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The Blackwell Companion to Catholicism offers an extensivesurvey of the history, doctrine, practices, and globalcircumstances of Roman Catholicism, written by a range ofdistinguished and experienced Catholic writers.
Engages its readers in an informed and informative conversationabout 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 andactivities
Considers both what is distinctive about Catholic life andthought, and how Catholicism overlaps with and transforms otherways of thinking and living
Topics covered include: peacemaking, violence and wars; money,the vow of poverty and socio-economic life; art by and aboutCatholics; and men, women and sex