Chief Truths of the Faith: A Course in Religion - Book I  -     By: John Laux
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Chief Truths of the Faith: A Course in Religion - Book I

Tan Books / 1994 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 200
Vendor: Tan Books
Publication Date: 1994
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.4 (inches)
ISBN: 0895553910
ISBN-13: 9780895553911
Ages: 12-17

Publisher's Description

Deeply penetrating and delightfully concise, this outline of the Catholic Faith is the perfect instruction tool for those who do not know about the Catholic Faith, as well as a stimulating read for the educated Catholic who wishes to learn more. Fr. Laux never fails to capture and retain the reader’s interest while giving in-depth explanations of topics such as the following (and dozens more):
  • The sources of Faith (pg. 1)
  • The Nature and Attributes of God (66)
  • The Nature and Origin of the Human Race (91)
  • The Immaculate Conception (103)
  • The Hypostatic Union (114)
  • Sanctifying and Actual Grace (145)
  • The Resurrection of the Dead and General Judgment (170)
  • Includes a comprehensive Index to easily locate many topics and their explanations, such as exorcism, evolution, Biblical interpretation, Limbo, Science and the Bible, and more!
Every chapter divides each article of Faith into the parts which make it up, and diligently analyzes each part. Also, the end of each chapter provides thought-provoking Suggestions for Study and Review.

Although originally written as a high school study guide, Chief Truths of the Faith provides an educating and intriguing read for high school students, college students, and adults alike. All will come away from this book more knowledgeable and happier for the experience. (198 pgs., PB.)

Author Bio

Father John Laux, M.A., was a high school religion teacher who wrote his own Catholic curricular books after spending a large number of years teaching and researching. His works were first published in 1928 and include Catholic Apologetics, Mass and the Sacraments, Introduction to the Bible, Catholic Morality and Church History. He capsulated the Catholic faith extremely well, thanks to his lively prose and succinct way of accurately explaining the details of theology. Though Father Laux originally wrote his books for high school students, they remain very informative for those in college and even adulthood as well. He wrote in a timeless, direct and to-the-point style that continues to present Catholics with in-depth explanations of their faith today.

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