Malachi Martin, eminent theologian, expert on the Catholic Church, former Jesuit and professor at the Vatican's Pontifical Biblical Institute, is the author of the national best-sellers Vatican, The Final Conclave, Hostage to the Devil and The Jesuits. He was trained in theology at Louvain. There he received his doctorates in Semitic Languages, Archaeology and Oriental History. He subsequently studied at Oxford and at Hebrew University in Jerusalem. From 1958 to 1964 he served in Rome, where he was a close associate of the renowned Jesuit cardinal Augustin Bea and Pope John XXIII. He now lives in New York City.
Washington Dateline The book reads like a novel, but the
views are the stuff of tommorow's headlines.
The Dallas Morning News In Biblical times they would have called him a prophet.
South Bend Tribune [Martin] makes strong, forceful judgements, emerging in controversy an almost every page. His inside information is mindbiggling. A brilliant writer, organizer, and interpreter. Martin is both entertaining and provocative.
The Baltimore Evening Sun This book will fascinate you, or anger you, or perhaps both at the same time.