One Hundred Great Catholic Books: From the Early Centuries to the Present

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BlueBridge, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 222 pages
Succinct and thoughtful, this collection of 100 classics of past and present Catholic literature covers topics ranging from biography, spirituality, theology, and poetry to history, mystical writings, and fiction. Each of the chronologically arranged entries introduces one book in its historical context, provides information about the author, and gives a clear and focused summary of its content. Whether readers are looking for an overview of Catholic thought and writing across the centuries or want to begin discovering these classics for themselves, this book offers an illuminating gateway to some of the great achievements of the human heart and mind.

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This work is essentially an annotated bibliography of 100 books uniquely selected and summarized by Brophy, formerly an editor with the Catholic book publisher Paulist Press. Brophy does not claim the ... Read full review

Contents

Sayings and Stories I
3
The Rule of St Benedict
9
Scivias
15
Copyright

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\Don Brophy was for many years acquiring editor and managing editor for the Catholic book publisher Paulist Press. He is the author of The Story of Catholics in America and the popular Word and Worship calendars. He lives in New York City.

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