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Published: 01 November 2017

160 Pages | 9 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198796855

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Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Gerald O'Collins

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers the current challenges facing the Catholic Church, such as the recent clerical abuse scandals, and discusses the future directions of Catholicism
  • Explains clearly and concisely where the Catholic Church comes from and what it believes and practices
  • Discusses how Catholicism has adapted across the centuries to diverse cultural influences, leading it to become one of the world's largest religions
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide