Item description for Vietnamese-American Catholics (Pastoral Spirituality Series) by Peter C. Phan...
Overview This text focuses on Vietnamese-Catholics-their history in Vietnam, the challenges they face here, and how to minister to them. Includes: charts, maps, and photographs.
Publishers Description This book is the first in Paulist Press's new Ethnic American Pastoral Spirituality series, which puts practical information at the fingertips of all who engage in pastoral ministry a way to better understand, appreciate, and thereby minister to the new immigrant groups that have changed the face of American Catholicism. This first volume explores religious and cultural traditions of Vietnamese-American Catholics. Peter Phan distills in eight chapters essential information: the history of Christianity in Vietnam, the condition of Vietnamese Catholics in America, their customs and feasts, the challenges facing Vietnamese Catholics and suggestions on how to meet them. Pastora1 strategies for assisting Vietnamese-American Catholics in becoming more active members of the Church are included, as are photographs and maps.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.96" Width: 6.44" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Nov 22, 2005
Publisher Paulist Press
Series Pastoral Spirituality
ISBN 0809143526 ISBN13 9780809143528
Availability 0 units.
More About Peter C. Phan
Peter C. Phan holds the Ignacio Ellacuria Chair of Catholic Social Thought at Georgetown University. The first non-Anglo person to be elected President of Catholic Theological Society of America, his books include Mission and Catechesis (1999), Christianity with an Asia Face (2003), and Vietnamese-American Catholics (2005).
Peter C. Phan currently resides in Washington, in the state of District Of Columbia. Peter C. Phan was born in 1943 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Georgetown University, USA Georgetown University, Washington DC George.
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