Letters to a Young Catholic

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Gracewing Publishing, 2004 - Catholic Church - 251 pages
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User Review  - Philip P. - Goodreads

GREAT book. Though there remains no chance of me "swimming the Tiber," this sure made me appreciate and understand my Catholic brethren much more and the riches of their theological world. Weigel is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christy Kellner - Goodreads

Fantastic book. Love how he combines geography, philosophy, history, and theology to make a clear defense for the Catholic Faith. George Weigel is a leading Catholic apologetic who simply explains complex doctrine and teachings. A perfect Confirmation or High School Graduation gift. Read full review

Contents

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III
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IV
33
V
51
VI
63
VII
83
VIII
101
IX
121
XI
157
XII
175
XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
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About the author (2004)

George Weigel is a Catholic theologian. Weigel was educated at St. Mary's Seminary College in Baltimore, Maryland and at the University of St. Michael's College in Toronto, Canada. Weigel moved to Seattle where he was Assistant Professor of Theology and Assistant (later Acting) Dean of Studies at the St. Thomas Seminary School of Theology in Kenmore. In 1977, he became Scholar-in-Residence at the World Without War Council of Greater Seattle. In 1984-85 he was a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. Weigel is the author or editor of a number of books including Tranquillitas Ordinis: The Present Failure and Future Promise of American Catholic Thought on War and Peace (Oxford University Press, 1987); The Final Revolution: The Resistance Church and the Collapse of Communism (Oxford, 1992); The Truth of Catholicism: Ten Controversies Explored (HarperCollins, 2001); The Courage To Be Catholic: Crisis, Reform, and the Future of the Church (Basic Books, 2002); God's Choice: Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church (HarperCollins, 2005); Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism (Doubleday, 2007); and Against the Grain: Christianity and Democracy, War and Peace (Crossroad, 2008). His scholarly work and his journalism are regularly translated into the major European languages. Weigel has been awarded ten honorary doctorates, the papal cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, and the Gloria Artis Gold Medal by the Republic of Poland. George Weigel and his wife live in North Bethesda, Maryland.

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