Legends of the Improbable Saints

  • Title: Legends of the Improbable Saints
  • Author: RichardColes TedHarrison
  • ISBN: 9780232530025
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Paperback
  • Legends of the Improbable Saints Martyrs and miracle workers monks mystics and murderers each of these legendary saints respectfully introduced by Richard Coles and affectionately illustrated by Ted Harrison can however improbable
    Martyrs and miracle workers, monks, mystics and murderers each of these legendary saints respectfully introduced by Richard Coles and affectionately illustrated by Ted Harrison can, however improbable, prompt us to reflect on faith and devotion today.From St Edith of Wilton, who beat up the Devil, to St Eutychius of Phrygia, who fell asleep and dropped from a window lMartyrs and miracle workers, monks, mystics and murderers each of these legendary saints respectfully introduced by Richard Coles and affectionately illustrated by Ted Harrison can, however improbable, prompt us to reflect on faith and devotion today.From St Edith of Wilton, who beat up the Devil, to St Eutychius of Phrygia, who fell asleep and dropped from a window ledge while listening to a sermon of the Apostle Paul, only to be raised from the dead, here are 180 astonishing stories of the saints of Christian legend.Richard Coles is co founder of 80s pop group The Communards and is now a Church of England priest and host of Radio 4 s Saturday Live.

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    1. The Reverend Richard Coles born 26 March 1962 is a Church of England priest, broadcaster, writer and musician Richard Coles was born in Northampton, England and educated at the independent Wellingborough School where he was a choirboy and at the South Warwickshire College of Further Education, Department of Drama and the Liberal Arts He is known for having been the multi instrumentalist who partnered Jimmy Somerville in the 1980s band The Communards, which achieved three Top Ten hits He later attended King s College London where he studied theology from 1990 Richard Coles co presents Saturday Live on BBCR4 In January 2011 The Reverend Richard Coles was appointed as the parish priest of St Mary the Virgin, Finedon in the Diocese of Peterborough.


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    1. A follow up to Lives if Improbable Saints, this is more of the often bizarre stories surrounding the various saints, the majority of these are drawn from early church history although a few are surprisingly recent. An interesting and amusing read.

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