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On being Catholic

Author: Thomas Howard
Publisher: San Francisco : Ignatius Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In his first full-length book since converting to Roman Catholicism over ten years ago, Thomas Howard presents his wonderful, refreshing insights on the "glad tidings" of the deeper meaning of Catholic piety, dogma, spirituality, vision and practice, rendered in his unique style of prose for which he is well-known. The book's chapters take the form of lay meditations on Catholic teaching and practice, opening up in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Apologetic writings
Apologetic works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Howard
ISBN: 0898706084 9780898706086
OCLC Number: 36716240
Description: 263 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. The glad tidings --
2. Is man righteous? --
3. The unity of the church --
4. Going to church --
5. Eucharist --
6. The Mass : diagram of glory --
7. Catholics and the gospel --
8. Are Catholics saved? --
9. Catholics at prayer --
10. Tradition in prayer --
11. The Virgin Mary --
12. Our humanity --
13. Hiddenness --
14. Tradition --
15. Catholics and freedom --
16. The crucifix.
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"In his first full-length book since converting to Roman Catholicism over ten years ago, Thomas Howard presents his wonderful, refreshing insights on the "glad tidings" of the deeper meaning of Catholic piety, dogma, spirituality, vision and practice, rendered in his unique style of prose for which he is well-known. The book's chapters take the form of lay meditations on Catholic teaching and practice, opening up in practical and simple terms the richness at work in virtually every detail of Catholic prayer, piety, liturgy and experience"--Amazon.com.

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