Doubleday publishes new editions of two Archbishop Sheen books

NEW YORK – To mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen’s “Life of Christ,” Doubleday is publishing a new paperback edition of the archbishop’s 688-page book on the life, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.

Republished along with “Life of Christ” is Archbishop Sheen’s autobiography, “Treasure in Clay,” completed shortly before his death in 1979. The 416-page paperback recounts his life as the bishop of Rochester, N.Y.; national director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith; a participant in the Second Vatican Council; and television’s first religious broadcaster.

The publication date for both books is Aug. 19.

Catholic Review

Catholic Review

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