Did Adam and Eve have belly buttons? - Book Review

Catholic Books Apr 11, 2023

"Did Adam and Eve have belly buttons?" is a thought-provoking book written by Matthew J. Pinto. The book aims to answer some of the most common questions that people have about the Catholic faith, and it does so in an engaging and accessible way.

The book is divided into several sections, each of which tackles a specific question or topic. Some of the topics covered include the creation story, the existence of evil, the nature of God, and the role of faith in our lives. Pinto approaches each topic with a combination of wit, wisdom, and clear thinking, making complex theological concepts easy to understand.

One of the strengths of this book is its ability to address difficult questions without oversimplifying them. Pinto acknowledges the complexity of some of the issues he discusses and offers thoughtful and nuanced answers. He also draws from a range of sources, including Scripture, Catholic tradition, and contemporary philosophy, to support his arguments.

Another strength of the book is its accessibility. Pinto writes in a conversational style that is engaging and easy to follow. He uses real-world examples and analogies to illustrate his points, making the book relatable to readers from all walks of life.

Perhaps the most impressive aspect of "Did Adam and Eve have belly buttons?" is its ability to inspire deeper thinking and reflection on important theological issues. Pinto invites readers to ask difficult questions and to explore their faith in a deeper and more meaningful way. His approach is both respectful and challenging, encouraging readers to consider the complexity and richness of Catholic teaching.

Overall, "Did Adam and Eve have belly buttons?" is a highly recommended read for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the Catholic faith. Pinto's engaging writing style and thoughtful insights make this book valuable to any Catholic library.



Jeri Mestayer

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