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Author Seewald, Peter, author.

Title Benedict XVI : a life. Volume I, Youth in Nazi Germany to the Second Vatican Council, 1927-1965 / Peter Seewald ; translated by Dinah Livingstone.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Bloomsbury Continuum, 2020.

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Description xi, 500 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "First published in 2020 in Germany as Benedikt XVI: ein leben by Droemer Verlag"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-489) and index.
Contents Part one: The boy. Easter Saturday ; The impediment ; The dreamland ; 1933; "Holy year" ; The 'German Christians' ; With burning concern ; The calm before the storm ; The seminary ; War ; Resistance ; The end -- Part two. The master student. Zero hour ; The scholars' mountain ; Guilt and atonement ; Upheaval in thinking ; The glass bead game ; Augustine ; Storm and stress ; The key reading ; The major orders ; The curate ; The examination ; The abyss ; The new heathens and the Church -- Part three: The council. A star is born ; The network ; Council ; The battle begins ; The Genoa speech ; The spin doctor ; The world on the brink ; Seven days that changed the Catholic Church for ever ; German wave ; Power sources ; In the school of the Holy Spirit ; The legacy.
Summary Based on countless hours of interviews in Rome with Pope Benedict XVI himself, this first volume of an authoritative biography follows the early life of the future Pope, from his days growing up in Germany and his conscription into the Hitler Youth during World War II to his career as an academic theologian and eventual Archbishop of Munich.
Language In English, translated from the German.
Subject Benedict XVI, Pope, 1927-
Popes -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Livingstone, Dinah, translator.
Added Title Benedikt XVI. English
Benedict XVI : a life. Volume 1, Youth in Nazi Germany to the Second Vatican Council, 1927-1965
Benedict XVI : a life. Volume one, Youth in Nazi Germany to the Second Vatican Council, 1927-1965
Youth in Nazi Germany to the Second Vatican Council, 1927-1965
ISBN 9781472979193 hardback
1472979192 hardback
9781472979186 trade paperback
1472979184 trade paperback

 
    
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