Saint's Blood

The Greatcoats

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Author: Sebastien de Castell

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784299642

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

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'High energy, highly unique, swashbuckling-cop-epic-noir story. Buy it. BUY IT NOW' Sam Sykes The Greatcoats are back - and this time it's personal. How do you kill a Saint? Falcio, Brasti and Kest are about to find out, as someone is doing just that, and they've started with a friend. The Dukes were already looking for ways to weasel out of their promise to put Aline on her father's throne - but with Saints turning up dead, and Church Inquistitors pushing for control - rumours are spreading that the Gods themselves oppose her ascension. The only way Falcio can stop the country turning into a vicious theocracy is to find and stop the Saint-killer - but his only clue is the iron mask encasing the head of the Saint of Mercy, which prevents her from speaking. And even if he can find the murderer, he will still have to face them in battle - and this may be a duel that no swordsman, no matter how skilled, can win.

Italy

Handbook for Travellers

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Author: Karl Baedeker (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Italy

Page: N.A

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Angels and Saints

A Biblical Guide to Friendship with God's Holy Ones

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Author: Scott Hahn

Publisher: Image

ISBN: 0307590801

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Angels and saints. Catholics tend to think of them as different from the rest of us. They’re cast in plaster or simpering on a holy card, performing miracles with superhero strength, or playing a harp in highest heaven. Yet they are very near to us in every way. In this lively book, Scott Hahn dispels the false notions and urban legends people use to keep the saints at a safe distance. The truth is that Jesus Christ has united heaven and earth in a close communion. Drawing deeply from Scripture, Dr. Hahn shows that the hosts of heaven surround the earthly Church as a "great cloud of witnesses." The martyrs cry out from heaven’s altar begging for justice on the earth. The prayers of the saints and angels rise to God, in the Book of Revelation, like the sweet aroma of incense. Dr. Hahn tells the stories of several saints (and several angels too) in a way that’s fresh and new. The saints are spiritual giants but with flesh-and-blood reality. They have strong, holy ambitions—and powerful temptations and opposition that must be overcome. Their stories are amazing and yet familiar enough to motivate us to live more beautiful lives. In this telling of their story, the saints are neither otherworldly nor this-worldly. They exemplify the integrated life that every Christian is called to live. Still, their lives are as different from one another as human lives can be. Dr. Hahn shows the heavenly Church in all its kaleidoscopic diversity—from Moses to Mary, Augustine to Therese, and the first century to the last century. Only saints will live in heaven. We need to be more like the saints if we want to live in heaven someday. Dr. Hahn shows us that our heavenly life can begin now. It must.

Butler's Lives of the Saints

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Author: Alban Butler,Paul Burns

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780860122562

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 269

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For more than two centuries, "Butler's" has been one of the best known, most widely consulted hagiographies. In its brief and authoritative entries, readers can find a wealth of knowledge on the lives and deeds of the saints, as well as their ecclesiastical and historical importance since canonization.

Lineage of the Saints

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Author: Brian Daniel Starr

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465317775

Category: Religion

Page: 293

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Lineage of Major saints Explained, Showing actual lines with all ancestors listed. Some Lines contain many Saints. Lines from Noah to Sarai, Lines from Biblical Figures. Lines begin with Levi, Judah, Zerah, Joseph, Terah, Abraham, Noah, Pharoabs, Macedonians. Complete Line from Joseph the Israelite to Charlemagne Some of the included saints: Saint Louis IX. Saint Joseph of Arimathea, Saint Mary Magdalene, Saint Dewi, Saint Delen of the Cross, saint Fernando III Saint Alfred the Great, saint Patrick, Saint Dominic, saint Constantine, Blessed Charlemagne OVER 60 LINES OF SAINTS Also Found in the Book The lines of the Nine Worthiest Warriors Charts of Saints, Rachel and Leah's Children. Offer for Research Gedcom

The Sermons of St. Maximus of Turin

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Author: Saint Maximus (of Turin),Maximus Taurinensis

Publisher: Paulist Press

ISBN: 9780809104239

Category: Music

Page: 388

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Maximus' sermons are models of a good, popular homiletic style that must have been widespread. Short, characterized by a love of imagery, and with passages of great beauty, they are direct and easy to understand, and in them Maximus manifests his engagement with his rural, superstitious and devout congregation. Maximus' ministry in Turin dates to the years between c. 390 and 408/423.