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Published by Franciscan Herald Press in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Poor Clares.,
  • Contemplative orders.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by Sheed and Ward, New York.

StatementMother Mary Francis.
LC ClassificationsBX4230 .M3 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4874392M
ISBN 100819905992
LC Control Number76000875

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Strange Gods Before Me Excerpts from the book by Mother Mary Francis, P.C.C. To pretend there is anything at all more important to do than to love and serve God in the way He wishes us to love and serve Him is to live the hollowest of delusions. This book written by a Poor Clare nun in the early 60's explains how certain "false gods" (strange gods) can be a problem for nuns in a cloistered community. But it is helpful advice for anyone wanting to grow in holiness, regardless of your vocation. It also gives an excellent glimpse into the vocation of a cloistered religious/5(2).   You shall have no other gods before me." (Ex rsv). And yet, we do. This thoughtful and thought-provoking book, Strange Gods: Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life, exposes to our chagrin, yet ultimately to our benefit, that this premiere command of the Decalogue cannot be overlooked if we are to ever dare to live the other nine.4/5. The Ten Commandments 2 “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. 3 You shall have no other gods before Me. 4 You shall not make for yourself an idol of any kind or an image of anything in the heavens above, on the earth beneath, or in the waters below..

T he first of the Ten Commandments God gave to Moses reads thus from the English Standard Version of the Bible: “You shall have no other gods before me” (Exodus ). It would seem that anyone who understands just Who God is, would have no trouble putting Him first in their lives. Believers should almost automatically center their lives around worshiping Him.   ‘Strange Gods,’ by Susan Jacoby. she is right here — Augustine had accepted Catholic doctrine before the garden scene. (Jacoby briefly cites my book . "You shall have no other gods before Me. 'You shall have no other gods before Me. "Let there be no strange god among you; Nor shall you worship any foreign god. beware that you are not ensnared to follow them, after they are destroyed before you, and that you do not inquire after their gods, saying, 'How do these nations serve their gods, that.   You shall have no other gods before me” (Deuteronomy NKJV). Here we see not only God’s prohibition against idolatry, but His reasons for that prohibition. It was the Lord God who had the power to bring His people out of bondage in Egypt.

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