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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The first Adam was of the earth, earthy, but Christ, who was born of the Holy Spirit
, is a life-giving spirit (1 Cor. 15:45). He alone is without sin and so able to atone
for sin, for the ideal high priest we needed had to be holy, innocent, ...
creation or in the many instances in the Old Testament where the Spirit comes
upon certain persons, inciting them to superhuman acts. The same expression
refers to the promised descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles after the
He goes on to relate that the holy monk Christopher was eager to have Stephen
celebrate the liturgy in his cell. The sequence of events is not clear, but we may
assume that it was Christopher who witnessed Stephen's transfiguration during a
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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
No s’hi han mostrat 19 seccions