George Weigel (Author),

Against the Grain

Christianity and Democracy, War and Peace

Cutting against the grain of conventional wisdom, New York Times bestseller, George Weigel, offers a compelling look at the ways in which Catholic social teaching sheds light on the challenges of peace, the problem of…

“Against the Grain will be invaluable to all who ponder how to bring Christian social teachings to bear on the most urgent political, economic, and cultural issues in contemporary life. In these marvelously readable essays, Weigel…

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  • Title: Against the Grain
  • Subtitle: Christianity and Democracy, War and Peace
  • Page Count: 352
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  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • Publication Date: 01/04/2008
  • BISAC 2 : RELIGION / Religion, Politics & State
  • BISAC 3: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion
  • Original language: English
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  • Review 1: "Highly recommended for public and academic libraries. This 'against the grain' vision of politics, economics, and human dignity should shed much light on the thinking of today’s informed and religiously conservative Catholics." —Library Journal

George Weigel (Author)

George Weigel is the Vatican analyst for NBC News. He is the author of numerous books, including Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, and his weekly column, “The Catholic Difference,” is syndicated to 60 newspapers around the United States. He has been awarded 10 honorary doctorates, the papal cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, and the Gloria Artis Gold Medal by the Republic of Poland. He lives in North Bethesda, Maryland.

  1. "Weigel’s learned, clearly written, and tightly argued essays stand as the best evidence for his claim that the Christian tradition is indispensable for any serious discussion of the challenges facing our country."
    --City Journal
  2. "Highly recommended for public and academic libraries. This 'against the grain' vision of politics, economics, and human dignity should shed much light on the thinking of today’s informed and religiously conservative Catholics."
    --Library Journal

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