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<div>'The richness of the Church's past is a liberation, not a straitjacket. It is a source of confidence in launching into and uncharted future.' Eamon Duffy is both a practising Roman Catholic and distinguished historian, whose writings have changed the course of English Reformation studies. In <em>Faith of Our Fathers</em>, Duffy considers the range of Catholic belief and practice, from prayer for the dead and veneration of the Eucharist, to the place of Mary and the authority of the Pope. In the process he explores the ways in which religious tradition can be a vital Christian resource in the turbulent modern world. <br/><br/>'A lively and vivid assessment' <em>Universe </em></div><br/><div><br/>'Erudite without being didactic, reflective and personal without being uncomfortably confessional... Duffy's exploration is lucid and sincere.' <em>Doctrine & Life</em> </div><br/><div><br/><br/></div>>

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<div>'The richness of the Church's past is a liberation, not a straitjacket. It is a source of confidence in launching into and uncharted future.' Eamon Duffy is both a practising Roman Catholic and distinguished historian, whose writings have changed the course of English Reformation studies. In <em>Faith of Our Fathers</em>, Duffy considers the range of Catholic belief and practice, from prayer for the dead and veneration of the Eucharist, to the place of Mary and the authority of the Pope. In the process he explores the ways in which religious tradition can be a vital Christian resource in the turbulent modern world. <br/><br/>'A lively and vivid assessment' <em>Universe </em></div><br/><div><br/>'Erudite without being didactic, reflective and personal without being uncomfortably confessional... Duffy's exploration is lucid and sincere.' <em>Doctrine & Life</em> </div><br/><div><br/><br/></div>>

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Distinguished scholar addresses the key issues an intelligent person needs to tackle in making sense of being a Catholic today.

Table of Contents

1. Papal Authority 2.Thinking Through the Tradition 3. What about the inquisition 4. Do Catholics have freedom of conscience 5. Scandal in the Church 6. Who leads the Church? 7. Rome of the pilgrims

Product Details

ISBN:
9780826476654
Author:
Duffy, Eamon
Publisher:
Continuum
Subject:
Theology
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Christian Theology - Catholic
Subject:
Christianity - Catholicism
Subject:
Religion Western-Theology
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Continuum Icons
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
7.77 x 5.36 x 0.64 in

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Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Western Religions » Theology

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<div>'The richness of the Church's past is a liberation, not a straitjacket. It is a source of confidence in launching into and uncharted future.' Eamon Duffy is both a practising Roman Catholic and distinguished historian, whose writings have changed the course of English Reformation studies. In <em>Faith of Our Fathers</em>, Duffy considers the range of Catholic belief and practice, from prayer for the dead and veneration of the Eucharist, to the place of Mary and the authority of the Pope. In the process he explores the ways in which religious tradition can be a vital Christian resource in the turbulent modern world. <br/><br/>'A lively and vivid assessment' <em>Universe </em></div><br/><div><br/>'Erudite without being didactic, reflective and personal without being uncomfortably confessional... Duffy's exploration is lucid and sincere.' <em>Doctrine & Life</em> </div><br/><div><br/><br/></div>>
"Synopsis" by , Distinguished scholar addresses the key issues an intelligent person needs to tackle in making sense of being a Catholic today.
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