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Butler's Lives of the Saints: October

Butler's Lives of the Saints: October
  

This title is part of a complete revision of Butler's Lives of the Saints . The series comes in 12 volumes which correspond to the months of the year. This is the October volume. There is a more worldwide emphasis, resulting in more expanded coverage of saints from all continents... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780860122593
Published 14 May 1997 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Hardback, Revised edition
Author(s) By Butler, Alban
Revised by Doyle, Peter
Foreword by Hume, Cardinal Basil
Series Butler's Lives of the Saints (part: Vol 10)
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ISBN-13 9780860122593
ISBN-10 086012259X
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Burns & Oates Ltd
Publication Date 14 May 1997
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Revised edition
Edition Revised edition
Author(s) By Butler, Alban
Revised by Doyle, Peter
Foreword by Hume, Cardinal Basil
Series Butler's Lives of the Saints (part: Vol 10)
Category Reference Works
Christianity
Christian theology
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 300g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Christian saints
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides: Literature, Arts & Humanities
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;General/trade
Dewey Code 270.0922
Catalogue Code Not specified

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This October volume is part of a complete revision of Butler's Lives of the Saints . It comes in 12 volumes which correspond to the months of the year. How to live a Christian life of faith is a question every generation of Christians has sought to answer. Invariably, they have turned to the lives of the saints. They offer inspiration, hope and a clear challenge to all Christians. Saints, the popular heroes and heroines of every age, also have an importance beyond the inspiration they provide. Numerous conferences and publications testify to the increased attention being given to their lives as richly documented sources for the study of social and cultural, as well as religious history. This is the first revised edition since the major Calendar reform of 1969-70. It is based on the new Roman Martyrology being finalized by the Congregation for Divine Worship. There is a more worldwide emphasis, resulting in more expanded coverage of saints from all continents. There is also in-depth historical and contextual background on major saints, and the inclusion of many new saints and the blessed from recent decades. Some major entries include: St Theresa of Lisieux, St Bavo, Bd Francis of Pesaro, St Thomas of Hereford, St Francis of Assisi, St Bruno, Our Lady of the Rosary, St John Leonardi, St Wilfrid, St Edward the Confessor, St Callistus I, St Teresa of Avila, St Ignatius of Antioch, St Luke, St Paul of the Cross, St Fintan of Taghmon, St John of Capistrano, St Antony Mary Claret, The Forty Martyrs of England and Wales, St Cedd, Bd Contardo Ferrini, SS Simon and Jude and Ethelnoth of Canterbury.

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