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Cover of: Almost Catholic | Jon M. Sweeney
About the Book

Jon Sweeney, a self-described "evolved Protestant" and noted religious writer, has long been fascinated by the Catholic Church. However, it wasn't until he was a young missionary in the Philippines that he truly began to understand the Church's traditions, mysteries, and religious beliefs and its hold on those who follow the tradition. As he explains, Catholic spirituality is all about responding to the fundamental mystery of Jesus, the incarnation, and what it all meant in the beginning as well as what it means today. In Almost Catholic, Sweeney offers an appreciation of Catholicism, weaving in the story of his own explorations with those of others who have also been attracted to this tradition. He finds himself drawn to the Church's ancient and medieval traditions out of a desire to connect with the deepest and widest paths on the way. Two millennia of saints and practices and teachings and mystery form a connection for him to the very beginnings of ...

Classifications

Library of Congress BX1751.3 .S94 2008
Dewey 282

2 editions First published in 2008

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Cover of: Almost Catholic
2008, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Almost Catholic
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: Almost Catholic
2008, Jossey-Bass
Almost Catholic
in English - 1st ed.

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