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American Babylon: Notes of a Christian Exile

American Babylon: Notes of a Christian Exile (Hardback)

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Christians are by their nature a people out of place. Their true home is with God; in civic life, they are alien citizens in but not of the world. In American Babylon, eminent theologian Richard John Neuhaus examines the particular truth of that ambiguity for Catholics in America today. Neuhaus addresses the essential quandaries of Catholic lifeassessing how Catholics can keep their heads above water in the sea of immorality that confronts them in the world, how they can be patriotic even though their true country is not in this world, and how they might reconcile their duties as citizens with their commitment to God. Deeply learned, frequently combative, and always eloquent, American Babylon is Neuhauss magnum opusand will be essential reading for all Christians.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsChristianity Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US Publication Date: 24/02/2009 ISBN-13: 9780465013678  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Richard John Neuhaus, one of the foremost authorities on religion in the contemporary world and president of the Institute on Religion and Public Life, is the editor-in-chief of First Things. He was named one of the "25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America" by Time Magazine. His many books include Freedom for Ministry, Death on a Friday Afternoon, and As I Lay Dying. He is a priest of the Archdiocese of New York and lives in Manhattan.

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