Find out how two extraordinary leaders changed religion and theworld In April 2014, Pope Francis will jointly canonize twopredecessors, John Paul II and John XXIII, in a move thatrecognizes the extraordinary accomplishments of these leaders ofthe Catholic faith. An estimated 1 million people filled St.Peter's Square and the surrounding streets for John Paul II'sbeatification, and the joint canonization will attract even more.With John Paul II For Dummies, Special Edition youcan learn more about these admired religious leaders and joinmillions of devotees in celebrating their lives and legacies.You'll get an in-depth look at John Paul II's remarkable life andachievements and learn more about the beloved John XXIII in a bonuschapter. With this special edition e-book written in friendly, plainEnglish, you'll discover how John Paul II's deep religiousconvictions affected world politics, history, and the Catholicfaith. You'll be introduced to his influences, his personalstruggles, the way he impacted the Church, and his methods forspreading his powerful message. Catholics and non-Catholics alikewill find the stories of these holy men fascinating andinspiring. * Introduces you to the lives and legacies of both John Paul IIand John XXIII * Presents you with the struggles, influences, and approaches toworld politics of John Paul II, whose actions had a great impact onhistory * Includes a bonus chapter that details the life of John XXIII,who will be canonized along with John Paul II in April 2014 * Written in an engaging, accessible style and a great read forCatholics and non-Catholics alike John Paul II For Dummies, Special Edition is your guideto discovering the exemplary lives of two rare and extraordinarymen who have influenced generations of people all over theworld.
  • Book type: E-book
  • Language: English
  • Ean Code: 9781118895498
  • ISBN: 9781118895498
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • E-Book type: PDF
  • Author: John Trigilio
  • Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM
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