Setting the World on Fire: The Brief, Astonishing Life of St. Catherine of Siena

St. Martin's Press - Catherine was ahead of her time. Francis of Assisi, St. As a political powerhouse in late 14th century europe, a time of war, social unrest and one of the worst natural disasters of all time--the plague, she worked for peace between Christians while campaigning for a holy crusade against Muslims. From her refusal to marry to her assertion that her physical appearance was of no importance, the famous Saint is ripe for modern interpretation.

She was illiterate but grew into a great writer by dictating to assistants. Catherine. One of only two patron saints of Italy, the other being St. She was frail and punished herself mercilessly, while offering moral guidance and inspiration to kings, often starving herself, queens and popes. It's easy to see why feminists through the years have sought to claim the patronage of St.

Setting the World on Fire: The Brief, Astonishing Life of St. Catherine of Siena - She was a peacemaker during siena's revolution of 1368, sometimes addressing thousands of people in squares and streets; she convinced Pope Gregory XI to return the papacy to Rome at a time when the Catholic Church was unraveling. How did this girl, grow to become one of the most beloved spiritual figures of all time, the second-youngest of 25 children of a middle-class dyer, a theological giant to rank alongside the likes of Thomas Aquinas? In Setting the World on Fire, Emling gives an intimate portrayal of this fascinating and revolutionary woman.





Francis of Assisi and His World Ivp Histories

IVP Books - Writing with lively and engaging style, Galli traces the fascinating adventure of Francis's life, from his hedonistic youth to his emergence as a Christian leader of outstanding influence and passion. Francis of assisi is one of the world's most beloved and popular religious figures--and also one of the most misrepresented.

Francis of assisi and his world is a "must-read, " both for the inspiring story it tells and for the beauty of its art and illustration. Such is the assertion of mark galli, who in this IVP Histories volume strips away the modern gloss in order to discover the real man in his real physical, political, and social context.

Francis of Assisi and His World Ivp Histories - The saint revealed here is not the bland, but a complex and contentious man who combined an irradiated mysticism with a very practical Christian commitment and, romanticized free spirit of popular misconception, above all, sought to glorify God as Creator. Used book in Good Condition.





Visionary Women: Three Medieval Mystics Facets

Augsburg Books - Recovered light a leading feminist theologian glimpses into the souls of medieval women through the revelations of three noted mystical theologians: Hildegard of Bingen, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Julian of Norwich. Used book in Good Condition.





The Rule of Saint Benedict

Vintage - Benedict's rules of obedience, humility, and contemplation are not only prerequisites for formal religious societies, they also provide an invaluable model for anyone desiring to live more simply. Composed nearly fifteen hundred years ago by the father of Western monasticism, The Rule of St. Benedict can be a life-transforming book.

With a new preface by Thomas Moore, author of The Care of the Soul. God is our home but many of us have strayed from our native land. As prepared by the benedictine monk and priest Timothy Fry, this translation of The Rule of St. St. The venerable authors of these Spiritual Classics are expert guides--may we follow their directions home.

The Rule of Saint Benedict - Archbishop desmond Tutu Used book in Good Condition. Benedict has for centuries been the guide of religious communities. While they presuppose a certain detachment from the world, they provide guidance and inspiration for anyone seeking peace and fulfillment in their home and work communities.





The Life of St. Catherine of Siena: The Classic on Her Life and Accomplishments as Recorded by Her Spiritual Director

TAN Books - 368 pp pb Impr. An incredible life, told simply and straightforwardly, without embellishment and without dodging her many miracles, and miraculous conversions. Used book in Good Condition. This book puts you squarely in the presence of one of Holy Mother Church\'s greatest saints. This is the classic life of St Catherine by her spiritual director.

Used book in Good Condition. He tells of her only what he experienced firsthand, her sisters, or of what he learned firsthand from her mother, her family members and friends.





The Dialogue of St. Catherine Of Siena: A Conversation with God on Living Your Spiritual Life to the Fullest Tan Classics

TAN Books - The universally applicable yet intimately personal messages she received from God are as much for us as they were for Catherine. Readers of the dialogue of saint catherine of Siena, will find her revelations from God as informative - and formative - as those who recognized her sanctity during her life. We can read god's communications to his beloved daughter with detached awe or we can receive His messages to us through her writings.

Used book in Good Condition. St catherine of siena's dialogue describes the entire spiritual life through a series of conversations between God and the soul, represented by Catherine herself. Do you long for certainty that divine providence exists in the midst of our chaotic world? Does your prayer seem too dry, The Dialogue will provide consolation, or too routine? Have you sought guidance for the challenges of your life from unhelpful people or things? Or has pride kept you from humble obedience to the Church? If so, encouragement, and hope.

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Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux the Little Flower The Authorized English Translation of Therese's Original Unaltered Manuscripts

I C S Publications - Used book in Good Condition. Father john clarke's acclaimed translation, first published in 1975 and now accepted as the standard throughout the English-speaking world, is a faithful and unaffected rendering of Thérèse's own words, from the original manuscripts. This new edition, includes a select bibliography of recent works in English on Thérèse, prepared for the centenary of the Saint's death, along with a new referencing system now widely used in studies of her doctrine.

Translated from the critical edition by John Clarke, OCD, 3rd ed. Includes general and biblical index, with 8 pages of photos. Two and a half years before her death in 1897 at the age of 24, as Thérèse Martin began writing down her childhood memories at the request of her blood sisters in the Lisieux Carmel, few could have guessed the eventual outcome.

Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux the Little Flower The Authorized English Translation of Therese's Original Unaltered Manuscripts - Yet this story of my soul, first published in 1898 in a highly edited version, quickly became a modern spiritual classic, read by millions and translated into dozens of languages around the world.1997. Used book in Good Condition. Here, abandonment to god's merciful love, we rediscover the great themes of her spirituality: confidence and love, the little way, expressed with all of Thérèse's original spontaneity and fervor, and her mission in the church and world today.

Decades later, in response to growing requests from scholars and devotees of the Saint, a facsimile edition of the manuscripts appeared, along with more popular French editions of what the Saint had actually written.





Catherine of Siena : The Dialogue Classics of Western Spirituality

Paulist Press - Used book in Good Condition. Catherine of siena 1347-1380, wrote the dialogue, her crowning spiritual work, mystic and doctor of the church, for "the instruction and encouragement of all those whose spiritual welfare was her concern. Used book in Good Condition. Paulist Press.





The Letters of Saint Catherine of Siena

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - See also "the dialogue of saint Catherine of Siena" which I have edited, updating the language for the modern reader. Many people do not know that st Catherine was also a stigmatist, bearing the wounds and suffering the passion of Christ for the salvation of souls. Only her confessor, knew of her sharing in the sufferings of Our Lord until the day the saint died, Blessed Raymond of Capua, when the wounds became visible for all to see.

Used book in Good Condition. Saint catherine of siena 1347-1380 is widely considered one of the greatest saints of all time. This edition of The Letters of St. Thanks for looking, and also for positive reviews of them. She is best known for her mystical "dialogue" with God the Father, for which she was declared a Doctor of the Church, but her letters are also unmatched in their spiritual power and profundity.

The Letters of Saint Catherine of Siena - Https://www. Amazon. Com/dialogue-saint-catherine-siena/dp/1541022556/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=utf8&qid=1511642748&sr=1-1&keywords=dialogue+of+saint+catherine+of+siena See other excellent classic works revised into modern English published by the editor by searching "Darrell Wright". Used book in Good Condition.

. She prayed to god to make the wounds invisible so as not to draw attention to herself.





Early Christian Martyr Stories: An Evangelical Introduction with New Translations

Baker Academic - However, these narratives are not readily available and are often written in intimidating prose, making them largely inaccessible for the average reader. An introduction and explanatory notes accompany each translation. Personal narratives are powerful instruments for teaching, both for conveying information and for forming character.

Paulist Press. This introductory text brings together key early Christian martyrdom stories in a single volume, offering new, easy-to-read translations and expert commentary. The martyrdom accounts preserved in the literature of early Christianity are especially intense and dramatic. Used book in Good Condition.

Early Christian Martyr Stories: An Evangelical Introduction with New Translations - The book not only provides a vivid window into the world of early Christianity but also offers spiritual encouragement and inspiration for Christian life today. Used book in Good Condition.





Beyond the Ninety-Five Theses: Martin Luther's Life, Thought, and Lasting Legacy

P & R Publishing - Stephen nichols also gives encouragement and guidance for studying Luther's ethical writings, "table talk, " hymns, and sermons. His story is well known, but his powerful writing is often unfamiliar to us. This illustrated introductory guide to luther's life, and works introduces and summarizes his major writings, with annotations, such as The Bondage of the Will and On the Councils and the Church, and includes, theology, the complete Ninety-Five Theses.

. Used book in Good Condition. Includes a select guide for further reading. Does your knowledge of martin luther's writings start and end with the hymn "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God"?As we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation he galvanized, we discover a Martin Luther who was one of history's most colorful and influential figures.

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