The Cardinal's Sins, the General's Cross, the Martyr's Testimony and Other Affirmations
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336pp. April 2006
The Cardinal's Sins, the General's Cross, the Martyr's Testimony and Other Affirmations
Author: Brillantes, Gregorio C.;
This volume collects forty essays, articles, reviews, and columns that were originally published in the Philippines Free Press, Asia-Philippines Leader, National Midweek, Philippine Graphic, and other journals.

Jaime Cardinal Sin's campaigns for constitutional democracy and good government; Emilio Aguinaldo's struggle with history; Ninoy Aquino's trial and testament on freedom, Christian socialism and love of country - allusions to these accounts give rise to the title, which suggests "the wide range and abundant variety of subjects, topics or themes contained in this book; and all the things you could pick up from reading this compilation: varied kinds of knowledge, ideas, information, argument, commentary, illumination, gratification, aggravation, nostalgia, humor and deja vu.


Distributed for Ateneo de Manila University Press

Author: Brillantes, Gregorio C.;
Gregorio C. Brillantes, a Litt.B. journalism graduate of the Ateneo de Manila, was executive editor of the Philippines Free Press and editor in chief of Asia-Philippines Leader. He has been an editor and writer for various other publications, including Veritas newsmagazine, National Midweek and Philippine Graphic, of which he was editorial director and literary editor. He has received the Southeast Asia Write Award, the Gawad CCP para sa Sining, the Gawad Alagad ni Bonifacio, Araw ng Maynila Award for Literature, Catholic Mass Media, Palanca Hall of Fame and other awards. He is the author of The Distance to Andromeda and Other Stories, The Apollo Centennial, On a Clear Day in November Shortly Before the Millennium: Stories for a Quarter Century, Looking for Jose Rizal in Madrid, and Chronicles of Interesting Times.



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