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2011 About Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards Finalists


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Best Catholic Book of 2010 - 2011 Catholicism Readers' Choice Awards Finalists
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The readers of the About.com Catholicism GuideSite have spoken, and the five finalists for Best Catholic Book of 2010 are listed below. Read the descriptions of the finalists for Best Catholic Book of 2010!

Best Catholic Book of 2010 Finalists:

  • Exposed: Inexcusable Me . . . Irreplaceable Him, by Shannon M. Deitz

    "Exposed: Inexcusable Me . . . Irreplaceable Him is the story of one woman’s courageous journey down the path of spiritual self-discovery. Not only does this book expose the awful truths of physical and emotional abuse, but it also exposes the truth that, no matter how deeply our wounds may run, we will always be worthy of God’s healing grace."
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  • The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church, by Jimmy Akin

    "The Fathers Know Best is a unique resource. It introduces you to the teachings of the first Christians in a way no other work can. It is specially designed to make it easy for you to find the information you want and need. . . This groundbreaking work presents the teachings of the early Christians in a way unlike any other book. It flings open the doors of the crucial but little-known age covering the birth of Christianity and the triumphant march of the gospel throughout the ancient world."
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  • The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything: A Spirituality for Real Life, by Fr. James Martin, S.J.

    "A practical spiritual guidebook based on the life and teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything by the Reverend James Martin shows us how to manage relationships, money, work, prayer, and decision-making, all while keeping a sense of humor about it all. Fans of Kathleen Norris and other Christian spiritual writers, as well as just the curious, are sure to appreciate the helpful and effective advice in The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything."
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  • Light of the World: The Pope, the Church, and the Signs of the Times, by Pope Benedict XVI, with Peter Seewald

    "Taken from a week-long series of interviews with veteran journalist Peter Seewald, this history-making book tackles head-on some of the greatest issues facing the world of our time. Benedict XVI is candid about the problems and the solutions. . . . Believers and unbelievers will be fascinated to hear Benedict's thoughtful, straightforward, and thought-provoking replies. This is no stern sermon or ponderous theological tract, but a lively, fast-paced, challenging, even entertaining exchange."
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  • Stories for the Homeschool Heart, by Patti Maguire Armstrong and Theresa A. Thomas

    "Best selling Catholic author and speaker Patti Maguire Armstrong, along with popular Catholic columnist Theresa A Thomas, have co-authored a wonderful new book for Catholic homeschool parents! Endorsed by Matt Pinto and Jeff and Emily Cavins, Stories for the Homeschool Heart has something for everyone!"
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