skip to content
Padre Pio : miracles and politics in a secular age Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Padre Pio : miracles and politics in a secular age

Author: Sergio Luzzatto; Frederika Randall
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A historical appraisal of the life of the controversial twentieth-century saint examines the miracles he is believed to have performed, as well as detracting reports, offering insight into the relationship between modern Catholicism and politics.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Pio, of Pietrelcina Saint; Pio, of Pietrelcina Saint; Pio, da Pietrelcina.; Pio, of Pietrelcina Saint
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sergio Luzzatto; Frederika Randall
ISBN: 9780805089059 0805089055
OCLC Number: 567188332
Notes: "Originally published in Italy in 2007 by Giulio Einaudi editore s.p.a, Turin"--Title page verso.
Description: 371 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : September 20, 1918 --
A living Christ --
Neurosis and beatitude --
Jesus's shock troops? --
Holy man, holy office --
A change of climate --
Lives of the saint --
Rasputin reborn --
The sorrows of this world --
The white hand and the red --
A straw idol --
Epilogue : May 2, 1999.
Other Titles: Padre Pio.
Responsibility: Sergio Luzzatto ; translated by Frederika Randall.
More information:

Abstract:

Padre Pio is one of the world's most beloved holy figures, more popular in Italy than the Virgin Mary and even Jesus. His tomb is the most visited Catholic shrine anywhere, drawing more devotees than  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Winner of the 2011 Cundill Prize in History "The trajectory and significance of Pio's life are described with remarkable skill by Luzzatto.... This translation of Sergio Luzzatto's outstanding Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/567188332> # Padre Pio : miracles and politics in a secular age
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/567188332#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ; # Padre Pio.
   library:oclcnum "567188332" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BX4700> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794721618#Topic/christian_saints_italy> ; # Christian saints--Italy
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/282.092/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/9879349> ; # da Pietrelcina. Pio
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859491> ; # Christian saints
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204565> ; # Italy.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794721618#Person/pio_of_pietrelcina_saint_1887_1968> ; # of Pietrelcina Saint Pio
   schema:bookEdition "1st U.S. ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/41049090> ; # Frederika Randall
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/277044319> ; # Sergio Luzzatto
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "Prologue : September 20, 1918 -- A living Christ -- Neurosis and beatitude -- Jesus's shock troops? -- Holy man, holy office -- A change of climate -- Lives of the saint -- Rasputin reborn -- The sorrows of this world -- The white hand and the red -- A straw idol -- Epilogue : May 2, 1999."@en ;
   schema:description "A historical appraisal of the life of the controversial twentieth-century saint examines the miracles he is believed to have performed, as well as detracting reports, offering insight into the relationship between modern Catholicism and politics."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/794721618> ; # Padre Pio.
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biographies"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Padre Pio : miracles and politics in a secular age"@en ;
   schema:productID "567188332" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/567188332#PublicationEvent/new_york_henry_holt_and_co_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794721618#Agent/henry_holt_and_co> ; # Henry Holt and Co.
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1112/2010020198-s.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780805089059> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/567188332> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794721618#Agent/henry_holt_and_co> # Henry Holt and Co.
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Henry Holt and Co." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794721618#Person/pio_of_pietrelcina_saint_1887_1968> # of Pietrelcina Saint Pio
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1887" ;
   schema:deathDate "1968" ;
   schema:givenName "Pio" ;
   schema:name "of Pietrelcina Saint Pio" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204565> # Italy.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Italy." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/859491> # Christian saints
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Christian saints"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/277044319> # Sergio Luzzatto
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1963" ;
   schema:familyName "Luzzatto" ;
   schema:givenName "Sergio" ;
   schema:name "Sergio Luzzatto" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41049090> # Frederika Randall
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Randall" ;
   schema:givenName "Frederika" ;
   schema:name "Frederika Randall" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/9879349> # da Pietrelcina. Pio
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1887" ;
   schema:deathDate "1968" ;
   schema:givenName "Pio" ;
   schema:name "da Pietrelcina. Pio" ;
   schema:name "of Pietrelcina Saint Pio" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/794721618> # Padre Pio.
   schema:name "Padre Pio." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780805089059>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0805089055" ;
   schema:isbn "9780805089059" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.