Lead Us Not into Temptation

Lead Us Not into Temptation : Catholic Priests and the Sexual Abuse of Children

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This updated edition of an unusually important and ground-breaking work of investigative journalism on Catholic priests and child sexual abuse is once again made available and belongs in every bookstore.show more

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  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 151.4 x 233.4 x 23.9mm | 598.75g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252068122
  • 9780252068126

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"[Has] the same narrative excitement as Woodward and Bernstein's All the President's Men. There is even a mystery whistle-blower, equivalent to Deep Throat, whom Berry dubs "Chalice" and who meets a sorry fate in the denouement." -- The Nation "Berry is the rare investigative reporter whose scholarship, compassion, and ability to write with the poetic power of Robert Penn Warren are in perfect balance... [T]he church itself could not have asked for a more fair-minded instrument of its own indictment." -- USA Today "Lead Us Not into Temptation is frequently as compelling as a novel, but it is also a thoughtful, restrained examination of an explosive subject that in less skilled hands could easily have been exploited and sensationalized." -- Cleveland Plain Dealer ADVANCE PRAISE "The greatest scandal in the history of religion in America." -- From the foreword by Andrew M. Greeleyshow more

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