By Massimo Faggioli
Product Code: 43345 ISBN No:9781627856164 In Stock
Publisher:  Twenty Third


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A powerful examination of the role of Catholicism in U.S. politics and in the life of Joseph R Biden

After a dramatic election Joe Biden succeeds Donald Trump as the 46th President of the United States. For Catholics, this is a momentous occasion in US public life, as he is the second Catholic to be elected to the nation’s highest office, joining John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

In 2021, Joe Biden becomes president in a very different situation than Kennedy's America. Today, Catholics play a much broader and more visible role in the public life of the USA, and the triangle of relations between the White House, the Vatican, and the US Catholic Church is an essential dimension for understanding the political and religious urgency of this moment in its history.

In this ground-breaking book, historian and theologian Dr Massimo Faggioli provides an insightful overview of Catholicism in US politics, and its place as an anchor in the life of the man elected to lead the country at a decisive crossroads, an unprecedented moment in US history.