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Unformatted text preview: Catholic dissent o Younger catholics drift away from the church but come back later in life o Many dissent from certain catholic doctrines yet that has not lessened affiliation Catholic religion o Sacrament: sacred sign- a person place object or action that is considered holy o Allows the divine to break into the human world-boundary phenomenon o Everything in the natural world is sacred and holy Sacraments cont. o Influenced by Judaism, greek philosophy and Greco-roman popular religion o 4 sacraments o baptism, confirmation, penance, eucharist, holy order(s), matrimony, and extreme unction (healing, anointing of the sick) The liturgical cycle o expresses catholic consecration of time o begins with advent, ash Wednesday, lent, palm Sunday, easter, Pentecost, series of feast commemorating religious figures...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course THEO 198 taught by Professor Soomekh during the Spring '08 term at Loyola Marymount.
- Spring '08