• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II 1920 - 2005 (Paperback)
  • Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II 1920 - 2005 (Paperback)

Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II 1920 - 2005 (Paperback)

Paperback 1040 Pages / Published: 28/04/2005
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

A comprehensive and compelling account of the life and work of Pope John Paul II.

When the Holy Father first asked George Weigel to write his biography he said: "You have the interior disposition to do this...you know my mind". In this the only account of his life to be written with the Pope's co-operation, a remarkable and unique person is revealed.

Drawing on unique access to Vatican papers and based on extensive interviews with the Pope himself, George Weigel draws together the two main strands of the ministry of the head on the Catholic Church. Others have written about the Pope as a political figure, but none with so much privileged information. The spiritual side, however, has largely been neglected by commentators and observers alike.

This authoritative and complete biography examines the driving forces of the Pope's Christian faith and his dramatic reform of the papacy for the modern world. It looks at his philosophical position, prophetic outlook, his profound understanding of human freedom and his work for unity. The book explores his challenge to the sexual revolution, his concern for young people and his dialogue with science.

For those of all faiths and none, Witness to Hope will make a powerful impact on every reader.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007214099
Number of pages: 1040
Weight: 1190 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 60 mm


"A lucid account of John Paul II's life is the best we have." Daily Telegraph

"The first full scale biography that presents the Pope's life from the inside and the convictions that shaped his life." Catholic Times

You may also be interested in...

Augustine: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
The Confessions
Added to basket
Whispering Hope
Added to basket
The Stripping of the Altars
Added to basket
Seven Storey Mountain
Added to basket
The Weight of Glory
Added to basket
The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail
Added to basket
The Church of Mercy
Added to basket
The Christians and the Fall of Rome
Added to basket
A History of Christianity
Added to basket
Leaving Alexandria
Added to basket
A New History of Early Christianity
Added to basket
Medieval Church Architecture
Added to basket
Fathomless Riches
Added to basket


Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.