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Reseña del editor: 'Following the mass conversions sweeping Britain after the publication of Lives of the Improbable Saints, Dr Harrison and I thought it wise and expedient to retell yet more stories of the great 'cloud of witnesses' preserved in Christian tradition these two thousand years.' Richard Coles Martyrs and miracle-workers, monks, mystics and murderers; each of these legendary saints - respectfully introduced by Richard Coles and affectionately illustrated by Ted Harrison - can, however improbable, prompt us to reflect on faith and devotion today. From St Edith of Wilton, who beat up the Devil, to St Eutychius of Phrygia, who fell asleep and dropped from a window ledge while listening to a sermon of the Apostle Paul, only to be raised from the dead, here are 180 more astonishing stories of the saints of Christian legend.
Buchbeschreibung LONGMAN & TODD DARTON Aug 2013, 2013. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 198 x 130 x 15 mm. Neuware - The sequel to the hugely popular 'Lives Of The Improbable Saints', this once again features 'Horrible Histories'-style images depicting wonderful tales of saints from around the world. From St Edith of Wilton who supposedly beat up the Devil, to St Eutychius of Phrygia who rose from the dead after falling from a window ledge while listening to a sermon of the Apostle Paul, there is a tale for everyone here. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780232530025