Mothers of the Church: The Witness of Early Christian Women

Mothers of the Church: The Witness of Early Christian Women

by Mike Aquilina
     
 

Meet the heroines of Christianity's formative years!

Mike Aquilina and Christopher Bailey, in a follow-up to the best-selling The Fathers of the Church, have penned an inspiring companion volume on the Mothers of the Church that, like no other book, explores their impact on history and the Faith.

Mothers of the Church: The Witness of Early

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Meet the heroines of Christianity's formative years!

Mike Aquilina and Christopher Bailey, in a follow-up to the best-selling The Fathers of the Church, have penned an inspiring companion volume on the Mothers of the Church that, like no other book, explores their impact on history and the Faith.

Mothers of the Church: The Witness of Early Christian Women will reinforce Catholics understanding of the part played by women in the early Church. Drawing upon a wide spectrum of sources, it illustrates the many kinds of women that left their mark on sacred history by responding to God s call. Whether they were martyrs, abbesses, mothers, desert solitaries, or managers of large family businesses, these women s stories will encourage you and deepen your faith.

Each chapter features a concise biography that is supplemented by quotes from the Fathers writings concerning the woman in question, poetry concerning her, and other ancient testimonials.

The authors authoritative yet accessible writing style deftly explores the important impact of early Christian women.

The Mothers of the Church include:

Holy Women of the New Testament
• St. Blandina
• St. Perpetua and St. Felicity
• St. Helena
• St. Thecla
• St. Agnes of Rome
• St. Macrina
• Proba the Widow
• St. Marcella
• St. Paula
• St. Eustochium
• St. Monica
• Egeria the Tourist

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612785622
Publisher:
Our Sunday Visitor, Publishing Division
Publication date:
03/15/2012
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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