Christianity - Biographies

Silver Chimes in Syria: Glimpses of a Missionary's Experiences

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William S. Nelson


William S. Nelson, D.D., was appointed as a missionary to Syria by the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church, USA in 1888. I…

Jesus Christ Had Negro Blood in His Veins

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W. L. Hunter


This short work attempts to establish that Jesus had black ancestry dating back to Ham, the son of Noah, who had been made black-skinned as …

Brother Francis

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Eileen Douglas


Or, Less than the LeastThe following pages have been written by my request with a view to making the Soldiers of The Salvation Army somewhat…

A Book of English Martyrs

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E. M. Wilmot-Buxton


This volume is a simple narrative suited to children's understanding of the thrilling times when English Catholics suffered for the Faith in…

St. Joseph of Copertino

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Rev. Angelo Pastrovicchitranslated Byrev. Francis S. Laing


Joseph of Copertino (1603 – 1663) was an Italian Conventual Franciscan friar who is honored as a Christian mystic and saint. He was said to …

Rational Theology and Christian Philosophy volume 2

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John Tulloch


In this second volume of his work on English rational theology in the seventeenth century, Tulloch describes the lives and works of the grou…

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…

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…

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…

Saint Augustin (Saint Augustine)

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Louis Bertrand


What, indeed, is more romantic than this wandering life of rhetorician and student that the youthful Augustin led, from Thagaste to Carthage…

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…

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…

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…

William Blake

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G. K. Chesterton


From the author’s introduction: "Blake’s life of Blake … would have been full of symbolic wild beasts and naked women, of monstrous cl…

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…

St. Francis of Assisi (Version 3)

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G. K. Chesterton


In this brief but lively biography, G.K. Chesterton brings all his typical wit and insight into discussing Francis of Assisi. Francis is arg…

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. 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…

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