THE HUNGRY SHEEP: Catholic Doctrine Restated Against Contemporary Attacks by John D. Sheridan

THE HUNGRY SHEEP: Catholic Doctrine Restated Against Contemporary Attacks

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KIRKUS REVIEW

It was inevitable that someone would write a defense of ""Catholic doctrine restated against contemporary attacks,"" so it's just as well that the writer is Sheridan, an Irish novelist, poet and fervent traditionalist. His lively style and occasional willingness to suspect that there is something vaguely absurd about the questions he attacks, make it easy to ignore, or at least to forgive, his attempt to resurrect Catholic ideas which have been buried for years. Sheridan is hard to take when he proposes a literal interpretation of the Genesis account of creation, or when he attacks sex education in schools as a means of arousing the erotic fantasies of students, or when he defends -- with the vigor of an Innocent III -- the primacy of Rome. But Sheridan does not take himself altogether seriously which may be the saving grace of his book.

Pub Date: Feb. 4th, 1974
Publisher: Arlington House