Still Catholic: After All These Fears (American Storytelling) (Paperback)

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"With affectionate humor, Stivender explores a nostalgia for the historic elements of Catholic culture in the United States." -Publishers Weekly

In his Apologetics class at Monsignor Bonner High School, Ed Stivender, designated clown, crossed Father McGinnis once too often. His punishment: a debate whose topic was The Existence of God. His assignment: the argument against it. What's a good Catholic to do when a task sets the two great directives of his upbringing--to affirm his faith, and to perform well in the classroom--in opposition?

Young Edward's solution would foretell his future as a performing storyteller who recalls with affection the challenges of growing up Catholic. In a cycle of twelve autobiographical stories, Stivender details with wit, humor, and precision a faith journey through the obstacles change imposes.

About the Author

Ed Stivender Bio: Ed has fabulated his way around the globe --appearing in schools, churches, coffeehouses and theaters, as well as at major storytelling festivals. He has been a featured performer at the National Storytelling Festival, the Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival in Ireland, Graz Festival, Austria and the Philadelphia Folk Festival. His unique brand of "affectionate humor" about the challenges of faith and adolescence has been compared favorably to Robin Williams and George Carlin.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780874834833
ISBN-10: 087483483X
Publisher: August House Publishers
Publication Date: February 28th, 2006
Pages: 222
Language: English
Series: American Storytelling (Paperback)