Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, 1920 - 2005

Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, 1920 - 2005
HarperCollins
Weigel George
2005-04-28
2040
156 x 235 mm
twarda
9780007214099

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58,50 zł
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A comprehensive and compelling account of the life and work of Pope John Paul II. When the Holy Father first asked George Weigel to write his biography he said: "You have the interior disposition to do this!you know my mind". In this the only account of his life to be written with the Pope's co-operation, a remarkable and unique person is revealed. Drawing on unique access to Vatican papers and based on extensive interviews with the Pope himself, George Weigel draws together the two main strands of the ministry of the head on the Catholic Church. Others have written about the Pope as a political figure, but none with so much privileged information. The spiritual side, however, has largely been neglected by commentators and observers alike. This authoritative and complete biography examines the driving forces of the Pope's Christian faith and his dramatic reform of the papacy for the modern world. It looks at his philosophical position, prophetic outlook, his profound understanding of human freedom and his work for unity. The book explores his challenge to the sexual revolution, his concern for young people and his dialogue with science. For those of all faiths and none, Witness to Hope will make a powerful impact on every reader.
Autor
Weigel George
Data wydania
2005-04-28
Ilość stron
2040
Format
156 x 235 mm
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