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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
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
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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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Catholic Church
Label
Almost Catholic : an appreciation of the history, practice, and mystery of ancient faith, Jon M. Sweeney
Link
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
2007044097
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780787994709
Lccn
2007044097
System control number
(Sirsi) 1525122
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
2007044097
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780787994709
Lccn
2007044097
System control number
(Sirsi) 1525122

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