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Title:
Padre Pio : miracles and politics in a secular age
Author:
Luzzatto, Sergio, 1963-
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Padre Pio. English
Edition:
First Picador edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Picador, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
371 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary:
A historical appraisal of the life of the controversial twentieth-century saint examines the miracles he is believed to have performed, as well as detracting reports, offering insight into the relationship between modern Catholicism and politics.
General Note:
Translation of: Padre Pio: miracoli e politica nell'Italia del Novecento.

English language translation first published by: New York : Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Co., 2010.
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue : September 20, 1918 -- A living Christ -- Neurosis and beatitude -- Jesus's shock troops? -- Holy man, holy office -- A change of climate -- Lives of the saint -- Rasputin reborn -- The sorrows of this world -- The white hand and the red -- A straw idol -- Epilogue : May 2, 1999.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780312611668
Format :
Book