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by James Fitzhenry
Pages: 336 pages
Publisher: Arx Pub (September 30, 2011)
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Fernando III is a Catholic hero who deserves to be more widely known
Fernando III is a Catholic hero who deserves to be more widely known. 11 people found this helpful. James Fitzhenry has written an excellent biography of Saint Fernando III. It is one of the best biographies that I have ever read and is certainly an excellent glimpse of Spanish and Catholic history. I did not know that Saint Fernando's body is still incorrupt!
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Saint Fernando III, A Kingdom for Christ is just a fabulous book! . This book gives you two saints for one as it covers St. James the Apostle as well.
Saint Fernando III, A Kingdom for Christ is just a fabulous book! I have not read a more interesting, concise, and Catholic life of a saint. I marvel that such an edifying book could be written in these days. Saint Fernando by James Fitzhenry. B efore I read this book I had not heard of the swift and powerful manner in which Saint James the Apostle and the heavenly hosts defended the Castilian armies, time after time. There's also a paperback version.
Fernando had labored incredibly, struggling for years to bring this day about. Mr. Fitzhenry presents the king and saint's life and times with a deft hand. He knew that these men had also endured sufferings and labors untold, as had all of Castile for hundreds of years. Fernando's remarkable character, both knightly and saintly, and his many personal relationships are boldly delineated; the many figures who surrounded and aided him are colorfully portrayed; the numerous battles are recounted with accuracy and consummate panache.
Fernando III: A Kingdom for Christ is geared toward Catholic homeschooled kids, probably in the twelve and older age range. But the writing is exceptional and as a mature reader of nearly 40, the book easily held my attention. Fitzhenry, after success with his great work, El Cid: God's Own Champion, in 2007, outdid himself with the story of St. Fernando, or San Fernando Rey. This new book reads like a novel full of suspense, but based on the life of one of the most amazing saints, yet before this great book, little was known about him.
Saint Fernando III: A Kingdom for Christ - James Fitzhenry. Catholic hero and excellent Catholic books for boys and living history books. Conjunto escultórico que representa al rey Fernando III entregando anillo a Beatriz de Suabia
Saint Fernando III: A Kingdom for Christ - James Fitzhenry. He was born September on a farm in the small village of Okopy located in North Eastern Poland. Conjunto escultórico que representa al rey Fernando III entregando anillo a Beatriz de Suabia. Hacia 1260, claustro alto de la catedral de Burgos.
Saint Fernando III: A Kingdom for Christ by James Fitzhenry tells the story of the greatest Spanish monarch, King of Castile and Leon, St. Roman Catholic saints and heroes! The glory of the Catholic Church throughout the ages. My genealogy file cart. you organized enough? - Organize Your Family History Great Article!Are you organized enough?
Fernando III : A Kingdom for Christ.
Fernando III : A Kingdom for Christ. The Greatest Spanish monarch, St. Fernando III, King of Castile and Leon, was born in the year 1199 - exactly 100 years after the death of his illustrious ancestor, El Cid. In him would be combined the soul of a knight dedicated entirely to God, the irresistible power of the Cid, and, due to his royal heritage, the authority to marshal the might of an entire kingdom against the enemies of Christ.
The Greatest Spanish monarch, St. Fernando III, King of Castile and Leon . Fernando III, King of Castile and Leon, was born in the year 1199 - exactly 100 years after the death of his illustrious ancestor, El Ci. Saint Fernando III is a narrative biography of King Ferdinand III of Castile and Leon, a great leader of the Reconquista. You won't find many footnotes, but you will find adventure, intrigue, and plenty of daring-dos. The book recounts the saint's entire life from his childhood at his maternal grandfather's court in Castile through his tumultuous young adulthood being used as a political pawn between factions in Castile and his father, the King of Leon. What others are saying. Manifesting the special grace and spirit given to St. Dominic, these outstanding lives are shining examples for modern Christians on how to make the Gospel teaching incarnate in today's world.