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Robe

ISBN-10: 0395957753

ISBN-13: 9780395957752

Edition: 1999

Authors: Lloyd C. Douglas, Andrew M. Greeley

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A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set against the vividly limned background of ancient Rome. Here is a timeless story of adventure, faith, and romance, a tale of spiritual longing and ultimate redemption.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/7/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Andrew M. Greeley describes himself, first and foremost, as a Roman Catholic priest. He is also, however, a sociologist, an author of more than 100 non-fiction works of theology, sociology, prayer, and poetry, a professor of sociology, a newspaper columnist, and a successful novelist, writing in several genres, including mystery and science fiction. His fiction, which often tells stories of crime and scandal in the Roman Catholic church, can be violent and lurid and is considered controversial by many Church leaders. Greeley has written on such issues as homosexuality in the clergy, pedophilia, and papal politics, and has penned a series of mystery novels starring Father Blackie Ryan. Greeley was born in 1928 and is a native of Chicago, where he is a research associate at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. He has made a great contribution to the Chicago area by establishing a $1 million Catholic Inner-City School Fund to provide scholarships and funding to parochial schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago that have a high minority enrollment.