Audio Bundle: The Legacy of John Paul II  + Sanctity and Learning: Five Doctors of the Church Who Renewed Christianity - 8 CDs Total

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Audio Bundle: The Legacy of John Paul II + Sanctity and Learning: Five Doctors of the Church Who Renewed Christianity - 8 CDs Total

  • Dean of the Graduate School of Religion at Fordham University
  • Associate Professor of History, Kean University
2 Course Bundle: 18 Lectures (8 CDs) Including Electronic Study Guides
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The Legacy of John Paul II
by Professor Christopher M. Bellitto, Ph.D.

Sanctity and Learning: Five Doctors of the Church Who Renewed Christianity
by Dr. C. Colt Anderson, Ph.D.

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Topic Titles
Topic Titles
The Legacy of John Paul II
  • A Large Life, a Larger than Life Papacy
  • A Pope among Popes
  • The Teacher and Preacher
  • Asking God for Forgiveness: The Critical Key
  • A Pope for the Jews
  • The Pope of Saints—and a Sainted Pope

Sanctity and Learning: Five Doctors of the Church Who Renewed Christianity
  • Introduction to the History of Reform and its Relationship to Mysticism
  • The Church in the Sixth Century
  • Gregory the Great’s Contribution to Reform and Renewal
  • The Church as it Emerged from the Dark Ages
  • Peter Damian: The Doctor of Reform
  • The Twelfth Century Renaissance
  • Bernard of Clairvaux and the Cistercian Contribution to Reform
  • The Church in the Thirteenth Century
  • Bonaventure’s Franciscan Vision of Renewing Pastoral Care
  • The Breakdown of the Church Authority from Boniface VIII through the Great Schism
  • Catherine of Sienna’s Insatiable Desire for Ecclesial Reform
  • Conclusion and Implications for Today
About Your Presenter

Dr. Christopher M. Bellitto, Ph.D., is an award-winning historian and Professor of History at Kean University in New Jersey. He received a Ph.D. in History from Fordham University. He is the author of ten books and the co-editor of six others; his writing has been honored by the American Catholic Historical Association and the Catholic Press Association. A frequent public speaker and media commentator on Church history and contemporary Catholicism, he has appeared on the History and Travel channels, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and other radio and television stations. He has received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant and is on the Fulbright Specialist Roster.

Dr. Bellitto’s books include Ageless Wisdom: Lifetime Lessons from the Bible (Paulist Press, 2016), 101 Questions and Answers on Popes and the Papacy (Paulist Press, 2008), The Living Church and Church History 101 (Liguori Publications, 2011, 2008), and the companion volumes Renewing Christianity: A History of Church Reform from Day One to Vatican II and The General Councils: A History of the 21 Church Councils from Nicaea to Vatican II (Paulist Press,...

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Dr. C.Colt Anderson, Ph.D., is Dean of the Graduate School of Religion at Fordham University. A church historian and theologian, his research focuses on the intersection between three areas of concern: the communication of the Gospel (evangelization), how to reform the church, and the importance of an eschatological perspective for Christian life. His publications have concentrated on ways to heal the growing divisions among members of the Catholic Church by drawing upon models of leadership from historical figures such as Gregory the Great, Peter Damian, Bernard of Clairvaux, Bonaventure, and others. Professor Anderson has focused his research on the origins of the Franciscan movement as a means to understand the important development of lay ministry in the Church. He lectures nationally on issues related to spirituality, ecclesial reform, and evangelization. After spending several years as a scriptwriter and film producer, he has tried to find ways to recover the proper place of narrative in theology as a means to communicate the Catholic tradition to contemporary people.


Professor Anderson has served as the academic dean of the Washington Theological Union, as a judge for Theological Studies, as an editorial advisor for Chicago Studies, and o...

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