all ebooks in category: Biographies of Catholicism (8)

Paul Among the People: The Apostle Reinterpreted and Reimagined in His Own Time
English | February 16, 2010 | ISBN: 0375425012, 0385522576 | EPUB | 240 pages | 1.9 MB

It is a common—and fundamental—misconception that Paul told people how to live. Apart from forbidding certain abusive practices, he never gives any precise instructions for …

Unknown Pope: Benedict XV (1914-1922) and the Pursuit of Peace
English | 2000 | ISBN: 0225668912 | PDF | pages: 265 | 12.7 mb

Benedict XV is best-known for his efforts to bring an end to World War I. Though his proposals were eventually rejected by all sides, his …

The Good Pope: The Making of a Saint and the Remaking of the Church--The Story of John XXIII and Vatican II
English | September 25, 2012 | ISBN: 0062089439 | 267 pages | EPUB | 1.13 Mb

“John XXIII was, in the best possible sense, a revolutionary—a Pope of modernization who kept in continuity with the church’s past, yet made even the …

Between the Plough and the Pick: Informal, artisanal and small-scale mining in the contemporary world by Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1760461717 | 398 Pages | PDF | 2.45 MB

"Between the Plough and the Pick deepens our understanding of informal, artisanal and small-scale mining, popularly known as ASM. The book engages with wider scholarly …

Patches: A Human Quilter, A Human Church
English | ASIN: B007K8G7KM | March 13, 2012 | EPUB | 215 pages | 215.96 KB

The book is a memoir of my life as it intersected with the story of the Catholic Church over the last 83 years. It uses …

Tolkien: Man and Myth: A Literary Life
English | July 10th, 2019 | ISBN: 0002740184, 0898708257 | 257 pages | EPUB | 0.25 MB

J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings took first place in several nationwide British polls on the "greatest book of the century". He …

Dancing Through It: My Journey in the Ballet (Repost)
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0670026492 | EPUB | pages: 288 | 4.4 mb

A behind-the-curtains look at the rarefied world of classical ballet from a principal dancer at the New York City BalletIn her charming and self-effacing voice, …

Praying in Rome
English | EPUB | 2.2 MB

The Archbishop of New York offers his insight on his time in Rome, the Conclave and the election of a new Holy Father, Pope Francis. …