The Resource Deconstructing sacramental theology and reconstructing Catholic ritual, Joseph Martos., (ebook)

Deconstructing sacramental theology and reconstructing Catholic ritual, Joseph Martos., (ebook)

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Deconstructing sacramental theology and reconstructing Catholic ritual
Title
Deconstructing sacramental theology and reconstructing Catholic ritual
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Joseph Martos.
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Language
eng
Summary
Catholic sacramental doctrine has lost much of its credibility. Baptized people leave the church, adolescents stop attending shortly after they are confirmed, supposedly indissoluble marriages regularly dissolve, few go to confession, and many do not believe in transubstantiation. Drawing upon his decades-long study of the sacraments, Martos reveals how teachings that seemed rooted in the scriptures and Catholic life have become unmoored from the contexts in which they arose, and why seemingly eternal truths are actually historically relative. After carefully constructing Catholic teaching from the church's own documents, he deconstructs it by demonstrating how biblical passages were misconstrued by patristic authors and how patristic writings were misunderstood by medieval scholastics. The long process of misinterpretation culminated in the dogmatic pronouncements of the Council of Trent, which continues to dominate Catholic thinking about the church's religious ceremonies. If the sacraments are released from their dogmatic baggage, Martos believes that the spiritual realities they symbolize can be celebrated in any human culture without being tied to their traditional rites
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1943-
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Martos, Joseph
Dewey number
232.811 MART
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Sacraments
  • Sacraments
  • Sacraments (Liturgy)
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Deconstructing sacramental theology and reconstructing Catholic ritual, Joseph Martos., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781498221801
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12321528
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remote
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MWT12321528
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Deconstructing sacramental theology and reconstructing Catholic ritual, Joseph Martos., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781498221801
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12321528
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12321528
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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