Butler's Lives of the Saints: February
For more than two centuries, "Butler's" has been one of the best known, most widely consulted hagiographies. In its brief and authoritative entries, readers can find a wealth of knowledge on the lives and deeds of the saints, as well as their ecclesiastical and historical importance since canonization.
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So the story of Brigid giving her father's sword to a leper signifies that her spiritual
authority lay not in power and aggressivity but in mercy and compassion. The
proportion of women saints to men is notably greater in early Irish martyrologies,
He evolved a view of the universe, embracing cosmology, anthropology,
asceticism, and mysticism, in which the origin of the universe is wholly spiritual
and matter the consequence of evil, to be spiritualized to the maximum by
reparation for ...
But all had to maintain the right order, which was the primacy of the spiritual over
the secular, and in this sense Peter introduced the idea that philosophy was the
handmaid of theology. He was the first to set out the ideal of sancta simplicitas, ...
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We are transformed by the people we have been transmuted from herein portrayed. A lovely book of stories of places we have been and will forever inhabit. Their stories are our stories. Llegeix la ressenya completa
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In its original form, this work was a classic statement for a broad English-speaking audience; the publisher recently lightly updated and expanded it, republishing it in 12 volumes. This publication ... Llegeix la ressenya completa
St Cornelius the Centurion
ST BLAISE bishop and martyr
ST GILBERT OF SEMPRINGHAM abbot and founder
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