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Vatican II, Berkeley and Beyond: The First Half-Century of the Oakland Diocese, 1962-2012
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,540. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Retired bishop of Oakland (California) John S. Cummins describes the history of the Oakland Diocese from its founding in 1962 until 2012. Of particular interest are the innovative ways members of the diocese responded to the challenges and initiatives of the Second Vatican Council. Bishop Cummins also details the history of Roman Catholic participation in Berkeley's Graduate Theological Union.
Out of the Bag: A Search for Missing Pieces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,880. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
We begin in the secreted, all-boys world of a Catholic seminary in the 1950s and progress through Vietnam protests, race riots, and the sexual revolution. A young would-be priest crosses his fingers during the oath of celibacy, moves to the Haight Ashbury, gets his girlfriend pregnant, and finally wakes up naked and sore in a padded cell. It's the boomer tutorial, all about change and humor.