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Sherley-Price, Leo

Overview
Works: 52 works in 232 publications in 3 languages and 2,398 library holdings
Genres: Church history  Meditations  Sources  Devotional literature  History  Prayers and devotions  Biography  Legends  Poetry  Manuscripts 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Author of introduction, tra
Classifications: BV4821, 242
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Most widely held works by Leo Sherley-Price
The imitation of Christ by Thomas( Book )

36 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Imitation of Christ has enjoyed an unparalleled place in the world of books for more than five hundred years. 5000 different editions have been published over the centuries, and it has been translated into almost every language in the world. Thomas a Kempis was a late medieval Catholic monk, a simple man, who looked deeply into what it means to know God and have a relationship with Jesus. He wrote about humility, patience, simplicity, and persistence--virtues that are for every age
A history of the English Church and people by Bede( Book )

73 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in English and French and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in AD 731, Bede's work opens with a background sketch of Roman Britain's geography and history. It goes on to tell of the kings and bishops, monks and nuns who helped to develop Anglo-Saxon government and religion during the crucial formative years of the English people. Leo Sherley-Price's translation brings us an accurate and readable version, in modern English, of a unique historical document. This edition now includes Bede's Letter to Egbert concerning pastoral care in early Anglo-Saxon England, at the heart of which lay Bede's denunciation of the false monasteries; and The Death of Bede, an admirable eye-witness account by Cuthbert, monk and later Abbot of Jarrow, both translated by D.H. Farmer
St. Francis of Assisi, his life and writings by Francis( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confucius and Christ; a Christian estimate of Confucius by Leo Sherley-Price( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inner life by Thomas( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klappentext: Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves-and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now, Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are. Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers, and each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-drive design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature in great packages at great prices, this series is ideal for those readers who want to explore and savor the Great Ideas that have shaped the world. The Inner Life is taken from Thomas à Kempis's The Imitation of Christ, a classic Christian devotional that has taught and inspired generations
The little flowers of Saint Francis : with five considerations on the sacred stigmata by Francis( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

S. Francis of Assisi, his life and writings as recorded by his contemporaries by Francis( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The imitation of Christ by Thomas( Book )

5 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the past five hundred years, Thomas a Kempis "imitation" has been a source of spiritual instruction for Christians of all denominations. At the time of his death in 1957, Knox was working on this translation, which he intended to be as direct and colloquial as the original Latin. It was completed by Michael Oakley, who also contributed a note on the method followed in the translation
A history of the English church and people by Bede( Book )

18 editions published between 1955 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecclesiastical history of the English people with Bede's letter to Egbert and Cuthbert's letter on the death of Bede by Bede( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the publisher. Starting with the invasion of Julius Caesar in the fifth century, Bede recorded the history of the English up to his own day in 731 A.D.A scholarly monk working in the north-east of England, Bede wrote the five books of his history in Latin. The Ecclesiastical History is his most famous work, and this edition provides the authoritative Colgrave translation, as well as a new translation of the Greater Chronicle, never before published in English. His Letter to Egbert gives his final reflections on the English Church just before his death. This is the only edition to include all three texts, and they are illuminated further by a detailed introduction and explanatory notes
The little flowers of Saint Francis ; with Five considerations of the sacred stigmata( Book )

2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lent with Saint Francis : readings from early Franciscan literature by Francis( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saints of England by Leo Sherley-Price( Book )

4 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lent with Mother Julian : reading from her "Revelations of divine love" by Julian( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ladder of perfection : a new translation by Walter Hilton( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of peace, thoughts on the Litany of Our Lady by Leo Sherley-Price( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecclesiastical history of the English people with Bede's letter to Egbert and Cuthbert's letter on the death of Bede by Saint Bede( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas A. Kempis. The imitation of Christ by Jesus Christ( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fioretti : dan Lima renungan tentang stigmata suci( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in Indonesian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coming of the Franciscans ... Translated by Leo Sherley-Price by de Eccleston THOMAS( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Price Leo Sherley-

Sherley-Price, Lionel Digby, 1911-

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