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Brandon Vogt from "The Thin Veil" reviews Fr. Barron's book, "Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of

Brandon Vogt from "The Thin Veil" reviews Fr. Barron's book, "Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith"

8/23/2011
August 23, 2011: Brandon Vogt, author of The Church and New Media and moderator of the blog, The Thin Veil, reviews Father Robert Barron's book, "Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith":
 
When defining Catholicism, many first turn to its unique practices and characters--the Mass, the sacraments, Mary, priests, and the Pope. Others point to its intellectual traits--its distinctive apologetics, theology, and philosophy.

In his new book, Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith (Image, hardcover, 304 pages), Fr. Robert Barron explores these typical characteristics but doesn't stop there. He looks through many more lenses to reveal the core of Catholicism.

Barron is not just concerned with what's good and true about the Catholic tradition but also what's beautiful. The Catholic faith is not just a matter of the mind and the soul but of the body and the senses. Therefore if we want to fully understand "the Catholic thing", we need to gaze on art, history, culture, music, literature, and architecture...

Read the review 
here. 
 
August 23, 2011: Brandon Vogt, author of The Church and New Media and moderator of the blog, The Thin Veil, reviews Father Robert Barron's book, "Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith":
 
When defining Catholicism, many first turn to its unique practices and characters--the Mass, the sacraments, Mary, priests, and the Pope. Others point to its intellectual traits--its distinctive apologetics, theology, and philosophy.

In his new book, Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith (Image, hardcover, 304 pages), Fr. Robert Barron explores these typical characteristics but doesn't stop there. He looks through many more lenses to reveal the core of Catholicism.

Barron is not just concerned with what's good and true about the Catholic tradition but also what's beautiful. The Catholic faith is not just a matter of the mind and the soul but of the body and the senses. Therefore if we want to fully understand "the Catholic thing", we need to gaze on art, history, culture, music, literature, and architecture...

Read the review 
here.
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