Why Do Catholics Do That?
A Guide to the Teachings and Practices of the Catholic Church
ISBN10: 0345397266 ISBN13: 9780345397263 Contributors: Johnson, Kevin Orlin, Ph.D. Publisher: Ballantine Books Published: Nov 1 1995 Pages: 287 Weight: 0.60lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
In Why Do Catholics Do That? renowned scholar and religion columnist Kevin Orlin Johnson answers the most frequently asked questions on Catholic faith, worship, culture, and customs, including:
* How the Church Makes Laws * The Hard-Fought Genesis of the New Testament * The Cycle of Redemption * A Short Guide to the Meaning and Structure of the Mass * Decoding Symbols of Scripture and the Sacraments * The Calendar as the Image of Christ's Life * The Rosary * The Stations of the Cross * Monks, Nuns, and the Rules That Guide Them * The Pope * The Laity in the Modern World * Saints * Fatima, Lourdes, and the Story of Apparitions * The Vatican: A Holy City * The Sign of the Cross, Christianity's Best-Known Symbol * Candles in Prayer and Liturgy * The Meaning of the Nativity Scene