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The Passion of the Lamb

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Father Thomas Acklin, O.S.B. reveals the passionate love of God for every person that will not be denied or defeated. God is for us in spite of our indifference. God has not been eclipsed by the world’s agenda. God will never abandon us. God will always seek out the wounded and lost. We have his guarantee that this is so because the suffering and death—the passion—of Jesus clinched the deal confirming God’s commitment to his creation.

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Many today fear that we hover on the brink of global collapse. War, terrorism, poverty and disease provoke a sense of despair. Yet in our midst stands Jesus Christ, undaunted by the brutal realities of a world that rejects him. And as he looks at each of us, he asks directly and personally, “Will you have faith in me?”

In this powerful book, Father Thomas Acklin reveals the passionate love of God for every person that will not be denied or defeated. God is for us in spite of our indifference. God has not been eclipsed by the world’s agenda. God will never abandon us. God will always seek out the wounded and lost. We have his guarantee that this is so because the suffering and death—the passion—of Jesus clinched the deal confirming God’s commitment to his creation.

The Passion of the Lamb helps us answer the only question that ultimately matters: Will we have faith in Jesus?

Father Thomas Acklin, O.S.B. reveals the passionate love of God for every person that will not be denied or defeated. God is for us in spite of our indifference. God has not been eclipsed by the world’s agenda. God will never abandon us. God will always seek out the wounded and lost. We have his guarantee that this is so because the suffering and death—the passion—of Jesus clinched the deal confirming God’s commitment to his creation.

Softcover. 126 pages.

About the author:

Thomas Acklin, O.S.B., is a Benedictine monk and priest of Saint Vincent Archabbey. He is professor of theology and psychology at Saint Vincent Seminary. He also served as rector of the Seminary.

He earned a doctorate in theology and psychology of religion from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium, and trained in psychoanalysis at the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Institute.

He is a spiritual director, psychoanalyst and author of The Passion of the Lamb and The Unchanging Heart of the Priesthood.

He is the co-author with Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B., of Spiritual Direction: A Guide for Sharing the Fathers Love, published in 2017 and Personal Prayer: A Guide for Receiving the Father’s Love, published in 2020. He has helped countless individuals throughout many years by his work as a priest, teacher, spiritual director and psychoanalyst.

An early interest in communications followed Father Thomas into his ministry, and he hosted the program “Insights, Religion from a Psychological Perspective,” on WEDO Radio, McKeesport; “Real to Reel,” WTAE-TV, Pittsburgh, where he was co-host of a magazine-format religious program. He has been a guest and host on “The Inner Life” on Relevant Radio, a national Catholic Radio network  and on EWTN.

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Weight .3 kg
Dimensions 20.3 × 13.4 × 1.27 cm

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