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Witness to hope : the biography of Pope John Paul II, George Weigel

Label
Witness to hope : the biography of Pope John Paul II
Title
Witness to hope
Title remainder
the biography of Pope John Paul II
Statement of responsibility
George Weigel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the life and faith of Pope John Paul II
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weigel, George
Dewey number
  • 282/.092
  • B
  • 92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BX1378.5
LC item number
.W45 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • John Paul
  • John Paul
  • John Paul
  • Popes
  • Popes
Label
Witness to hope : the biography of Pope John Paul II, George Weigel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 947-956) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The Disciple -- The drama of Karol Wojtyla's life -- A paradox and a sign of contradiction -- The more excellent way -- The broadness of a guage -- The subject and the author -- A Son of Freedom: Poland Semper Fidelis -- Karol Wojtyla's national, cultural, religious, and family roots -- His childhood, his elementary and secondary education, the loss of his mother and brother -- The influence of his father on his education and piety -- His interests in Polish Romantic literature and in drama -- His first undergraduate year at Krakow's Jagiellonian University -- From the Underground: The Third Reich vs. the Kingdom of Truth -- The Nazi Occupation of Poland -- Karol Wojtyla and clandestine cultural resistance -- His introduction to Carmelite spirituality and manual labor -- The death of his father and the unfolding of a priestly vocation -- The underground seminary -- An "unbroken prince," Archbishop Adam Stefan Sapieha -- Karol Wojtyla's ordination and graduate studies in theology in Rome -- "Call Me Wujek": To Be a Priest -- Country curate -- Father Karol Wojtyla's pioneering student chaplaincy in Krakow -- His first essays and poems -- The temptation of revolutionary violence and Wojtyla's first mature play -- An outdoorsman and a model confessor -- The beauty of human love -- Seeing Things as They Are: The Making of a Philosopher -- A second doctorate, a new philosophical interest, and a new career -- Karol Wojtyla at the Catholic University of Lublin -- The Lublin challenge to modern skepticism -- A book on love and sexuality that raises a few eyebrows -- A New Pentecost: Vatican II and the Crisis of Humanism -- The youngest bishop in Poland -- The Second Vatican Council -- Karol Wojtyla is named Archbishop of Krakow -- Setting Vatican II's defense of freedom on a firm philosophical foundation -- Successor to St. Stanislaw: Living the Council in Krakow -- A cardinal at age forty-seven -- Wojtyla's quest for religious freedom in Krakow -- An extensive local implementation of Vatican II -- The mature essayist, poet, and playwright -- A distinctive style and a unique set of friends -- Testing the world stage -- A Pope from a Far Country: The Election of John Paul II -- The Church at the death of Pope Paul VI -- The "September Papacy" of Pope John Paul I -- The election of Karol Jozef Wojtyla as the first Slavic Pope in history and the first non-Italian in 455 years, to the surprise of many, but not all, concerned -- "Be Not Afraid!": A Pope for the World -- An earthquake in the papacy and the Vatican -- Redefining the public ministry of the Bishop of Rome -- An alternative theology of liberation -- Program notes for a pontificate -- Preventing a war in Latin America -- Consternation in the Kremlin -- "How Many Divisions Has the Pope?": Confronting an Empire of Lies -- The cultural power of the politically powerless -- An epic pilgrimage to Poland -- Nine days that bent the curve of modern history -- A revolution of conscience -- The Ways of Freedom: Truths Personal and Public -- Marital intimacy as an icon of the inner life of God -- Denouncing sectarian violence in Ireland -- The Pope at the United Nations -- Religious freedom as the first human right -- Teenagers in a frenzy at Madison Square Garden -- Galileo reconsidered -- An appeal to Orthodoxy -- Peter Among Us: The Universal Pastor as Apostolic Witness -- The pilgrim Pope in Africa, France, Brazil, West Germany, and Asia -- Collegiality and crisis management -- In defense of the family -- A bold appointment in Paris -- The mysteries of fatherhood and mercy, divine and human -- In the Eye of the Storm: Months of Violence and Dissent -- The birth of Solidarity -- An unprecedented letter to Leonid Brezhnev -- The assassination attempt -- Shock therapy for the Jesuits -- The "Gospel of work" -- Martial law in Poland -- The Falklands/Malvinas War -- Liberating Liberations The Limits of Politics and the Promise of Redemption -- Revising Church law -- Canonizing a martyr of Auschwitz -- Confrontation in Nicaragua -- To recognize the saints God has made -- Restoring hope in Poland -- A seminar with agnostics and atheists -- A prison visit to a would-be papal assassin -- Suffering as a path to love -- Reliving the Council: Religion and the Renewal of a World Still Young -- Securing the legacy of Vatican II -- The "People Power" revolution in the Philippines -- Hosting world religious leaders in Assisi -- The first papal visit to the Synagogue of Rome -- The irrevocable Catholic commitment to Christian unity -- Addressing young Muslims in Casablanca -- A letter to the youth of the world -- Revamping the Vatican's press office -- Forward to Basics: Freedom Ordered to the Dignity of Duty -- Tear gas and the quest for democracy in Chile -- The beatification of Edith Stein -- A preview of communism's demise -- Hiking in the Dolomites -- The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in Rome -- Opening a dialogue with Mikhail Gorbachev -- The excommunication of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre -- A distinctive feminism -- Starting a homeless shelter in the Vatican -- Counselor to Andrei Sakharov -- After the Empire of Lies: Miracles and the Mandates of Justice -- John Paul II in Scandinavia -- The communist crack-up -- A letter to Deng Xiaoping -- Gorbachev in the Vatican -- Defining the meaning of the "Revolution of 1989" -- Challenging democracies to live freedom nobly -- The Gulf War -- The Catholic identity of Catholic universities -- To the Ends of the Earth: Reconciling an Unreconciled World -- The Church is a mission -- A storm of controversy with Orthodoxy -- The re-evangelization of Europe -- Priests for a new millennium -- Colon surgery -- The Catechism of the Catholic Church -- Rejecting clericalism in Poland -- Defending persecuted Christians in Sudan -- Taking on the Mafia in Sicily -- The Threshold of Hope: Appealing to Our Better Angels -- A surprise in Denver -- The renewal of moral theology -- Diplomatic relations with Israel -- Confronting the U.S. government at the Cairo World Population Conference -- More health problems -- A convent for contemplative nuns in the Vatican -- The debate on women and the priesthood -- An international bestseller -- Only One World: Human Solidarity and the Gospel of Life -- The Great Jubilee of 2000 -- The largest crowd in human history -- Another assassination attempt -- The "Gospel of life" -- The Vatican and the World Conference on Women in Beijing -- Asking Orthodox and Protestant Christians to help devise a papacy that could serve them -- A "witness to hope" addresses the United Nations again -- Singing in New York's Central Park -- The golden jubilee -- A Reasonable Faith: Beyond a Century of Delusions -- Revising the rules for papal elections -- France and Poland -- Sarajevo, Lebanon, and Cuba -- The longest-serving pope of the twentieth century -- Catholic renewal movements in St. Peter's Square -- John Paul II's twentieth anniversary -- The Church in defense of human reason -- Epilogue The Third Millennium: To See the Sun Rise -- The critiques of John Paul II are evaluated, his accomplishments are assayed, and a suggestion as to the nature of his greatness is offered
Control code
ocm41070948
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 992 pages
Isbn
9780060732035
Lccn
99026340
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Witness to hope : the biography of Pope John Paul II, George Weigel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 947-956) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The Disciple -- The drama of Karol Wojtyla's life -- A paradox and a sign of contradiction -- The more excellent way -- The broadness of a guage -- The subject and the author -- A Son of Freedom: Poland Semper Fidelis -- Karol Wojtyla's national, cultural, religious, and family roots -- His childhood, his elementary and secondary education, the loss of his mother and brother -- The influence of his father on his education and piety -- His interests in Polish Romantic literature and in drama -- His first undergraduate year at Krakow's Jagiellonian University -- From the Underground: The Third Reich vs. the Kingdom of Truth -- The Nazi Occupation of Poland -- Karol Wojtyla and clandestine cultural resistance -- His introduction to Carmelite spirituality and manual labor -- The death of his father and the unfolding of a priestly vocation -- The underground seminary -- An "unbroken prince," Archbishop Adam Stefan Sapieha -- Karol Wojtyla's ordination and graduate studies in theology in Rome -- "Call Me Wujek": To Be a Priest -- Country curate -- Father Karol Wojtyla's pioneering student chaplaincy in Krakow -- His first essays and poems -- The temptation of revolutionary violence and Wojtyla's first mature play -- An outdoorsman and a model confessor -- The beauty of human love -- Seeing Things as They Are: The Making of a Philosopher -- A second doctorate, a new philosophical interest, and a new career -- Karol Wojtyla at the Catholic University of Lublin -- The Lublin challenge to modern skepticism -- A book on love and sexuality that raises a few eyebrows -- A New Pentecost: Vatican II and the Crisis of Humanism -- The youngest bishop in Poland -- The Second Vatican Council -- Karol Wojtyla is named Archbishop of Krakow -- Setting Vatican II's defense of freedom on a firm philosophical foundation -- Successor to St. Stanislaw: Living the Council in Krakow -- A cardinal at age forty-seven -- Wojtyla's quest for religious freedom in Krakow -- An extensive local implementation of Vatican II -- The mature essayist, poet, and playwright -- A distinctive style and a unique set of friends -- Testing the world stage -- A Pope from a Far Country: The Election of John Paul II -- The Church at the death of Pope Paul VI -- The "September Papacy" of Pope John Paul I -- The election of Karol Jozef Wojtyla as the first Slavic Pope in history and the first non-Italian in 455 years, to the surprise of many, but not all, concerned -- "Be Not Afraid!": A Pope for the World -- An earthquake in the papacy and the Vatican -- Redefining the public ministry of the Bishop of Rome -- An alternative theology of liberation -- Program notes for a pontificate -- Preventing a war in Latin America -- Consternation in the Kremlin -- "How Many Divisions Has the Pope?": Confronting an Empire of Lies -- The cultural power of the politically powerless -- An epic pilgrimage to Poland -- Nine days that bent the curve of modern history -- A revolution of conscience -- The Ways of Freedom: Truths Personal and Public -- Marital intimacy as an icon of the inner life of God -- Denouncing sectarian violence in Ireland -- The Pope at the United Nations -- Religious freedom as the first human right -- Teenagers in a frenzy at Madison Square Garden -- Galileo reconsidered -- An appeal to Orthodoxy -- Peter Among Us: The Universal Pastor as Apostolic Witness -- The pilgrim Pope in Africa, France, Brazil, West Germany, and Asia -- Collegiality and crisis management -- In defense of the family -- A bold appointment in Paris -- The mysteries of fatherhood and mercy, divine and human -- In the Eye of the Storm: Months of Violence and Dissent -- The birth of Solidarity -- An unprecedented letter to Leonid Brezhnev -- The assassination attempt -- Shock therapy for the Jesuits -- The "Gospel of work" -- Martial law in Poland -- The Falklands/Malvinas War -- Liberating Liberations The Limits of Politics and the Promise of Redemption -- Revising Church law -- Canonizing a martyr of Auschwitz -- Confrontation in Nicaragua -- To recognize the saints God has made -- Restoring hope in Poland -- A seminar with agnostics and atheists -- A prison visit to a would-be papal assassin -- Suffering as a path to love -- Reliving the Council: Religion and the Renewal of a World Still Young -- Securing the legacy of Vatican II -- The "People Power" revolution in the Philippines -- Hosting world religious leaders in Assisi -- The first papal visit to the Synagogue of Rome -- The irrevocable Catholic commitment to Christian unity -- Addressing young Muslims in Casablanca -- A letter to the youth of the world -- Revamping the Vatican's press office -- Forward to Basics: Freedom Ordered to the Dignity of Duty -- Tear gas and the quest for democracy in Chile -- The beatification of Edith Stein -- A preview of communism's demise -- Hiking in the Dolomites -- The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in Rome -- Opening a dialogue with Mikhail Gorbachev -- The excommunication of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre -- A distinctive feminism -- Starting a homeless shelter in the Vatican -- Counselor to Andrei Sakharov -- After the Empire of Lies: Miracles and the Mandates of Justice -- John Paul II in Scandinavia -- The communist crack-up -- A letter to Deng Xiaoping -- Gorbachev in the Vatican -- Defining the meaning of the "Revolution of 1989" -- Challenging democracies to live freedom nobly -- The Gulf War -- The Catholic identity of Catholic universities -- To the Ends of the Earth: Reconciling an Unreconciled World -- The Church is a mission -- A storm of controversy with Orthodoxy -- The re-evangelization of Europe -- Priests for a new millennium -- Colon surgery -- The Catechism of the Catholic Church -- Rejecting clericalism in Poland -- Defending persecuted Christians in Sudan -- Taking on the Mafia in Sicily -- The Threshold of Hope: Appealing to Our Better Angels -- A surprise in Denver -- The renewal of moral theology -- Diplomatic relations with Israel -- Confronting the U.S. government at the Cairo World Population Conference -- More health problems -- A convent for contemplative nuns in the Vatican -- The debate on women and the priesthood -- An international bestseller -- Only One World: Human Solidarity and the Gospel of Life -- The Great Jubilee of 2000 -- The largest crowd in human history -- Another assassination attempt -- The "Gospel of life" -- The Vatican and the World Conference on Women in Beijing -- Asking Orthodox and Protestant Christians to help devise a papacy that could serve them -- A "witness to hope" addresses the United Nations again -- Singing in New York's Central Park -- The golden jubilee -- A Reasonable Faith: Beyond a Century of Delusions -- Revising the rules for papal elections -- France and Poland -- Sarajevo, Lebanon, and Cuba -- The longest-serving pope of the twentieth century -- Catholic renewal movements in St. Peter's Square -- John Paul II's twentieth anniversary -- The Church in defense of human reason -- Epilogue The Third Millennium: To See the Sun Rise -- The critiques of John Paul II are evaluated, his accomplishments are assayed, and a suggestion as to the nature of his greatness is offered
Control code
ocm41070948
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 992 pages
Isbn
9780060732035
Lccn
99026340
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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