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- 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 1999; US$ 15.00
Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Wills brings the same fresh scholarship, lively prose, and critical appreciation that characterize his well-known books on religion and American history to this outstanding biography of one of the most influential Christian philosophers. Saint Augustine follows its subject from his youth in fourth-century Africa to his... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.00
?Garry Wills brings his signature brand of erudite, unorthodox thinking to his latest book of revelations. . . . A tour de force and a profound show of faith.? ( O, the Oprah Magazine) In what are billed ?culture wars,? people on the political right and the political left cite Jesus as endorsing their views. But in this New York Times- bestselling... 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 remarkable achievement?a learned yet eminently readable and provocative exploration of the four small books that reveal most of what?s known about the life and death of Jesus.? ( Los Angeles Times ) In his New York Times bestsellers What Jesus Meant and What Paul Meant , Garry Wills offers tour-de-force interpretations of Jesus and... 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$ 15.00
?If you think you knew Paul, get ready to have all sorts of cherished preconceptions exhilaratingly stripped away. If you've ever been vaguely curious, there is no finer introduction.? ( Los Angeles Times ) In his New York Times bestsellers What Jesus Meant and What the Gospels Meant , Garry Wills offers fresh and incisive readings of... 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2006; US$ 15.00
In an age when self -help methods abound and meditation is a common prescriptive, Garry Wills-one of the most respected writers on religious topics today-offers an extraordinary journey through one of the oldest aids to spiritual contemplation. Drawing together history and readings from scripture, Wills explains the beads on the rosary and the moments... more...