Man of God: A Study of Priesthood
Man of God is a synthetic study of the priesthood. Father Meyer offers a description of the essential elements of the priesthood with the eye to what it must be to effectively engage today’s world. In fact, living in today’s works is an overarching theme in Father Meyer’s writing. The contribution of this book is precisely its synthetic quality, taking material which is well known to any who study the field, but offering an analysis after which the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. Unafraid of history, and especially some of the unfortunate episodes involving some priests, the author, nevertheless traces the evolution of the priesthood through the various eras with eyes firmly fixed on the adaptations needed to serve the needs of Christ’s faithful.
Wipf and Stock, 2002, 170 pages.