Original Title: Das katholische Abenteuer
Hardcover with jacket,
13.5 x 21.5 cm,
5.3 x 8.5 Inches
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Publishing House: DVA Sachbuch
Date of publication:
May 9, 2011
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A provocative declaration of belief in the power of faith
Nothing is churning the world up to the same extent as the new battles for religion and faith. Think of fundamentalist terror, for example; or the controversial figure of the Pope; or the attacks of science on bastions of faith.
In his essay on the Seven Deadly Sins, the outspoken Catholic and bestselling author Matthias Matussek gives the hedonistic modern age a politically incorrect telling-off. He explains why it is not worth telling lies in politics. He describes the night the Pope died; and he watches the new Pope on a visit to his home village. He reports on Baptists and orthodox Jews in the USA, favela priests in Rio de Janeiro and the battle of belief between the two Hitchens brothers in the United Kingdom. Since faith is a personal matter, this book is also very personal: Matussek tells us how he became what he is. It is his way of bearing witness.
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