The Everything Catholicism Book: Discover the Beliefs, Traditions, and Tenets of the Catholic Church [NOOK Book]

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With over one billion members, Catholicism is one of the oldest - and largest - organized religions in the world. The Everything Catholicism Book is an easy-to-follow guide that helps you gain a better understanding of this complex religion. From the Seven Sacraments to basic Church doctrine, this comprehensive book unravels all aspects of the Catholic Church, making it much easier for you to grasp. Thought-provoking and stimulating, The Everything Catholicism Book helps you understand and appreciate the ...

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Overview

With over one billion members, Catholicism is one of the oldest - and largest - organized religions in the world. The Everything Catholicism Book is an easy-to-follow guide that helps you gain a better understanding of this complex religion. From the Seven Sacraments to basic Church doctrine, this comprehensive book unravels all aspects of the Catholic Church, making it much easier for you to grasp. Thought-provoking and stimulating, The Everything Catholicism Book helps you understand and appreciate the complexity of the traditions and tenets of the Catholic faith.

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Catholicism boasts 2,000 years of history and 1 billion adherents worldwide, but to many readers, this faith is half-understood or totally miscomprehended. In succinct, clear language, the coauthors of this book explain the history, tenets, sacraments, and the traditions of the faith.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440522437
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 3/1/2003
  • Series: Everything
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 862,370
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Helen Keeler has been a writer, editor, and educator for twenty years. She has worked in public education in the areas of health and safety, has taught evening classes in journalism, and teaches catechism as a volunteer. Ms. Keeler lives in Toronto, Canada.

Susan Grimbly has been a journalist for twenty years, writing for The Globe and Mail, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Quill & Quire, Books in Canada, and Maclean’s Magazine, among others. Ms. Grimbly, who lives in Toronto, Canada, has also been a member of the Catholic Church for forty-seven years.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: What Is Catholicism?
Chapter 2: The Birth of the Church
Chapter 3: The Church Grows and Develops
Chapter 4: During the Middle Ages
Chapter 5: Modernizing the Catholic Church
Chapter 6: One God, Three Persons
Chapter 7: Mary, Mother of God
Chapter 8: The Seven Sacraments
Chapter 9: Why Do Catholics Do That?
Chapter 10: Essential and Nonessential Beliefs
Chapter 11: The Catholic Liturgy
Chapter 12: Ecumenical Dialogue with Other Churches
Chapter 13: How Catholics View the Afterlife
Chapter 14: The Catholic Ministry
Chapter 15: The Catholic Community
Chapter 16: Salvation in Community
Chapter 17: Milestones of a Catholic Life
Chapter 18: So You Want to Become a Catholic
Chapter 19: Catholics in the Greater Society
Chapter 20: Looking into the Future
Appendix A: Liturgical Calendar
Appendix B: A Timeline of Notable Events
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    As a recent convert this book was very helpful. Well worth reading.

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