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Published: 27 November 2008

160 Pages | 17 halftones


ISBN: 9780199545919

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Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction

Gerald O'Collins

Very Short Introductions

  • Well-written and accessible, avoiding the jargon that can sometimes dominate other writings about religion
  • Draws on the best current scholarship available to present a fresh introduction to the largest and oldest institution in the world
  • Presents a significant new interpretation of the subject
  • Explains clearly and concisely where the Catholic Church comes from, what it believes and practises, and where it is heading