Saints and Sinners: A History of the Popes (Paperback)Eamon Duffy (author)
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Praise for the earlier editions:
"Duffy enlivens the long march through church history with anecdotes that bring the different pontiffs to life. . . . Saints and Sinners is a remarkable achievement."-Piers Paul Read, The Times (London)
"A distinguished text . . . offering plenty of historical facts and sobering, valuable judgments."-Henry Chadwick, New York Times Book Review
"Will fascinate anyone wishing to better understand the history of the Catholic Church and the forces that have shaped the role of the papacy."-Gloria J. Tysl, Christian Century
Publisher: Yale University Press
Number of pages: 500
Weight: 438 g
Dimensions: 194 x 131 x 35 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition
"[T]races the history of the papacy from its humble beginnings . . . with St. Peter, to the distinctly different institution . . . [of] today."-Washington Post Book World
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