On being Catholics

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Number of Pages96
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ISBN 100906127661
ISBN 109780906127667

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Catholic literature keeps me well-grounded and reminds me constantly of all the many reasons why I love being Catholic. Catholicism is the team to be on. Yes, we have had some good players and some bad players, but over time, the team is the one I want to belong to because it stands for what is good and what is right, with an ultimate goal that.

On Being Catholic is an apologetic and literary gem."--Scott Hahn, Ph.D. About the Author. Thomas Howard was a highly regarded Professor of English and Literature for over 30 years.

He is the popular author of numerous books including Dove Descending: T.S. Eliot's "Four Quartets", Evangelical Is Not Enough, Lead Kindly Light, Hallowed be This Cited by: 3.

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The physical world is considered part of God’s creation and is, therefore, inherently good until an individual misuses it. Catholics also recognize the ten commandments.

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The attempted reforms caused chaos, however, because they were seen as being overly Catholic in form, being based heavily on sacraments and ritual. Over the course of later mediæval and early modern history violence against Catholics has broken out, often resulting in deaths, such as the torture and execution of Jesuit Saint John Ogilvie.

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