Holy Face Devotion

Catherine of Siena: A Passionate Life

Catherine of Siena: A Passionate Life
  Zoom
Our Price:  £16.99(VAT Free)
+
Author: Don Brophy

Product Code:  B2709
ISBN:  9780232528596
Publisher:  Darton, Longman & Todd
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  304

Availability:  

  

In stock, immediate despatch


This is a full and comprehensive study of the life and works of Saint Catherine of Siena. This fourteenth century saint is renowned as an influential figure in an age of political conflict and widespread turbulence. The book is also, therefore, a scholarly review of the troubled times in which Catherine lived. She spoke with authority in an age when women were undervalued and given little credence. Brophy concentrates first on the public and political life of Catherine, her efforts to bring peace among the fractious city states and especially to the ending of the scandal of two popes at Avignon and Rome. However, Catherine was also a prolific letter writer and these letters are regarded as great works of fourteenth century Italian literature. This is a book to read slowly as it contains so much scholarly and thought-provoking detail.


Publisher: Darton, Longman & Todd
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780232528596
More by this Author: Don Brophy
Keywords: Saints Angels Mystics books Saints: A-F: St Albert - St Francis

Be the first to Write a Review for this item!


Related Products
Saint Catherine Laboure of the Miraculous Medal

Saint Catherine Laboure of the Miraculous Medal
Fr Joseph I Dirvin, C.M.Code: B0202  Price: £13.99

Excellent, popular, definitive life of the saint to whom the Medal was given by Our Lady. Tells both her story and that of the Miraculous Medal ...

The Life of Catherine of Siena

The Life of Catherine of Siena
Bl Raymond of CapuaCode: B0862  Price: £16.95

This is the classic life of St Catherine by her spiritual director. He tells of her only what he experienced firsthand, or of what he learned ...

Cenacle House Ltd