Why Priests?: A Failed Tradition

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WHY PRIESTS? A FAILED TRADITION is a brilliant argument for a rethinking of the role of the church. Garry Wills emphasizes that he is not opposed to priesthood, having studied for five years toward that goal himself. This is a provocative and challenging read.


THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed on the title page by Garry Wills at his office. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing and comes with a certificate authenticating the signature. Published in February, 2013 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House.


GARRY WILLS (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is proficient in Latin and Greek, but fortunately for readers in this country, he has written his more than forty books in English. He has won numerous important honors for his craft, including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Award. He is considered by many to be the most distinguished Catholic intellectual in America. Thank you Garry Wills for signing our books.

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