Letters to a Young Catholic

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Gracewing Publishing, 2004 - Catholic Church - 251 pages
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User Review  - Samantha Stock - Goodreads

highly highly highly recommend. George Weigel synthesizes writings of great thinkers like Edith Stein, Chesterton, Augustine, and the like in this book that is not meant to be above the reader's head. It engages the mind and makes you think about what you believe. Very personable too! Read full review

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His bio on JP2 is better Read full review

Contents

II
1
III
19
IV
33
V
51
VI
63
VII
83
VIII
101
IX
121
XI
157
XII
175
XIII
191
XIV
207
XV
225
XVI
241
XVII
249
XVIII
251

X
139

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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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