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A well-researched and reasoned catalog of the Bishops of Rome through the ages.Published 17 months ago by J. Laskey
I always wonder where they get the info; one can't just interview the family, can one? Except for the very last two popes who have living relatives. Read morePublished on September 2, 2013 by Diane1948
I learned quite a bit from this comprehensive book and now have a better understanding of the structure, history and somewhat hidden "secrets" of the Catholic Church and... Read morePublished on April 24, 2013 by ben valentine
A revelation as to the last 2000 years of Christianity. I found the book so interesting I bought one as a gift for another history buff!Published on December 1, 2012 by Steven Trusnovec
Richard Peter McBrien (born 1936) is a priest, and a Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. Read morePublished on October 3, 2012 by Steven H Propp
If you don't know a great deal about the papacy, its history, and the history of the early Catholic/Christian church, this will be an interesting read through the first three or... Read morePublished on May 15, 2010 by Eric Schultz
The uses of history are many. The uses of this version of history are few. All history is biased because all history is relative, first and foremost, to the biases of its... Read morePublished on April 13, 2005 by Stephen McLeod
This is nicely written and easy to use--a good strating place for anyone interested in the papacy. I have it on the sheleves with other reference works, and I have referred to it... Read morePublished on April 4, 2005 by Timothy J. Dunn
Apparently the author is a dissenter in the catholic church, unbeknowngst to me. I picked this up in Italy to read about all the popes(most of which I knew nothing about). Read morePublished on February 20, 2003 by Seth J. Frantzman