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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5 St Mark the Hermit (c. 400) Mark was a great lover of the scriptures and is said
to have learned both Old and New Testaments by heart. When he was about forty
years old he retired to the Egyptian desert and lived a solitary life. In the Greek ...
Unhesitatingly, the hermit replied that he considered obedience the most
important. The bishop then required him in the name of obedience to eat the
meal he had brought. Nicholas obeyed, and in a few moments was convulsed in
It has even been suggested that the Edict of Stans, a most statesmanlike charter,
may have been drafted in the hermit's cell. The delegates were preparing to
leave Stans when the parish priest begged them to re-assemble to consider 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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