On Heaven and Earth: Pope Francis
on Faith, Family, and the Church in the
by Jorge Mario Bergoglio and Abraham Skorka
From the man who became Pope
Francis--Jorge Mario Bergoglio shares his thoughts
on religion, reason, and the challenges the world faces in the 21stcentury with Abraham Skorka, a rabbi and biophysicist.
For years Cardinal Jorge Mario
Bergoglio, archbishop of Argentina, and Rabbi
Abraham Skorka were tenacious promoters of interreligious dialogues on faith
andreason. They both sought to build bridges
among Catholicism, Judaism, and the world at
Heaven and Earth, originally published in Argentina in 2010, brings
series of these conversations where both men talked
about various theological andworldly issues,
including God, fundamentalism, atheism, abortion, homosexuality,euthanasia, same-sex marriage, and globalization. From these personal
and accessibletalks comes a first-hand view of
the man who would become pope to 1.2 billion Catholicsaround the world in March 2013.
AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH FOR THE FIRST
TIME: Jorge Mario Bergoglio, newly PopeFrancis, has not published a book in the United States, so this book
serves as hisintroduction to American audiences.
Hardcover; 256 pgs.