Journeys to the Heart of Catholicism

by Ted Schmidt

Seraphim Editions | August 31, 2003 | Trade Paperback |

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Journeys to the Heart of Catholicism is a collection of thought-provoking essays that compel the reader to examine some of the most important social and religious issues of our time. Schmidt addresses the carnage in Iraq, the careful nurturing of a spirit of detachment towards war, and theChristian church, which has become derelict in its understanding of thenonviolent Gospel. How did the faith of Jesus become known to be pro-rich and pro-war? Other topics include the Catholic Church and celibacy (The Elephant in the Sacristy: The Silence Around Celibacy), slavery, the contradictions of capitalism, globalization, and an overview of the life and achievements of John Kenneth Galbraith.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 200 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.39 in

Published: August 31, 2003

Publisher: Seraphim Editions

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0973548797

ISBN - 13: 9780973548792

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Journeys to the Heart of Catholicism

by Ted Schmidt

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 200 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0.39 in

Published: August 31, 2003

Publisher: Seraphim Editions

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0973548797

ISBN - 13: 9780973548792

About the Book

"Journeys to the Heart of Catholicism" is a collection of thought- provoking essays that compel the reader to examine some of the most important social and religious issues of our time. Schmidt addresses the carnage in Iraq, the careful nurturing of a spirit of detachment towards war, and theChristian church, which has become derelict in its understanding of thenonviolent Gospel. How did the faith of Jesus become known to be pro- rich and pro- war? Other topics include the Catholic Church and celibacy ( The Elephant in the Sacristy: The Silence Around Celibacy), slavery, the contradictions of capitalism, globalization, and an overview of the life and achievements of John Kenneth Galbraith.

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<p><i>Journeys to the Heart of Catholicism</i> is a collection of thought-provoking essays that compel the reader to examine some of the most important social and religious issues of our time. Schmidt addresses the carnage in Iraq, the careful nurturing of a spirit of detachment towards war, and theChristian church, which has become derelict in its understanding of thenonviolent Gospel. How did the faith of Jesus become known to be pro-rich and pro-war? Other topics include the Catholic Church and celibacy (The Elephant in the Sacristy: The Silence Around Celibacy), slavery, the contradictions of capitalism, globalization, and an overview of the life and achievements of John Kenneth Galbraith.</p>

About the Author

<p>Ted Schmidt is a former editor of the <i>Catholic New Times</i> newspaper and is a well-known social activist. In 1991 he received the Ontario EnglishTeachers’ Award of Merit, and in 2002 the Social Justice Award from the Toronto Secondary Catholic Teachers Association. For 30years Schmidt has taughtcourses on scripture and social ethics. He is a regular commentator on Vision TV and has written for several newspapers, including the Globe, the Toronto Star and NOW Magazine.</p>
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