The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope Austen Ivereigh

The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope

Author: Austen Ivereigh
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Book Title
The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope
Author
Austen Ivereigh
ISBN
9781250074997
A Philadelphia Inquirer Best Book of the Year A biography of Pope Francis that describes how this revolutionary thinker will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world's most formidable religions Based on extensive interviews in Argentina and years of study of the Catholic Church, this biography provides never-before-explained context on how one man's ambitious program began-and how it will likely end-through an investigation of Francis's youth growing up in Buenos Aires and the dramatic events during the Perón era that shaped his beliefs; his ongoing conflicts and disillusionment with the ensuing doctrines of an authoritarian and militaristic government in the 1970s; how his Jesuit training in Argentina and Chile gave him a unique understanding and advocacy for a Church of the Poor; and his rise from cardinal to the papacy.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Austen IvereighPublisher: Picador USAPublished: 08/25/2015ISBN: 9781250074997Pages: 480Weight: 1.45lbsSize: 9.10h x 6.10w x 1.30d

A Philadelphia Inquirer Best Book of the Year

A biography of Pope Francis that describes how this revolutionary thinker will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world's most formidable religions

Based on extensive interviews in Argentina and years of study of the Catholic Church, this biography provides never-before-explained context on how one man's ambitious program began-and how it will likely end-through an investigation of Francis's youth growing up in Buenos Aires and the dramatic events during the Perón era that shaped his beliefs; his ongoing conflicts and disillusionment with the ensuing doctrines of an authoritarian and militaristic government in the 1970s; how his Jesuit training in Argentina and Chile gave him a unique understanding and advocacy for a Church of the Poor; and his rise from cardinal to the papacy.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Austen Ivereigh
Publisher: Picador USA
Published: 08/25/2015
ISBN: 9781250074997
Pages: 480
Weight: 1.45lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.10w x 1.30d

A Philadelphia Inquirer Best Book of the Year

A biography of Pope Francis that describes how this revolutionary thinker will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world's most formidable religions

Based on extensive interviews in Argentina and years of study of the Catholic Church, this biography provides never-before-explained context on how one man's ambitious program began-and how it will likely end-through an investigation of Francis's youth growing up in Buenos Aires and the dramatic events during the Perón era that shaped his beliefs; his ongoing conflicts and disillusionment with the ensuing doctrines of an authoritarian and militaristic government in the 1970s; how his Jesuit training in Argentina and Chile gave him a unique understanding and advocacy for a Church of the Poor; and his rise from cardinal to the papacy.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Austen Ivereigh
Publisher: Picador USA
Published: 08/25/2015
ISBN: 9781250074997
Pages: 480
Weight: 1.45lbs
Size: 9.10h x 6.10w x 1.30d