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Witness to hope : the biography of Pope John Paul II

Autor: George Weigel
Editorial: New York : Cliff Street Books, ©1999.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Biografía : Inglés (eng) : 1st edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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Discusses the life and faith of Pope John Paul II.
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Género/Forma: Biography
Persona designada: John Paul, Pope; John Paul II, Pope; II ) Johannes Paul (Papst; Pope John Paul II; John Paul, Pope
Tipo de material: Biografía
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: George Weigel
ISBN: 006018793X 9780060187934
Número OCLC: 41070948
Descripción: xiv, 992 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contenido: Prologue: The Disciple --
The drama of Karol Wojtyla's life --
A paradox and a sign of contradiction --
The more excellent way --
The broadness of a guage --
The subject and the author --
A Son of Freedom: Poland Semper Fidelis --
Karol Wojtyla's national, cultural, religious, and family roots --
His childhood, his elementary and secondary education, the loss of his mother and brother --
The influence of his father on his education and piety --
His interests in Polish Romantic literature and in drama --
His first undergraduate year at Krakow's Jagiellonian University --
From the Underground: The Third Reich vs. the Kingdom of Truth --
The Nazi Occupation of Poland --
Karol Wojtyla and clandestine cultural resistance --
His introduction to Carmelite spirituality and manual labor --
The death of his father and the unfolding of a priestly vocation --
The underground seminary --
An "unbroken prince," Archbishop Adam Stefan Sapieha --
Karol Wojtyla's ordination and graduate studies in theology in Rome --
"Call Me Wujek": To Be a Priest --
Country curate --
Father Karol Wojtyla's pioneering student chaplaincy in Krakow --
His first essays and poems --
The temptation of revolutionary violence and Wojtyla's first mature play --
An outdoorsman and a model confessor --
The beauty of human love --
Seeing Things as They Are: The Making of a Philosopher --
A second doctorate, a new philosophical interest, and a new career --
Karol Wojtyla at the Catholic University of Lublin --
The Lublin challenge to modern skepticism --
A book on love and sexuality that raises a few eyebrows --
A New Pentecost: Vatican II and the Crisis of Humanism --
The youngest bishop in Poland --
The Second Vatican Council --
Karol Wojtyla is named Archbishop of Krakow --
Setting Vatican II's defense of freedom on a firm philosophical foundation --
Successor to St. Stanislaw: Living the Council in Krakow --
A cardinal at age forty-seven --
Wojtyla's quest for religious freedom in Krakow --
An extensive local implementation of Vatican II --
The mature essayist, poet, and playwright --
A distinctive style and a unique set of friends --
Testing the world stage --
A Pope from a Far Country: The Election of John Paul II --
The Church at the death of Pope Paul VI --
The "September Papacy" of Pope John Paul I --
The election of Karol Jozef Wojtyla as the first Slavic Pope in history and the first non-Italian in 455 years, to the surprise of many, but not all, concerned --
"Be Not Afraid!": A Pope for the World --
An earthquake in the papacy and the Vatican --
Redefining the public ministry of the Bishop of Rome --
An alternative theology of liberation --
Program notes for a pontificate --
Preventing a war in Latin America --
Consternation in the Kremlin --
"How Many Divisions Has the Pope?": Confronting an Empire of Lies --
The cultural power of the politically powerless --
An epic pilgrimage to Poland --
Nine days that bent the curve of modern history --
A revolution of conscience --
The Ways of Freedom: Truths Personal and Public --
Marital intimacy as an icon of the inner life of God --
Denouncing sectarian violence in Ireland --
The Pope at the United Nations --
Religious freedom as the first human right --
Teenagers in a frenzy at Madison Square Garden --
Galileo reconsidered --
An appeal to Orthodoxy --
Peter Among Us: The Universal Pastor as Apostolic Witness --
The pilgrim Pope in Africa, France, Brazil, West Germany, and Asia --
Collegiality and crisis management --
In defense of the family --
A bold appointment in Paris --
The mysteries of fatherhood and mercy, divine and human --
In the Eye of the Storm: Months of Violence and Dissent --
The birth of Solidarity --
An unprecedented letter to Leonid Brezhnev --
The assassination attempt --
Shock therapy for the Jesuits --
The "Gospel of work" --
Martial law in Poland --
The Falklands/Malvinas War --
Liberating Liberations The Limits of Politics and the Promise of Redemption --
Revising Church law --
Canonizing a martyr of Auschwitz --
Confrontation in Nicaragua --
To recognize the saints God has made --
Restoring hope in Poland --
A seminar with agnostics and atheists --
A prison visit to a would-be papal assassin --
Suffering as a path to love --
Reliving the Council: Religion and the Renewal of a World Still Young --
Securing the legacy of Vatican II --
The "People Power" revolution in the Philippines --
Hosting world religious leaders in Assisi --
The first papal visit to the Synagogue of Rome --
The irrevocable Catholic commitment to Christian unity --
Addressing young Muslims in Casablanca --
A letter to the youth of the world --
Revamping the Vatican's press office --
Forward to Basics: Freedom Ordered to the Dignity of Duty --
Tear gas and the quest for democracy in Chile --
The beatification of Edith Stein --
A preview of communism's demise --
Hiking in the Dolomites --
The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in Rome --
Opening a dialogue with Mikhail Gorbachev --
The excommunication of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre --
A distinctive feminism --
Starting a homeless shelter in the Vatican --
Counselor to Andrei Sakharov --
After the Empire of Lies: Miracles and the Mandates of Justice --
John Paul II in Scandinavia --
The communist crack-up --
A letter to Deng Xiaoping --
Gorbachev in the Vatican --
Defining the meaning of the "Revolution of 1989" --
Challenging democracies to live freedom nobly --
The Gulf War --
The Catholic identity of Catholic universities --
To the Ends of the Earth: Reconciling an Unreconciled World --
The Church is a mission --
A storm of controversy with Orthodoxy --
The re-evangelization of Europe --
Priests for a new millennium --
Colon surgery --
The Catechism of the Catholic Church --
Rejecting clericalism in Poland --
Defending persecuted Christians in Sudan --
Taking on the Mafia in Sicily --
The Threshold of Hope: Appealing to Our Better Angels --
A surprise in Denver --
The renewal of moral theology --
Diplomatic relations with Israel --
Confronting the U.S. government at the Cairo World Population Conference --
More health problems --
A convent for contemplative nuns in the Vatican --
The debate on women and the priesthood --
An international bestseller --
Only One World: Human Solidarity and the Gospel of Life --
The Great Jubilee of 2000 --
The largest crowd in human history --
Another assassination attempt --
The "Gospel of life" --
The Vatican and the World Conference on Women in Beijing --
Asking Orthodox and Protestant Christians to help devise a papacy that could serve them --
A "witness to hope" addresses the United Nations again --
Singing in New York's Central Park --
The golden jubilee --
A Reasonable Faith: Beyond a Century of Delusions --
Revising the rules for papal elections --
France and Poland --
Sarajevo, Lebanon, and Cuba --
The longest-serving pope of the twentieth century --
Catholic renewal movements in St. Peter's Square --
John Paul II's twentieth anniversary --
The Church in defense of human reason --
Epilogue The Third Millennium: To See the Sun Rise --
The critiques of John Paul II are evaluated, his accomplishments are assayed, and a suggestion as to the nature of his greatness is offered.
Responsabilidad: George Weigel.
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