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Catholicism : the story of Catholic Christianity

O'Collins, Gerald and Farrugia, Mario (2015) Catholicism : the story of Catholic Christianity. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 430pp. ISBN 9780198728184

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Abstract

This book explains how Roman Catholicism and its beliefs and practices came to be what they are. The authors move through history to sum up the present characteristics of Catholic Christianity and the major tests it faces in the third millennium. Explaining matters in a fresh and original way, they do justice to the Catholic heritage and show that Catholicism is a dynamic and living faith. Well-structured, highly informative, and clearly written, the book does not evade critical problems and the negative side of history. Rather, O'Collins and Farrugia explore challenges facing Catholics and other Christians and engage with contemporary moral issues.

Item Type: Books / Monographs
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Catholicism, Christianity, history
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Strategic Basic Research
Subjects: C - Church History
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2016 03:36
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2016 03:36
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2137

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