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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rudiments of faith and morals by a daughter of St Hedwig," who must have been
the abbess Gertrude. Boleslaus died when she was six, so she returned to
Bohemia where she was placed in the Premonstratensian convent of Doxan.
626-59) Gertrude was born around 626, the younger daughter of Pepin of
Landen and Bd Itta. Pepin, an Austrasian noble with vast possessions, was the
majordomo of the palace of Austrasia and governed the realm in the name of
The Old Testament frequently personifies the people of Israel as a woman, as the
"Daughter of Zion" or the "Virgin daughter of Zion," whether in times of sorrow or
in expressions indicative of a joy to come: "Say to the daughter of Zion, Your ...
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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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