I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You: My Life and Pastimes

[Ralph McInerny] ï I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You: My Life and Pastimes ☆ Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You: My Life and Pastimes The result is the kind of book that future historians of culture will regard as a primary source. Modest and unassuming, McInerny fails to do justice to his own role in the intellectual life of the Church, a role as important as that of Chesterton and Belloc in a previous generation. --Jude P. With I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You, Ralph McInerny—distinguished scholar, mystery writer, editor, publisher, and family man—delivers a thoroughly engaging memoir. Dougherty, Dean

I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You: My Life and Pastimes

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Rating : 4.49 (553 Votes)
Asin : 0268034923
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 192 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-11-14
Language : English

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The result is the kind of book that future historians of culture will regard as a primary source. Modest and unassuming, McInerny fails to do justice to his own role in the intellectual life of the Church, a role as important as that of Chesterton and Belloc in a previous generation." --Jude P. With I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You, Ralph McInerny—distinguished scholar, mystery writer, editor, publisher, and family man—delivers a thoroughly engaging memoir. Dougherty, Dean Emeritus, School of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America and Editor of the Review of Metaphysics "I picked this book up during a spare hour—and hours later have scarcely

I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You: My Life And Pastimes David A. Heskin As a graduate of ND from the 60's, I knew of McInerney as a professor. More recently, I've learned of him as a popular and scholarly author. Both of these personnas come through in the book. In the words of another ND professor, this is "a good read".. "Delightful" according to Daniel L Pratt. A delightful autobiography -- one can only wish it were longer. The author's life has been full of adventures that most of us can experience only second-hand. Of particular interest may be the chapter on Vatican II and its aftermath, or the chapter delineating the problems of modernist philosophers and the Scholastic antidote. For many readers, especially those of the author's multitudinous mysteries, the chapter titled "Author" will be the best. It refers to several of McInerny's early novels, which though sadly out of print are wel. A Riveting Account Ralph McInerny has only gained skill as a craftsman as he ages. This account is tightly written and carries the reader along through a remarkable life, but manages to be self-depracating in the process.As a wordsmith, McInerny is unparelleled and having a dictionary in this journey might be wise. However, his style and grace makes the occasional unfamiliar term non-threatening.I would recommend this to anyone who loves the academic life or the life of the spirit.Stephanie Swee

McInerny was a leader in the movement that turned Catholics into vital intellectual figures for modern conservatism.” —The Wall Street Journal. McInerny’s autobiography worth reading are all his other careers. “What makes Mr. Along the way, Mr. A professor at Notre Dame for fifty years, he has published academic works from his 1961 Logic of Analogy to his 1990 Handbook for Peeping Thomists, making him the nation’s most prominent scholar of medieval philosophy

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