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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His first disciples, according to the delightful legends recorded in his Lives, were
animals: Brother Boar, Brother Badger, Brother Fox, Brother Wolf, and Brother
Deer. The stories of their doings are intended to make some moral or ascetic
Flora and her brother were children of a mixed marriage. Their Muslim father had
died, so the boy, Muslim by force of law, was head of the family. Their Christian
mother brought up Flora and her sister to be fervent believers. Spied on by her ...
his eldest sister was St Macrina the Younger (19 June), whose influence, after
that of their parents, was paramount in the spiritual formation of the brothers Basil
the Great (2 Jan.), Gregory of Nyssa (10 Jan.), and Peter himself. Basil the Elder ...
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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