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5. Catholic moral life and teaching

5. Catholic moral life and teaching  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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May 2017
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May 2017
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9780191838521
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796855.003.0005
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How should Catholics behave? How might the holiness with which they have been blessed express itself in their daily existence? ‘Catholic moral life and teaching’ points out that, although ... More
3. Catholics on God and the human condition

3. Catholics on God and the human condition  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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9780191838521
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The beliefs that unite and shape the Catholic Church are examined in ‘Catholics on God and the human condition’. The Bible is seen to illuminate the deepest reality of God and human beings. ... More
6. Characteristics of Catholicism

6. Characteristics of Catholicism  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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May 2017
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The culturally, geographically, and ritually diverse character of Catholic worship and life raises the question: What holds it all together? ‘Characteristics of Catholicism’ considers ... More
2. From Christopher Columbus to the present (1492–2017)

2. From Christopher Columbus to the present (1492–2017)  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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May 2017
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9780191838521
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‘From Christopher Columbus to the present’ explores what it has meant to be Catholic over the last 500 years. The expansion of Europe led to a wave of missionary activity, and Catholicism ... More
1. From Pentecost to Christopher Columbus (ad 30–1492)

1. From Pentecost to Christopher Columbus (ad 30–1492)  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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May 2017
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796855.003.0001
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‘From Pentecost to Christopher Columbus’ traces the origins and early development of the Catholic Church. Early Christianity was characterized by missionary outreach, ordained bishops, the ... More
7. The future of Catholicism

7. The future of Catholicism  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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May 2017
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‘The future of Catholicism’ turns to the major challenges faced by Catholics and their leaders as they move further into the third millennium. From the time of Benedict XV (pope 1914–22) ... More
4. The sacraments and the Catholic Church

4. The sacraments and the Catholic Church  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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May 2017
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9780191838521
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796855.003.0004
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‘The sacraments and the Catholic Church’ traces the origins, history, and significance of the seven sacraments. Baptism, confirmation, the Eucharist, penance, the anointing of the sick, ... More

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