Doors to the Sacred: A Historical Introduction to Sacraments in the Catholic Church

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Image Books, 1982 - Sacraments - 536 pages
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This historical introduction - the only such study of the sacraments in the Catholic Church available - has been called "illuminating," "thorough," & "reliable."

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Very analytic analysis of the Catholic Churchs teachings on the sacraments an outsiders view of the history behind them and a review of teachings on the sacraments themselves. Read full review


Foreword to the Image Book Edition
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Sacraments in All Religions

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Joseph Martos is a respected educator, speaker, author and authority on the interaction of religious experience, theological ideas, cultural developments and liturgical ritual down through the ages. His work is interdisciplinary, accessible, and takes a balanced approach. His website,, contains biographical and contact information, as well as significant material on these and related topics. - See more at: http: //

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