"John Zmirak is easily one of the funniest writers alive . . . smart, well-grounded in his Catholic faith, and not hesitant to share it. . . . He attacks the subject matter with the best of his doctrinally sound depth of knowledge and relays it with maximum humor." —Thomas McArdle, former White House speechwriter and communications director, Catholic League for Civil and Religious Rights
John Zmirak is an editor, a journalist, a college teacher, and a political commentator. He is the author of The Bad Catholic's Guide to the Seven Deadly Sins and the coauthor of The Bad Catholic’s Guide to Good Living; The Bad Catholic's Guide to Wine, Whiskey, and Song; and The Grand Inquisitor. He has contributed to Investor's Business Daily and the National Catholic Register. He lives in New York City.
The book cover and the description are not a measure of the book. The book is preachy and does not present the material in any "fun-loving" way. Read morePublished 7 months ago by M. O'neill
And I loved this book!
It's a real wiseacre style and maybe not everyone would like that - and I admit, if my grandchildren spoke to me like this, I might be a little... Read more
Author uses a different style of writing to get the point across using what I perceived as too "tongue in cheek" humor, that kept me confused at times. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Terico
Good facts but heavy reading, the small text and solid layout is difficult to follow, no index which would have been usefulPublished 12 months ago by Dawn Reeler
I bought this book to see how one can show the truth of the faith in a Fun-loving way to people today, especially the younger generationsPublished 13 months ago by Carol
This is a clever and witty book. The author injects a lot of humor while actually taking the reader through the Catechism very painlessly. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Gary A. Grelli
The book was billed as a fun loving and funny look at the Catholic religion. I did not find it that funny but did find it a good resource for explaining my religion. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Clifford R. O'bryan
A masterful explanation of basic Catholic theological beliefs liberally seasoned with humor, wit, sarcasm; but never irreverent. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Kevin S. Lacey