Christianity - Biographies

Hildebrand and his Times

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William Richard Ward Stephens


W.R.W. Stephens, the Anglican Dean of Winchester, writes a short, lively biography of the great church reformer, Hildebrand of Sovana (1015-…

Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints, Volume 2 (April-June)

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John Gilmary Shea


Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints : with reflections for every day in the year : compiled from "Butler's Lives" and other appro…

The Life of St. Benedict

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Pope Gregory I


St. Benedict of Nursia was a sixth century monk and founder of monastic communities. His main achievement, the "Rule of St. Benedict,&…

Jerry McAuley: His Life and Work

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Jerry Mcauley


Jerry McAuley was a missionary and founder of the Water Street Mission (later the New York City Rescue Mission), the first rescue mission in…

Жития Святых, т. 04 - декемврий (Zhitiia Sviatykh, v. 04 - December)

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Saint Dimitry Of Rostov


Жития и похвалы святых подобятся светлостию звездам: якоже бо звезды положением на небеси утвержденны суть, всю же поднебесную просвещают, т…

Жития Святых, т. 01 - септемврий (Zhitiia Sviatykh, v. 01 - September)

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Saint Dimitry Of Rostov


Жития и похвалы святых подобятся светлостию звездам: якоже бо звезды положением на небеси утвержденны суть, всю же поднебесную просвещают, т…

Жития Святых, т. 08 априллий (Zhitiia Sviatykh, v. 08 - April)

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Saint Dimitry Of Rostov


Жития и похвалы святых подобятся светлостию звездам: якоже бо звезды положением на небеси утвержденны суть, всю же поднебесную просвещают, т…

Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints, Volume 5 (American Saints)

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John Gilmary Shea


Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints : with reflections for every day in the year : compiled from "Butler's Lives" and other appro…

Down In Water Street

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Samuel Hopkins Hadley


Written by the Superintendent of the Jerry McAuley Water Street Mission, "Down in Water Street" is intended to share some of the e…

The History of the Church of Christ: Century III

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Joseph Milner


It is certain, that from our Saviour's time to the present, there have ever been persons whose dispositions and lives have been formed by th…

Жития Святых, т. 12 - август (Zhitiia Sviatykh, v. 12 - August)

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Saint Dimitry Of Rostov


Жития и похвалы святых подобятся светлостию звездам: якоже бо звезды положением на небеси утвержденны суть, всю же поднебесную просвещают, т…

Some Passages of the Life and Death of the Right Honourable John, Earl of Roche…

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Gilbert Burnet


I believe that the good Bishop of Salisbury's account of the last days of poor young Rochester would, if carefully read, make more impressio…

Letters of John Quincy Adams to His Son, on the Bible and Its Teachings

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John Quincy Adams


A collection of nine letters written by the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams, to his teenage son. "Their purpose…

Жития Святых, т. 11 - Иулий (Zhitiia Sviatykh, v. 11 - July)

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Saint Dimitry Of Rostov


Житія и похвалы святыхъ подобятся свѣтлостію звѣздамъ: якоже бо звѣзды положеніемъ на небеси утвержденны суть, всю же поднебесную просвѣщают…

Жития Святых, т. 10 - Иуний (Zhitiia Sviatykh, v. 10 - June)

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Saint Dimitry Of Rostov


Житія и похвалы святыхъ подобятся свѣтлостію звѣздамъ: якоже бо звѣзды положеніемъ на небеси утвержденны суть, всю же поднебесную просвѣщают…

Selections from Josephus

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Flavius Josephus


Jewish historian, military leader and Roman citizen, Titus Flavius Josephus, provides the most thorough history of the 1st century Roman Emp…

Charles Simeon

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Handley Carr Glyn Moule


Charles Simeon had come up to King’s college from Eton, a wild undergraduate, famous for his love of horses and extravagance in dress; but o…

Indian Converts of Martha's Vineyard, in New-England

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Experience Mayhew


This work is actually two "essays" which circulated together, one addended to the other. The first, Indian converts: or, Some …

The History of the Church of Christ: Century IV

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Joseph Milner


It is certain, that from our Saviour's time to the present, there have ever been persons whose dispositions and lives have been formed by th…

A Token for Children

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James Janeway


Some of you have had the privilege to carry in your bosoms some of those . . . unfledged angels sent here but for a little while and then ca…

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