Presents a biography of the nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, won the Nobel Peace Prize, and dedicated her life to helping the destitute.
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Paul L. Williams holds a Ph.D. in historical theology from Drew University. His dissertation won the National Book Award for literary and scholastic merit. He has served as a professor of theology and philosophy at the University of Scranton and Wilkes University and as senior editor of Northeast Books, the publishing arm of The Fellowship of Catholic Scholars. He has written feature articles on religion for National Review and has appeared on Firing Line, People Are Talking, and Larry King Live. He has also penned a series of scripts for CBS and Allied Artists.
As a newspaper reporter for The Metro, Williams captured three first-prize Keystone Press Awards in three different categories in the same year-a feat unequaled in the history of Pennsylvania journalism. His previous books include The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Crusades (Alpha Books, 2002), The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Lives of the Saints (Alpha Books, 2002), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Catholic Church but Were Afraid to Ask for Fear of Excommunication (Doubleday, 1990), and The Moral Philosophy of Peter Abelard (The University Press of America, 1980). He lives in Clarks Green, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Patricia, and daughter, Katie.
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Book Description Alpha, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110028642783
Book Description Alpha. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0028642783 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1887181