The Life of B. John Juvenal Ancina, Companion of St. Philip Neri, Bishop of Saluzzo (Classic Reprint)

The Life of B. John Juvenal Ancina, Companion of St. Philip Neri, Bishop of Saluzzo (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Life of B. John Juvenal Ancina, Companion of St. Philip Neri, Bishop of Saluzzo This work, indeed, was undertaken at the request of Fathers of the Oratory, London; and to those who are associated with the Oratory, or interested in its work, the book most directly appeals. Not, however, to them alone; for star differeth from star in glory, and every Saint's life has its special lessons. By all readers this will be found an instructive record of a holy life, marked and attractive in its individual features, and illustrating that great period of Saints, when the renewed religious fervour, long desired and prophesied, was so amply realised in the Rome of the sixteenth century. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 345g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243260067
  • 9780243260065