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By John W. O'Malley SJ

ISBN-10: 144225002X

ISBN-13: 9781442250024

We can’t comprehend the problems swirling in today’s Catholic church with out figuring out the prior. In Catholic historical past for Today’s Church acclaimed historian John W. O’Malley, SJ, illuminates a few of today’s such a lot contentious issues—from celibacy to the position of the pope—through their background. In his normally enticing sort, O’Malley’s essays supply readers with an summary of every subject matter in background then discover how that earlier connects with existence at the present time. a few of the essays spotlight his services at the papacy and the papal curia, in addition to the importance and legacies of the Council of Trent and Vatican II. by way of taking a ancient technique, O’Malley exhibits how modern matters arose, assesses the place they're this day, and indicates how they could be replaced for the higher. Catholic historical past for Today’s Church takes a useful lengthy view on subject matters that too frequently locate us shortsighted.

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