ISBN-10:
0761849092
ISBN-13:
9780761849094
Pub. Date:
11/10/2009
Publisher:
Hamilton Books
Bobby Brown and Richie Blue: A Spiritual Memoir

Bobby Brown and Richie Blue: A Spiritual Memoir

by Richard Penaskovic, Robert PenaskovicRichard Penaskovic
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Overview

Bobby Brown and Richie Blue: A Spiritual Memoir tells the story of a set of twins and their unique perspective on life. The book discusses topics ranging from the pre-and post-Vatican II church and religious life, urban life in the 1950s, the antinomies between two ethnic groups: the Italians and the Slovaks, and the psyche of twins. Each chapter concludes with a section called "Counting Our Blessings," in which the authors reflect upon the spiritual lessons they have learned throughout their lives. Despite challenges during childhood, the twins depended on each other for emotional survival and learned to trust in God at an early age.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761849094
Publisher: Hamilton Books
Publication date: 11/10/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Richard Penaskovic is a professor of religious studies at Auburn University, Alabama. He served as a Franciscan priest, but eventually left the active priesthood. Penaskovic studied in at the University of Würzburg (B.A., M.A. equivalent) and the University of Munich, where he earned a Ph.D. Robert Pensakovic has a private practice in psychotherapy in Mineola, New York. Like Richard, he was also a Franciscan priest but has since left the priesthood. Penaskovic earned degrees from St. Hyacinth College, St. Anthony-on-Hudson, and Adelphi University (M.S.W.).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Chapter One: City Kids Chapter 4 Chapter Two: Thank You Lord for Caring Relatives Chapter 5 Chapter Three: The Long Hand of Providence Chapter 6 Chapter Four: A Fork in the Road Chapter 7 Chapter Five: Meeting the Pope Chapter 8 Chapter Six: The Way of Knowledge and the Way of Empathy Chapter 9 Epilogue

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