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Saint Robert Bellarmine
1611 Theological Works Saint Bellarmine Counter-Reformation Rare Catholic Book
Antwerp: Martin Nutii. Scarce antiquarian book published in 1611. Roman Catholic theology, sacraments Foundation of Christian faith Very brief on exorcism page 223 sections on indulgences, purgatory, baptism, matrimony 942 pages plus index Martini Nutii Antwerp Overall for age good Text in Latin Contemporary Leather boards attached with moderate wear Binding sound Marbled end pages Institutional markings- gift of heirs on pastedown as pictured, label on spine Some wear to boards Rubbed Gilt spine raised bands as pictured Front board cracking exterior but attached Decorative woodcuts Edges in red Some age toning of paper Saint Robert Bellarmine, S.J. ( 1542 - 1621) was an Italian Jesuit and a Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was one of the most important figures in the Counter-Reformation. He was canonized in 1930 and named a Doctor of the Church. Bellarmine is also widely remembered for his role in the Galileo affair. Bellarmine was canonized by Pope Pius XI, the following year he was declared a Doctor of the Church. His remains, in a cardinal's red robes, are displayed behind glass under a side altar in the Church of Saint Ignatius, the chapel of the Roman College, next to the body of his student, St. Aloysius Gonzaga, as he himself had wished. In the General Roman Calendar Saint Robert Bellarmine's feast day is on 17 September, the day of his death; but some continue to use pre-1969 calendars, in which for 37 years his feast day was on 13 May. The rank assigned to his feast has been "double" (1932-1959), "third-class feast" (1960-1968), and since the 1969 revision "mem … [Click Below for Full Description]
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