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The Church: The Evolution of Catholicism Richard McBrien

The Church: The Evolution of Catholicism

Richard McBrien

Published November 3rd 2009
ISBN : 9780061245251
Paperback
528 pages
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“The Church is a lucid, balanced, and readable book—a work of integration that is always reasonable, well informed, honest, and deeply hopeful.”—CommonwealIn The Church, renowned religious historian and Vatican expert Richard P. McBrien offers aMore“The Church is a lucid, balanced, and readable book—a work of integration that is always reasonable, well informed, honest, and deeply hopeful.”—CommonwealIn The Church, renowned religious historian and Vatican expert Richard P. McBrien offers a sweeping history of the evolution of the Roman Catholic Church, its influence  and power in an ever-changing world.  From Jesus’s apostle Peter to Pope Benedict XVI, The Church is a remarkable achievement that delves deeply into the past and the future of Christianity’s largest branch—in fact, the largest religious institution in the world—exploring its politics, doctrines, and the way the Roman Catholic Church views itself.