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The Stigmata

Author: Johann Joseph Von Gorres
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780666680600
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Excerpt from The Stigmata: A History of Various Cases HE wonderful grace of the Stigmata was a thing unknown in the Church before the time of S. Francis of Assisi. It is possible there may have been un noticed cases of partial stigmatization. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Stigmata

Author: Peter Tradowsky
Publisher: Temple Lodge Publishing
ISBN: 1906999139
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In this book, based on decades of study, Peter Tradowsky presents a comprehensive, though aphoristic, account of the stigmata. He focuses in particular on Judith von Halle, responding to Sergei O. Prokofieff's publication, The Mystery of the Resurrection in the Light of Anthroposophy, which approaches stigmatization from a particular perspective.

Stigmata

Author: Hélène Cixous
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134680996
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Hèléne Cixous -- author, playwright and French feminist theorist -- is a key figure in twentieth-century literary theory. Stigmata brings together her most recent essays for the first time. Acclaimed for her intricate and challenging writing style, Cixous presents a collection of texts that get away -- escaping the reader, the writers, the book. Cixous's writing pursues authors such as Stendhal, Joyce, Derrida, and Rembrandt, da Vinci, Picasso -- works that share an elusive movement in spite of striking differences. Along the way these essays explore a broad range of poetico-philosophical questions that have become characteristic of Cixous' work: * love's labours lost and found * feminine hours * autobiographies of writing * the prehistory of the work of art Stigmata goes beyond theory, becoming an extraordinary writer's testimony to our lives and times.

Stigmata

Author: Hélène Cixous
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134681003
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This collection of essays explores some poetico-philosophical questions that have long been circulating in the Cixousian universe: love's labours lost and found, feminine hours, autobiographies of writing, and animal-human family ties.

Stigmata

Author: Colin Falconer
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 0857891189
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1205 AD: Philip of Vercy sails away from the roasting wasteland where he has passed the last year. As a Knight of the Realm, he has fought the infidel in the Holy Land. Now, after twelve months of savage, bloody warfare in the scorching sun, he is finally coming home to his castle, to peace, and to his beloved wife. But France offers neither comfort or peace. His wife has died in childbirth, his young son is dying of a wasting disease, and, in the south, his Cathar countrymen are being brutally persecuted. When Philip hears rumours of a healer in the Languedoc, a young woman blessed by God and marked with Christ's Stigmata, he rides out on a desperate quest to save his son. His journey takes him into a vision of hell that outstrips even what he saw in Outremer. Disgusted by the senseless slaughter, Philip gradually becomes embroiled in the Cathar cause. And then he finds his miracle: Fabrisse Berenger, the beautiful, loving daughter of Cathar parents. She is bewildered by her strange wounds, but Philip is fascinated by them... and more fascinated by the serene goodness of Fabricia herself. Together, the pair must flee persecution under cover of darkness - but they cannot hold off the Pope's soldiers forever. Their destiny will be decided in the snows of the Black Mountains where Fabricia and Philip must make choices not just to save their lives, but their souls.

Fearing The Stigmata

Author: Matt Weber
Publisher: Loyola Press
ISBN: 0829437371
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As a fourth grader at Holy Cross Grammar School, Matt Weber asked his religion teacher why St. Francis was often pictured with holes in his hands and feet. She responded that those holes were known as the stigmata and that they reflected the wounds Jesus received during his crucifixion. "And how did he get them?" the curious Weber asked. "He got them because he was a good Catholic," was the reply. And so that night, Weber recounts, he did a little more sinning than usual—just to be certain he wouldn’t receive the stigmata! In Fearing the Stigmata, twenty-something Matt Weber—a Harvard graduate, television producer, and certified rosary-bead carrier—employs his sharp wit, earnest candor, and gift for great storytelling to illustrate for young adult Catholics both the real challenges and the immense joys of publicly living out the Catholic faith. The fact that Weber has discovered a way to have a deep, ever-growing faith life that also manages to be culturally relevant will offer hope to many currently disengaged Catholics in the 18-to-35 age range. From smuggling ice-cream sundaes into cloistered convents to telling jokes to an outdoor statue of Mary at a busy intersection in Boston, Fearing the Stigmata amusingly but honestly explores the tension this layman experiences between wanting to be holy yet “fearing being made holey,” and wanting to be good yet not wanting the cost to be too high. Indeed, Weber attends Mass every Sunday morning; but the temptation is there, he admits, to sneak out early so he won’t miss kickoff!

The Stigmata Of Faith

Author: Padre Pio
Publisher: Médiaspaul
ISBN: 9782894204108
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An anthology of Padre Pio's thoughts arranged according to subject. This interesting little book concludes with a brief interview with Padre Pio.

The Three Stigmata Of Palmer Eldritch

Author: Philip K. Dick
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547572557
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Palmer Eldritch returns from the edge of the universe with a drug called Chew-D for the colonists of Mars who are under threat of god-like or satanic psychics that threaten to wage war against the human soul.

On The Attainment Of The Divine Stigmata

Author: Rasa Von Werder
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557080347
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The Enigma of a Grace Which Means Martyrdom...If there's any grace understood the least, it's the Divine Stigmata.Why would it be understood so little? Perhaps because there are so few recipients, & most of them are from the middle ages-In a word, I'll tell you what it is: Martyrdom. If you can understand voluntary martyrdom, then you know what Divine Stigmata means, stands for, & why IT IS GIVEN. A recent symbol of martyrdom has been St Maximilian Kolbe, who volunteered death in place of another. It does irk me that "scholars" rivet on physical wounds, as if the qualities there hold the answers. How can study of the wounds of Christ explain his psychological, mental & emotional dimensions; the Love therein, the willingness to DIE FOR LOVE. Therefore, the secret & the key to understanding DIVINE STIGMATA is the WILLINGNESS TO SUFFER, TO GIVE UP ALL, TO DIE FOR LOVE; FOR THE SAKE OF SAVING ANOTHER. If you can fathom this, you have the answer.

Catholic Cults And Devotions

Author: Michael P. Carroll
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 9780773506930
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Imagine a heart which has been ripped from a man's body, wrapped with thorns, pierced with a knife, and then placed on the man's chest; or a group of people who believe that wearing a small rectangle of wool next to their skin ensures that they will go to heaven - as long as it is brown wool and worn continuously. Although psychoanalysts have long investigated similar ideas and beliefs, they have ignored popular Catholicism, even though behaviour such as this occurs over and over again in the history of Catholic cults and devotions.