Catholicism Today: An Introduction to the Contemporary by Evyatar Marienberg

By Evyatar Marienberg

Catholics should not Christians. They worship Mary. They do regardless of the pope says. they can not divorce. They consume fish on Fridays. those incorrect yet universal statements mirror a mixed lack of knowledge of and fascination with Catholicism and the Catholic Church. Catholicism this present day: An creation to the modern Catholic Church goals to familiarize its readers with modern Catholicism. The e-book is designed to deal with universal misconceptions and frequently-asked questions in regards to the Church, its teachings, and the lived adventure of Catholics in smooth societies all over the world. beginning with a concise historic review of Christianity usually and Catholicism particularly, the textual content explores the middle ideals and rituals that outline Catholicism in perform, the association of the Church and the Catholic calendar, in addition to the extensive query of what it potential to be Catholic in numerous cultural contexts. The publication ends with a dialogue of the demanding situations dealing with the Church either now and within the coming many years. additionally integrated are brief appendices on jap Catholicism and Catholicism within the usa.

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