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The Blackwell Companion to Catholicism
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- 1. Catholic Histories includes essays on the major eras of the Catholic story, from Scriptures and the early church through the Middle ages and the Reformation to Modernity and Post-Modernity.
- Catholic Cultures describes Catholics in different lands including the Holy Land, India, and Africa, Europe, the British Isles, Ireland, Latin & North America, Oceania.
- Catholic Practices surveys some of the central catholic practices: spirituality and ecumenism, inter-religious dialogue and Catholic institutions (schools, hospitals, and charitable organizations), art the natural sciences and the holy see.
- Catholic Doctrines has essays on central topics in the practice of Catholic theology and development of doctrine--God and Jesus Christ, creation, Mary, the Church, moral theology, and eschatology
Number of Pages: 544
|Publication Date: 2010|
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- Engages its readers in an informed and informative conversation about Roman Catholic life and thought
- Embraces the local and the global, the past and the present, life and the afterlife, and a broad range of institutions and activities
- Considers both what is distinctive about Catholic life and thought, and how Catholicism overlaps with and transforms other ways of thinking and living
- Topics covered include: peacemaking, violence and wars; money, the vow of poverty and socio-economic life; art by and about Catholics; and men, women and sex
Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt is Associate Professor of Theology at Loyola College in Maryland. He is the author of Julian of Norwich and the Mystical Body Politic of Christ (1999) and Why the Mystics Matter (2003). He is also co-editor of Aquinas in Dialogue (Blackwell, 2004).
Trent Pomplun is an Assistant Professor of Theology at Loyola College in Maryland. A frequent contributor to Pro Ecclesia, Nova et Vetera, and Modern Theology, he writes about late medieval and early modern Catholicism, with special interests in scholasticism, positive theology, and inter-religious dialog.