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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 11 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Thomas Randell.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Book 11 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 16:14 - 18:23. - Summary by the Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 10 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Thomas Randell.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Book 10 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 14:21 - 16:13 - Summary by The Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 9 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Thomas Randell.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Book 9 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 12:49 - 14:20. - Summary by The Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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LibriVox recording of LibriVox 13th Anniversary Collection by Various. Read in English, German, and Romanian by volunteer readers. This year is the 13th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox. The readings in this collection celebrate that "bunch of volunteers" who make up the worldwide LibriVox community. The readings are held together by their connection to the number "13" or to the word "luck." The collection is multilingual, with recordings in English, German, and...
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 8 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Thomas Randell.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer This recording, of the fragments which are extant of Book 8, of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 12:3 - 12:48. (Summary by the reader) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording....
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 7 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Thomas Randell.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer This recording, of the fragments which are extant of Book 7, of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 10:18 - 12:2. (Summary by the reader) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording....
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 6 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Philip Edward Pusey; Rev. Thomas Randell.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Book 6 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 8:44 - 10:17. - Summary by The Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or...
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by Hesba Stretton
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LibriVox recording of The Christmas Child by Hesba Stretton. Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer A short sweet, yet sad, Christmas story about forgiveness, but especially about loving others for who they are and not for who we want them to be. - Summary by The Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become...
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by St. Benedict of Nursia
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LibriVox recording of The Rule of St. Benedict, by St. Benedict of Nursia. The Rule of Saint Benedict (Regula Benedicti) is a book of precepts written by St. Benedict of Nursia for monks living communally under the authority of an abbot. Since about the 7th century it has also been adopted by communities of women. During the 1500 years of its existence, it has become the leading guide in Western Christianity for monastic living in community. The spirit of St Benedict's Rule is summed up in the...
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 5 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Philip Edward Pusey.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Book 5 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 7:25 - 8:43. However, St Cyril was working with a New Testament manuscript which did not include what we now refer to as John 7:53 - 8:11. (The Reader) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Carol Collection 2017 by Various. Read in Multilingual by DrPGould; A LibriVox Volunteer; BookAngel7; Tomas Peter; Romano; Susan K Hawthorne; VfkaBT; Mary in Arkansas; Maria Kasper; Amelia Chesley; Ryan DeRamos LibriVox volunteers bring you a festive selection of 22 Christmas carols for the 2017 holiday. This year's collection includes traditional favorites and lesser-known selections in English, German, Italian, and Latin. The singers wish all listeners around...
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by George MacDonald
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LibriVox recording of The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald. Recording by Andy Minter. George MacDonald's fairy stories and fantasy have inspired a number of writers including C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien and of this popular fairy story, which as you might suspect concerns a little princess plotted against by a race of goblins, G.K. Chesterton said that it "made a difference to my whole existence." (Summary by Andy Minter) For further information, including links to online...
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LibriVox recording of The Light Princess & Other Fairy Tales, by George MacDonald. Read by Clive Catterall. George MacDonald claimed that he did not write for children, but for the child-like. Some of his longer works are clearly intended for adults, and this fantastic fiction influenced later writers such as G.K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. But you can find some of his best writing in the stories aimed squarely at children, and these are three of the finest. The Light...
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 4 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Philip Edward Pusey.) Read in English by a LibriVox Volunteer Book 4 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 6:38 - 7:24. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of LibriVox 12th Anniversary Collection. Read in English, Italian, and Romanian by volunteer readers. "LibriVox is a hope, an experiment, and a question: can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to bring books in the public domain to life..." Hugh McGuire, LibriVox's founder, August 9, 2005 This year is the 12th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox. The readings in this collection celebrate that "bunch of volunteers" who make up the worldwide LibriVox...
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LibriVox recording of Scholia on the Incarnation of the Only-Begotten by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Philip Edward Pusey.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Thirty-seven short articles discussing "What is Christ?" ( The Reader) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 3 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Philip Edward Pusey.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Book 3 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 5:35- 6:37, as well as a look at the prophecy contained in Deut. 18:15-19. (Summary by the reader) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 10, Jan. 6, 1880 by Various. Read in English by BettyB; A LibriVox Volunteer; Wanita; April6090; Melissa Hoffman; Nemo; Jill Engle Harper's Young People upon its first publication in 1879 was an illustrated weekly publication containing delightful serialized stories, short stories, fiction and nonfiction, anecdotes, jokes, artwork, craft projects, and more for children. This tenth issue of the serial was published on January 6, 1880....
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by Caleb Bingham
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LibriVox recording of The Columbian Orator, by Caleb Bingham by Caleb Bingham. Read in English by TheNeobro; Jim Locke; A LibriVox Volunteer; DebK; Linette Geisel; David Olson; Chuck Williamson; Kalynda; MaryAnnS; Algy Pug; progressingamerica; Larry Wilson; Sonia; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; April6090; Craig Franklin; Nemo; Brian Darby; CarinaStarr7; SunnyMoroz; Carol The Columbian Orator, a collection of political essays, poems, and dialogues first published in 1797, was widely used in American...
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book 2 by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Philip Edward Pusey.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Book 2 of Commentary on St John's Gospel covers John 1:29 - 5:34. (summary by the reader) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks or to become a volunteer...
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by Henry C. Barkley
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LibriVox recording of Studies in the Art of Rat-catching by Henry C. Barkley. Read in English by Clive Catterall This book is often described as an instruction manual on the subject of rat-catching. It does indeed contain a good deal about rats, ferrets and dogs, but it is much more than that. Barkley fills the book with humour, sharp observation, and his sheer joy of living in the countryside. The framework of the book is indeed a course by fictional rat-catcher Bob Joy, who suggests that...
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 09, Dec. 30, 1879.   Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Harper's Young People upon its first publication in 1879 was an illustrated weekly publication containing delightful serialized stories, short stories, fiction and nonfiction, anecdotes, jokes, artwork, craft projects, and more for children. This ninth issue of the serial was published on December 30, 1879. Published by Harper & Brothers, known today for their other...
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LibriVox recording of Commentary on the Gospel of John, Book I by Cyril of Alexandria. (Translated by Rev. Philip Edward Pusey & Rev. Thomas Randell.) Read in English by Jonathan Lange & A LibriVox Volunteer Cyril was a scholarly archbishop and a prolific writer. In the early years of his active life in the Church he wrote several exegetical documents. Among these were: Commentaries on the Old Testament, Thesaurus, Discourse Against Arians, Commentary on St. John's Gospel, and Dialogues...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Lutheran, christian, oxford, patristics, alexandrian
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by Ada M. Skinner; Lillian Nixon Lawrence
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LibriVox recording of Little Dramas for Primary Grades by Ada M. Skinner; Lillian Nixon Lawrence. Read in English by Linette Geisel; David Olson; Beth Thomas; Leanne Yau; Twinkle; Tomas Peter; sashelliott; A LibriVox Volunteer; Craig Franklin; Sonia; Rachel; Diane Alailima; April6090; SuperCoconut; Chuck Williamson; Abby; Sarah Jennings 37 short and very short plays for young children - summary David O Readers: Linette Geisel : Camel(1), Big Black Dog(2), First Child(4), Camel(5), Grandma(6),...
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by Various
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LibriVox Christmas Carol Collection 2013 by Various. Sung by Ruth Golding; JemmaBlythe; Bria Snow; Claudia Salto; Tony Oliva; Karen Savage; BookAngel7; Maria Kasper; Ryan DeRamos; Anastasiia Solokha; Susan Morin; Frances Brown. This year's LibriVox selection of traditional Christmas carols, hymns and songs in English, French, German, Greek, Italian and Ukrainian. We wish you all a happy and peaceful Christmas. English: All Children are on Christmas Eve - Words & Music: Rev. Charles L....
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LibriVox recording of The Death and Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ - Commentary on the Gospel of St Matthew by St. John Chrysostom. (Translated by Sir George Prevost.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Homilies 65 though 90 of St John Chrysostom's commentary on the Holy Gospel according to St Matthew, which include the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. - Summary by The Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Christmas Carol Collection 2016 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers. LibriVox volunteers bring you a festive selection of Christmas carols for the 2016 holiday. his year's festive collection of 25 Christmas carols includes traditional favourites and lesser-known selections in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, and Latin. The singers wish all listeners around the world a happy and peaceful Christmas. Allons tous à la crèche ; author unknown; music by Ezwa....
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New York Public Library
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939
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Lattimore & Haskell. Arthur Rackham
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 08, Dec. 23, 1879 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. Harper's Young People upon its first publication in 1879 was an illustrated weekly publication containing delightful serialized stories, short stories, fiction and nonfiction, anecdotes, jokes, artwork, craft projects, and more for children. This eighth issue of the serial was published on December 23, 1879 and contained expanded content and improvements to the...
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 07, Dec. 16, 1879 by Various. Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer; Christine Lehman; Michelle Schroff; Larry Wilson; David Olson; BettyB; Jill Engle Harper's Young People upon its first publication in 1879 was an illustrated weekly publication containing delightful serialized stories, short stories, fiction and nonfiction, anecdotes, jokes, artwork, craft projects, and more for children. This seventh issue of the serial was...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of LibriVox 11th Anniversary Collection by Various. Read in English, Spanish, and German by LibriVox Volunteers. "LibriVox is a hope, an experiment, and a question: can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to bring books in the public domain to life..." Hugh McGuire, LibriVox's founder, August 9, 2005 This year is the 11th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox. The readings in this collection celebrate that "bunch of volunteers" who make up the worldwide...
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LibriVox recording of Tolstoi for the Young: Selected tales from Tolstoi by Leo Tolstoy. (Translated by Rochelle S. Townsend.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer; Amelia Chesley; mferrar; AEH; Lian Pang; Diane Neigebauer; drwebber Seven stories by Leo Tolstoy selected for inclusion into a school curriculum. Some of the stories are well known and others more obscure; some are long and others quite short but all are of course from the pen of the great graf Leo Tolstoy and faithfully...
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LibriVox recording of The Lost Princess, by George MacDonald. Read by volunteer readers. Also known as "A Double Story" or "The Wise Woman." The story of two very spoiled girls, a princess and a peasant, who are kidnapped by a strange woman for a lesson in life. They may not emerge the same... but will their parents be changed for the better too? (Summary by Cheyenne) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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American Libraries
by Mary Francis Cusack
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=fWcgAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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LibriVox recording of A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Read in English by Clive Catterall A Yankee student stays at a country house called Tanglewood during a golden New England fall. Also at the house are about a dozen children: younger cousins of the student and their friends of varying ages. The student, as much to amuse himself as to amuse the children, organises games and activities and tells stories. And the stories he tells are wild and fantastic. When his store...
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California Digital Library
by Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863
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Olive green and brick red cloth over boards; illustrated end papers
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by St John Chrysostom
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Saint John Chrysostom, the "Golden-Mouthed," speaks in this sermon about the Virgin Birth; proof of the Resurrection, as seen in the lives of the kinsmen of the Lord; why Moses did not see the Promised Land;  the wise use of money, if salvation is our goal; and how we ought to spend our day following the Divine Liturgy.
Topics: Virgin Birth, Resurrection, Salvation, Religion, Spirituality, Sermons
Source: Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Vol 10, edited by Philip Schaff
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by Gregory of Nazianzus
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LibriVox recording of Funeral Orations by Gregory of Nazianzus. (Translated by C. G. Browne; James Edward Swallow.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Gregory the Theologian, also known as Gregory Nazianzen (which name also refers to his father,) was a 4th-century Archbishop of Constantinople. He is widely considered the most accomplished rhetorical stylist of the patristic age. Along with the brothers Basil the Great and Gregory of Nyssa, he is known as one of the Cappadocian Fathers....
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by Leo The Great
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LibriVox recording of Sermons of Leo the Great, Bishop of Rome, by Leo the Great. Read by Jonathan Lange. Leo the Great was unanimously elected Bishop of Rome on September 29, 440 a.d. At the Council of Chalcedon, his famous "Tome" was a decisive contribution to the Christological controversies of the fifth century. But the Tome did not stand alone. It was written in the context of over two decades of pastoral sensitivity. This collection of sermons is the best way to let Leo himself...
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by George MacDonald
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LibriVox recording of At the Back of the North Wind (version 2) by George MacDonald. Read in English by mlcui. At the Back of the North Wind is a children's book by George MacDonald. It was serialized in the children's magazine Good Words for the Young beginning in 1868 and was published in book form in 1871. It is a fantasy centered on a boy named Diamond and his adventures with the North Wind. Diamond travels together with the mysterious Lady North Wind through the nights. The book includes...
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by Brother Ernest Ryan
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tommy Blake by Brother Ernest Ryan. Read in English by Maria Therese Child of an atheist father and a devoutly Catholic mother, Tommy has been from childhood the object of a battle of love. Tommy’s courage and unfailing loyalty to his Faith help him to overcome obstacles which threaten his whole future with spiritual tragedy. Brother Ernest Ryan, was a Holy Cross Brother, the founder of and a prolific author for the Dujarie Press, a Catholic publishing...
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LibriVox recording of The Parables of the Lord Jesus Christ - Commentary on the Gospel of St Matthew by St. John Chrysostom. (Translated by Sir George Prevost.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Homilies 44 though 64 of St John Chrysostom's commentary on the Holy Gospel according to St Matthew, which include the parables and teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. - Summary by The Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by St. Gregory the Great
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This is _the_ medieval management book, written by the pope who set up the Catholic Church to survive the Dark Ages. It was written for bishops and read by huge numbers of European lay leaders as well as church ones. This is the book that King Alfred so wanted to spread around that he had it translated into English. This is a book that still has important lessons today. The first part considers what sort of person you ought to have in charge and what sort not, as well as good and bad reasons...
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Source: Trans. by Barmby, from Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Series II, Vol. XII
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by St. Brendan of Clonfert
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From the Acts of St. Brendan of Clonfert (best known for his voyages), a very long and thorough lorica (breastplate) prayer. It is similar to other better-known loricas like the Lorica of St. Patrick, but a lot longer!
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LibriVox recording of Fifty Spiritual Homiles of St Macarius the Egyptian by Macarius. (Translated by Arthur James Mason.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Macarius the Great of Egypt (c. 300 – 391) was one of the Desert Fathers of early Christian history. A wealth of wisdom and joy can be found in these homilies. (Summary by the Reader.) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Gregory of Nyssa
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LibriVox recording of The Life of Saint Macrina by Gregory of Nyssa. (Translated by W. K. Lowther Clarke.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer. The poignant biography of Saint Macrina, by her brother, Saint Gregory of Nyssa. (The Reader) “The use of the word "philosophy" to designate Christianity is common in the writings of the fourth century, ... It is employed in a twofold sense, of the Christian religion generally and of asceticism in particular.” (from the 2nd footnote of...
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LibriVox recording of The Life of Saint Columba Apostle of Scotland by Frances Alice Forbes. Saint Columba (521 – 597) was an Irish abbot and missionary credited with spreading Christianity in present-day Scotland. He founded the important abbey on Iona, which became a dominant religious and political institution in the region for centuries. He is the Patron Saint of Derry. He was highly regarded by both the Gaels of Dál Riata and the Picts, and is remembered today as a Christian saint and...
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LibriVox recording of Countdown, by Kurt Becker, S.J.. Read by Maria Therese. The first flight to outer space became an actual fact – Mars would be the first stop. But before the spaceship took off, two insane enemies almost succeeded in preventing the departure. This science fiction story for teens was written by a Catholic priest. (Summary from the original jacket and Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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LibriVox recording of The Life of Anthony by Athanasius of Alexandria. (Translated by H. Ellershaw.) Read in English by Matthew James Gray. Anthony (251-356CE) lived in Egypt, and became one of the fathers of Christian desert monasticism. When he was about 18 years old, and having inherited a large fortune, he heard a sermon about Jesus challenging the rich young ruler to "go, sell what you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasures in heaven; and come, follow Me." (Matt...
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by Frances A. Forbes
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LibriVox recording of Saint Athanasius: The Father of Orthodoxy, by Frances Alice Forbes. Read by Pattymarie. A short and rather old fashioned biography a great saint. Don't expect subtlety; it's unapologetic hagiography. The saint is presented as a figure of pristine brilliance, courage and integrity and his persecutors as conniving villains. But to those who appreciate what was at stake in the controversy, Athanasius is indeed a God-sent hero. This is an informative, if quaint, introduction...
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LibriVox recording of The Lausiac History by Palladius. The Lausiac History (Historia Lausiaca) is a seminal work archiving the Desert Fathers (early Christian monks who lived in the Egyptian desert) written in 419-420 by Palladius of Galatia, at the request of Lausus, chamberlain at the court of the Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II. (Summary by Wikipedia) Certainly not all of the Christian monks mentioned in the Lausiac History are recognized as Saints. The influence of Origen on the author, as...
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LibriVox recording of The Sermon on the Mount - Commentary by St. John Chrysostom. Saint John Chrysostom's Homilies 15-25, on the Gospel of Saint Matthew, expound upon Matthew Chapters 5-7, known as The Sermon on the Mount, containing perhaps the most well-known teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. (Summary by the reader) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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LibriVox recording of The Birth, Baptism, Temptation, and Early Ministry of Jesus Christ - Commentary on the Gospel of St Matthew by St. John Chrysostom. (Translated by Sir George Prevost.) Homilies 1 - 14 of Saint John Chrysostom's commentary on the Gospel according to Saint Matthew, which include the wonderous birth, baptism, temptation, and early ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ. - Summary by The Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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LibriVox recording of My Life in Christ: Extracts from the Diary of Saint John of Kronstadt by Saint John of Kronstadt. (Translated by E. E. Goulaeff.) Read in English. Moments of Spiritual Serenity and Contemplation, of Reverent Feeling, of Earnest Self-Amendment, and of Peace in God. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio...
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LibriVox recording of The Wisdom of Solomon - King James Version by King James Version (KJV). Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer In the Orthodox Church, during the Great Vespers of celebrated Saints, such as Saint Nicholas the Wonder-worker and the Holy Great Martyr Euphemia, selected passages are read from The Wisdom of Solomon, from the deuterocanonical books of the Holy Bible. While the translations used may be simpler, the power of the poetic verses asserts itself in the King James...
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by Gregory of Nyssa
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LibriVox recording of Funeral Oration on Meletius by Gregory of Nyssa. (Translated by William Moore.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Saint Meletius was Patriarch of Antioch from 360 until his death in 381. One of his last acts was to preside over the First Council of Constantinople, held in 381. Saint Gregory of Nyssa, renown as one of the Cappadocian Fathers, was in attendance, and gave the eulogy at the latter's funeral. However, the text repeatedly alludes to an event of joy in...
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LibriVox recording of The Miracles of the Lord Jesus Christ - Commentary on the Gospel of St Matthew by St. John Chrysostom. (Translated by Sir George Prevost.) Read in English by A LibriVox Volunteer Homilies 25 though 43 of St John Chrysostom's commentary of the Holy Gospel according to St Matthew, which include the miracles and teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. - Summary by The Reader For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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