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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Spottiswoode, who besides being archbishop of Glasgow was a privy councillor
to the king, presided. The trial was to be a contest between the archbishop and
the Jesuit mostly on a theological level, beyond the grasp of the rest of the court,
He was baptized by St Dunstan (19 May), who was then archbishop of
Canterbury and in effect the king's prime minister. When Edgar died, an attempt
was made by some disaffected thanes (probably an antimonastic faction, to judge
Constantine himself wrote to King Sapor II — though to no avail — asking that
clemency be shown to the Christians. The extant account of the passion and
martyrdom of these two saints was written down by Isaiah, a knight in the service
of 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
No s’hi han mostrat 19 seccions