The Courage To Be Catholic
Crisis, Reform And The Future Of The Church
By George Weigel
(Basic Books, Paperback, 9780465092611, 272pp.)
Publication Date: March 2004
"A short, masterful, information-packed examination, a book that is thoroughly trustworthy, and spot-on."-Michael Novak, National Review
George Weigel, a Roman Catholic theologian and one of America's leading commentators on religion and public life, is the author of the acclaimed The Courage to Be Catholic, the international bestseller,Witness to Hope: The Biography of John Paul II, and numerous other books that include The Truth of Catholicism and The Final Revolution. Now a Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., where he holds the John M. Olin Chair in Religion and American Democracy, Weigel writes a weekly column, "The Catholic Difference," that is syndicated to more than forty newspapers around the United States. He is an NBC consultant on the Vatican and appears regularly on network and cable television programs as well as national and local radio. Weigel lives with his wife and their three children in North Bethesda, Maryland.