Books in English
by Ida Friederike Görres
Reviews of The Hidden Face by Ida Friederike Görres
"This is by far the finest biography of the Little Flower, a translation of the German work by a woman who is one of the most distinguished of living Catholic writers." Elisabeth Rogers, The Catholic Worker, 1959
Translation 95% completed
Review of: Is Celibacy Outdated?
"There is real gold in this book. The author first weighs various counterfeit motives for celibacy and shows them to be dross. Then she lays open for us the treasury of the virginal priesthood of Christ and shows therein the limitless wealth that is ours for the taking...
"We hear that some Bishops are personally supplying their clergy with copies of the enactments of the Council, so that they will read them. Would that some super-episcopal-mensal-fund might enable them to supply individual copies of this little book too, to priests and seminarians. It would encourage and strengthen vocations, clarify much fuzzy thinking and send many sons of the Resurrection on their way rejoicing."
Sister Consolata, V.S., 1966
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"One of the foremost Catholic writers and thinkers of modem Germany here sets down the challenging, brilliant, startling progress of her controversial ideas on religion, sex and the literature of half a dozen countries. Uncompromising in its honesty, this unique and extraordinary contribution to the self-awareness of modem Europe man has a relevance and importance far beyond the confines of conventional Catholic readership."
Burnes & Oates
Sheed and Ward 1935