EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals
Search
Catholic Imagination

Catholic Imagination - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0520232044

Cover of Catholic Imagination 00 (ISBN 978-0520232044)
ISBN13: 978-0520232044
ISBN10: 0520232046
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 00
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 2000
International: No

List price: $26.95

new
Sold Out
FREE Shipping on $25+
  • Check back soon!
  • 30-Day Returns
  • Condition: New
Sold Out
etextbook
$12.95
Save $14.00 (52%)


More Shipping Options

Catholic Imagination - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0520232044

Andrew M. Greeley

ISBN13: 978-0520232044
ISBN10: 0520232046
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 00
Publisher: University of California Press

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

Catholics live in an enchanted world: a world of statues and holy water, stained glass and votive candles, saints and religious medals, rosary beads and holy pictures. But these Catholic paraphernalia are merely hints of a deeper and more pervasive religious sensibility that inclines Catholics to see the Holy lurking in creation. The world of the Catholic is haunted by a sense that the objects, events, and persons of daily life are revelations of Grace. In this fascinating discussion of what is unique about the Catholic worldview and culture and what distinguishes it from Protestantism, Andrew Greeley one of the most popular and prolific authors writing today--examines the religious imagination that shapes Catholics lives.

In a lively and engaging narrative, Greeley discusses the central themes of Catholic culture: Sacrament, Salvation, Community, Festival, Structure, Erotic Desire, and the Mother Love of God. Ranging widely from Bernini to Scorsese, Greeley distills these themes from the high arts of Catholic culture and asks: Do these values really influence people's lives? Using international survey data, he shows the counterintuitive ways in which Catholics are defined. He goes on to root these behaviors in the Catholic imagination.

As he identifies and explores the fertile terrain of Catholic culture, Greeley illustrates the enduring power of particular stories, images, and orientations in shaping Catholics' lived experience. He challenges a host of assumptions about who Catholics are and makes a strong case for the vitality of the culture today. The Catholic imagination is sustained and passed on in relationships, the home, and the community, Greeley shows. Absorbing, compassionate, and deeply informed, this book provides an entirely new perspective on the nature and role of religion in daily life for Catholics and non-Catholics alike.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Sacred Place, Sacred Time
Chapter 2. Sacred Desire
Chapter 3. The Mother Love of God
Chapter 4. Community
Chapter 5. Hierarchy
Chapter 6. Salvation
Chapter 7. Sensibility and Socialization
Conclusion: The Enchanted Imagination
A Note on Sources
Notes
Index

Digital Rights

eBook Requirements
Adobe Digital Editions Minimum System Requirements
Minimum System Requirements:
  • Windows 7/8, or Mac OS X 10.6 or above
  • At least 512 MB RAM, 600 mHZ processor, and 40 MB of hard drive space (75MB for Mac OS)
Software Requirements:

eBooks and eChapters can be viewed by using Adobe Digital Editions eBook Reader.

After purchasing your eBook or eChapter, you will be emailed instructions on where and how to download your free reader.

Download Requirements:

Due to the size of eBooks, a high-speed Internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.

Being online is not required for reading an eBook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet during the download process.

User Help:

Click here to access the Adobe Digital Editions FAQ

Digital Rights
Adobe Digital Edition
Copying: Not Allowed
Printing: Allowed, 20 prints for 30 days
Expires: No Expiration
Reading Aloud: Allowed
Sharing: Not Allowed
Min. Software Version: Adobe Digital Editions eBook Reader
Suitable Devices: PCs, Tablet PCs, Macs, Laptops


Digital Rights Management (DRM) Key


Copying - Books that cannot be copied will show "Not Allowed." Otherwise, this will detail the number of times it can be copied, or "Allowed with no limits."

Printing - Books that cannot be printed will show "Not Allowed." Otherwise, this will detail the number of times it can be printed, or "Allowed with no limits."

Expires - Books that have no expiration (the date upon which you will no longer be able to access your eBook) will read "No Expiration." Otherwise it will state the number of days from activation (the first time you actually read it).

Reading Aloud - Books enabled with the "text-to-speech" feature so that they can be read aloud will show "Allowed."

Sharing - Books that cannot be shared with other computers will show "Not Allowed."

Min. Software Version - This is the minimum software version needed to read this book.

Suitable Devices - Hardware known to be compatable with this book. Note: Reader software still needs to be installed.

More Shipping Options