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Jarrett, Bede 1881-1934

Overview
Works: 102 works in 502 publications in 4 languages and 5,532 library holdings
Genres: Church history  History  Sermons  Biography  Sources  Meditations  Records and correspondence  Devotional literature  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BR746, 274.2
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Most widely held works by Bede Jarrett
Social theories of the Middle Ages, 1200-1500 by Bede Jarrett( Book )

56 editions published between 1926 and 2012 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can the medieval world still speak to the modern? The implicit answer in Bede Jarrett's remarkable work, Social Theories of the Middle Ages, is a resounding "yes". Fascinating as a purely historical study, it serves also to present the foundation whereby Christendom began to articulate the vision of a different kind of common life. Embedded in medieval doctrines regarding law, women, Christendom, art - and especially just war, property, money-making, and education - are principles that we would well relearn in the present age. By rediscovering the inner structure of such a society, we might forge our own adaptation of these principles in a new embodiment of distributist order. And in shaping such an alternative vision - one which can transcend the division and dehumanization of present political, economic, and social structures - there is no better starting-point than Social Theories of the Middle Ages
Life of St. Dominic (1170-1221) by Bede Jarrett( Book )

44 editions published between 1924 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mediaeval socialism by Bede Jarrett( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Emperor Charles IV by Bede Jarrett( Book )

16 editions published between 1935 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social theories of the Middles Ages, 1200-1500 by Bede Jarrett( Book )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S. Antonino and mediaeval economics by Bede Jarrett( Book )

11 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English Dominicans by Bede Jarrett( Book )

19 editions published between 1921 and 1937 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Europe from the earlist times to the present by Bede Jarrett( Book )

11 editions published between 1929 and 1935 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meditations for layfolk by Bede Jarrett( Book )

26 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The space of life between by Bede Jarrett( Book )

14 editions published between 1930 and 1946 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The abiding presence of the Holy Ghost in the soul by Bede Jarrett( Book )

11 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his own life time Father Jarrett held a recognised position as the greatest preacher in Catholic England. In the light of his own teaching it is easy to understand the reason. Behind all his sermons there lay a personal vision and a personal love. He always preached to the individual: it made no difference to him whether these were many or were few. He would seem to put the same care and thought and vision into each of his sermons and his lectures for with him the lectures were in fact sermons. It appeared to make no difference whether these were to be delivered in Westminster Cathedral, or
The house of gold : lenten sermons by Bede Jarrett( Book )

10 editions published between 1930 and 1954 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sermons preached by Father Bede Jarrett in New York during Lent 1930. While some of the sermons are connected with the Lenten theme many of them are devoted to Catholic ideals in courtship, marriage and family life, and as such are to be recommended to the 'everyday' Catholic for reading at any time of the year
No abiding city; Lenten conferences given at Our Lady of Victories, 1932 by Bede Jarrett( Book )

15 editions published between 1932 and 1954 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Catherine of Siena : her life and times by C. M Antony( Book )

10 editions published between 1915 and 1916 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives of the brethren of the Order of Preachers, 1206-1259 by Dominicans( Book )

13 editions published between 1924 and 1955 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends collected by ordination of the General Chapter of the Friars Preachers held in Paris in 1256, and edited by Gérard de Frachet. cf. Introd
The ecclesiastical history of the English nation by Bede( Book )

2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also includes The Letter to Egbert, the Life of St. Cuthbert, the Lives of the Abbots
Living temples by Bede Jarrett( Book )

10 editions published between 1919 and 1956 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bede Jarrett anthology by Bede Jarrett( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For priests by Bede Jarrett( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The abiding presence of the Holy Ghost by Bede Jarrett( Book )

9 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his own life time Father Jarrett held a recognised position as the greatest preacher in Catholic England. In the light of his own teaching it is easy to understand the reason. Behind all his sermons there lay a personal vision and a personal love. He always preached to the individual: it made no difference to him whether these were many or were few. He would seem to put the same care and thought and vision into each of his sermons and his lectures for with him the lectures were in fact sermons. It appeared to make no difference whether these were to be delivered in Westminster Cathedral, or the Albert Hall or Our Lady of Victories, New York, or in some small church or class room. The author of the obituary in The Times noted that "he has been called the best Roman Catholic preacher in this country, and he was perhaps the most popular English preacher in the United States, his sermons being marked by their intellectual quality, their appositeness to the times and their incisiveness". All this seems true enough. Much of his success as a preacher was due to his clarity of thought and of word and of voice. But it was Father Vincent McNabb who perhaps came closest to the secret of his influence: "His light was a spiritual flame that fed itself, increasing day by day-but alas a bodily flame that fed upon itself until the day when it made an end to its powers. I need not say that if he was on fire it was with the master-flame of love."
 
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Social theories of the Middle Ages, 1200-1500
Alternative Names
Bede Jarrett English Dominican

Jarret, Bede.

Jarret, Bede 1881-1934

Jarrett, Beda.

Jarrett, Beda 1881-1934

Languages
English (314)

Czech (3)

French (3)

Chinese (1)

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