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101 Questions and Answers Series (27 vols.)
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Overview

The 101 Questions and Answers series provides expert insight into the most pertinent issues Christians face today. With a helpful question-and-answer format, these accessible texts are packed with information and thoughtful analysis, equipping believers to answer both the curious and the critical.

Respected authors address interreligious issues, answer questions about the faith of Muslims and Hindus, and expound on the Church’s teachings on the Eucharist, the Mass, saints, and the papacy. They also tackle controversial social and historical issues including evolution and the Crusades, as well as pop-culture assaults on Christianity such as the Da Vinci Code. Get biblical counsel on issues of practical Christian life in marriage, prayer, and Bible study. And dig into the mysteries of the spiritual realm with volumes on angels, devils, and the end times.

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Key Features

  • Addresses the most pertinent questions facing Christianity today
  • Provides insight from respected professors, counselors, and clergy
  • Presents vital information in an accessible question and answer format

Product Details

  • Title: 101 Questions and Answers Series (27 vols.)
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Pages: 4,288
  • Christian Group: Catholic
  • Resource Type: Topical
  • Topic: Theology

Individual Titles

101 Questions and Answers on Angels and Devils

  • Author: Irene Nowell
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 112

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Theology scholar Irene Nowell provides answers to questions on angels and devils rooted in the Bible. Nowell provides Christians with solid information about angels, devils, and demons to counter the sentimental as well as the "New Age" beliefs prevalent today.

Irene Nowell is a member of the Order of Saint Benedict and is an adjunct professor of theology at Saint John’s school of Theology and Seminary

101 Questions and Answers on Catholic Marriage Preparation

  • Author: Rebecca Nappi
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 92

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In question and answer form, Rebecca Nappi explores common concerns of couples preparing to be married in the Catholic Church. Nappi helps readers understand how marriage reveals God’s nature and fits into his plan for humanity. Her biblical counsel will help couples lay a solid foundation for a lifetime of growth and commitment.

Rebecca Nappi is also the author of 101 Questions on Catholic Married Life.

101 Questions and Answers on Catholic Married Life

  • Author: Rebecca Nappi
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Pages: 138

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Using a question-and-answer format, Rebecca Nappi examines how the marriage covenant is lived out day to day in the context of Catholic community. Nappi expounds on how the Church community supports a couple spiritually, emotionally, and in many other ways.

Rebecca Nappi is also the author of 101 Questions on Catholic Marriage Preparation.

101 Questions and Answers on Catholic Social Teaching, 2nd ed.

  • Author: Kenneth R. Himes
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Pages: 160

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Now revised to reflect the many changes in our society, around the world, and in the church, this volume provides basic introductory information about Catholic social teaching. It gives a concise overview of what the major documents of the tradition say about political, economic, and social issues. Laced with references to the actual documents, this volume expounds on the Church’s teaching on social issues. Grouped by topic, the questions represent the most common inquiries pf the typical Catholic. While the book can be easily read in a sitting or two, it also serves as a reference tool, enabling readers to check out a single topic or idea for quick reference. Ideal for personal study, the book is also suitable for group discussion, and reflection.

Kenneth R. Himes is professor of theology at Boston College. He is a member of the Order of Friars Minor.

101 Questions and Answers on Deacons

  • Author: William T. Ditewig
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Pages: 134

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In this volume, Deacon William T. Ditewig examines the office of deacon. He explores deacons’ sacramental identity, their functions, and their relationships to the Church and its members.

William T. Ditewig is the Dean’s Executive Professor of Theology at Santa Clara University.

101 Questions and Answers on Eastern Catholic Churches

  • Author: Ed Faulk
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 132

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In this volume, Ed Faulk introduces the theology, practices and structures of the Eastern Catholic Churches. Faulk sheds light on their distinct features and also explains their union with the Catholic Church as a whole.

Ed Faulk is a pastoral counselor at St. Mary, Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Parish, Lago Vista, Texas.

101 Questions and Answers on Islam

  • Author: John Renard
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Pages: 178

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Islam is one of the world’s fastest growing religions, and understanding its beliefs and traditions is increasingly important for Christians. John Renard provides an informative, accessible, and fascinating overview of the faith and customs of Islam in today's world.

John Renard is professor of theological studies at Saint Louis University

101 Questions and Answers on Paul

  • Author: Ronald D. Witherup
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Pages: 232

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Writer of 13 books in the New Testament, St. Paul is a central figure in the development of the church and Christian theology. In this text, Ronald D. Witherup offers responses to the most important and frequently asked questions about St. Paul, his world, and his writings in a readable format.

Ronald D. Witherup was professor of sacred Scripture at St. Patrick’s Seminary, Menlo Park, California. He is currently superior general of the Sulpician Order.

101 Questions and Answers on Prayer

  • Author: Joseph T. Kelley
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 128

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Joseph T. Kelley provides a short, accessible, and thorough introduction to Christian prayer. Kelley surveys Catholic teaching about the practice of prayer, as well as offering a comparative analysis of prayer in other religious traditions.

Joseph T. Kelley is professor of religious and theological studies at Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts.

101 Questions and Answers on the Bible

  • Author: Raymond Edward Brown
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Pages: 147

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In this volume, renowned biblical scholar Raymond Edward Brown responds to a wide range of frequently asked questions about the Bible. He addresses topics such as the canon, historicity, divine inspiration, and contradictions in the Bible.

Raymond Edward Brown (1928–1998) was an American Catholic priest and a member of the Sulpician Fathers. He was an influential biblical scholar and pioneer of historical critical analysis amongst Catholics.

101 Questions and Answers on the Biblical Torah

  • Author: Roland E. Murphy
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Pages: 128

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In this volume, distinguished Old Testament scholar Roland E. Murphy provides Christians with an accessible guide to the Pentateuch—the basic document of the Hebrew Scriptures and Judaism. His analysis will help Christians better understand how the Old and New testaments fit together, and how to better appreciate the Pentateuch within the context of the rest of Scripture and historical Judaism.

Roland E. Murphy (1917–2002) was an American Catholic priest and member of the Carmelite Order. He was a renowned biblical scholar who specialized in Old Testament studies.

101 Questions and Answers on the Church

  • Author: Richard P. McBrien
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Pages: 168

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This guidebook introduces Christians to the doctrine and customs of the Catholic Church in an accessible question-and-answer format. Richard P. McBrien touches on every major aspect of the mystery of the church, its nature, mission, ministries, and structures.

Richard P. McBrien is the Crowley-O’Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.

101 Questions and Answers on the Crusades and the Inquisition

  • Author: John Vidmar
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Pages: 128

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In this helpful question-and-answer handbook, John Vidmar takes an honest look at two controversial events in Christian history: the Crusades and the Inquisition. Vidmar demonstrates how the seemingly different historical events are related, and untangles several misconceptions about each.

John Vidmar is associate professor of theology at Providence College, Rhode Island.

101 Questions and Answers on the Da Vinci Code

  • Author: Nancy Marie de Flon
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Pages: 167

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In a user-friendly question-and-answer format, Nancy de Flon not only refutes the errors in The Da Vinci Code, but also discusses the riches of the Catholic historical, cultural, and faith heritage that the novel ignores. Her helpful responses to common questions equip Christians to answer skeptics.

Nancy Marie de Flon is also the author of Joy of Praying the Psalms.

101 Questions and Answers on the Eucharist

  • Author: Giles Dimock
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Pages: 156

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Through an accessible question and answer format, Giles Dimock expounds on Catholic teachings regarding the Eucharist as a meal, a sacrifice, and as Real Presence. He addresses the historical doctrine of the Church and explains the meaning of the Eucharist for Christians today.

Giles Dimock is professor of theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville.

101 Questions and Answers on the Historical Books of the Bible

  • Author: Victor H. Matthews
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 160

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In this book, Victor H. Matthews briefly explores commonly asked questions about the historical books of the Bible. Matthews provides nontechnical answers designed to assist laypeople, ministers, and scholars alike.

Victor H. Matthews is professor of religious studies at Missouri State University.

101 Questions and Answers on the Last Four Things

  • Author: Joseph T. Kelley
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Pages: 127

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This volume in the 101 Questions and Answers series provides a short, accessible, and thorough introduction to Catholic teaching on death, judgment, hell, and heaven. Joseph T. Kelley surveys what the Bible and the Church teach about the “four last things.” Kelley’s work provides a helpful tool for clergy and laypeople alike.

Joseph T. Kelley is professor of religious and theological studies at Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts.

101 Questions and Answers on the Mass, revised & updated

  • Author: Kevin W. Irwin
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Edition: Revised and Updated
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Pages: 240

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Kevin W. Irwin provides a thorough explanation of the parts of the Mass in question and answer form. Irwin delves into the historical and theological aspects of the liturgy, and how it relates to daily life.

Kevin W. Irwin is professor of liturgical studies and sacramental theology at the Catholic University of America.

101 Questions and Answers on the Popes and the Papacy

  • Author: Christopher M. Bellitto
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Pages: 199

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Informative, intelligent, and readable, this book from Christopher M. Bellitto provides an easy reference for questions on all things papal. This book of questions and answers is useful for students, general readers, and clergy alike.

Christopher M. Bellitto is associate professor of history at Kean University, Union, New Jersey.

101 Questions and Answers on the Prophets of Israel

  • Author: Victor H. Matthews
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 175

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In this volume, Victor H. Matthew answers commonly asked questions on Israel’s prophets of the Old Testament. His accessible introduction will help readers to quickly gain a basic understanding of the biblical world and the role the prophets played in it.

Victor H. Matthews is professor of religious studies at Missouri State University.

101 Questions and Answers on the Sacraments of Healing

  • Author: Paul Jerome Keller
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Pages: 174

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In this book, Paul Jerome Keller addresses common questions about Catholic teaching on the sacraments of penance and anointing. Keller addresses the theology of these two sacraments as well as particular concerns that both lay person and priest may have about them.

Paul Jerome Keller is assistant professor of sacramental theology at Athenaeum of Ohio.

101 Questions and Answers on the Saints

  • Author: George P. Evans
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 167

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In this volume, father George P. Evans provides a reader-friendly, step-by-step introduction to all things hagiological. Evans work is an accessible introduction to the saints and sainthood, providing helpful answers to common questions.

George P. Evans is a priest at St. Julia Parish, Weston and Lincoln.

101 Questions and Answers on Vatican II

  • Author: Maureen Sullivan
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Pages: 149

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In this volume, Maureen Sullivan offers an informative and accessible guide to the most commonly asked questions about Vatican II. Sullivan expounds on how the Second Vatican Council developed the way Catholic doctrine applies to modern times and how the Church refined it’s approach to dealing with the secular world and other religions.

Maureen Sullivan earned her ThD from Fordham University and is assistant professor of theology at St. Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire.

101 Questions and Answers on Women in the New Testament

  • Author: Judith Schubert
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Pages: 144

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In this helpful volume, Judith Schubert answers challenging questions about New Testament women. Shubert addresses Paul’s teaching on gender and women teachers; the role of Mary, mother of Jesus; and the absence of women among the apostles and the contributors to New Testament canon.

Judith Schubert is professor of religion at Georgian Court University

Responses to 101 Questions on God and Evolution

  • Author: John F. Haught
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Pages: 160

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In this volume, John F. Haught provides a succinct overview of questions that still divide scientific materialists and religious believers. His helpful introduction serves as a valuable tool for both clergy and laypeople responding to the questions of the curious and critical.

John F. Haught is a Roman Catholic theologian and is a senior research fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University.

Responses to 101 Questions on Hinduism

  • Author: John Renard
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Pages: 192

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In this short, user-friendly introduction, John Renard discusses the major historical, cultural, spiritual and theological points of interest in the collection of beliefs and traditions that make up Hinduism.

John Renard is professor of theological studies at Saint Louis University.

Responses to 101 Questions on the Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Author: Joseph A. Fitzmyer
  • Series: 101 Questions and Answers
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Pages: 201

What are the Dead Sea Scrolls? What is Qumran and what relation do the Dead Sea Scrolls have to it? Where are the scrolls today? How do the authors of the scrolls conceive of God? What do these scrolls tell us about first-century Judaism? Does the title Son of Man occur in the Scrolls? Joseph A. Fitzmyer tackles these and many other questions that people ask about the discovery, contents, and significance of one of the greatest manuscript discoveries of all time.

Joseph A. Fitzmyer is professor emeritus of biblical studies at the Catholic University of America.