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Stained Glass (Father Dowling #31)
Father Dowling became the pastor of St. Hilary's years ago. After a crisis of faith and a serious bout with alcoholism' the position was a saving grace. Now tough economic times have put the church is on the chopping block. Father Dowling r
Hardcover, Large Print, 421 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Thorndike Press
(first published 2009)
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This book was just a little too much like the rest of the series; the Catholic is never the guilty one. Kind of predictible. That being said I enjoy his writing style and the interesting insights into how the Catholic hierachy works. One thing that really bugs me is the large emphasis on drinking and smoking. Do that many people still drink and smoke? Or is the priest just obsessed with it?
Ralph Matthew McInerny was an American Catholic religious scholar and fiction writer, including mysteries and science fiction. Some of his fiction has appeared under the pseudonyms of Harry Austin, Matthew FitzRalph, Ernan Mackey, Edward Mackin, and Monica Quill. As a mystery writer he is best known as the creator of Father Dowling. He was Professor of Philosophy, Director of the Jacques Maritain ...moreMore about Ralph McInerny...
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