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This review is from: Mercy: The Essence of the Gospel and the Key to Christian Life (Hardcover)
Excellent book and beautifully translated from the German. One can see a bit where he is coming from in the recent discussions concerning communion for divorced and remarried Catholics in this book, although this was written earlier than the planned discussions so there is nothing specific in the book. He writes very convincingly on the place of mercy in the life of the Christian and the life of the Church. Solid Catholic theology without being too academic. Nor is he taking sides as liberal v. conservative. It really is a good book about a topic no one is really writing about today. Very valuable contribution to a much needed discussion within the Church and in the halls of power in the secular sphere.