This comprehensive biography of Pope Benedict XVI emphasizes his theological positions and contributions as a theologian.
• Lightly annotated bibliography
About the Author
Joann F. Price, MLS, is affiliate instructor of English at Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO.
Table of Contents
Series Foreword ix
Timeline: Events in the Life of Pope Benedict XVI xix
Chapter 1 An Introduction to the Vatican and to the Popes of the Modern Era 1
Chapter 2 The Early Years 25
Chapter 3 Entering the Priesthood 45
Chapter 4 Pastoral Ministry, Doctorate Degree, and a Theologian 53
Chapter 5 The Path to Rome 63
Chapter 6 The Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith 81
Chapter 7 The Ascendance of Pope Benedict XVI 91
Chapter 8 The Perspectives of Pope Benedict XVI 113