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Saints" legends.

Gerould, Gordon Hall

Saints" legends.

by Gerould, Gordon Hall

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Published by Norwood Editions in [Norwood, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian literature, English -- History and criticism,
  • Christian saints -- Legends -- History and criticism,
  • Christian saints in literature,
  • Christian hagiography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBoston, Houghton-Mifflin, 1916.
    SeriesTypes of English literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR151.S25 G4 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 393 p. ;
    Number of Pages393
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5288520M
    ISBN 100883052431
    LC Control Number72008013
    OCLC/WorldCa2634051

    TAN Books is a traditional Catholic publisher of Saints lives, liturgical and devotional works, and classic titles on dogmatic, ascetical and mystical theology. Bibles, books, booklets and calendars. Jesus Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, history, afterlife, miracles. However, we all enjoy legends about St. Nicholas. All know, for example, the story of the generosity of young Nicholas to an impoverished neighbor. Here it is told by Jacob of Voragine in his famed thirteenth-century book of saints, The Golden Legend.

    Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Gerould, Gordon Hall, Saints' legends. Boston, New York, Houghton. This book talks about legends mostly of the Saints. Stories of someone in Purgatory appearing to the Saints and pleading for prayers or Masses to be said for their sins. Then when they have been purified they let the Saint know that they are going to heaven. So briefly, even dying in the state of grace is not enough to have us go straight to /5.

      The Legends Of The Saints 14 editions By Delehaye, Hippolyte, , Crawford, Virginia M. (Virginia Mary), Go to the editions section to read or download ebooks. Excerpt from Saints' Legends Furthermore, it has required a good deal of patience to disentangle what I can only describe as the snarl of legends from the later Middle Ages. Here, again, other scholars have given me little help, though I must grate fully acknowledge my indebtedness to Dr. Horstmann, who by his indomitable zeal in editing texts Brand: Gordon Hall Gerould.


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Saints" legends by Gerould, Gordon Hall Download PDF EPUB FB2

Depicting the lives of the saints in an array of factual and fictional stories, The Golden Legend was perhaps the most widely read book, after the Bible, during the late Middle Ages. It was compiled around by Jacobus de Voragine, a scholarly friar and later archbishop of Genoa, whose purpose was to captivate, encourage, and edify the faithful, while preserving a vast store of information pertaining to Cited by: Excerpt from Saints' Legends Furthermore, it has required a good deal of patience to disentangle what I can only describe as the snarl of legends from the later Middle Ages.

Here, again, other scholars have given me little help, though I must grate fully acknowledge my indebtedness to Dr. Horstmann, who by his indomitable zeal in editing texts has done more than any other one man to make my study : Gordon Hall Gerould. The saints who are portrayed in this book are: Andrew Dorothea of Arc Martin of Tours.

Apollonia .Eustace .John the Magdalen. Catherine of s of Michael/5(7). The Legends of the Saints book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. For more than three quarters of a century students of medieval l 4/5.

Although the lives of saints began to affect the vernacular literatures of Europe as soon as such literatures came into being, and although legends in the vulgar tongues were everywhere exceedingly popular until modern times, they have been little studied, at least in their relations to one another and to their historical backgrounds.

Legends of the Improbable Saints book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Martyrs and miracle-workers, monks, mystics and murderers /5. The Golden Legend: Readings on The Saints: edited Saints legends.

book Eamon Duffy (see Saints and Sinners, above) I’ve written at length on this book, too. In good news, Duffy has taken a. 10 Influential Saints and Their Legends Each of these saints has an amazing life story that will inspire your faith.

By Dawn Demers dawn demers. Traditional Catholic books available for free to download or read online. Lives of Saints, writings of Saints, Church Fathers and Doctors of the Church. The Cistercian Fathers: Lives and Legends of the Saints and Blessed of the Order of Citeaux – pdf, text, kindle.

The Holiness of. The book provides a HUGE amount of information, in a VERY INTERESTING way, covering story after story of private revelation explaining how terribly our friends and relatives are suffering in Purgatory, and how we can help them/5(49).

The Epic Legend in Old English 55 IV. Prose Legends before the Conquest 94 V. New Influences: France and the Cult of the Virgin VI. The Conquest to the Reformation. legendaries and saints' lives in works of history and edification VII.

The Conquest to the Reformation. the course of the legend VIII. Saints' Lives in Drama IX. He was the author of Purgatory Explained by the Lives and Legends of the Saints and The Dogma of Hell. His purpose with the latter work, though the subject itself is terrifying, was not to sensationalize or to horrify, but rather to instruct people on the reality of Hell and to excite them to a dread of losing Heaven/5(99).

One of the central texts of the Middle Ages, The Golden Legend deeply influenced the imagery of poetry, painting and stained glass with its fascinating descriptions of saints' lives and religious festivals. By creating a single-volume sourcebook of core Christian stories, Jacobus de Voragine (c.

) attracted a huge audience across Europe/5. Here it is told by Jacob of Voragine in his famed thirteenth-century book of saints, The Golden Legend: One of his neighbors, a nobleman, was so poor that he planned to deliver his three daughters to prostitution in order to make a living from the profits of their shame.

In contrast to the relatively meager production of Anglo‐Latin saints’ lives in the later period is the very considerable production of vernacular texts. For taxonomic convenience this chapter is limited to saints' legends, yet connections should be drawn to their wider literary context.

7 Life-Changing Books by Saints Some saints shared their wisdom and spiritual insight with us though inspirational books that are must-reads. By Christine Galeone christine galeone. Some conflicting legends surround Christopher.

In one he is a dog-head captured by the Romans and forced to serve them. He becomes a Christian convert and thus a unique figure amongst his kind. Another legend has St Christopher carrying an infant across a river, only to find him growing unbelievably heavy as they progress.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gerould, Gordon Hall, Saints' legends. Folcroft, Pa., Folcroft. During the millenarian 10th century, the era of the Cluniacs and mysticism make the biographies of the saints subjective.

The 12th century brings with the new religious orders the contemplative legends of Mary. The thirteenth sees the development of the cities and the citizens, hand in hand with which goes the popularization of the legend by means of collections compiled for the purposes of. In the Late Middle Ages, spiritual reading meant the Golden the exception of the Bible, this vastly influential collection of saints' lives was the favorite book of the era.

Deseret Book. iTunes. Audible. Kobo. Order a Copy Saints in the Classroom. Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days is a key resource to add perspective and context as you teach the truths of the Restoration and sections of the Doctrine and Covenants.

Doctrine and Covenants Index to Saints, Volume 1.Legends of the Saints Popular stories about the saints that include both truth and fiction.

Download Share. Catholic Answers is pleased to provide this unabridged entry from the original Catholic Encyclopedia, published between and It is a valuable resource for subjects related to theology, philosophy, history, culture, and more.Christian saints; Legends; Narrower term: Christian saints -- Legends -- Early works to ; Filed under: Christian saints -- Legends.

The Book of Saints and Friendly Beasts (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., c), by Abbie Farwell Brown, illust. by Fanny Y.

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