Author:Bourdaloue, Pere. (Louis)

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Sermons and Moral Discourses on the Important Duties of Christianity.

By: Bourdaloue, Pere. (Louis).

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland., James Duffy, Sons & Co.:

Seller ID: 9761

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 11 cm.; viii - 476 pp. Rebound in a blue buckram with gilt lettering on spine. Stated fifth edition with no date given. Library is a novitiate one with usual library markings. Pere Bourdaloue (1632 - 1704) has been called the greatest orator that France ever produced. As a court preacher, he preached at Versailles nine various times during the reign of Louis XIV, he managed to steer clear of offending his audience/congregation while at the same allowing no compromise of the great and eternal truths. Many of his sermons were used in catechism text books. The translation from the ... View more info