The Wisdom of the Cross
About the Book
“The Wisdom of the Cross” by Fr Anthony C. Mbanefo, MSP, is a refreshing reflection of the power of the Cross. The author’s generous use of Sacred Scripture gives a perspective from before and after. Fr Mbanefo stresses the liberation of the Cross and how it is shared in our baptism and in the moment of our redemption. Like his other works, Fr. Mbanefo challenges the reader to use the Cross as a benchmark for our own commitment to discipleship. Ultimately, “The Wisdom of the Cross” leads to the love that God has for each of us. + Most Reverend Gregory J Hartmayer, OFM. Conv. Bishop of Savannah, GA This book is an invitation for all Christian believers to confront the challenges of life with profound faith and docility to God’s will. God’s love for mankind is made visible in the suffering and death of Christ. Fr Mbanefo demonstrates how the passion and death of Christ makes the day to day sufferings of our human condition full of meaning and purpose. I recommend this book to all those who believing in Christ as their hope want to discover from him, the strength that will aid them in confronting the difficulties of life. +Most Reverend Kevin J. Boland, Bishop Emeritus of Savannah GA
About the Author
Rev. Anthony Chukwudumeme Mbanefo MSP, PhD, is a Nigeria American Catholic priest of the Missionary Society of Saint Paul. Born in Ogidi near his town Eziowelle of S. East Nigeria on November 25 1965, he had his early education and priestly formation in Nigeria. After his priestly ordination on July 1 1992, he worked for two years in Nigeria before proceeding to The Gambia where he worked successfully for ten years towards the building of the Christian faith in the predominantly Muslim country. Fr Mbanefo started his ministry in United States in January 2005. He has served as associate pastor and pastor of different parishes in United States. He is presently the pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish McRae and Saint Mark’s Parish Eastman GA. He is a gifted preacher and writer. Fr Anthony fluently speaks four languages. They are Igbo, Wolof, English and Spanish. He also speaks small French. Fr Mbanefo is a systematic theologian and holds PhD in theology.