Free Shipping In the US
Currency:
USD $ USD
Butler's Lives of the Saints By Alban Butler

Butler's Lives of the Saints
by Alban Butler

In Stock
$4.99
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 May volume. There is a more worldwide emphasis, resulting in more expanded coverage of saints from all continents.
Only 2 left

Butler's Lives of the Saints Summary


Butler's Lives of the Saints: May by Alban Butler

This May 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 principle celebrations and feasts in the May volume include: St Joseph the Worker, St Athanasius, SS Philip and James, the martyrs of England and Wales, Bd Francis of Quebec, St John of Beverley, Be Rose Venerini, St Pachomius, St John of Avila, St Matthias, St Leopold Mandic, St Isidore the Farmer, St Brendan of Clonfert, St Eric of Sweden, St Dunstan of Canterbury, St Bernardino of Siena, St Godric of Finchale, Bd Charles de Mazenod, St David of Scotland, St Bede the Venerable, St Madeleine Sophie Barat, St Mary McKillop, St Philip Neri, St Augustine of Canterbury, St Joan of Arc and the Visitation of the BVM.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in the US
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

Additional information

GOR007793037
Butler's Lives of the Saints: May by Alban Butler
Alban Butler
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
1997-01-07
208
0860122549
9780860122548
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.