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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He suffered from several complaints at the end of his life, but especially from pain
in his legs, all of which he bore without murmuring. He was heard to pray, "Burn
here, amputate there, spare no part of me now so as to spare me eternally." AA.
He engaged in controversy with the Reformers, which was to tell against him later
, but his heroes were those martyrs especially who suffered for the defence of the
papacy. Cresacre More speaks also of Gardiner in his Life of More: "German ...
Interpreting this as a call to martyrdom, he suffered bravely. His martyrdom in July
854 was followed by that of Amador, Peter, and Louis and, perhaps in 855, of the
old man Vitesindus (15 May), a repentant apostate. Another aged priest, Helias ...
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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
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