Through A Glass Darkly by Thomas R. Melville

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"Through a Glass Darkly tells the story of Ron Hennessey, an Iowa farmer who

returned from the Korean War to discover that farming no longer held much

allure. Hennessey joined a Catholic missionary society and after nine years

of study was ordained a priest and sent to Guatemala. The book describes

Hennessey's conversion from being an unapologetic patriot from America's

heartland to a staunch opponent of Ronald Reagan's policies in Central

America - policies that occasionally threatened Hennessey's life.

Hennessey's story has a subtext: America's ideals of freedom, democracy, and

progress-with-justice have been violated abroad by one U.S. president after



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Published January 22, 2012 by Xlibris. 662 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy, History, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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