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The Holy Sinner
Author: Thomas Mann
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520076710
Pages: 336
Year: 1951
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First published in 1951, The Holy Sinner explores a subject that fascinated Thomas Mann to the end of his life--the origins of evil and evil's connection with magic. Here Mann uses a medieval legend about 'the exceeding mercy of God and the birth of the blessed Pope Gregory' as he used the Biblical account of Joseph as the basis for Joseph and His Brothers--illuminating with his ironic sensibility the notion of original sin and transcendence of evil.
holy sinner
Author: Thomas Mann
Pages: 228
Year: 1979
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Author: Ṣādiqain, Abdul Hamid Akhund, Farida Munavarjahan Said, Zohra Yusuf, Hameed Haroon, Salima Hashmi
ISBN: 9698100172
Pages: 625
Year: 2003
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The Holy Sinner. Translated by H.T. Lowe-Porter
Author: Thomas Mann
ISBN: 0140016252
Pages: 228
Year: 1972
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Drinking with the Saints
Author: Michael P. Foley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1621573834
Pages: 487
Year: 2015-05-04
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Pub crawl your way through the sacred seasons with this entertaining and useful collection of cocktail recipes, distilled spirits, beer, and wine for virtually every occasion on the Catholic liturgical calendar. One part bartender’s guide, one part spiritual manual, a dash of irreverence, and mixed with love: Drinking with the Saints is a work that both sinner and saint will savor.
Holy Sinner
Author: William Webb
Publisher: Absolute Crime
Pages: 120
Year: 2013-10-10
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Preachers, like the rest of us, are flawed humans who often fall from grace; but when a preacher falls, it tends to echo a lot louder. For the 15 preachers profiled in this anthology, they didn’t just sin—they became criminals.
holy sinner
Author: Thomas Mann
Pages: 228
Year: 1979
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The Pacific Spectator
Year: 1953
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The Sinner's Guide
Author: Venerable Louis of Grenada
Publisher: TAN Books
ISBN: 1618906356
Pages: 496
Year: 2014-04-01
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The author of this book was the favorite writer of St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross, St. Vincent de Paul, etc. St. Teresa of Avila credited this book with having converted over a million people in her time. This is the most persuasive book we know to encourage people to abandon sin and embrace repentance and virtue. The logic is relentless and effective. For mastery of subject, command of Scripture and total impact on the reader, no book surpasses The Sinner's Guide! Impr.
Sacred Demonization
Author: Thomas Lederer
ISBN: 3700315961
Pages: 269
Year: 2007
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Thomas Mann
Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Chelsea House Pub
Pages: 358
Year: 1986
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A collection of critical essays on Thomas Mann and his works arranged in chronological order of publication.

Cochem's Explanation of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Author: Martin (von Cochem)
Pages: 370
Year: 1896
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The Maudlin Impression
Author: Patricia Badir
ISBN: 0268022151
Pages: 300
Year: 2009
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Patricia Badir's The Maudlin Impression investigates the figure of Mary Magdalene in post-medieval English religious writings and visual representations. Badir argues that the medieval Magdalene story was not discarded as part of Reformation iconoclasm, but was enthusiastically embraced by English writers and artists and retold in a wide array of genres. This rich study bridges the historical division between medieval and early modern culture by showing the ways in which Protestant writers, as well as Catholics, used the medieval stories, art, and symbolism related to the biblical Magdalene as resources for thinking about the role of the affective and erotic in Christian devotion. Their literary and artistic glosses protected a range of religious devotional practices and lent embodied, tangible form to the God of the Reformation. They employed the Magdalene figure to articulate religious experience by means of a poetics that could avoid controversial questions of religious art while exploring the potency and appeal of the beautiful. The Maudlin Impression is a literary history of imitation and invention. It participates in the "religious turn" in early modern studies by demonstrating the resilience of a single topos across time and across changing Christian beliefs. "In this historically rich and theoretically informed study, Patricia Badir argues that the medieval figure of Mary Magdalene serves as a 'site of memory' for early modern writers, enabling them both to reflect on what has been lost in the aftermath of the Reformation and to fashion their own Protestant and Counter-Reformation models of piety, repentance, mourning, and holiness. Drawing from poems, plays, sermons, homilies, biographies, and paintings, Badir convincingly demonstrates the remarkable resiliency and flexibility of the Magdalene trope in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Her fascinating narrative traces the evolution of the Magdalene from the Reformation to the Restoration and raises provocative questions about the mnemonic function of religious art, the power of beautiful images in an iconoclastic culture, and the place of affect, longing, and embodiment in a Protestant poetics." --Huston Diehl, University of Iowa "In the aftermath of the Reformation, the English wrote about Mary Magdalene. Sometimes she belongs to a specifically Protestant poetics: the gaudy Catholic whore turned Reformed penitent. Yet most post-Reformation Magdalenes resist Catholic-or-Protestant pigeonholing; instead, all unexpectedly, Badir's quick-eyed scholarship discloses continuities, convergences, recuperations. . . . [Her] book luminously teaches the all-important lesson that the Reformation fought in polemics was not necessarily the Reformation found in poetry." --Debora Shuger, University of California, Los Angeles "A marvelously textured account from an early modern perspective of an alluring sacred figure about whom there has recently been a Renaissance of cultural interest--popular as well as scholarly. Badir subtly explicates how the theological and artistic issues concerning the devotional depiction of the Magdalene go to the core of Christian representational practice, provoking, all along the way, questions about gender, desire, and sacred eroticism." --Richard Rambuss, Emory University

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