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Walking to Emmaus

Author(s): Eamon Duffy

ISBN13: 9780860124238

ISBN10: 0860124231


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  • Professor Eamon Duffy is by any reckoning a scholar of the first rank and a man of deeply held religious belief, who tackles the issue of being a Christian in the modern world. Walking to Emmaus assembles the best of his addresses and includes an impressive autobiographical introduction. Duffys topics range from the current interest in monasticism, to a new understanding of St Valentines day, taking full account of the spiritual and fleshly needs of his audience. Walking to Emmaus will delight Eamon Duffys admirers and increase their numbers. Praise for Faith of our Fathers: This is the sort of history we need - history that serves an ambassadorial role between past and present, illumining our life with wisdom. Christian Century Duffys is a truly prophetic voice. Music and Liturgy
  • Eamon Duffy

    Eamon Duffy is professor of the history of Christianity, Cambridge University, and fellow and former president of Magdalene College. He is the author of many prizewinning books, among them Fires of Faith, Marking the Hours, and Saints and Sinners. In 2002 Duffy won the Hawthornden Prize for literature for his book The Voices of Morebath: Reformation and Rebellion in an English Village. From 22 October to 2 November 2007, he presented the BBC Radio 4 series 10 Popes Who Shook the World which has since been published as a book by Yale University Press. He lives in Cambridge, UK.

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