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The riddle of Roman Catholicism

Jaroslav Jan Pelikan

The riddle of Roman Catholicism

its history, its beliefs, its future

by Jaroslav Jan Pelikan

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York : Abingdon Press, 1959.

Statementby Jaroslav Pelikan.
The Physical Object
Pagination255p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17526510M

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The book is dated in another way however. Much like Catholicism (and Protestantism) changed after the Second Vatican Council, so did Pelikan change. He went from preeminent Lutheran scholar, not across the Tiber, but across the Bospherous, or at least across Oyster Bay.

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Most modern interpreters of the New Testament would agree to a description. I first read Jaroslav Pelikan’s The Riddle of Roman Catholicism: Its History, Its Beliefs, Its Future () while doing my pastoral residency in Detroit, – I just finished it for the second time.

It is still a book with value. Pelikan says one thing in particular that struck me: Any Lutheran converting.