The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice

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In this frank and damning expose of the Teresa cult, Hitchens details the nature and limits of one woman's mission to help the world's poor. He probes the source of the heroic status bestowed upon an Albanian nun whose only declared wish was to serve God. He asks whether Mother Teresa's good works answered any higher purpose than the need of the world's privileged to see someone, somewhere, doing something for the Third World. He unmasks pseudo-miracles, questions Mother Teresa's fitness to adjudicate on matters of sex and reproduction, and reports on a version of saintly ubiquity which affords genial relations with dictators, corrupt tycoons and convicted frauds. Is Mother Teresa merely an essential salve to the conscience of the rich West, or an expert PR machine for the Catholic Church? In its caustic iconoclasm and unsparing wit, The Missionary Position showcases the devastating effect of Hitchens' writing at its polemical best.

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Descrizione libro ATLANTIC BOOKS, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Main. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In this frank and damning expose of the Teresa cult, Hitchens details the nature and limits of one woman s mission to help the world s poor. He probes the source of the heroic status bestowed upon an Albanian nun whose only declared wish was to serve God. He asks whether Mother Teresa s good works answered any higher purpose than the need of the world s privileged to see someone, somewhere, doing something for the Third World. He unmasks pseudo-miracles, questions Mother Teresa s fitness to adjudicate on matters of sex and reproduction, and reports on a version of saintly ubiquity which affords genial relations with dictators, corrupt tycoons and convicted frauds. Is Mother Teresa merely an essential salve to the conscience of the rich West, or an expert PR machine for the Catholic Church? In its caustic iconoclasm and unsparing wit, The Missionary Position showcases the devastating effect of Hitchens writing at its polemical best. Codice libro della libreria AA99780857898395

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Descrizione libro ATLANTIC BOOKS, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Main. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In this frank and damning expose of the Teresa cult, Hitchens details the nature and limits of one woman s mission to help the world s poor. He probes the source of the heroic status bestowed upon an Albanian nun whose only declared wish was to serve God. He asks whether Mother Teresa s good works answered any higher purpose than the need of the world s privileged to see someone, somewhere, doing something for the Third World. He unmasks pseudo-miracles, questions Mother Teresa s fitness to adjudicate on matters of sex and reproduction, and reports on a version of saintly ubiquity which affords genial relations with dictators, corrupt tycoons and convicted frauds. Is Mother Teresa merely an essential salve to the conscience of the rich West, or an expert PR machine for the Catholic Church? In its caustic iconoclasm and unsparing wit, The Missionary Position showcases the devastating effect of Hitchens writing at its polemical best. Codice libro della libreria AA99780857898395

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Descrizione libro Atlantic Books. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, The Missionary Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice, Christopher Hitchens, In this frank and damning expose of the Teresa cult, Hitchens details the nature and limits of one woman's mission to help the world's poor. He probes the source of the heroic status bestowed upon an Albanian nun whose only declared wish was to serve God. He asks whether Mother Teresa's good works answered any higher purpose than the need of the world's privileged to see someone, somewhere, doing something for the Third World. He unmasks pseudo-miracles, questions Mother Teresa's fitness to adjudicate on matters of sex and reproduction, and reports on a version of saintly ubiquity which affords genial relations with dictators, corrupt tycoons and convicted frauds. Is Mother Teresa merely an essential salve to the conscience of the rich West, or an expert PR machine for the Catholic Church? In its caustic iconoclasm and unsparing wit, The Missionary Position showcases the devastating effect of Hitchens' writing at its polemical best. Codice libro della libreria B9780857898395

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Descrizione libro Atlantic Books, 2013. Condizione libro: New. Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, feted by politicians, the Church and the world's media, Mother Teresa of Calcutta appears to be on the fast track to sainthood. But what makes Mother Teresa so divine? Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: HRCC7; HRCX7. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 10. Weight in Grams: 128. . 2013. Paperback. . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780857898395

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Descrizione libro Atlantic Books. Condizione libro: New. Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, feted by politicians, the Church and the world's media, Mother Teresa of Calcutta appears to be on the fast track to sainthood. But what makes Mother Teresa so divine? Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: HRCC7; HRCX7. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 10. Weight in Grams: 128. . 2013. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780857898395

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