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In God's Hands: The Spiritual Diaries of Pope John Paul II

Author: Pope Saint John Paul II

Publisher: HarperOne

Format:Hardcover

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In God's Hands: The Spiritual Diaries of Pope John Paul II : Available for the first time in English, the private reflections of the modern pope recently elevated to sainthood - deeply personal writings that reveal a spiritual leader who agonized over his service to God, continually questioning whether he was doing enough.<br /><br />As the head of the Roman Catholic Church for twenty-five years, from the final decades of the twentieth century to the first years of the new millennium, Pope John Paul II significantly impacted our world. As famous as a rock star, this powerful leader who conferred with numerous heads of state was the ultimate model of wisdom and religious commitment for numerous Catholics around the globe.<br /><br />Throughout much of his adult life, from 1962 until two years before his death in 2003, John Paul II kept a series of private diaries in which he disclosed his innermost thoughts, impressions, and concerns. Written in his native Polish and never before available in English until now, these journals provide intimate and deeply moving insight into a man, a priest, and a saint's spirituality and a life devoted completely to God.<br /><br />In God's Hands lays bare the soul of this powerful, influential statesman, revealing a devout man untouched by his celebrity status; a selfless servant of God who spent decades questioning whether he was worthy of the role he was called to carry out. Over forty years, from his bishopric in Krakow to his election to the papacy to his final years, one question guided him: "Am I serving God?"<br /><br />Entrusted to his personal secretary - who defied John Paul II's instructions to burn them after his death - these notebooks provide us with a privileged glimpse into the life of a humble man who never took for granted his mission or his exalted role in the church and in the world.


Category   Subject
Religion & Spirituality   Christianity - General
History & Geography   Modern
Biography & Autobiography   Religious

ISBN 13:9780062396167
ISBN 10:0062396161
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:482
Size:9.50" l x 6.50" w x 1.50" h
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