Why be a Catholic?: The 1978 Albany Forum

By: Editors-Brennan Hill, Mary Reed Newland

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No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. .................. Authors include: Monika Hellwig, Gertrude Morris, Philip Murnion, David Murphy, David O'Brien, Antonio Stevens-Arroyo, Robley Whitson. . . . . . TOC: * INTRODUCTION -------- * PART ONE: BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION -- 1.) The participants’ experience of the Questions -- 2.) The basic elements of Catholicism -- 3.) The Catholic Identity -- 4.) Cultural Catholic vs. Believing Catholic -------- * PART TWO: THE CATHOLIC IN AMERICA -- 5.) American Catholicism -- 6.) Americans seeking community -- 7.) Advocacy for American Catholics -- 8.) Catholic Liberalism -- 9.) Catholic Radicals -- 10.) The gap between Theology and the People -- 11.) The Confirmation Controversy -- 12.) Baptism preparation -- 13.) Preparing for Eucharist -- 14.) The American Church and Minorities -- 15.) The Northeast and the Puerto Rican Experience -- 16.) Catholicism and Black Culture -- 17.) Seminaries, the Religious Life, and the Black Experience -- 18.) Black Leadership -------- * PART THREE: ANSWERING QUESTIONS -- 19.) Pluralism in the Church -- 20.) The role of minorities in the building up of the Church -- 21.) Ecumenicism and Catholic Self-Identity -- 22.) Middle-Class Ecumenicism -- 23.) Other Ecumenical Dimensions -- 24.) Movements Bridge Denominations -- 25.) Social Issues and young people -------- * SUMMARY

Title: Why be a Catholic?: The 1978 Albany Forum

Author Name: Editors-Brennan Hill, Mary Reed Newland

Categories: Catholic,

Publisher: W. C. Brown Co: 1979

ISBN Number: 0697017133

ISBN Number 13: 9780697017130

Size: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Seller ID: 48354