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Saints and Sinners: A History of the Popes; Third Edition (Yale Nota Bene), Dr. Eamon Duffy

Author:    Dr. Eamon Duffy

Title:   Saints and Sinners: A History of the Popes; Third Edition (Yale Nota Bene)

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Edition:   3

Publisher:    Yale University Press August 2006

ISBN Number:    0300115970 / 9780300115970

Seller ID:   20101207181741

This abundantly illustrated book encompasses the extraordinary history of the papacy, from its beginnings nearly two thousand years ago to the reign of Pope John Paul II.
"Duffy offers a comprehensive overview of the 2,000-year history of the papacy. . . . This digestible survey provides a compelling introduction to one of the most durable and significant institutions to influence the course of Western civilization."--"Booklist
""As Duffy] works his way through the papal roll of honour and dishonour, he is always careful to re-create the political, social and economic background to different reigns. He eschews opaque ecclesiastical jargon and, where a theological or doctrinal dispute has to be explained, he does so in a way that even those unversed in biblical concepts or Christian history will immediately grasp. . . . An] outstanding work of popular scholarship."--Peter Stanford, "The Daily Telegraph"""

Price = 22.00 USD

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