Being Catholic in the Contemporary Philippines: Young People by Jayeel Serrano Cornelio

By Jayeel Serrano Cornelio

This publication, in accordance with wide unique learn, examines the character of Catholicism within the modern Philippines. It exhibits how Catholicism is seemingly flourishing, with reliable attendance at Sunday lots, awesome spiritual processions and flourishing charismatic teams, and with interventions through the Catholic hierarchy in nationwide and native politics. although, focusing particularly at the ideals and practices of kids, the e-book indicates that teens are usually adopting a unique, extra individualised method of Catholicism, that is often out of step with the reliable place. It considers the positive aspects of this: a extra own and experiential courting with God; a brand new method of morality, within which correct dwelling is obvious as extra very important than correct believing; and a severe view of what's obvious because the Catholic hierarchy's misguidedness. The ebook argues that this reinterpreting of faith by means of teens has the aptitude to change essentially the character of Catholicism within the Philippines, yet that, however, younger people's new technique includes an exceptional, enduring dedication and a powerful view in their personal Catholic, non secular identity.

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