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Crossing the threshold of hope

Author: John Paul, Pope; Vittorio Messori
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Pope John Paul II speaks out on some of the major issues confronting humankind at the dawn of the twenty-first century, sharing a timely and thoughtful message with people of all nations and faiths.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Papal documents
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
John Paul II, Pope, 1920-2005.
Crossing the threshold of hope.
New York : Knopf, 1994
(OCoLC)624655346
Named Person: John Paul, Pope; John Paul, Pope
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Paul, Pope; Vittorio Messori
ISBN: 0679440585 9780679440581 0679765611 9780679765615 0679758682 9780679758686
OCLC Number: 31321748
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: ix, 244 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: "The pope": a scandal and a mystery --
Praying: how and why --
How does the pope pray? --
Does God really exist? --
"Proof": is it still valid? --
If God exists why is He hiding? --
Is Jesus the Son of God? --
What has become of the "history of salvation"? --
The centrality of salvation --
Why is so much evil in the world? --
Why does God tolerate suffering? --
What does "to save" mean? --
Why so many religions? --
Buddha? --
Muhammad? --
Judaism? --
A minority by the year 2000 --
What is the "new evangelization"? --
Is there really hope in the young? --
Was God at work in the fall of communism? --
Is only Rome right? --
In search of lost unity --
Why divided? --
The church and the council --
A "dialogue of salvation" --
A qualitative renewal --
The reaction of the "world" --
Does "eternal life" exist? --
What is the use of believing? --
Human rights --
The defense of every life --
The mother of God --
Women --
Be not afraid --
Crossing the threshold of hope.
Other Titles: Varcare la soglia della speranza.
Responsibility: by John Paul II ; edited by Vittorio Messori ; [translated from the Italian by Jenny McPhee and Martha McPhee].
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Pope John Paul II speaks out on some of the major issues confronting humankind at the dawn of the twenty-first century, sharing a timely and thoughtful message with people of all nations and faiths.

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