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    Failing America's Faithful: How Today's Churches are Mixing God with Politics and Losing Their Way (CD-Audio) By (author) Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Narrator Renee Raudman

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    DescriptionFor 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 Kennedy Townsend recalls what it was like to grow up as a member of a prominent Catholic family at a time when both America and the Church were undergoing a revolutionary transformation. She shows how today's churches, allied with the political right, have created a new social agenda and have become obsessed with fighting legislative battles about personal and private issues, while the neediest of our country are forgotten. But opposition to this distortion of Christian traditions has been growing. Powerful and provocative, this book demonstrates how Americans can reclaim their religious traditions and transform their churches, their lives, and this very nation. "Kathleen Kennedy Townsend is a woman of passion, integrity, and faith. Her Christian witness requires her to remember and act on Jesus' repeated instructions to love our neighbors, care for the poor, and repair the breaches among us. She makes a compelling case for those who share her faith to do the same." --President William Jefferson Clinton

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    Failing America's Faithful
    How Today's Churches are Mixing God with Politics and Losing Their Way
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Narrator Renee Raudman
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 91 g
    ISBN 13: 9781400154104
    ISBN 10: 1400154103

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BISAC V2.8: REL012000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.0
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRA
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CATHOL
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    LC subject heading:
    ECPA Christian Book Category: CLVCLFPLT
    DC21: 261.70973
    DC22: 261.70973
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 55420
    BISAC V2.8: BUS093000
    Ingram Subject Code: JZ
    Libri: I-JZ
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL084000
    LC classification: BR526 .T72 2007B
    Thema V1.0: QRMP, QRA
    Edition statement
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Imprint name
    Tantor Media, Inc
    Publication date
    15 March 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Old Saybrook, CT
    Author Information
    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the oldest of Robert and Ethel Kennedy's eleven children, was lieutenant governor of Maryland from 1995 to 2003. Renee Raudman is a multi-award-winning audiobook narrator and actor. A multiple Audie Award nominee, she has earned a number of "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, and her narration of "Homer's Odyssey" by Gwen Cooper was selected by "Library Journal" as one of the best audiobooks of 2009.
    Review quote
    "Renee Raudman interprets in an easy-to-listen-to voice." ---AudioFile