Magnificat

Magnificat What if the Pope WEREN T Catholic What if she never HAD been It s in a universe much like ours But here the Pope is dead and conclave to elect the new head of the Catholic Church has chosen som

  • Title: Magnificat
  • Author: Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 370
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • What if the Pope WEREN T Catholic What if she never HAD been It s 1997, in a universe much like ours But here the Pope is dead, and conclave to elect the new head of the Catholic Church has chosen someone who is not a Cardinal or even a Catholic or even a man Act of God Fraud on the College of Cardinals What changes will she bring to Church And some people will neWhat if the Pope WEREN T Catholic What if she never HAD been It s 1997, in a universe much like ours But here the Pope is dead, and conclave to elect the new head of the Catholic Church has chosen someone who is not a Cardinal or even a Catholic or even a man Act of God Fraud on the College of Cardinals What changes will she bring to Church And some people will never accept a woman Pope how do you protect her from the those who have sworn to kill her Imagine you re the Pope do you let priests marry Balance family planning, divorce, orientation, Church powerwith the historic teachings of the church This is Yarbro s breakthrough book Speculative fiction a modern day political adventure and a religious thriller set backstage at the Vatican How do you face the responsibilities that have been handed to you never mind that you didn t ask for them.

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    About "Chelsea Quinn Yarbro"

    1. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

      A professional writer for than forty years, Yarbro has sold over eighty books, than seventy works of short fiction, and than three dozen essays, introductions, and reviews She also composes serious music Her first professional writing in 1961 1962 was as a playwright for a now long defunct children s theater company By the mid 60s she had switched to writing stories and hasn t stopped yet.After leaving college in 1963 and until she became a full time writer in 1970, she worked as a demographic cartographer, and still often drafts maps for her books, and occasionally for the books of other writers.She has a large reference library with books on a wide range of subjects, everything from food and fashion to weapons and trade routes to religion and law She is constantly adding to it as part of her on going fascination with history and culture she reads incessantly, searching for interesting people and places that might provide fodder for stories.In 1997 the Transylvanian Society of Dracula bestowed a literary knighthood on Yarbro, and in 2003 the World Horror Association presented her with a Grand Master award In 2006 the International Horror Guild enrolled her among their Living Legends, the first woman to be so honored the Horror Writers Association gave her a Life Achievement Award in 2009 In 2014 she won a Life Achievement Award from the World Fantasy Convention.A skeptical occultist for forty years, she has studied everything from alchemy to zoomancy, and in the late 1970s worked occasionally as a professional tarot card reader and palmist at the Magic Cellar in San Francisco.She has two domestic accomplishments she is a good cook and an experienced seamstress The rest is catch as catch can.Divorced, she lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with two cats the irrepressible Butterscotch and Crumpet, the Gang of Two When not busy writing, she enjoys the symphony or opera.Her Saint Germain series is now the longest vampire series ever The books range widely over time and place, and were not published in historical order They are numbered in published order.Known pseudonyms include Vanessa Pryor, Quinn Fawcett, T.C.F Hopkins, Trystam Kith, Camille Gabor.

    710 thoughts on “Magnificat”

    1. A very interesting "what if" scenario that, while at times heavy-handed, was still intriguing. What if the Conclave of Cardinals elected a Chinese woman as the next pope? The story was a little confusing to me as I am not that familiar with Catholicism or the Papacy, and only somewhat familiar with Christianity as a whole. But it was still a very interesting read that distinguishes between religious intent and religious tradition.


    2. One of the best books I have ever read. Magnificat is well written and the story is very engaging. It can take a little while to get into, but it is well worth the effort. I've read it at least 3 times in the past year.


    3. What if the next pope wasn't a cardinal? Or even a priest? Or even Catholic? Or even religious? Or even a man?That is the "what-if" behind Magnificat, and what a "what-if" it is. I DEVOURED this book within a day of buying it, thanks to a recommendation from a reader on Shakesville. It is fanTAStic.I loved reading the plots and scheming, and love the way the cardinals are written. They're real people, and you feel like you're getting a true glimpse in to the back halls of the Catholic Church. It [...]


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