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- The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2006; US$ 19.00
John Cornwell evokes a vanished time and way of life in this moving and, at times, troubling memoir of an adolescence spent in the isolated all-male world of the seminary. Born into a destitute family with a dominating Irish-Catholic mother and an absconding father during World War II in London, John Cornwell's childhood was deeply dysfunctional.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 17.00
The ?explosive? ( The New York Times ) bestseller?now with a new introduction by the author When Hitler?s Pope , the shocking story of Pope Pius XII that ?redefined the history of the twentieth century? ( The Washington Post ) was originally published, it sparked a firestorm of controversy both inside and outside the Catholic Church. Now,... more...
- Penguin Group US 1998; US$ 14.95
On September 14th, 1989, Joseph Wesbecker entered the Standard Gravure printing plant in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, armed with an assault rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. A half hour later, he had killed or wounded twenty people, then turned the gun on himself. more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2010; US$ 24.95
John Henry Newman was the most eminent English-speaking Christian thinker and writer of the past two hundred years. James Joyce hailed him the 'greatest' prose stylist of the Victorian age. A problematic campaign to canonise Newman started fifty years ago. After many delays John Paul II declared him a 'Venerable'. Then Pope Benedict... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available
The Late John Paul II was portrayed by admirers as one of history's great popes. But in The Pope in Winter, leading Vatican expert John Cornwell seriously questions the workings of his papacy and points to fundamental flaws - exacerbated by age and infirmity - that have alarming consequences for both the Catholic Church's future and John Paul II's... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 14.99
An eye-opening account of the rise of science in Germany through to Hitler?s regime, and the frightening Nazi experiments that occurred during the Reich A shocking account of Nazi science, and a compelling look at the the dramatic rise of German science in the nineteenth century, its preeminence in the early twentieth, and the frightening developments... more...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 34.99
Our lives, states of health, relationships, behaviour, experiences of the natural world, and the technologies that shape our contemporary existence are subject to a superfluity of competing, multi-faceted and sometimes incompatible explanations. Widespread confusion about the nature of 'explanation' and its scope and limits pervades popular... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available
One of the most extraordinary memoirs of recent years, the acclaimed writer John Cornwell has finally written his own story, and the story of a choice he had to make between the Church and a life lived outside its confines. more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 130.95
This book, an abridgment of Volumes I and II of the highly respected Group Theory in Physics , presents a carefully constructed introduction to group theory and its applications in physics. The book provides anintroduction to and description of the most important basic ideas and the role that they play in physical problems. The clearly written text... more...