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A tremor of bliss : contemporary writers on the saints

Author: Paul Elie
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace, ©1994.
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In these essays the saints appear as paradoxes: like T.S. Eliot's St. Thomas Becket, they have felt "a tremor of bliss," but they must fight all-too-mortal battles with despair, social indifference, and hardness of heart.
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Tremor of bliss.
New York : Harcourt Brace, c1994
(OCoLC)756436065
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Elie
ISBN: 0151001014 9780151001019
OCLC Number: 30738141
Description: xxv, 325 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Robert Coles --
Saint Francis of Assisi : il poverello / Bruce Bawer --
Saint Catherine of Siena : Catherine means pure / Kathryn Harrison --
Saint David, Patron Saint of Wales : a friend to the godless / Paul Watkins --
Saint Perpetua : called by name / Susan Bergman --
Saint Thomas Aquinas : nuns, prophecies, communists, the bomb, the dread of angels, reason, faith, and the Summa theologica / Richard Bausch --
Saint Robert Bellarmine : a moderate in a disputatious age / Avery Dulles --
Saint Ignatius of Loyola : the pilgrim / Ron Hansen --
Saint Teresa of Ávila : the ironic doctor / Francine Prose --
Saint John of the Cross : proceed in darkness / David Plante --
Saint Jean de Brébeuf : second thoughts on certainty : Saint Jean de Brébeuf among the Hurons / Tobias Wolff --
Saint Lazarus : my left feet / Enrique Fernández --
Saint Joseph : a family man / Paul Braumann --
Saint Thomas, Apostle : seen and not seen / Paul Elie --
The virgin martyrs : between "point vierge" and the "usual spring" / Kathleen Norris --
Our Lady of Guadalupe : Our Lady of Guadalupe and the soup / Nancy Mairs --
Dorothy Day : the exemplar / Martin E. Marty --
Saint Lawrence : the communion of saints / Lawrence Joseph.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Elie, introduction by Robert Coles.
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In these essays the saints appear as paradoxes: like T.S. Eliot's St. Thomas Becket, they have felt "a tremor of bliss," but they must fight all-too-mortal battles with despair, social indifference, and hardness of heart.

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