A Brief Catechism For Adults Is A Little Masterpiece Designed For Instructing Converts But It Also Serves As A Useful Handbook For Lifelong Catholics Who Want To Understand Their Faith Deeply After The First Edition Of The Book Was Used To Catechize Tens Of Thousands Seeking To Become Catholic, This Second Edition Was Revised In The Light Of Notes Made By Numerous Catholic Priests Who Had Used The Text So It Represents The Fruit Of Extensive Experience In Teaching The Faith To Converts, And For Years It Was Practically The Standard Catechism In The U.S And Canada For That Purpose.This Book Is Packed With Facts And Written In Short, Clear, Question And Answer Format, Accompanied By Brief Scripture Quotes Using Concise, Ordinary Language To Explain Profound Theological And Moral Truths, It Examines What We Must Believe And Do To Be Saved How To Form A Correct Conscience The Duties Of Catholic Spouses And Parents Common Mortal Sins The Interior Design Of A Traditional Catholic Church How To Pray The Rosary Popular Saints Names For Baptism And Confirmation Familiar Catholic Prayers Practical Points For Responding To Common Questions That Arise In An Unbelieving World A Brief Catechism For Adults Is A Valuable Handbook For Becoming A Faithful Catholic Perfect For Inquirers, But Excellent For Cradle Catholics As Well. A perfect introduction for adults seeking the Catholic faith. There are many books about how to be a good Catholic This one is cut and dry No mercy for those who just can t pull it off so well like me But then again, no judgement either Just the basics on what it all means and what is necessary to enter the realm of heaven Some instructions are extreme though, such as Are you ever allowed to tell a lie No, not even a small one, not even to save someone s life or reputation I guess it is a lo
Best catechism I ve read Very easy to understand, with biblical references 42 short lessons in question answer format This was the catechism that my parish priest used to teach me about the Catholic faith. Great book to promote discussion.
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- A Brief Catechism for Adults: A Complete Handbook on How to Be a Good Catholic
- William J. Cogan
- 27 September 2018 William J. Cogan