2017 Book Reading Challenge 11: Pope Francis on Mercy

TitleThe Name of God is Mercy

Author: Pope Francis and Andrea Tornielli. Translator: Oonagh Stransky.

Publisher: Bluebird

Location of publisher: London 

Year of publication: 2016

Number of pages: 151

Fiction or nonfiction: Nonfiction

Have I read this book before? No

Date I finished reading it: 27 February 2017

Genres: Religion, theology, Catholicism, social justice.

Personal reflections upon reading this text:

This is a brilliant little gem – a series of interviews with Pope Francis about the mercy of God, in accordance with Catholic theology. It is a fantastic read. I think Pope Francis does a wonderful job linking the present and the future to deeply traditional, mystical, loving understandings of the nature of God and how to apply that in a very real way in our lives.

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