The Genius of Pope John Paul II: The Great Pope's Moral Wisdom (Hardcover)

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In this exciting new book, renowned ethicist Richard Spinello offers the first comprehensive presentation of the late John Paul II's great moral vision. Here admirers may read and understand the essential teachings of the pope in his own words as Spinello draws on his extensive research into John Paul II's writings and talks. Subjects covered include reverence for life, concern for the poor and suffering, moral law, conscience, moral choice, intrinsically evil acts, freedom, and goodness. The purpose of this book is two-fold: it not only persuasively presents the late pope's vital teachings, but also defends them against his critics. This important new work preserves and promotes the extraordinary legacy of John Paul II by focusing on his championing of universal human dignity and objective moral truths.

About the Author

Richard A. Spinello is director of Ethics Programs for the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He lives in Hyde Park, Massachusetts.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781580512060
ISBN-10: 1580512062
Publisher: Sheed & Ward
Publication Date: November 8th, 2006
Pages: 237
Language: English