisingM @PilgrimOrthodox @atpapanik @roddreher @thedialogist @FrAndrewSDamick I recommend that you read this book which explains Catholic teaching on the Eucharist before you procede further, as it will help you clarify and sharpen your case.     source
The Dogma of Hell
Illustrated by Facts Taken From Profane and Sacred History
F. X. Schouppe S.J. - Mar 01, 2010 (first published in 1882)
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The Dogma of Hell explores the basic Catholic doctrine on Hell, purposefully awakening in the reader a profound realization of its reality and eternity of horrors. Eminent French theologian Fr F X Schouppe, SJ, author of Purgatory Explained by the Lives and Legends of the Saints, has written here a similar but much smaller book. In short chapters,...
Patrick Madrid
Dec 30, 2019
Here’s that powerful book on hell I just recommended on the @PMadridShow     source
The Courage to Be Chaste
Fr Benedict J Groeschel C.F.R. - Dec 01, 1988
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A contemporary treatment of the traditional theme of chastity that shows that a mature chastity can be loving, peaceful and fulfilled....
Patrick Madrid
Nov 20, 2019
Here's that great book on conquering habitual sins by God's grace that I just recommended on the @PMadridShow     source
The Secret Diary of Elisabeth Leseur
The Woman Whose Goodness Changed Her Husband from Atheist to Priest
Elisabeth Leseur - Apr 01, 2002 (first published in 1914)
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This inspiring book gives you a splendid example of how to live as a Christian in a secular environment that can be indifferent or hostile to your Faith. For Elisabeth Leseur had two great loves: God, and her husband Felix. Felix loved Elisabeth as well; yet to their mutual sorrow, he couldn't share the life of the Spirit that Elisabeth cherished.....
Patrick Madrid
Sep 04, 2019
Here's the great book I just recommended on the @PMadridShow: "The Secret Diary of Elisabeth Leseur: The Woman Whose Goodness Changed Her Husband From Atheist to Priest"     source
Primal Loss
The Now-Adult Children of Divorce Speak
Leila Miller - May 20, 2017
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Seventy now-adult children of divorce give their candid and often heart-wrenching answers to eight questions (arranged in eight chapters, by question), including: What were the main effects of your parents' divorce on your life? What do you say to those who claim that "children are resilient" and "children are happy when their parents are happy"? W...
Patrick Madrid
Feb 15, 2019
Here's that tremendous book by Leila Miller I just recommended to those dealing with (or contemplating) a #divorce. Very powerful!     source
Theology and Sanity
Frank Sheed - Apr 20, 2017 (first published in 1946)
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2017 Reprint of 1946 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition software. In this work, one of Sheed's more popular titles, he defines sanity as living mentally in the real world. He argues that some of the more important elements of reality cannot be known save through theology. This book contains as m...
Patrick Madrid
Jan 18, 2019
Here's that excellent book about God and the things of God that I just recommended to a caller on the @PMadridShow: "Theology and Sanity" by Frank Sheed     source
There We Stood, Here We Stand
Eleven Lutherans Rediscover Their Catholic Roots
Timothy Drake - Feb 01, 2001
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Nearly 500 years ago, Martin Luther broke with the Church. In There We Stood, Here We Stand, 11 former Lutherans talk about what brought them back. Edited by Catholic writer, Tim Drake, with a foreword by Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, these provocative testimonies reveal just how far the Lutheran church has strayed from traditional Christian teaching....
Patrick Madrid
Jan 17, 2019
Just recommended to a caller to the @PMadridShow: A great book that explains why these 11 Lutherans converted to the Catholic Church @relevantradio     source
When Is Marriage Null?
Guide to the Grounds of Matrimonial Nullity for Pastors, Counselors, and Lay Faithful
Paolo Bianchi - Jun 30, 2015
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Many marriages are "ended" by separation or divorce, but for the baptized Christian they remain valid marriages forever.There are, however, cases in which a Christian marriage can be recognized as null, i.e. it never existed.This book, written by a specialist with a gift for clarity on a complicated, sensitive issue, is a guide for a first approach...
Patrick Madrid
Jan 09, 2019
Here's that great book on marriage and annulments I just mentioned on the @PMadridShow     source
Where We Got the Bible
Our Debt to the Catholic Church
Reverend Henry G. Graham - Oct 26, 2015 (first published in 1911)
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Traces the origin and preservation of sacred Scripture. This book includes the conversion story of the author, who converted from Calvinist ministry to Catholicism....
Patrick Madrid
Dec 24, 2018
I share your enthusiasm and love for the Holy Bible, @charliekirk11! Here’s a good book that details the history of how these divinely inspired writings have come down to us:     source
Masonry Unmasked by John Salza
Why I Don't Call Myself Gay by Daniel Mattson
The Truth about Saint Joseph by Fr. Maurice Meschler
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter Miller
Purgatory by Rev. Fr. F. X. Shouppe S.J.
God or Nothing by Cardinal Robert Sarah