"I believe Cozzens will be recognized in retrospect as one of the forerunners of Vatican III." -- Patrick Henry, Executive Director, Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research, St. Johns University, Collegeville, MN
... a wise, well-informed, insightful, truth-telling observer of the Catholic priesthood, seminary life, and broader pastoral activities of church. -- Rev. Richard P. McBrien, Crowley-O'Brien Professor of Theology, University of Notre Dame
This book is the next step in a debate which the Catholic community urgently needs. -- Dean R. Hoge, Life Cycle Institute, The Catholic University of America
About the Author
Donald Cozzens is visiting associate professor of religious studies at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. He is the author of The Changing Face of the Priesthood (The Liturgical Press, 2000) and Sacred Silence: Denial and the Crisis in the Church (The Liturgical Press, Fall, 2002).