A Life in Letters
Denis Hurley OMI is widely regarded as the most influential South African Catholic in modern times. He was the youngest bishop in the world when appointed in 1946 and the longest serving when he retired 45 years later.
Throughout his life Denis Hurley was a prolific writer of letters. The 251 letters chosen for this volume range from 1926 when the young Denis was 11 years old and at boarding school to 2004 when the Archbishop, aged 88, died suddenly on 13 February.
The letters reveal Hurley's personality and emotions, his views on politics, theology, spirituality and reform of the Church.
- Philippe Denis, Paddy Kearney, Jane Argall (Editors)