Forty Reasons I Am A Catholic
- Forty Reasons I Am A Catholic
- A fast-paced, fascinating read
- Full of truth (and surprises)
- Another Kreeft classic
My title explains itself, says Peter Kreeft.
But it’s misleading.
There are more than 40 reasons.
In fact, there are at least ten to the 82
nd power, which, I am told, is the number of atoms in the universe. And that’s just in ordinary matter, which makes up only 4.9% of the universe, the rest being dark matter and dark energy.
Each of my reasons is an independent point, so I have not organized this book by a succession of chapters or headings. After all, most readers only remember a few big ideas or separate points after reading a book. (I’ve never heard anyone say “Oh, that was a good continuous-process-of-logically-ordered-argumentation” but I’ve often heard people say, “Oh, that was a good point.”
Which takes me back to
my main point: “Why are you a Catholic?” is a good question.
A good question deserves a good answer.
Here are forty of mine
About the Author
Kreeft, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy at Boston College and also at the
King's College (Empire State Building), in New York City. He is a regular
contributor to several Christian publications, is in wide demand as a speaker
at conferences, and is the author of over 55 books. Dr. Kreeft is a convert to
the Catholic Church from reformed Protestantism. He earned an A.B. degree from
Calvin College, an M.A. and Ph.D. from Fordham University, followed by
post-doctoral work at Yale University. He has received several honors for
achievements in the field of philosophy, including the Woodrow Wilson Award,
Yale-Sterling Fellowship, Newman Alumni Scholarship, Danforth Asian Religions
Fellowship, and a Weathersfield Homeland Foundation Fellowship.