I am Baptist and I would like to learn about the Catholic religion and beliefs. Can you suggest any good books to get me started?
In our article How to Become a Catholic we have links to a number of materials about Catholic beliefs, many of which can be read online. I particularly recommend Catholic Answers’ summary of basic Catholic beliefs, our booklet Pillar of Fire, Pillar of Truth.
For further reading here are some good titles:
Catholicism for Dummies by Frs. John Trigilio and Kenneth Brighenti
Why Do Catholics Do That? by Kevin Orlin Johnson
During your reading, if you have questions about Catholic beliefs that puzzle you, please feel free to post your question in the general forums so the forum participants may help. Or, if you prefer, please feel free to call Catholic Answers directly to speak with an apologist. The phone number is 619-387-7200 and the hours are 9 AM to 5 PM Pacific Time, Monday thru Friday. God bless.