Poverty My Riches: A Study of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, 1207-1231

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Saint Austin Press, 1997 - Religion - 108 pages
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An inspiring account of the thirteenth-century wife, mother, and queen who endured suffering all her life and died among the poor and sick whom she loved so much. A woman's account of this life of extraordinary sanctity.

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Prologue a Death in the Night
Two Ways One Woman

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About the author (1997)

Elizabeth Ruth Obbard, the daughter of a military officer, was educated in England and Germany. After completing her schooling, she entered the Carmelite Order where she has been a contemplative nun for many years. She has written and illustrated several books, including Medieval Women Mystics and Teresa of Avilas Way of Perfection.

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