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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It is clear that Symeon was meeting opposition to what may have been regarded
as a simplistic view of the demands of the spiritual life. He finds himself obliged to
defend the authenticity of his mystical experience against those who consider ...
A few fragments of Stephen's writings that survive speak of the existence of free
will and the faculties of the soul, which shows his philosophical concerns, while
Symeon was unable to distinguish between the domains of reason and faith.
There were other objections to Symeon's ideas, judging from his attempts to deal
with them in his theological and ethical treatises. Due weight must be given to
these objections, which touched on principles of jurisdiction and the consequent
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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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