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Butler's Lives of the Saints, Vol. 2: April,…

Butler's Lives of the Saints, Vol. 2: April, May, June

by Alban Butler, Donald Attwater (Editor), Donald Attwater (Editor), Herbert J. Thurston (Editor)

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Alban Butlerprimary authorall editionscalculated
Attwater, DonaldEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Attwater, DonaldEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Thurston, Herbert J.Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Attwater, DonaldEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hume, Cardinal BasilForewordsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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original work (1756-1759) by Alban Butler, this revised edition in four volumes (1926-1938) edited by Herbert J. Thurston, S.J. & Donald Attwater
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Butler's Lives of the Saints - the Complete Standard Edition - in Four Volumes This monumental work was first compiled in the 18th century by Alban Butler and was later partially revised by Herbert Thurston, S.J., early in the 20th century. When Father Thurston's death interrupted work on the second revision, the massive editorial undertaking was assumed by the noted English scholar and hagiographer Donald Attwater, who spent a decade of research and editing in expanding the present edition. This four-volume edition traces its copyright back to 1956 unchanged. Donald Attwater's work brought the total of staints to 2,565 compared to the original 1,486.The underlying theme is that of Christian love, a love willing to undergo great sacrifices for the sake of God and neighbor. A theologian finds on every page living witness to the central truths of the Christian faith. A monumental and

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