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The Resource Almost Catholic : an appreciation of the history, practice, and mystery of ancient faith, Jon M. Sweeney

Almost Catholic : an appreciation of the history, practice, and mystery of ancient faith, Jon M. Sweeney

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Almost Catholic : an appreciation of the history, practice, and mystery of ancient faith
Title
Almost Catholic
Title remainder
an appreciation of the history, practice, and mystery of ancient faith
Statement of responsibility
Jon M. Sweeney
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An analysis of the Catholic tradition looks at the history of the Catholic Church, its spiritual practices, its tenets and beliefs, and the rituals of worship, and discusses such topics as saints, liturgies, and papal authority
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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250089
Cataloging source
DLC
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1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sweeney, Jon M.
Dewey number
282
Index
index present
LC call number
BX1751.3
LC item number
.S94 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Catholic Church
Target audience
adult
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an appreciation of the history, practice, and mystery of ancient faith
Label
Almost Catholic : an appreciation of the history, practice, and mystery of ancient faith, Jon M. Sweeney
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The language and the spirit -- Forget what you thought you knew -- Catholic -- Forget about conversion -- Doubters and believers, atheists and agnostics -- Steps to becoming a truly Catholic Christian -- The Catholic imagination -- God is here -- Sacred spaces and places -- Privy to a revealed secret -- But it's too easy -- Taking vows -- Becoming a saint -- Faith with flesh -- He loved his own flesh -- The sensuousness of Jesus -- The crucifix -- Stations of the Cross -- Bones and bodies -- Something good about hell -- Much more than Kitsch and Jesus junk -- Rosary beads -- Little books -- Images that speak -- Novenas for heathens and outcasts -- Going to confession -- The sacred heart of Jesus -- My own cloud of witnesses -- Thomas Merton -- Saint Francis of Assisi -- Every idealist who has ever tried -- G.K. Chesterton -- Flannery O'Connor -- The catechism as a mystical novel -- Together with others -- Take me to the river -- Sacraments and sacramentals -- Contemplative living -- Eating and kissing -- Millions of blessings -- Excommunication
Control code
ocn174131055
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780787994709
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2007044097
System control number
(OCoLC)174131055
Label
Almost Catholic : an appreciation of the history, practice, and mystery of ancient faith, Jon M. Sweeney
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The language and the spirit -- Forget what you thought you knew -- Catholic -- Forget about conversion -- Doubters and believers, atheists and agnostics -- Steps to becoming a truly Catholic Christian -- The Catholic imagination -- God is here -- Sacred spaces and places -- Privy to a revealed secret -- But it's too easy -- Taking vows -- Becoming a saint -- Faith with flesh -- He loved his own flesh -- The sensuousness of Jesus -- The crucifix -- Stations of the Cross -- Bones and bodies -- Something good about hell -- Much more than Kitsch and Jesus junk -- Rosary beads -- Little books -- Images that speak -- Novenas for heathens and outcasts -- Going to confession -- The sacred heart of Jesus -- My own cloud of witnesses -- Thomas Merton -- Saint Francis of Assisi -- Every idealist who has ever tried -- G.K. Chesterton -- Flannery O'Connor -- The catechism as a mystical novel -- Together with others -- Take me to the river -- Sacraments and sacramentals -- Contemplative living -- Eating and kissing -- Millions of blessings -- Excommunication
Control code
ocn174131055
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780787994709
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2007044097
System control number
(OCoLC)174131055

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