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Lives of the Popes - Reissue The Pontiffs from St. Peter to Benedict XVI

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ISBN-10: 006087807X

ISBN-13: 9780060878078

Edition: Reissue 

Authors: Richard P. McBrien

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The Best, the Worst, the Saints, and the Sinners -- A Fascinating Guide to the Real Lives of the Popes This captivating history provides a complete portrait of the papacy from Peter to Benedict XVI. Compiled and written by one of the leading scholars in the field, Lives of the Popes illuminates the rich historical tapestry of the papal lineage over the course of nearly two thousand years: warriors and peacemakers, saints and scoundrels, politicians and pastors, reformers and nepotists alike. Included here are fascinating profiles of all 263 popes, essays on the papal election process and its future, timelines of papal, ecclesiastical, and secular persons and events, and ratings of…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/31/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.17" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Richard P. McBrien is Crowley-O'Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. Educated at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, he has also served as president of the Catholic Theological Society of America. A leading authority on Catholicism, he is the bestselling author of Catholicism , Lives of the Popes , and Lives of the Saints , as well as the general editor of The HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism . Most recently a consultant for ABC News, McBrien offers regular commentary on all the major television networks. He is also a prizewinning syndicated columnist in the Catholic press.