Surprised by Truth 2: 15 Men and Women Give the Biblical and Historical Reasons For Becoming Catholic. (v. 2)

by Patrick Madrid

Paperback, 2000

Barcode

1425

Call number

248.242 MAD

Status

Available

Call number

248.242 MAD

Pages

298

Description

Cardinals, bishops, and scores of Catholic leaders love this book you will, too This collection of testimonies by people who've found new life in the Catholic Church is one of the most potent weapons for the Faith ever crafted These authors don't just tell their stories they also give you an insider's view of the fatal weaknesses in the creeds and belief systems that beckon unwary Catholics every day.

Publication

Sophia Institute Press (2000), 298 pages

ISBN

1928832180 / 9781928832188

Rating

(15 ratings; 3.9)

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LibraryThing member judithrs
I don't think this book was as good as the first Suprised By Truth although I did enjoy reading most of the conversion accounts. The subtitle explains the essays, but I wish the writers had spent more time explaining their thought processes during conversion rather than going through Bible verse after Bible verse. From the account of a Jewish convert: "My family members whose attachment to the Jewish Faith was primarily cultural were the most distressed by my conversion....Interestingly, those family members with a deep Jewish faith knew that God does change lives, and they understood that I had to follow God's call obediently...One of my cousins, a serious Orthodox Jew...asked, 'you've come much closer to God, haven't you...Good. Being Close to God is the most important thing.'"… (more)

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