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Why Do Catholics Do That?: A Guide to the Teachings and Practices of the Catholic Church
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ballantine Books
Publication date November 1, 1995
Pages 287
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780345397263
ISBN-10 0345397266
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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

Blending religious history, a deep appreciation for art and culture, and an enlightened reverence for the traditions of the Church, Why Do Catholics Do That? is the definitive resource for any one who wants to learn more about the rituals, symbols, and traditions that can strengthen our faith every day.

"Johnson offers lucid explanations of a dizzying array of customs and beliefs."
--Publishers Weekly

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Reprint edition from Ballantine Books (November 1, 1995)
9780345397263 | details & prices | 287 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $16.00
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Cassette/Spoken Word
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from Highbridge Co (October 1, 1995)
9781565111202 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $17.95
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