Catholicism Today: An Introduction to the Contemporary by Evyatar Marienberg

By Evyatar Marienberg

Catholics aren't Christians. They worship Mary. They do regardless of the pope says. they can't divorce. They devour fish on Fridays. those improper yet universal statements replicate a mixed lack of understanding of and fascination with Catholicism and the Catholic Church. Catholicism at the present time: An creation to the modern Catholic Church goals to familiarize its readers with modern Catholicism. The booklet is designed to deal with universal misconceptions and frequently-asked questions concerning the Church, its teachings, and the lived adventure of Catholics in smooth societies all over the world. starting with a concise old assessment of Christianity mostly and Catholicism particularly, the textual content explores the center ideals and rituals that outline Catholicism in perform, the association of the Church and the Catholic calendar, in addition to the wide query of what it capacity to be Catholic in various 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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