The Resource A man born again : a novel based on the life of Saint Thomas More, John E. Beahn, (ebook)

A man born again : a novel based on the life of Saint Thomas More, John E. Beahn, (ebook)

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A man born again : a novel based on the life of Saint Thomas More
Title
A man born again
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a novel based on the life of Saint Thomas More
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John E. Beahn
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eng
Summary
Status and wealth, power and fame: St. Thomas More had them all. As a wise and popular statesman, internationally recognized scholar, and Lord Chancellor of England, More was perhaps the most highly respected Englishman of his day until his conscience required that he lay down his life for his Catholic faith. A generation ago, the American Catholic novelist John Edward Beahn retold More's life story as a biographical novel, A Man Born Again: A Novel Based on the Life of St. Thomas More, published in 1954. Making ample use of the rich historical records of sixteenth-century England, Beahn lays out the convoluted political landscape of the period, which set the scene for the disastrous efforts of King Henry VIII to divorce his queen and marry his mistress-while demanding that the Church grant him sanction for his immorality. Alongside the political complexities, Beahn traces the development of More's interior landscape. Family conflicts, vocational perplexities, personal tragedies, and forthright acquaintances all played their part in shaping his soul. These influences, converging with the political developments that relentlessly pressed in on him, forged a remarkable character that combined brilliant intellect, moral integrity, and deep devotion to Christ and His Church. In the end, More chose to give his life rather than compromise his convictions under coercion from the state. No doubt a second generation of readers will welcome this TAN Legend edition of A Man Born Again: A Novel Based on the Life of St. Thomas More, as twenty-first-century political trends call for heroic Catholic resistance to government assault upon the Church
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Midwest
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1910-
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Beahn, John Edward
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non fiction
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  • More, Thomas
  • Henry
  • Statesmen
  • Christian saints
  • Electronic books
  • Great Britain
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adult
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A man born again : a novel based on the life of Saint Thomas More, John E. Beahn, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780967597867
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12055518
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remote
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12055518
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MWT12055518
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A man born again : a novel based on the life of Saint Thomas More, John E. Beahn, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780967597867
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12055518
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12055518
System control number
MWT12055518
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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