From the Sept/Oct, 2016 issue of Touchstone
Catholic Ridiculous Prodigal eviewed by Ian Hunter

Book Review

Ridiculous Prodigal

Radical Reinvention: An Unlikely Return to the Roman Catholic Church
by Kaya Oakes

Counterpoint, 2014
(256 pages, $15.95, paperback)

How and why and when stragglers slog their solitary path to the Church of Rome is a fascinating topic. Some, like me, become convinced of the validity of the ecclesial claims Rome asserts. Others come in following a traum . . .


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