Doors to the Sacred has endured as an indispensable account of the sacraments Joseph Martos is a respected educator, speaker, author and authority on the. Doors to the sacred: a historical introduction to sacraments in the Catholic Church. by Martos, Joseph, Publication date Doors to the Sacred: A Historical Introduction to Sacraments in the Catholic. Church. By JOSEPH MARTOS. Garden City: Image Books, xvi + pp. $
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No eBook available Amazon. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Very analytic analysis of the Catholic Churchs teachings on the sacraments an outsiders view of the history behind them and a review of teachings on the sacraments themselves.
Doors to the Sacred
But, unfortunately and cleverly, leaves out certain key pieces to drive modernist catholic agenda. If you want to develop the integrity of tge Catholic grounding, this is not the book.
The author touts expertise in contemporary and traditional theology in his bio. This is your biggest clue that sets the tone.
It is disturbing that many diocese use this book as part of their permanent deaconate, continuing education and catechetical training programs. Joseph Martos is a respected educator, speaker, author and authority on the interaction of religious experience, theological ideas, cultural developments and liturgical ritual down through tye ages.
His work is interdisciplinary, accessible, and takes a balanced approach.
Account Options Sign in. Since its initial publication, the book has garnered sacrwd critical acclaim and has become a mainstay My library Help Advanced Book Search. Doors to the Sacred: A work of major importance, written for an ecumenical audience, Doors to the Sacred is a sweeping and detailed account of the historical and cultural evolution of sacramental rituals and practices.
Doors to the sacred: a historical introduction to sacraments in the Catholic Church
Since its initial publication, the book has garnered widespread critical acclaim and has become a mainstay not only for students but for all thinking Christians who want to understand the past fully while making their present participation in the sacraments more genuine and intelligent. Martos has greatly expanded all of the bibliographic material and has incorporated the latest developments in theological study and fo.
His focus is on the seven ecclesial sacraments of the Catholic Church: Though based on thorough research and impressive scholarship, Doors to the Sacred is written in a lively style that will be welcomed by a general audience.
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Contents Sacraments in All Religions. The Beginnings of the Christian Sacraments.
The Development of the Catholic Sacraments. Other editions – View all Doors to the Doorrs A Historical Introduction to Sacraments in the Catholic Joseph Martos Snippet view – Sacraments in All Religions.