About the Author
John B. Breslin, SJ, (1943–2016) was a Jesuit priest, writer, and professor. He was ordained in 1973 and later received his MA and PhD in English literature from Yale University. His passion for writing led him into a literary career publishing many articles for The Washington Post and The New York Times. From 1981 to 1989, Father Breslin taught English literature at Georgetown University, where he was also the director of the Georgetown University Press.