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Why Do Catholics Do That?: A Guide to the Teachings and Practices of the Catholic Church

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In Why Do Catholics Do That? renowned scholar and religion columnist Kevin Orlin Johnson answers the most frequently asked questions on Catholic faith, worship, culture, and customs, including:

* How the Church Makes Laws * The Hard-Fought Genesis of the New Testament * The Cycle of Redemption * A Short Guide to the Meaning and Structure of the Mass * Decoding Symbols of Scripture and the Sacraments * The Calendar as the Image of Christ's Life * The Rosary * The Stations of the Cross * Monks, Nuns, and the Rules That Guide Them * The Pope * The Laity in the Modern World * Saints * Fatima, Lourdes, and the Story of Apparitions * The Vatican: A Holy City * The Sign of the Cross, Christianity's Best-Known Symbol * Candles in Prayer and Liturgy * The Meaning of the Nativity Scene

Blending religious history, a deep appreciation for art and culture, and an enlightened reverence for the traditions of the Church, Why Do Catholics Do That? is the definitive resource for any one who wants to learn more about the rituals, symbols, and traditions that can strengthen our faith every day.

"Johnson offers lucid explanations of a dizzying array of customs and beliefs."

--Publishers Weekly

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Renowned scholar and religion columnist Kevin Orlin Johnson answers the most frequently asked questions on Catholic faith, worship. culture, and customs.

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ISBN:
9780345397263
Author:
Johnson, Kevin Orlin
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Roman Catholicism
Subject:
General
Subject:
Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Catholic church
Subject:
Catholicism
Subject:
Doctrines
Subject:
Customs and practices
Subject:
Christianity - Catholicism
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Christianity - Catholic
Subject:
Christian Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Catholic Church--Doctrines
Subject:
Catholic Church Liturgy.
Subject:
Religion Western-Theology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Ballantine books trade paperback ed.
Publication Date:
19951031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.34x5.54x.64 in. .53 lbs.

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