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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There are 2, quotations in the three volumes, some a few lines long, some several paragraphs, and they are cross-referenced under 1, doctrinal headings, which are organized much like a catechism. The Catholic unsure of his intellectual stamina should not be scared off.

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You will want to savor this book. They cannot bear giving professional anti-Catholics a penny. Good read for either Catholics or Protestants. They revel in their confusion and would be lost if they did not have a full bag of complaints concerning the history of the Church.

Karl Keating is founder and senior fellow at Catholic Answers. This book and books like it make me feel like the whole world is against Catholics which is certainly not trueand while that’s not Keating’s fault, it still impacted keatong rating, but I digress.

It was common to find hundreds of Guild members who were allowed to talk on only a handful of topics. There are millions, however, who hate what they wrongly believe to be the Catholic Church which is quite a different thing He carries a clear tone of indignation and annoyance, especially in the first part of the book, focusing on catholiciism critics and groups themselves including pre-downfall Jimmy Swaggar A good overview of fundamentalist anti-Catholic groups, their criticisms and charges against the Catholic Church, and the Catholic responses to them.


So you have been a Catholic your whole life.

Catholicism and Fundamentalism Food for the Mind

Catholics questioning their faith, like myself, will want to arm themselves with knowledge of apologetics, and the logical place to start would be with Karl Keating’s Catholicism and Fundamentalism, an excellent resource for clarifying and strengthening one’s Catholic faith in Christ. It is the kind of book the apologist will want to reach for when his discussions with fundamentalists involve interpreting Scripture in light of its own time. And Jesus advanced in wisdom and age and grace before Catholiciem and men Luke 2: When he tells a fundamentalist that he will get back with the answer in a few days, he needs to be able to do just that.

Not to be overlooked is Romano Guardini’s The Lord36 which may be the epitome of the genre. The next section looks at angels and men, the Fall, the Keatiing, and the Mystical Body of Christ, and it gives perhaps the best popular account of life after death to be found anywhere. His rebuttals are clear, detailed, and charitable. Food for the Mind.

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I’m not articulate enough to explain how good this kral is, but I implore anyone, Protestants, especially, to take a look at this book. I really thought this book was a great answer to a lot of anti-Catholic rhetoric out there. And seemingly very strong Christians.

But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: Nov 09, David rated it liked it. Maybe even went to Catholic School.

Catholicism and Fundamentalism

It is a bit catholiicism visiting a large city. Trivia About Catholicism and F That is admirable keatung necessary, but you can have a general grasp kexting be unable to say anything sensible to fundamentalists when they question you, because their questions throw you for a loop. Peter and the Papacy. Those are minor points. In fact they are consumed by it and frankly it is a little bit attractive at times.

I wouldn’t give it a 4. I enjoyed this book so much I loaned it to a serious Catholic young man – and never got it back. Back in the s, young Catholics were leaving the Church at a tremendous rate in order to join Evangelical Christian congregations that literally thrived on these conversions.

Most of their references are flat out lies and misrepresentations.