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.
Resultats 1 - 3 de 7.
2 ST CHAD, Abbot and Bishop (672) Chad came from a close-knit Northumbrian
family, of whom four brothers were to become outstanding priests, two of them
bishops. A disciple of Aidan (31 Aug.), he presumably spent some time or was ...
Wilfrid meanwhile had returned to Northumbria, found Chad acting as bishop,
and retired to his monastery of Ripon. In 669 Theodore of Tarsus (19 Sept.),
appointed archbishop of Canterbury in succession to Deusdedit, arrived in
Chad was buried near the church of St Mary. Before long his bones were
translated to the church of St Peter, on the site of the present Lichfield Cathedral.
Miracles were reported in both places, and his cult spread. Above his grave in
Què opinen els usuaris - Escriviu una ressenya
LibraryThing ReviewRevisió d'Usuari - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
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
Butler's lives of the saintsRevisió d'Usuari - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
No s’hi han mostrat 19 seccions