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Being Catholic Now : Prominent Americans Talk About Change in the Church and the Quest for Meaning (Paperback)

Author: Kennedy, Kerry

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Some of America?s most extraordinary celebrities, artists, and thinkers reveal what they believe Catholicism is?and what it should be

In this illuminating collection that redefines an ancient institution in the most contemporary of terms, human-rights activist Kerry Kennedy asks thirty-seven American Catholics to speak candidly about their own faith?whether lost, recovered, or deepened?and about their feelings regarding the way the Church hierarchy is moving forward.

?Has something to say to almost every Catholic, or even one-time Catholic, who cracks open its pages. . . . One finishes the book feeling grateful for [Kennedy?s] subjects? honesty and moved in a hundred different ways by what they reveal of their aspirations and struggles.??National Catholic Reporter

?Revealing . . . offers an unusually intimate view of how much being raised Catholic shapes the identity of many prominent Americans, but also how much tension many feel with the institutional church.??Boston Globe

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Publisher Broadway Books
Mfg Part# 9780307346858
SKU 211282212
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0307346854
Release Date 10/6/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0288
Publisher Broadway Books
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