Butler's lives of the saints
Burns & Oates, 29 de juny 1999 - 293 pàgines
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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Miracles were reported in both places, and his cult spread. Above his grave in
Bede's time was a wooden coffin in the form of a little house, with an opening in
one side through which pilgrims could insert their hands and remove a little dust.
Bede writes that he was affable and pleasant in his manner, and although his
conversation revolved round the lives of the monks of old, he occasionally
introduced autobiographical incidents, sometimes openly declared as such,
He himself ruled the first while the second was entrusted to his sister Ethelburga (
11 Oct.), whose holiness Bede extols in his Ecclesiastical History. Bede says
nothing of Hildelith being summoned by Erkenwald, whether from Faremoutiers
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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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ST DAVID OF WALES bishop
ST CHAD abbot and bishop
BD KATHARINE DREXEL foundress
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