In the Image of Saint Dominic: Nine Portraits of Domican Life

In the Image of Saint Dominic: Nine Portraits of Domican Life

by Guy Bedouelle
     
 

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A beautiful book of meditations on various Christian virtues or charisms as reflected in the lives of nine holy Dominican men and women. Manifesting the special grace and spirit given to St. Dominic, these outstanding lives are shining examples for modern Christians on how to make the Gospel teaching incarnate in today's world. Saints portrayed include Thomas

Overview

A beautiful book of meditations on various Christian virtues or charisms as reflected in the lives of nine holy Dominican men and women. Manifesting the special grace and spirit given to St. Dominic, these outstanding lives are shining examples for modern Christians on how to make the Gospel teaching incarnate in today's world. Saints portrayed include Thomas Aquinas, Catherine of Siena, Martin de Porres, Fra Angelico, Peter of Verona, Catherine de Ricci and others. Charisms highlighted by each life include prayer, joy, poverty, study, friendship, art, and more.

The lives of the saints occupy a special place in the history and spirituality of the Catholic Church. The men and women in this book form a comprehensive image of one of the most significant movements in the history of Western Christianity. The Dominican order, whose particular charism emphasizes the sanctification of the intellect and the importance that sacred truth holds in the life of the Christian believer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898704679
Publisher:
Ignatius Press
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Fr. Guy Bedouelle, O.P., (1940-2012) was a French Dominican priest and a highly regarded spiritual writer in Europe, with doctorates in theology, law and history.He had a long teaching career in various institutions and he was the rector of the Catholic University of the West. He was the author of numerous books, including Saint Dominic: The Grace of the Word, and In the Image of Saint Dominic: Nine Portraits of Dominican Life.

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