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The Blackwell Companion to Catholicism by P-Wiley

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The Blackwell Companion to Catholicism offers an extensive survey of the history, doctrine, practices, and global circumstances of Roman Catholicism, written by a range of distinguished and experienced Catholic writers. Engages its readers in an informed and informative conversation about Roman Catholic life and thought Embraces the local and the global, the past and the present, life and the afterlife, and a broad range of institutions and activities Considers both what is distinctive about Catholic life and thought, and how Catholicism overlaps with and transforms other ways of thinking and living Topics covered include: peacemaking, violence and wars; money, the vow of poverty and socio-economic life; art by and about Catholics; and men, women and sex.

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									The Blackwell Companion to Catholicism
Blackwell Companions to Religion

Editor: James Buckley
Editor: Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt
Editor: Trent Pomplun
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The Blackwell Companion to Catholicism offers an extensive survey of the history, doctrine, practices,
and global circumstances of Roman Catholicism, written by a range of distinguished and experienced
Catholic writers. Engages its readers in an informed and informative conversation about Roman Catholic
life and thought Embraces the local and the global, the past and the present, life and the afterlife, and a
broad range of institutions and activities Considers both what is distinctive about Catholic life and thought,
and how Catholicism overlaps with and transforms other ways of thinking and living Topics covered
include: peacemaking, violence and wars; money, the vow of poverty and socio-economic life; art by and
about Catholics; and men, women and sex.
Author Bio
James Buckley
James J. Buckley is Professor of Theology and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola
College in Maryland. He has published Seeking the Humanity of God: Practices, Doctrines, and Catholic
Theology (1992), is an associate editor of the journals Modern Theology and Pro Ecclesia and has co-
edited (with L. Gregory Jones) the Blackwell Readings in Modern Theology series.


Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt
Frederick Christian Bauerschmidt is Associate Professor of Theology at Loyola College in Maryland. He
is the author of Julian of Norwich and the Mystical Body Politic of Christ (1999) and Why the Mystics
Matter (2003). He is also co-editor of Aquinas in Dialogue (Blackwell, 2004).


Trent Pomplun
Trent Pomplun is an Assistant Professor of Theology at Loyola College in Maryland. A frequent
contributor to Pro Ecclesia, Nova et Vetera, and Modern Theology, he writes about late medieval and
early modern Catholicism, with special interests in scholasticism, positive theology, and inter-religious
dialog.

								
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