The Church That Forgot Christ ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Jimmy Breslin

The Church That Forgot Christ

eBookMall Preferred Publisher
Free Press
Publication date: June 2004
ISBN: 9780743270045
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$17.99
Our price:
$11.99

You save: $6.00 (33%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Jimmy Breslin has established himself as one of America's most distinctively Catholic voices. We have also come to know Breslin as the cocky guy from Queens, New York, who speaks insolently to powerful people and institutions, his words always tinged with a healthy amount of unsentimental outer-borough humor. Now, with a mix of sadness and anger, Breslin turns his sights on the Roman Catholic Church. After a lifetime of attending mass every Sunday, Breslin has severed his ties to the church he once loved, and, in this important book, filled with a fury generated by a sense of betrayal, he explains why. When the church sex scandals emerged relentlessly in recent years, and when it became apparent that these scandals had been covered up by the church hierarchy, Breslin found it impossible to reconcile his faith with this new reality. Ever the reporter, he visited many victims of molestation by priests and found lives in emotional chaos. He questioned the bishops and found an ossified clergy that has a sense of privilege and entitlement. Thus disillusioned with his church, though not with his faith, he writes about the loss of moral authority yet uses his trademark mordant humor to good effect. Breslin's righteous anger is put to use. Imagining a renewed church, along with practical solutions such as married priests and female priests, The Church That Forgot Christ also reminds us that Christ wore sandals, not gold vestments and rings, and that ultimately what the Catholic Church needs most is a healthy dose of Christianity. In that sense, Breslin has written a dark book that is full of hope and possibility. It is a book that only Jimmy Breslin could have written.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
The Church That Forgot Christ ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
270 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Enabled and unlimited.
Printing:
Enabled and unlimited.
Other books by Jimmy Breslin
Branch Rickey: A Life ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Jimmy Breslin
Branch Rickey: A Life
Jimmy Breslin
Penguin, March 2011
ISBN: 9780143120476
Format: ePub
Our price: $11.99
The Short Sweet Dream of Eduardo Gutierrez ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Jimmy Breslin
The Short Sweet Dream of Eduardo Gutierrez
Jimmy Breslin
Crown Publishing Group, February 2010
ISBN: 9781400046829
Format: ePub
Our price: $11.99
The Good Rat ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Jimmy Breslin
The Good Rat
Jimmy Breslin
HarperCollins e-books, October 2009
ISBN: 9780060856694
Format: ePub
Our price: $10.99
Recently Viewed Products