Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

by Raymond A. Schroth, S.J.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823233052
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Publication date: 09/03/2012
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Raymond A. Schroth, S.J., is editor of Conversations, the magazine for American Jesuit colleges and universities. Previously Professor of Humanities at St. Peter’s College, has been affiliated with five Jesuit colleges and universities; is the author of eight other books, including Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress (Fordham) and Fordham: A History and Memoir, Revised Edition (Fordham); and has been an editor and columnist for America, Commonweal, and The National Catholic Reporter.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction 1

1 A New Beginning 8

2 Breaking out from a World Frozen in Time 37

3 Moving Up 63

4 "The World Turned Upside Down" 87

5 A "New Politics" Candidate 105

6 The "Miracle" Election 126

7 The Age of Less-Great Expectations 152

8 Close Calls 172

9 "My conscience tells me…" 195

10 The Moral Architect 213

11 Around the World 238

12 Latin America, Israel, and the Last Campaign 266

13 "Hurt, bitter, and confused" 295

Epilogue: Resurrection 316

Notes and Sources 349

Bibliography and Interviews 359

Index 367

Photographs follow page 000

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