Publication date: November 1, 2012
From the publisher:
A series of reflections by a master essayist and scholar, these pieces by prominent Catholic commentator George Weigel examine the conflict between secular America and the Catholic faith. This thought-provoking collection provides insight on the origins of today’s controversial issues and assaults on religious liberty and explore topics such as the Second Vatican Council; the work of John Courtney Murray; where the 60s went wrong; Evelyn Waugh; baseball; and the careers of John Paul II, H.L. Mencken, Leszek Kolakowski, Henry Hyde, and Richard John Neuhaus, among others.