Butler's Lives of the Saints: Concise Edition, Revised and Updated

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Butler's Lives of the Saints: Concise Edition, Revised and Updated

Butler's Lives of the Saints: Concise Edition, Revised and Updated

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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. This supplemental volume is highly recommended to those persons and libraries that already have the new edition of Butler's Lives. Since then the text has been updated to include saints who have been canonized by the Catholic Church after that period.

You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Excellent for spiritual reading and encouragement and a good reference for homilies and spiritual presentations. First published more than 200 years ago, Butler's Lives of the Saints' original purpose remains the basic inspiration for this revision: ". The index offers the list of saints from the complete edition, and includes all new canonizations and new dates, making it eh most up-to-date listing of saints available. It is always inspiring to read the lives of saints, to hear of ordinary men with extraordinary love for God that draws them into amazing acts of heroism.It's not like there's not a lot of admirable saints, so there's definitely a lot to learn from them, but I feel like a religion that cares this much about formal aspects to the point of having to "convert" people, can't be the best way of finding the Truth. I must admit that my review is based on the on-line version, so I cannot vouch for this particular edition.

My friend Paula gave me her mother's copy of "Lives of Saints" which is big, thick and really gruesome. The same does not seem to apply to men, which give you an idea of how long this whole double standard thing has been in place (St. We think this work deserves to be so considered, on account of the close resemblance it bears to the historical portions of holy writ.Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper.

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