Not Less Than Everything: Catholic Writers On Heroes Of Conscience, From Joan Of Arc To Oscar Romero

Paperback | February 19, 2013

byCatherine Wolff

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In Not Less Than Everything, Catherine Wolff gathers the world's best contemporary Catholic writers, including Alice McDermott, Tobias Wolff, and Ann Patchett, to share their thoughts on brave men and women such as Joan of Arc and Oscar Romero—heroes who've challenged the dogma while holding steadfastly to their faith.

In each of these thought-provoking essays, these greatly respected writers and thinkers engage personally with his or her favorite heretic, exploring the tensions that arise from conflicting demands of conscience and authority, of inspiration and orthodoxy, and from the challenge of living one's faith in the real world.

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In Not Less Than Everything, Catherine Wolff gathers the world's best contemporary Catholic writers, including Alice McDermott, Tobias Wolff, and Ann Patchett, to share their thoughts on brave men and women such as Joan of Arc and Oscar Romero—heroes who've challenged the dogma while holding steadfastly to their faith.In each of these ...

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Joan of Arc, Mother Mary MacKillop, Ignatius of Loyola, and Bartolomé de Las Casas. All of these people have one thing in common—they are Catholics whose beliefs caused them to be per-secuted, but who, through the test of time, proved to be figures revered in the Church.In fact, many of the Catholic figures who intrigue and inspire u...

Catherine Wolff is the former director of the Arrupe Center for Community-Based Learning at Santa Clara University. She is married to author Tobias Wolff. They have three grown children and live in Stanford, California.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.79 inPublished:February 19, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062223739

ISBN - 13:9780062223739

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Not Less Than Everything is thought-provoking. Although it features the beliefs and challenges of those belonging to the Catholic faith, the basic theme is timeless and crosses religious boundaries.”