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True Freedom: On Protecting Human Dignity and Religious Liberty

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4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Concise and complete; tells the truth whether or not you like it

Concise and complete; tells the truth whether or not you like it!

posted by DocBob1 on June 19, 2012

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  • Posted June 19, 2012

    Concise and complete; tells the truth whether or not you like it

    Concise and complete; tells the truth whether or not you like it!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2012

    Most important American right

    Most important American right

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  • Posted November 20, 2012

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    Cardinal Timothy Dolan is an imposing figure in Catholic Church

    Cardinal Timothy Dolan is an imposing figure in Catholic Church today. His influence on American Catholicism and American culture in general are undisputed. However, he is increasingly projecting his influence beyond American borders. Dolan's unwavering commitment to "affirmative orthodoxy," his personal charm and charisma, and his media savvy are all qualities that the modern Catholic Church needs in its leaders.

    This short Kindle single is an insight into Cardinal Dolan's thinking and the issues and causes that animate him. The first one of these - protecting human dignity in all of its particularities against the assails of the modern relativistic culture - has been a major source of concern for the Catholic Church for several decades. The second one - protection of religious liberty - has unfortunately become increasingly prominent over the past few years. Many have heralded the fall of communism, myself included, as the final victory for religious freedom among other things. Regrettably, that sentiment now seems to have been premature. Recent trend have witnessed and increasing encroachment on the individual and institutional religious freedoms, all under the guise of greater social good. This book is a simple and succinct attempt to elucidate and define the stakes in this battle.

    Cardinal Dolan is a very direct person, and this directness comes through in this writing. This ebook opens with an anecdote from his life as a parish priest in Saint Lousi, Missouri. It concerns an elderly couple that had to receive the communion at their home because of husband's crippling paralysis. It puts in vivid and personal terms what's at stake when it comes to the defense of individual human dignity and why it matters.

    Cardinal Dolan is often criticized as a staunch conservative, especially in matters that pertain to American domestic politics. However, his criticism in this book is not just of the left and its policies, but it cuts across the political spectrum. This book will probably give pause to people of all political persuasions. It clearly shows that Cardinal Dolan is primarily concerned with defending Church's own values and perspective, regardless of the prevailing political trends and attitudes.

    The latter part of this ebook contains the introduction to A People of Hope: Archbishop Timothy Dolan in Conversation with John L. Allen Jr. It is a very well and balanced take on the person of Cardinal Dolan, and his significance in today's Catholicism. It gives an outsider's perspective on this charismatic and genial Church leader, and it may induce you to take a deeper look at him though a book-length interview.

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  • Posted July 24, 2012

    Excellent

    It is refreshing to read and remember our dignity as human beings come from a Creator, a Heavenly Father who loves us! In an age where life has certainly become 'less valuable' - this is a liberty to be protected. One can only hope our nation as a whole will reverse its course.

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  • Posted July 20, 2012

    Must Read

    Timely, insightful, accessible. You need to read this to get the story behind the headlines.

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  • Posted July 19, 2012

    A must Read

    Cardinal Dolan explains true Christian Freedom and we should not settle for less.BRFL

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  • Posted July 18, 2012

    The Good Bishop Nails It!

    I believe there's a reason why Cardinal Dolan is with us during this time in the Church's history. Please read this book and encourage other Catholics to read it, too!

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  • Posted July 18, 2012

    Excellent book of truth!

    Hopefully this book will help spread the word that our freedoms are being eroded by this government and that many prayers are needed to help correct this situation.

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    Posted June 22, 2012

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