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The Resource The life & pontificate of Pope Pius XII : between history & controversy, Frank J. Coppa

The life & pontificate of Pope Pius XII : between history & controversy, Frank J. Coppa

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The life & pontificate of Pope Pius XII : between history & controversy
Title
The life & pontificate of Pope Pius XII
Title remainder
between history & controversy
Statement of responsibility
Frank J. Coppa
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius XII, is one of the most studied but least understood popes of the twentieth century while his pontificate remains the most turbulent and controversial. Although there is a general consensus that he faced serious problems during his tenure -- fascist aggression, the Second World War, the Nazi genocide of the Jews, the march of communism, and the Cold War -- there is disagreement on his response to these developments. Applauded by some as an "apostle for peace" for his attempt to prevent the outbreak of war, he has been denounced by others as an "advocate of appeasement" for this same effort. Praised by both Christian and Jews for his "Crusade of Charity" during the war, he was denounced by many for his "silence" during the Holocaust. These conflicting interpretations, dubbed the Pius Wars, are often narrow in focus, lack objectivity, and have shed more heat than light. Written by one of the foremost historians of Pius XII, the present biographical study, unlike the greater part of the vast and growing historiography of Pope Pius XII, is a balanced and nonreactive account of his life and times. Its focus is not on the pope's silence during the Holocaust, though it does address the issue in a historical and objective framework. This is a biography of the man as well as the pope. It probes the roots of his traditionalism and legalism, his approach to modernity and reformism in Church and society, and the influences behind his policies and actions. This book is the first biography of Eugenio Pacelli to appear in English since the opening of the papers of the pontificate of Pius XI (1922-1939), in which Pacelli served as nuncio to Germany and secretary of state, along with the publication of the memories of figures close to Papa Pacelli."--Publisher's description
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digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coppa, Frank J
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Pius
  • Pius
  • Pius
  • Popes
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • RELIGION
  • Popes
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The life & pontificate of Pope Pius XII : between history & controversy, Frank J. Coppa
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Pacelli family : a counter-Risorgimento clan in a national age -- The child is father of the man -- The making of a diplomat -- In Germany, 1917-1929 -- Secretary of state to Pius XI, 1930-1939 -- Confronting the Second World War -- The "silence" during the Holocaust -- On Palestine and Israel -- The Cold War : Pius XII finds his voice -- Traditionalism and modernity
Control code
ocn876045039
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813220253
Lccn
2012033239
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2885d0
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876045039
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The life & pontificate of Pope Pius XII : between history & controversy, Frank J. Coppa
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Pacelli family : a counter-Risorgimento clan in a national age -- The child is father of the man -- The making of a diplomat -- In Germany, 1917-1929 -- Secretary of state to Pius XI, 1930-1939 -- Confronting the Second World War -- The "silence" during the Holocaust -- On Palestine and Israel -- The Cold War : Pius XII finds his voice -- Traditionalism and modernity
Control code
ocn876045039
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813220253
Lccn
2012033239
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2885d0
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876045039
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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