Roman Catholicism after Vatican II
First, Burns presents an overview of the evolving Roman Catholic understanding of Jesus Christ. He follows with an analysis of authority within the Church, a matter of some contention in today's democratic societies, and a discussion of Catholicism as a global church incorporating people and practices from many cultures. Finally, Burns examines the validity of other religions in relation to the Christian claim that salvation through Jesus is unique and final.
A readable introduction for all Catholics interested in learning more about their church, the book includes features such as chapter summaries and study questions that also make it an ideal textbook for undergraduates or parish study.
About the Author
"A clear and concise summary of the major intellectual trends that have developed in Catholicism since the Second Vatican Council....Superb and challenging."—Andrew M. Greeley, University of Chicago
"This text is written with clarity, a lack of theoretical jargon, excellent questions asked of the major issues, and good suggested readings."—William Cenkner, OP, The Catholic University of America
"Out of his extensive teaching experience, Robert Burns offers something new in books on Roman Catholicism."—Thomas O'Meara, OP, University of Notre Dame
Other Titles in RELIGION / Christianity / Catholic
Other Titles in Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church