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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Sophronius toyed with the idea of becoming a monk and visited the monastery of
St Theodosius in Judea, where he met John Moschus, a professed monk there
with whom he struck up a friendship that endured for forty years. It is difficult to ...
his work on the miracles of SS Cyrus and John. John Moschus is known to have
stayed in a monastery in Sinai for ten years and to have visited the monasteries
of Cilicia and Syria. When the Persians began their incursions into the Roman ...
Besides his Lives of the Alexandrian martyrs Cyrus and John he left several
sermons, a fine prayer for the blessing of the ... monastique et confession
dogmatique (1972); H. Chadwick, "John Moschus and his friend Sophronius the
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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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