New York: The Bruce Publishing Company/London: Collier-Macmillan, Limited, 1970. First edition. Octavo, original red cloth, original dust jacket. Early price-sticker to back panel of dust jacket. A near-fine copy. Item #74
"FOR THE FIRST TIME A LIVING POPE IS GIVEN THE SCRUTINY THAT IS NORMALLY RESERVED FOR THOSE IN HIGH PUBLIC OFFICES"
First edition of this collection of "diversified reactions to papal policy on the part of seven prominent observers." Complete in the original dust jacket.
The essays include: James F. Andrews - The Pope in an Age of Insecurity, Salvatore J. Adamo - The Anguish of the Pope, Rubem A. Alves - The Case against the New Roman Catholic Spirituality, Gordon C. Zahn - Pilgrimage for Peace, Robert G. Hoyt - Birth Control and Celibacy, Robert McAfee Brown - Paul's Contribution to Ecumenicism, Gary MacEoin - The Style of Paul's Leadership, Francis X. Murphy - A Brief Biography of Paul VI, James F. Andrews - Chronology of Paul's Reign.