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Cube and the Cathedral, George Weigel
1 George Weigel Cube and the Cathedral
ip Europe, America, and Politics Without God
Why do Europeans and Americans see the world so differently? Why do Europeans and Americans have such different understandings of democracy? Contrasting the civilization that produced the starkly modernist "cube" of the Great Arch of La Défense in Paris with the civilization that produced the “cathedral” of Notre-Dame, George Weigel argues that Europe's embrace of a narrow secularism has led to a crisis that is eroding Europe's soul and threatening its future—with dire lessons for the rest of the democratic world. Weigel traces the origins of the atheistic humanism of 19th-century European intellectual life, which set in motion a historical process that produced two world wars, three totalitarian systems, the Gulag, Auschwitz, the Cold War—and, most ominously, the Continent's de-population, which is worse today than during the Black Death. And yet, many Europeans still insist that only a public square shorn of religiously-informed moral argument is safe for human rights and democracy. Precisely the opposite, Weigel suggests, is true: the people of the “cathedral” can give a compelling account of their commitment to everyone's freedom; the people of the “cube” cannot. In the final analysis, societies are only as great as their spiritual aspirations.Edition: Paperback 
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2 George Weigel God's Choice
ip 0060937599 / 9780060937591 

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3 George Weigel God's Choice
ip 0066213312 / 9780066213316 Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic C
George Weigel’s bestselling biography of Pope John Paul II, Witness to Hope, set the standard by which all portraits of the modern papacy are now measured. With God’s Choice, he gives us an extraordinary chronicle of the rise of Pope Benedict XVI as well as an unflinching view of the Catholic Church at the dawn of a new era. When John Paul II lapsed into illness for the last time, people flocked from all over the world to pray outside his apartment. He had become a father figure to millions in a world bereft of strong paternal examples, and those millions now felt orphaned. After more than twenty-six years of John Paul II’s guidance, the Catholic Church is entering a new age, with its bedrock traditions intact but with pressing questions to address in a rapidly changing world. Beginning with the story of John Paul’s final months, God’s Choice offers a remarkable inside account of the conclave that produced Benedict XVI as the next pope, drawing on George Weigel’s unrivaled access to this complex event. Weigel also incisively surveys the current state of the Church around the world: its thriving populations in Africa, Latin America, and parts of the post-communist world; its collapse in Western Europe; its continued struggles in Asia; and the vibrancy of many aspects of Catholic life in the United States, even as the Church in America struggles to overcome its recent experience of scandal. Reflecting on John Paul II’s greatness, drawing on firsthand interviews to paint an intimate portrait of the new Pope, and boldly assessing the Church’s current condition, God’s Choice is an invaluable book for anyone seeking to understand the Catholic future and the larger human future the Church will help to shape. Length: 320 pages Edition: Hardcover 
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Legacy: The 10 Greatest Achievements of Pope John Paul II, George Weigel
4 George Weigel Legacy: The 10 Greatest Achievements of Pope John Paul II
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Legacy: The 10 Greatest Achievements of Pope John Paul II - CD, George Weigel
5 George Weigel Legacy: The 10 Greatest Achievements of Pope John Paul II - CD
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No previous pope has affected humanity like John Paul II, and no other commentator has as complete a grasp of this great pope’s achievements as renowned Catholic scholar and author George Weigel. In this remarkable talk given in Lafayette, Louisiana, in January, 2005, Weigel eloquently discusses the ten greatest accomplishments of the Holy Father throughout his pontificate. 
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6 George Weigel Letters to a Young Catholic
ip 0465092705 / 9780465092703 
Edition: Paperback 
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The Courage to Be Catholic, George Weigel
7 George Weigel The Courage to Be Catholic
ip 0465092616 / 9780465092611 
Bestselling author George Weigel (Witness to Hope: A Biography of John Paul II) argues that the path to genuine Catholic reform does not lie in accommodating the truth to the spirit of the age, but in a renewed commitment to living the fullness of the Catholic faith. Weigel situates the current crisis of sexual abuse and episcopal malfeasance in the context of recent Catholic history. With unflinching honesty, he analyzes the Church’s failure to embrace the great spiritual promise of Vatican II, resulting in the steady surrender to liberal culture. Weigel exposes the patterns of dissent entrenched in seminaries, among priests, and the bishops who failed their flocks. He then gives a solid agenda for true reform and holiness.Length: 250 pages Edition: Paperback 
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Witness to Hope, George Weigel
8 George Weigel Witness to Hope
ip 0060732032 / 9780060732035 The Biography of Pope John Paul II
Given unprecedented access to Pope John Paul II and the people who have known and worked with him throughout his life, George Weigel presents a groundbreaking portrait of the Pope as a man, a thinker, and a leader whose religious convictions have defined a new approach to world politics—and changed the course of history. Included in the dramatic story of Pope John Paul II are fresh translations of his poetry; detailed personal anecdotes of the Pope as a young man, priest, and friend, sketched by those who knew him best; and in-depth interviews with Catholic leaders throughout the world. A magisterial biography, Witness to Hope is an extraordinary testimony to the man and his accomplishments, and a papal biography unlike any other. Illustrated Length: 1040 pages Edition: Paperback 
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