Bad Catholic's Catechism

by John Zmirak

Bad Catholic's Catechism
Publication date: 2012-09-01
Number of pages: 240
ISBN: 9780824526801

"Wickedly funny and a sound guide to living a life that won’t end in misery but in joy. One of our best writers produces another classic." —Mark P. Shea, author, Mary, Mother of the Son

Masquerading behind the guise of the old-fashioned Catechism that generations of Catholic school kids in plaid skirts or clip-on ties had to memorize, this candid handbook provides a witty take on the teachings of the Catholic faith. Objections from relativist, New Atheist, dissenting Catholic, and other points of view are featured, with intellectually sound questions and bracingly funny answers. Penned by a Yale-educated author who worked both in the mainstream, secular media as well as for Catholic outlets, the study reveals the whole range of contemporary criticisms aimed at the Church—and how to answer them in kind. Using both a rapier wit and the strong left hook of a blue-collar kid from Queens, this guide defends its faith with good humor and sincere respect at every turn while illustrating the difficulties modern believers face.

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