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Overview An informative study documents the Catholic Church's historical role as an advocate for human rights and a champion for the poor, its rise as an influential power in world affairs, and the people involved in the process, such as Dorothy Day, Oscar Romero, and other notable historical figures. Original.
Publishers Description From the author of the bestselling "Concise History of the Catholic Church" comes a fascinating overview of the Church's involvement and response to political revolution, featuring opinions by such prestigious Catholic writers as Dorothy Day, Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, and Lech Walesa. 15 photos.
Citations And Professional Reviews Church and Revolution: Catholics in the Struggle of Democracy and Social Justice by Thomas S. Bokenkotter has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Library Journal - 09/01/1998 page 188
Kirkus Reviews - 07/01/1998 page 940
Booklist - 08/01/1998 page 1930
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.14" Width: 6" Height: 1.42" Weight: 1.93 lbs.
Release Date Aug 17, 1998
ISBN 0385487541 ISBN13 9780385487542
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More About Thomas S. Bokenkotter
Thomas Bokenkotter is the author of the bestselling A Concise History of the Catholic Church. With a doctorate in history (Louvain University) he teaches at Xavier University in Cincinnati. He is also the pastor of Assumption Church there and is active in the social ministry, running a soup kitchen that he founded twenty years ago and a transitional living facility for homeless women and children.