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Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 340 - Publish Date: 2000 - Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
Description: "John Allen's book goes a long way toward explaining the central enigma surrounding Ratzinger: How did this erstwhile liberal end up as the chief architect of the the third great wave of repression in Catholic theology in the twentieth century? Based on extensive interviews with the cardinal's students and colleagues, archival research in his native Bavaria, and a thorough familiarity with his wri...
Author(s): John L. Allen Jr.
Book Pages: 224 - Publish Date: 2013-03-20 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
Description: Roman Catholicism stands at a crossroads, a classic ''best of times, worst of times'' moment. On the one hand, the Catholic Church remains by far the largest branch of the worldwide Christian family, and is growing at a remarkable clip. Yet the Church has also been rocked by a series of scandals related to the sexual abuse of minors by clergy, and, even more devastating, the cover-up by the Church...
Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 64 - Publish Date: 2014 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: Pope Francis has fascinated the world with his humility, his compassion, and his radical vision for the Church. He has welcomed the homeless into the Vatican, embraced people with diseases, and shaken a complacent hierarchy. Shepherds, he said, should acquire the smell of the sheep. In short, as he has urged young people to do, he swims against the tide. John L. Allen, Jr., who has covered the Vat...
Book Pages: 48 - Publish Date: 2013 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: Since his election, Pope Francis has captured the attention of media and the people. Transfixed by his charisma and the many firsts of his papacy - first pope from the Americas, first Jesuit Pope, and first to be named Francis - they are now eager to know the substance of the man. In 10 Things Pope Francis Wants You to Know, John L. Allen, Jr., veteran Vatican news analyst, author, and National Ca...
Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 2013-07-09 - Publisher: Image Books
Description: One of the world's most respected religion journalists profiles New York's Archbishop Timothy Dolan, one of the country's—and possibly the world's—most important Catholic leaders through lengthy exclusive interviews. Unique among the current leadership of the Catholic Church, Archbishop Dolan shares his insightful perspective in this series of conversations on the present and future of Catholi...
Author(s): John L. Allen Jr.
Book Pages: 320 - Publish Date: 2005-11-01 - Publisher: Image
Description: The first serious journalistic investigation of the highly secretive, controversial organization Opus Dei provides unique insight about the wild rumors surrounding it and discloses its significant influence in the Vatican and on the politics of the Catholic Church. Opus Dei (literally “the work of God”) is an international association of Catholics often labeled as conservative who seek persona...
Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 240 - Publish Date: 2001 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: A compilation of current articles from such sources as World Watch, Audobon, The Atlantic Monthly, and Scientific American. These selections explore the global environment, the world's population, energy, the biosphere, natural resources, and pollution. Includes a listing of related Web sites and access to the student support site Dushkin Online (www.dushkin.com/online).
Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 272 - Publish Date: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: Dushkin Publishing Group
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Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 272 - Publish Date: 1997-01 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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Author(s): John L. Allen
Book Pages: 240 - Publish Date: 1992-06 - Publisher: Dushkin Pub Group
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