The Wisdom of the Saints Author:Jull Haak Adels An anthology of voices including Dominic, Frances of Assisi, Augustine of Hippo, Teresa of Avila and Jerome. Ranging over 2,000 years of Church history, this unique anthology brings together hundreds of aphoristic saying from the writings and recorded works of saints both famous and obscure. From the literary polish of St. Francis de Sales, p... more »atron of saint of journalists, to the cry of the martyr on the scaffold, these quotations cover a huge array of themes to teh exhortative fervor of sermons preached to thousands.
The sayings include diary notations, lists of personal resolutions, naive remarks of saintly children who intuited their own destiny and the half-legendary utterances of early wonder-working saints of Ireland or the misty northern forests. Included are African and Japanese saints as well as Europeans.« less