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Benson, Robert Hugh 1871-1914

Overview
Works: 380 works in 2,471 publications in 8 languages and 16,783 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Sermons  Biography  Meditations  Poetry  Science fiction  Christian fiction  Christmas plays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Originator, Other, Honoree, Librettist, wpr, Compiler, Owner
Classifications: PR6003.E7, 823.912
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Lord of the world by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

194 editions published between 1907 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As creeping secularism and godless humanism triumph over traditional morality, it creates a world that has been divided into three powerblocks, where religious doctrine is not tolerated and euthanasia is practiced widely. In Britain, the Royal Family has been deposed; institutions of higher learning have been closed, and a politician intent on power in the name of peace is intent on the destruction of religion. The world now has only three main religious forces: Catholicism, Secular Humanism, and "the Eastern religions." As a shrinking Church stands resolutely against him, laws are passed which require all the world's people to formally disavow the existence of God or be executed without trial
Come rack! Come rope! by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

76 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the struggle for the Catholic faith in the days of Elizabeth I. It is set in Derbyshire, and the action takes place in the years between 1579 and 1588 -- a period when to be a Catholic meant persecution, and probably death
The necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson( )

73 editions published between 1907 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is a real Augustinian terror of the void--in the absence of God comes real evil. In the book's climax, Maggie's love for Laurie, and a night of sincere prayer draw him back from the brink--a brink that practical, clear-headed, convent-raised Maggie glimpses in the form of the dark, fiery "personality" she confronts in the night. This "personality" can be none other than the Devil himself
Paradoxes of Catholicism by Robert Hugh Benson( )

23 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating apologetic work by writer of fiction and nonfiction Robert Hugh Benson
The King's achievement by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

71 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

48 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of a pariah by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

21 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features essays written by English author and clergyman Robert Hugh Benson (1871-1914), prior to his conversion to Catholicism
By what authority? by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

69 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Great Keynes, as for most English villages and towns at this time, secular affairs were so deeply and intricately interwoven with ecclesiastical matters that none dared decide on the one question without considering its relation to the other; and ecclesiastical affairs, too, touched them more personally than any other, since every religious change scored a record of itself presently within the church that was as familiar to them as their own cottages. On none had the religious changes fallen with more severity than on the Maxwell family that lived in the Hall, at the upper and southern end of the green. Old Sir Nicholas, though his convictions had survived the tempest of unrest and trouble that had swept over England, and he had remained a convinced and a stubborn Catholic, yet his spiritual system was sore and inflamed within him. To his simple and obstinate soul it was an irritating puzzle as to how any man could pass from the old to a new faith, and he had been known to lay his whip across the back of a servant who had professed a desire to try the new religion. Although written over a hundred years ago at the time of the Elizabethan persecution of "papists", it rings true even today where it is considered "with it" to denounce the Catholic Church
The history of Richard Raynal, solitary by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

46 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fascinating fictionalized account of the life of a fifteenth-century English monk offers an engaging look at the rigors of a spiritual life -- and questions whether it is more beneficial to dedicate one's life to solitary prayer and meditation, or to try to help solve the world's problems through direct and targeted action
The dawn of all by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

59 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The friendship of Christ by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

51 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human need for friendship is raised to the supernatural level in Robert Hugh Benson's timeless illustration of the greatest friendship anyone could ever possess. In The Friendship of Christ, first published in 1912, the Catholic convert son of an Archbishop of Canterbury shows how anyone can achieve a deeper relationship with God the Son. The book shows how Christ works in the soul of those who seek him, in his public life, and in the historical examples given in the Gospels
Initiation by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

46 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

None other gods by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

54 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light invisible by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

75 editions published between 1903 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non-Catholic denominations by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

22 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The religion of the plain man by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

40 editions published between 1906 and 2017 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christ in the Church; a volume of religious essays by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

37 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loneliness? by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

41 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery play in honour of the nativity of our Lord by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

27 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An average man by Robert Hugh Benson( Book )

49 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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Роберт Г'ю Бенсон

רוברט בנסון סופר בריטי

روبرت هيو بنسون

ベンソン, ロバート・ヒュー

Languages
English (1,162)

French (54)

German (35)

Polish (16)

Spanish (6)

Czech (2)

Danish (1)

Croatian (1)