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Butler's Lives of the Saints: November
  

Butler's Lives of the Saints: November (Hardback, Revised edition)

By Butler, Alban
Revised by Thomas, Sarah Fawcett
Foreword by Hume, Cardinal Basil

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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 November volume. There is a more worldwide emphasis, resulting in more expanded coverage of saints from all continent... read full description below.

ISBN 9780860122609
Published 14 May 1997 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Hardback, Revised edition
Series Butler's Lives of the Saints (part: Vol 11)
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ISBN-13 9780860122609
ISBN-10 0860122603
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Burns & Oates Ltd
Publication Date 14 May 1997
International Publication Date 29 September 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Revised edition
Edition Revised edition
Author(s) By Butler, Alban
Revised by Thomas, Sarah Fawcett
Foreword by Hume, Cardinal Basil
Series Butler's Lives of the Saints (part: Vol 11)
Category Reference Works
Christianity
Christian theology
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 16mm
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

Description of this Book

This November 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. The principal celebrations and feasts in the November volume include: Solemnity of the All Saints, St Martin de Porres, St Winifred, St Charles Borromeo, St Illtud, St Willibrord, Bd John Duns Scotus, St Leo the Great, St Martin of Tours, St Theodore the Studite, St Laurence O'Toole, St Albert the Great, Bd Roque Gonzalez and companions, St Margaret of Scotland, St Gertrude the Great, St Mechildis of Helfta, St Edmund of Abingdon, St Elizabeth of Hungary, St Hugh of Lincoln, St Gregory the Wonderworker, St Gregory of Tours, St Hild of Whitby, St Philippine Duschesne, St Edmund, the presentation of the BVM, St Cecilia, St Clement of Rome, St Columbanus, St Andrew and St Cuthbert Mayne.

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