LOVE AND LIVE SERIES-A Trilogy; LEARN A LITTLE; YEARN A LITTLE BURN A LITTLE by

LOVE AND LIVE SERIES-A Trilogy; LEARN A LITTLE; YEARN A LITTLE BURN A LITTLE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

That today's teenagers are a confused group is not to be disputed, but it's also true that no generation of adolescents has had more written about them or for them. It's to Father Joseph McGloin's that his ""triology for teenagers"", the Love and Life series, is an excellent work on religion and morals aimed at young people interested in doing something worthwhile with their lives. Seeing at all times the tremendous talent and capacity for good in young people, Further McGloin deals in the first book, Learn a Little with the most fundamental of all fundamental facts, the fact of God; what He is and the reader's startlingly ultimate and important relationship to Him. A review of Christ's life and the helps. He gave to enable man to save his soul; and a basic discussion of temptation, and charity come in for ""full treatment"" in Learn A Little which shows young readers how to make their motive in life the love and service of God. The subject matter of Yearn A Little, second book of the series, makes it a natural for holding the interest of teenagers -- and quite possibly their parents -- since it concerns sex, dating, drinking, immodesty in Ireas, driving and purity. Father McGloin handles this ""dynamite"" in a straightforward, forthright manner which will certainly clarify any questions, doubts or problems for his audience. Burn A Little, the final book, treats of sanctity for teenagers -- not as something to be achieved in a far-off, remote heaven -- but to be worked for constantly as the final reward for living a life in conformity with God's will in order to achieve eternal union with God. Here is a lucid and generating discussion of prayer, meditation, the Mass, Confession, Communion and the Sodality of Our lady. Truly this is a set of books on the basic things of life which teenagers will accept and want to read because Father McGloin writes for them in a language they .

Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1961
Publisher: Bruce