Last Testament: In His Own Words
by Pope Benedict XVI and Peter Seewald
Bloomsbury Continuum, 2016
(288 pages, $24.00, hardcover)
reviewed by Ian HunterBefore he was elected pope, then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger granted two lengthy interviews to the Belgian journalist Peter Seewald. These interviews resulted in two books, both published by Ignatius Press: Salt of the Earth (1996) and Light of the World (2010).
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Ian Hunter is Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Ontario. He is the author of biographies of Robert Burns, Hesketh Pearson, and Malcolm Muggeridge.
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