Jerome Baggett conducted 300 intensive interviews with members of six parishes to explore all aspects of how Catholics balance the Church's ancient devotional practices with day-to-day life in the modern world. Moving beyond the simplistic categories of national surveys and the politically-motivated pronouncements of pundits, Sense of the Faithful ultimately paints a more complex--and more accurate--portrait of what it is like to be Catholic in America today.... 157 parishioner contributions to, 183484 Code of Canon Law, 8 collective recognition, 151 commitment, indicators of, 30t communal ... 126 culture connected to, 131 Saint Augustine Parish fostering, 50 complexity, x Confucianized Christianity, 147448 congregation, ... traditions of, 215 urban church assimilation of, 12 aculture of death, a 160 aculture of individualism, a 215 a culture wars, a 94 Cummins, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Sense of the Faithful|
|Author||:||Jerome P. Baggett|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2009|