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- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 18.99
Booklist ) narrative by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Garry Wills examines what constitutes meaningful leadership, and why it is so essential to society. What makes a leader? How do we identify effective leadership, and how should?and shouldn?t?that power be used? In Certain Trumpets , Garry Wills presents portraits of eminent leaders including... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2002; US$ 17.99
"The truth, we are told, will make us free. It is time to free Catholics, lay as well as clerical, from the structures of deceit that are our subtle modern form of papal sin. Paler, subtler, less dramatic than the sins castigated by Orcagna or Dante, these are the quiet sins of intellectual betrayal." --from the Introduction From Pulitzer Prize-winning... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.00
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Praise for What Jesus Meant : ?Fascinating . . . Like a long, rich conversation with a learned friend . . . that engages the heart and mind, to the ultimate benefit of both.? ? Jon Meacham, The New York Times Book Review ?A spiritual workout.? ? Newsweek ?Faithful to the heart of tradition, yet entirely... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
Gary Wills has won significant acclaim for his bestselling works of religion and history. Here, for the first time, he combines both disciplines in a sweeping examination of Christianity in America throughout the last 400 years. Wills argues that the struggle now?as throughout our nation?s history?is between the head and the heart, reason and emotion,... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Praise for What the Gospels Meant : ?Full of riches . . . Wills brings to bear the skills that have justly brought him renown as America?s greatest public intellectual: encyclopedic erudition, concise prose and a polyglot?s gift for ancient languages. . . . This introduces . . . biblical scholarship as... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.00
Part of a literary circle that included H. G. Wells, George Bernard Shaw, Hillaire Belloc, and Max Beerbohm, G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) wrote essays of social criticism for contemporary journals, literary criticism (including notable books on Browning, Dickens, and Shaw), and works of theology and religious argument, but may have been best known... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
One of literature?s greatest satirists, Martial earned his livelihood by excoriating the follies and vices of Roman society and its emperors, and set a pattern that satirists have admired across the ages. For the first time, readers can enjoy an English translation of these rhymes that does not sacrifice the cleverly constructed effects of Martial?s... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Praise for What Paul Meant : ?With characteristic clarity and insight, Garry Wills has given us a vital study of the earliest voice in the New Testament.? ? Jon Meacham, author of American Gospel ?The best description of how the Jesus movement emerged.? ?Andrew M. Greeley, author of The Catholic... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1961; US$ 16.00
Garry Wills is an exceptionally gifted translator and one of our finest writers on religion. His bestselling Penguin Lives biography, Saint Augustine , received widespread and glowing reviews, many of which noted his masterful translations of the famed fourth- century bishop's works. Now, reading with fresh, keen eyes, Wills applies his unparalleled... more...