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The truth of Catholicism

ten controversies explored

1st ed.

Published by Cliff Street Books in [New York] .
Written in English.

About the Book

The Catholic Church may be the most controversial institution in the world. Whether the question is the uniqueness of Jesus Christ, the relationship of Catholicism to other religious communities, the meaning of freedom, the use and abuse of sex, the dignity of human life from conception until natural death, or the role of women, the Catholic Church has taken challenging positions that some find inexplicable, even cruel. In The Truth of Catholicism, George Weigel, author of Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, explores these perennial questions and more, showing Catholicism and its controversies from "inside" the convictions that make those controversies not only possible but necessary. The truths of Catholicism then come into clearer focus as affirmations and celebrations of human life and human love, even as they challenge us to imagine a daring future for humanity and for ourselves.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-193).

Genre Popular works.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 282
Library of Congress BX1754 .W39 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination x, 196 p. ;
Number of pages 196

ID Numbers

Open Library OL18348134M
Internet Archive truthofcatholici00weig
ISBN 10 0066213304
LC Control Number 2001028760
Library Thing 53133
Goodreads 417296

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