"This groundbreaking book should be read by everyone concerned about the future of Christianity." -- St. Anthony Messenger
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From the Publisher
LEON J. PODLES, a native of Baltimore, earned his bachelor's degree at Providence College and his Ph.D. in English at the University of Virginia. He later studied Old Icelandic at the University of Iceland. He has worked as a teacher and a federal investigator and is now the president of the Crossland Foundation. Among the numerous journals for which he has written are America, American Spectator, Crisis, and American Enterprise, and he is a contributing editor of Touchstone. Dr. Podles and his wife have six children and live in Naples, Florida, and Baltimore.