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Why priests? : [a failed tradition]

Author: Garry Wills; Michael Prichard; Tantor Media.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Media, Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : MP3 : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Garry Wills spent five years at a Jesuit seminary and nearly became a priest himself. After a lifetime of study and reflection, he now poses some challenging questions: Why do we need priests at all? Why did the priesthood arise in a religion that began without it and opposed it? Would Christianity be stronger without priesthood? Wills does not expect the priesthood to fade entirely away. He just reminds listeners  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Garry Wills; Michael Prichard; Tantor Media.
ISBN: 9781452660196 1452660190
OCLC Number: 820474117
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs--MP3 format.
Duration: 8:30:00.
This audiobook is encoded in MP3 format and will only play on CD players that are MP3 compatible.
Performer(s): Read by Michael Prichard.
Target Audience: General adult.
Description: 1 sound disc (ca. 8.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software.
Responsibility: Garry Wills.

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Garry Wills spent five years at a Jesuit seminary and nearly became a priest himself. After a lifetime of study and reflection, he now poses some challenging questions: Why do we need priests at all? Why did the priesthood arise in a religion that began without it and opposed it? Would Christianity be stronger without priesthood? Wills does not expect the priesthood to fade entirely away. He just reminds listeners that Christianity did without it in the time of Peter and Paul with success.

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