John Paul the Great: Remembering a Spiritual Father review Ò 103

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John Paul the Great: Remembering a Spiritual Father review Ò 103 Ò From New York Times bestselling author Peggy Noonan comes a beautifully written testimony about the most historically recognized pope Library JournalWith such accla imed books as When Character Was King Peggy Noonan has become one of our most elouent From New York Times bestselling author Peggy Noonan comes a beautifully written testimony about the most historically recognized pope Library JournalWith such accla imed books as When Character Was King Peggy Noonan has become one of our most elouent and respected. Peggy Noonan is well known for her excellence in journalism; she shows in John Paul the Great her excellence in faith as well The pages of this book are a well written moving and honest tribute to the man who was Pope John Paul II She discusses his life his doctrine his humor She shows the world’s universal great love for this man from Poland I had never known a world without John Paul II; he was as constant as the sun At the time of his death I worked at a Catholic school making the impact stronger and deeper I will forever remember watching the live broadcast from Vatican City waiting for the announcement of the new Pope It is a turning point in my faith the point at which I for the very first time felt a part of the church catholic Thinking of that moment when the curtains parted and the world collectively held their breath still chokes me up almost a year after Benedict XVI was announced I read this book with the intent of learning about John Paul; I did learn a great deal about Noonan myself and the rest of the world along with John Paul He is sorely missed

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Ife and struggles of Pope John Paul II with characteristic insight and probity and explores how much we can learn from his leadership diplomacy humility and holiness Passionate and often deeply personal John Paul the Great is as exceptional as the man it celebrates. Read this because I didn’t know much about John Paul II so this was a great informer Love Peggy Noonan from the WSJ and her writing style was great Agreed that the sexual allegations are the biggest black eye to the church and the perspective to that was interesting As was the awful education and sermons from the American church which was another mentioned failure under JP II’s watch But his commitment to praying and ability to ignore the perks of being pope are extraordinary Loved this read and for those who don’t know about JP II this is a great read

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John Paul the Great Remembering a Spiritual FatherCommentators Now she offers a stirring portrait of a spiritual and intellectual giant who personally confronted all of the worst tragedies of his age Drawing on scholarship interviews with prominent Catholics and her own experience Noonan traces the extraordinary l. There were whole chapters that focused on Peggy's religious experience without any reference to JP2 I wished it was objective