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Sharing God's Good Company: A Theology of the Communion of Saints

David Matzko McCarthy - Religion - 2012 - 174 pages
Explores the role and significance of the saints in Christians' lives today. While examining the lives of specific saints like Martin de Porres, Therese de Lisieux, and Mother ...
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Celibate Marriages in Late Antique and Byzantine Hagiography: The Lives of ...

Anne P. Alwis - History - 2011 - 340 pages
An exploration of the phenomenon of celibate marriages in Byzantine hagiography.
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Partners in Holiness: Guardian Angels in the Lives of the Saints

Melaine Ryther - Religion - 2011 - 95 pages
Everyone has an angel story, or so it seems, but the Catholic Church has some pretty spectacular ones, especially those that are found in the lives and legends of the saints ...
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Pious Postmortems: Anatomy, Sanctity, and the Catholic Church in Early ...

Bradford A. Bouley - History - 2017 - 224 pages
In Pious Postmortems, Bradford A. Bouley considers the examinations performed on reputedly holy corpses in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries at the request of the ...
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My Cousin the Saint: A Search for Faith, Family, and Miracles

Justin Catanoso - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 337 pages
Describes the author's discovery of a priest cousin from Italy who possessed healing abilities, his investigation into the divergent paths followed by his ancestors in Italy ...
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Indispensable Immigrants: The Wine Porters of Northern Italy and Their Saint ...

Lester K. Little - Religion - 2015 - 229 pages
A long-forgotten trade and an unheard-of saint are brought to life in this tale of survival by hard work in the thriving cities of late medieval and early modern northern Italy ...
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Funeral Oratory and the Cultural Ideals of Italian Humanism

John M. McManamon, S.J. - History - 2017 - 360 pages
By studying the funeral orations of Renaissance Italy, McManamon analyzes Italian humanism as a characteristic phase in Western rhetorical culture. By examining hundreds of ...
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How to Meet & Work with Spirit Guides

Ted Andrews - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1992 - 217 pages
According to the author of this text, we often experience spirit contact in our lives but fail to recognize it for what it is. As a solution, this book shows how to access and ...
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