By Jayeel Serrano Cornelio
This publication, in response to large unique learn, examines the character of Catholicism within the modern Philippines. It exhibits how Catholicism is outwardly flourishing, with solid attendance at Sunday plenty, outstanding spiritual processions and flourishing charismatic teams, and with interventions via the Catholic hierarchy in nationwide and native politics. despite the fact that, focusing specifically at the ideals and practices of teens, the e-book indicates that kids are frequently adopting a distinct, extra individualised method of Catholicism, that is often out of step with the authentic place. It considers the gains of this: a extra own and experiential dating with God; a brand new method of morality, within which correct residing is visible as extra very important than correct believing; and a severe view of what's noticeable because the Catholic hierarchy's misguidedness. The publication argues that this reinterpreting of faith through teens has the capability to change essentially the character of Catholicism within the Philippines, yet that, however, younger people's new method comprises a fantastic, enduring dedication and a powerful view in their personal Catholic, non secular identity.
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Being Catholic in the Contemporary Philippines: Young People Reinterpreting Religion (Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series) by Jayeel Serrano Cornelio