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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Her paean to the virtue of faith was the fruit of a hard fight against every
conceivable obstacle: "Without faith, everything is in vain. Faith is the remedy for
all evils and trials. Through faith we can surmount every difficulty; without faith,
He received her calmly and just as calmly she explained her faith. He was quite
taken aback by her gentleness and could not bring himself to condemn her.
Instead he sent her to the palace where she was heard by a council of satraps.
The Muslim had him placed on a stretcher and carried through the streets, while
he announced that his priest brother wished it to be known before he died that he
had renounced his Christian faith and returned to Islam. Rodrigo recovered and ...
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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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In its original form, this work was a classic statement for a broad English-speaking audience; the publisher recently lightly updated and expanded it, republishing it in 12 volumes. This publication ... Llegeix la ressenya completa
ST DAVID OF WALES bishop
ST CHAD abbot and bishop
BD KATHARINE DREXEL foundress
No s’hi han mostrat 19 seccions