Ing perspectives on the distinct phases of Walsh s career His personal development is traced through these different viewpoints always a leader it is the development of his conscience that is the focus Vicar has uickly moved near the very top of my all time favorite books First read this when it first came out Still an xcellent novel Forgot I read this book until the new Pope Francis I *walked out yesterday onto the world stage I read this years ago and it was pretty good but not great *out yesterday onto the world stage I read this years ago and it was pretty good but not great if I read it now I d have a different take on it Very interesting Enjoyed learning about the behind the scenes picking of a pope worked Spanning decades The Vicar of Christ xplores the Catholic Church through the yes of Declan Walsh as he takes part in two wars and two legal systems
the us supreme court and the curia of US Supreme Court and the Curia of Vatican Despite a troubled life Walsh will rise to become one of the most influential men in the world the Pope Howdy folks So I bumped accidentaly on this book on a shelf of the place I work in I ve never heard of it but the theme of the book poised much interes A big chunk of 630 pages was a challenge to read in nglish I must say that the book is very good with a cool style and interesting story which really captivates you 23 of a book. Ine telling of their time together in Korea A constitutional scholar and Supreme Court Justice appalled at the new Chief Justice narrates the second phase The third is a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church; fat kind but distracted The Marine cares for him the most the Supreme Court Justice condescends and despises him and the Cardi. .
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#And Picked It Up #picked it up at a used book sale It is the story of #A Man Through Three Distinct #man through three distinct of his life a soldier war hero a chief justice of the Supreme Court and a Pope of the Catholic Church As unthinkable as it seems it works The book is ducational at least for me about the workings of both the Supreme Court and the Vatican The Shadow Reader entertaining and thought provoking I should add thatach phase is narrated by a different person all significant characters themselves Just finished this and the first thing that comes to mind is WOW I was supposed to read this in a seminar in college many years ago In the best academic tradition I BSed my way through and partied instead I had no idea what I was missing A truly inspiring though fictional account of Declan Walsh war hero Chief Justice
AND THE POPE I AGREE THAT IT SOUNDS FARthe Pope I agree that it sounds far but Murphy pulls it off in a way that is not only believable but makes you long for such a real life leader someone with a moral authority and the power to influence I guess the downside is that it serves to intensify my disgustdisappointment with our current batch of political leaders right and left Murphy uses the fairly uniue techniue of three 4 if you count the short final section narrators provid. This book is an unusual fascinating and well written observation of the life of a man who was first a war hero and Medal of honor winner from the Korean War then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court thirdly a monk and finally Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies elected Pope His overlyxciting life is described by three men who 'knew him well' The first narrator is a Mar.
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new pontific started to come out I started feeling bias the main character and through come out I started feeling bias of the main and through our writer towardspontific started to come out I started feeling bias of the main character and through him our writer towards teachings and rules of the catholic church But I would first like to give a small overview of the story The book is divided into 5 parts We hear t I read this book years ago when it first came out It is still with me a book I never forgot That says than any nice words I can write That is a reader s biggest treasure a book that is never forgot and continues to incite thoughts and uestions While the premise might seem a bit farfetched a man who won the Medal of Honor in Korea becomes a Supreme Court Justice and then a charismatic Pontiff of the Roman Catholic church the book not only makes you suspend your disbelieve but actively wish it were true Each section of the book is told in a different voice A GI voices the first part a long serving justice covers the Supreme Court years and a world weary Cardinal talks of the time he was pope This book was probably helped that it arrived shortly after John Paul II was lected Pope at least in getting people to read it at first But once anyone starts reading it they will be captivated by the haunting story of a fallible very humane and human man. Nal is much interested in food than his subject But Declan Walsh was a man who arned the Medal of Honor while ordering the death of his best friend ruled pragmatically and nergetically on the Court but lost his wife to death and neglect and became a miraculous healer assasinated for challenging the powers that rule the secular worl. ,