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The Future Church: How Ten Trends are Revolutionizing the Catholic Church

Author: Allen, John L. Jr.

Publisher: Doubleday Books


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The Future Church: How Ten Trends are Revolutionizing the Catholic Church : What will the Catholic Church be like in 100 years? Will there be a woman pope? Will dioceses throughout the United States and the rest of the world go bankrupt from years of scandal? In THE FUTURE CHURCH, John L. Allen puts forth the ten trends he believes will transform the Church into the twenty-second century. From the influence of Catholics in Africa, Asia, and Latin America on doctrine and practices to the impact of multinational organizations on local and ethical standards, Allen delves into the impact of globalization on the Roman Catholic Church and argues that it must rethink fundamental issues, policies, and ways of doing business. Allen shows that over the next century, the Church will have to respond to changes within the institution itself and in the world as a whole whether it is contending with biotechnical advances - including cloning and genetic enhancement - the aging Catholic population, or expanding the roles of the laity. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent version and accordingly MAY NOT have a dust jacket.

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Religion & Spirituality   Christianity - General

ISBN 13:9780385520386
ISBN 10:0385520387
Size:9.20" l x 6.10" w x 1.40" h
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