What truths are revealed that has caused so many lapsed Catholics to return home? yourself when you read Catholicism and Fundamentalism by Karl Keating. Karl Keating defends Catholicism from Fundamentalist attacks and explains why Fundamentalism has been so successful in converting ‚ÄúRomanists. Keating’s book provides an impressively researched and eminently readable defense of Catholicism Fundamentalists often work on the principle that the Bible is such a .. Karl Keating is founder and senior fellow at Catholic Answers.

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It takes a Catholic considerable training and a long tenure in the school of hard knocks to begin to think like a fundamentalist, to pose the kinds of questions fundamentalists pose. Fundamentalizm the first to ask a question about Catholicism and Fundamentalism.

Catholicism and Fundamentalism

They envision distinctively Catholic practices, such as auricular confession and the use of Latin, as popping out of nowhere, and this bothers them no end as it should, if their historical fundamentalixm were true.

Twenty citations are given. And Jesus advanced in wisdom and age and grace before God and men Luke 2: Videos About This Book. Another fine history is Philip Hughes’ History of the Church. These books are not the only ones worthy of study, of course, but they have proved particularly useful in the specialized task of dealing with fundamentalist attacks on the Catholic religion.

Virtually every question a fundamentalist could ask will be found in Radio Replies. If you were a military commander and your counterpart on the other side had written a book outlining fundamenralism tactical theories, you would be wise to let him have the royalties and get a copy of his book into your hands as soon as possible. It had a lot of information but I would not recommend this book to a non-Catholic.

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Catholicism and Fundamentalism Food for the Mind

Karl Keating defends Catholicism from fundamentalist attacks and explains why fundamentalism has been so successful in converting Romanists. Once away from the protective shell of my parents’ home, however, I became exposed for the first time anti-Catholic environments.

Each chapter consists of a narrowly drawn topic, the catholicisj points schematically described; recommended readings; and true-to-life sample questions. But something is nagging you. They will then be receptive to talk about the other historical complaints they have, the ones on which they do not stake their reputations. It is very easy to read and in places hard to put down. Very sincere in their faith. Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.

Open Preview See a Problem? Hughes was unable to finish the planned fourth volume, but that does not matter much, since most questions fundamentalists have about Catholic history concern matters in the early centuries and in the Middle Ages. Funeamentalism to Book Page. A few fundamentalists have so many questions and know so much that is not so, that one cannot hope to satisfy them, no matter how much homework is done, no matter how many citations are given, no matter how many pages from history texts are photocopied and sent off with explanatory cover letters.

An invaluable companion series is Johannes Quastern’s Patrology.

The core of many arguments, historical or otherwise, will be the Bible, and the apologist needs to be at ease with it. The New Testament alone has several kinds of writings: Hardon explains on the cover, Tixeront takes the basic truths of the Faith and analyzes these truths in their historical context from the New Testament through the last of the Fathers in the eighth century.



Patrology, the study of the Fathers of the Church, of their contemporaries both orthodox and heterodox and of the authenticity of the kexting attributed to them, should be distinguished from patristics, the study of their thought, which is more the kind of thing found in Tixeront’s books. This is a textbook for those moving from Protestantism to the Catholic Church. Steinmueller does not use a verse-by-verse approach. Though you might be restless in your inherited faith, you aren’t ready to take the kind of plunge your friends are promising.

Good read for either Catholics or Protestants. I doubt if there larl any objection against the Faith in all the centuries that was not hurled at us.

Its a good book for Catholics to read about the various objections other denominations have to Catholicism, as it combines keatlng journalism and theology. Sheed means there is too much we do not know about Jesus, at least regarding His everyday activities, we know, for instance, only one event between His infancy and the cagholicism of His ministry, for this catholucism be a regular biography.

The title Theology and Sanity comes from Sheed’s notion that to be truly sane is to take into account the whole of reality as it really is. May 06, Matt rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sheed begins with a fine explanation of the Trinity, which is usually thought of as a dry topic but which his outdoor crowds found the most captivating.

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