What Makes Us Catholic
What Makes Us Catholic  -     By: Thomas H. Groome
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(PUBHarperSanFrancisco)Perhaps the most respected Catholic educator in the world, Groome sees Catholicism's distinctives as sacramentality; a feeling of community; an appreciation of human potential and fallibility; a concern for justice and the unfortunate; a reverence for tradition; faith vs. despair; and all-inclusiveness. 336 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 336
Vendor: HarperOne
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 8 X 5.31 (inches)
ISBN: 0060633999
ISBN-13: 9780060633998

Publisher's Description

What makes a Catholic a Catholic? According to Thomas Groome, an expert on the essential ingredients of Catholic Christianity, Catholics share certain vital features of life and identity. What Makes Us Catholic explains and illuminates that character, and invites Catholics of all kinds to connect more deeply and imaginatively with their own culture and spirituality.

Author Bio

Thomas H. Groome is chair of the Department of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry and professor of theology and religious education at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry and author of What Makes Us Catholic?

Editorial Reviews

“Groome courageously attempts and succeeds to define and explain the curious breed of people called Catholics.”
"Tom Groome's celebration of what is beautiful and lasting in the Catholic tradition is a kiss of peace."
"This crisply written and passionately presented work eloquently demonstrates why Tom Groome is considered one of our finest religious educators."
"In a vivid and vibrant style, Thomas Groome portrays Catholicism as a rich, multi-faceted reality."
“As refreshing as the Beatitudes in revealing the essentially spiritual and sacramental nature of being Catholic.”

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