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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Moreover, the office of abbess had little in common with the Rule of St Benedict.
To facilitate reform Pope Gregory XIII had laid down that the abbess' term of office
should extend for only three years, a period too short to be beneficial and ...
Since the emperors held the right of veto, there were those who looked to
Germany to decide between Gregory, the candidate of Crescentius, and Benedict
, the candidate put forward by the Tusculan count. Gregory himself came to
Germany to ...
By then he would have qualified, in the words of St Benedict, as one of "those
who not in the first fervour of their religious life, but after long probation in a
monastery ... go out well-armed from the ranks of the community to the solitary
combat of ...
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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 DAVID OF WALES bishop
ST CHAD abbot and bishop
BD KATHARINE DREXEL foundress
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