On Being Catholic

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Ignatius Press, Jan 1, 1997 - Religion - 265 pages
In his first full-length book since converting to Roman Catholicism over ten years ago, Thomas Howard presents his wonderful, refreshing insights on the "glad tidings" of the deeper meaning of Catholic piety, dogma, spirituality, vision and practice, rendered in his unique style of prose for which he is well-known. The book's chapters take the form of lay meditations on Catholic teaching and practice, opening up in practical and simple terms the richness at work in virtually every detail of Catholic prayer, piety, liturgy and experience.
 

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Contents

The Glad Tidings
9
Is Man Religious?
13
The Unity of the Church
34
Going to Church
61
Eucharist
78
The Mass Diagram of Glory
89
Catholics and the Gospel
118
Are Catholics Saved?
132
Tradition in Prayer
165
The Virgin Mary
179
Our Humanity
194
Hiddenness
212
Tradition
222
Catholics and Freedom
229
The Crucifix
249
Envoi
260

Catholics at Prayer
151

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About the author (1997)

Thomas Howard was a Professor of English and Literature for over 30 years. He is the author of numerous popular books includingChance or the Dance, Dove Descending: T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets, On Being Catholic, Lead Kindly Light and Evangelical is Not Enough. 

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