The Very Rev. Peter Stravinskas, author, The Catholic Response
"A most welcome addition to the resources in evangelization and apologetics, so essential in this new millennium."
Steven K. Ray, author, Upon This Rock
"An excellent source to help concerned Catholics reach their loved ones. I highly recommend this book."
Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago
"This is necessary spiritual reading for Catholic apologists."
Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR, author, The Gift of God: The Holy Spirit
"Even St. Monica would've benefited from reading this book in her effort to bring her son, Augustine, into the Church!"
Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop of New York/b>
"How do you bring someone back into the Church? First, you pray. Then, you follow Madrid's advice."
About the Author
Patrick Madrid is the founder and publisher of the award-winning Envoy Magazine, a Catholic journal of apologetics and evangelization.
His books include Surprised by Truth, Surprised by Truth 2 (Sophia Institute Press), Pope Fiction, Any Friend of God's Is a Friend of Mine, Where Is That In the Bible?, and Search and Rescue (Sophia Institute Press). He's a contributor to the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Apologetics and is a co-author of Not by Scripture Alone.
He is the host of the popular EWTN television and radio series "Pope Fiction" and is the co-host of "The Truth About Scripture and Tradition", a new EWTN apologetics television series.
Patrick has published articles and essays on apologetics in Catholic and Protestant journals such as Catholic Dossier, New Covenant, This Rock, New Oxford Review, Regeneration Quarterly, Sacerdos, Catholic Extension, Credenda/Agenda, and Lay Witness. In addition to his writing projects, he has conducted hundreds of apologetics and evangelization conferences in English and Spanish across the U.S., as well as throughout Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
He is a veteran of numerous formal public debates with Protestant ministers, Mormon leaders, and other non-Catholic spokesmen.
Patrick and his wife Nancy live with their eleven children and two black Labradors in the countryside of central Ohio.