The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Catholic Catechism by Mary DeTurris Poust

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Operating instructions for being a Catholic.

The Catechism is an amazing collection of Church teachings and rules that cover everything from the basics, like honoring God, to more unusual subjects, such as paying just wages and respecting animals. Perfect for students, lay teachers, Catholics, and readers of other faiths, this guide is the key to understanding the daily life of Catholics and gives readers an appreciation for what Catholics believe.

? Provides information and explanations without a conservative or liberal slant

? Co-author is a clergyperson expert on the teachings of the Catechism

? Companion volume to The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Understanding Catholicism, Third Edition


About Mary DeTurris Poust

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Mary DeTurris Poust is an author, columnist, and blogger who has focused on Catholic issues for more than 25 years. She is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Catholic Catechism, as well as Parenting a Grieving Child, and the upcoming Walking Together: Discovering the Catholic Tradition of Spiritual Friendship. She blogs regularly at OSV Daily Take and at her own blog, Not Strictly Spiritual. Her monthly column, “Life Lines,” has been published in Catholic New York since 2001, and her articles have appeared in dozens of national and regional publications. Author website: Author home: Delmar, NY.
Published March 4, 2008 by Alpha. 334 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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