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Letters to a Young Catholic

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Description for Letters to a Young Catholic Paperback. What it means to live, believe, and see things as a Catholic, from the bestselling theologian and biographer of Pope John Paul II Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: HRA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 23. Weight in Grams: 371.
In this remarkable exploration of the Catholic world, prominent Catholic author and papal biographer George Weigel offers a luminous collection of letters to young Catholics, not-so-young Catholics, and curious souls who wonder what it means to be Catholic today. Weigel takes readers on an epistolary tour of Catholic landmarks,from Chartres Cathedral to St. Mary's Church in Greenville, South Carolina from the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem to G.K. Chesterton's favourite pub in Oxford and from the grave of a modern martyr in Warsaw to the Sistine Chapel. Weaving together insights from history, literature, theology, and music, Weigel illuminates the beliefs that ... Read more

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About George Weigel
George Weigel, a Catholic theologian and one of America's leading public intellectuals, is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy centre, where he holds the William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies. Weigel was educated at St. Mary's Seminary College in Baltimore and at the University of St. Michael's College in Toronto. He has been an assistant ... Read more

Reviews for Letters to a Young Catholic
An engaging, lucid, and informative introduction to the teachings and traditions of Catholicism.
Wall Street Journal This is a luminous work that would appeal to anyone interested in faith, hope, and life itself.
Booklist I expect Letters will be a long-time Catholic-culture classic.
National Review 'Great Expectations, ' in fact, could be Weigel's subtitle, for that is ... Read more

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