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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (44 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Narrator: Renée Raudman Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2007 ISBN: 9781400174102
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For too long the subject of religion has been politicized by the Right and largely ignored by the Left, as American churches have become increasingly more concerned with what people do with their bodies than with their souls. Now Kathleen Kennedy Townsend issues a spiritual call to arms to all those who feel that churches in America today—Catholic and Protestant alike—are Failing America’s Faithful.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Paul Canady | 11/10/2012

    " I greatly appreciated Townsend's perspective as a faithful Christian and concerns she has about the mixing of politics and religion. I think she presents a fair critique of both the left and the right. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Greg | 1/25/2011

    " It's comforting to find there are other people who see how religion and faith has been twisted into a political strategy. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mariel Dennis | 10/8/2010

    " I was moved by this book. A challenge it presents to put some feet to one's faith and to serve as Jesus did. That our role is not to judge but to love. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tara | 4/18/2010

    " GREAT book. Highly recommend it for any who is spiritual and bothered with current day organized religion. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mary | 3/25/2010

    " Very thought provoking; Kathleen manages to put me in touch with my religious and political beliefs -- ouch! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Labarry | 7/26/2009

    " I loved this book! It was a very interesting read, especially for a Catholic Woman. It's more about the church's loss of focus on people and social justice, and it's unhealthy obsession with one issue. A must read for all young Catholic Women. Even if you are a hardline Catholic. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Labarry | 1/15/2009

    " I loved this book! It was a very interesting read, especially for a Catholic Woman. It's more about the church's loss of focus on people and social justice, and it's unhealthy obsession with one issue. A must read for all young Catholic Women. Even if you are a hardline Catholic. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tara | 10/10/2008

    " GREAT book. Highly recommend it for any who is spiritual and bothered with current day organized religion. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mary | 8/22/2007

    " Very thought provoking; Kathleen manages to put me in touch with my religious and political beliefs -- ouch! "

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About the Author

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend is the daughter of Robert Kennedy and the former lieutenant governor of Maryland.

About the Narrator

Renée Raudman is an actor and Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator. She has performed on film, television, radio, and on stage and can also be heard in several video games and hundreds of television and radio voice-overs.