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Ten thousand saints

Hubert Butler

Ten thousand saints

a study in Irish & European origins

by Hubert Butler

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Published by Lilliput Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian saints,
  • Biography,
  • Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-287) and index.

    StatementHubert Butler
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4659.I7 B87 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 335 p. :
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25097671M
    ISBN 109781843511489
    LC Control Number2011505695

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    And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints, To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him. Books similar to Ten Thousand Saints Ten Thousand Saints. by Eleanor Henderson. avg. rating Ratings. Adopted by a pair of diehard hippies, restless, marginal Jude Keffy-Horn spends much of his youth getting high with his best friend, Teddy, in their bucolic .

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